Publications
12
Jun

Shareholders Agreement and Cyprus Companies

A Shareholders’ agreement (SHA) is a private contract between the members of the company containing, amongst others, the rules for running and o...

Read more

12
Jun

Cyprus adopts a new “Startup Visa” for third country nationals

On the 15th of February 2017, Cyprus adopted the “Startup Visa” (Startup Permit Scheme) for third country nationals interested in residing...

Read more

02
May

The Registration of Patents in Cyprus and Internationally

A patent is the legal instrument provided nationally, on a European level and/or internationally, for the protection of any manufacture used for, amon...

Read more

03
Apr

Cyprus passes law that ratifies the Hague Trust Convention

On the 24th of February 2017 Cyprus’ House of Representatives has ratified the Hague Trust Convention with Law N. 4(ΙΙΙ)/2017 rel...

Read more

09
Mar

Strike off vs. voluntary liquidation of a Cyprus company

The Cyprus Companies Law, Cap. 113 provides three methods for winding-up a Cyprus company: • voluntary winding-up (either by the members or by t...

Read more

26
Sep

Cyprus further enhances its Citizenship by Investment program

We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of important amendments introduced to the Cypriot Citizenship by Investment (CBI) program on 16 S...

Read more

12
Mar

Savva & Associates launches office in Malta

Nicosia, CYPRUS - The partners of Savva & Associates are proud to announce their strategic affiliation with Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, a leading full service law firm based in Malta.

Read more

11
Apr

Tax consciousness and trust in international tax planning: The substance of the matter

The international tax community is becoming increasingly aware of the global trend to combat tax evasion backed by the G20 as well as the EU and promoted by the OECD with a mandate of implementation.

Read more

10
Mar

Trademark protection: Lessons from Cadbury, Nestle and Steiff

The decision of the British Court of Appeal last October to refuse the registration of Cadbury’s trademark application for a specific shade of purple used on its chocolate products, received deservedly a lot of attention from intellectual property (IP) practitioners worldwide. On the basis of lack of certainty, the Court of Appeal caused even more uncertainty by disallowing the exclusive use of a shade of purple that has traditionally been Cadbury’s prerogative.

Read more

30
Oct

Cyprus International Trusts: Modernized and Reborn

Cyprus International Trusts (“CIT's”) have evolved considerably since 1992 when they were formally introduced in Cyprus legislation. The 1992 Law was not a self-contained law but it built on the 1955 Trustees Law, Cap.193 which is almost identical to the English Trustees Act of 1925.

Read more

Page 1 of 2First   Previous   [1]  2  Next   Last