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Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC

1 LAMPOUSAS STREET, 1095 NICOSIA, CYPRUS
Tel:
Work +357 22 77 70 00
Fax:
Fax +357 22 77 99 39
Email:
Web:
www.chrysostomides.com.cy
Brussels, Limassol, Nicosia

Cyprus

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC is ‘fully up to speed on all aspects of cross-border finance’, as well as related litigation. The ‘very experienced’ team represents various banks, including Morgan Stanley and new client Israel Discount Bank. Pavlos Symeonides has ‘a commercial way of thinking’ and Elena Ioannides is ‘knowledgeable and responsive’. Chryso Pitsilli-Dekatris and Kypros Chrysostomides are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Chryso Pitsilli-Dekratis - K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC’s ‘thorough’, ‘first-class team’ assisted with the drafting of a registration statement that was filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission relating to notes that were guaranteed by the Cypriot subsidiary. M&A and joint ventures work included assisting Delivery Hero/Rocket Internet with the acquisition of E-Food Greece. Chryso Pitsilli-Dekatris heads the practice, in which ‘pragmatic’ senior associate Artemis Amalia Metaxa is recommended along with Elena Ioannides, who provides ‘top-notch service’.

Leading individuals

Kypros Chrysostomides - K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

Next generation lawyers

Artemis Amalia Metaxa - K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC’s ‘proactive team’ has a ‘client-centric approach’. It is frequently involved in large multi-jurisdictional disputes. International arbitration expert Kypros Chrysostomidesbrings gravitas to any situation’ and George Mountisthinks outside the box to strengthen his client’s case and inspires confidence in court’. The team is acting in major actions before the General Court of the European Union against the ‘bail-in’ measures that were imposed on Cyprus.

Leading individuals

Kypros Chrysostomides - K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 1

K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC’s ‘solid’ team is representing Daimler AG in proceedings before the Administrative Court of Cyprus to challenge the legality of a decision by the Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC). Google is another key client. Kypros Chrysostomides heads the team, which includes Anna Rossides and George Mountis.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC provides ‘a truly outstanding level of service and provides timely and spot-on advice’. Alexandros Taliadoros heads the team, which has ‘sufficient resources to be able to handle urgent requests well’. It advises on the full spectrum of employment, compensation and benefits issues. George Mountis is ‘very knowledgeable and efficient’; senior associate Yiannis Karamanolis gives ‘prompt, clear and practical advice’.

Next generation lawyers

Yiannis Karamanolis - K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

At Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC, practice head Eleni Chrysostomides and Alexandros Georgiandes are ‘simply excellent’. The group represented a Czech media company in a multi-jurisdictional dispute concerning a Cypriot company’s alleged infringement of the client’s audio-visual copyright, broadcasting rights and a trade mark.

Leading individuals

Eleni Chrysostomides - K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC’s ‘excellent’ tax team works closely with its corporate department and regularly acts for the major audit firms. Kypros Chrysostomides and George Ioannou are ‘among the best tax lawyers in Cyprus’.

Leading individuals

Kypros Chrysostomides - K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC

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Cyprus

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  • Cyprus: Changes To The Inheritance Process Under European Succession Regulation 650/2012

    The growing importance of cross border successions within the European Union and the difficulties and complications resulting from the diversity of succession and private international law rules relating to succession, prompted the European Commission to examine the possibility of introducing a Regulation that would facilitate and streamline cross border successions.
  • A fight against corruption by the proposed introduction of Criminal Record Certificates for Companie

    Due to existing problems with regards to companies competing for the undertaking of public projects, on the 28 th  September 2015 the Cabinet decided to give an end to the scandals involving the squander of millions of public money by approving an amendment Bill, which would add to the conditions for public tenders, the requirement of providing a Criminal Record Certificate for legal entities. Until today, this was not required due to gaps and loopholes in the existing Law. Provided this Bill will be passed into Law by its publication at the Official Gazette of Cyprus, companies applying for public tender will be asked to produce a certificate that would show they have a clean criminal record.
  • LIS ALIBI PENDENS UNDER THE COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) NO 44/2001 ON JURISDICTIONAND THE RECOGNITION AN

    Lis Alibi pendens is Latin for "suit pending elsewhere" . Both Articles 27 and 28 of the EU Regulation 44/2001 regulate the existence of lis alibi pendens and related judicial actions. In particular it is a doctrine that regulates the jurisdictional relationship of courts hearing concurrent proceedings involving the same or related causes of action between the same parties pending in the courts of different Member States.
  • The new features under the Recast Regulation 1215/2012

    The significance of the EU Regulation 44/2001 is well known as its rules determine both the jurisdiction of courts in the EU in civil and commercial disputes and the conditions for the recognition and the enforcement of their judgments in other EU member States.
  • ECJ CASE C-28/26 - RECOVERABILITY OF INPUT VAT OF A HOLDING COMPANY

    Case C-28/26 - Examines the right of a holding company to deduct input VAT on services acquired in the interest of its subsidiaries where those services are offered to its subsidiaries with no consideration.
  • European Commission proposes new VAT rules to support e-commerce and online businesses in the EU

    On 1 December 2016, the European Commission has published proposals to improve the Value Added Tax (VAT) environment for e-commerce businesses in the EU. Particularly, the proposed changes, aiming to allow start-ups and SMEs, to buy and sell goods and services more easily online.
  • Unjust Banking Practices in Swiss Franc Loan Agreements

    The Cypriot banking system is currently being confronted with the issue of providing foreign loans and in particular Swiss francs to both locals and foreigners to cover their housing requirements. Of principle concern in Cypriot and European Courts are the banking practices used in attracting clients to these financial institutions. It seems that misinformation through the use of various means of bank notifications and practices point towards the use of the distortion and the concealment of essential information to borrowers. The Cypriot banking system (that is sanctioned by European banking) in the provision of Swiss Francs did not in most cases provide a complete and proper briefing of the risks involved in these types of loan contracts that also incorporated exchange and interest rate fluctuations.
  • CYPRUS

  • CYPRUS: ARBITRATION – ANTI-SUIT INJUNCTION ISSUED BY ARBITRATORS

    The European Court of Justice (‘ECJ’) in the Gazprom Case (2015) held that anti-suit injunctions issued by arbitral tribunals in relation to the pursuit of Court proceedings within the EU, are not incompatible with the Brussels Regulation. The ECJ held that the BrusselsRegulation does not prevent a Court in an EU Member State from recognizing and enforcing an award containing such an anti-suit injunction, either pursuant to national law, or the New York Convention.
  • Cyprus: Worldwide freezing orders

    In the English case of Derby& Co v Weldon (No3 and 4) (1990) Ch 65, the Court of Appeal held unequivocally that a court can order a defendant’s assets to be frozen even if they are situated outside of the jurisdiction. However what is vital to be established in such circumstances is: