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George Y Yiangou LLC

12-14 KENNEDY AVENUE, KENNEDY BUSINESS CENTRE, 2ND FLOOR, OFFICE 203, 1087 NICOSIA, CYPRUS
Tel:
Work +357 22 65 33 33
Email:
Web:
www.yiangou.com.cy
Athens, Nicosia

Cyprus

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

George Y Yiangou LLC

George Y Yiangou LLC is often involved in high-value and complex cross-border transactions. In a notable highlight, the group acted as Cypriot counsel to the senior lenders in a major restructuring that spanned twelve jurisdictions and involved multiple lenders. Key members of the ‘strong team’ include practice head Chris Yiangou and international projects manager Lory Cirstea.

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

George Y Yiangou LLC

George Y Yiangou LLC assists major corporate clients with the full spectrum of corporate and commercial matters and frequently acts alongside international law firms. It advised a large Russian bank on a merger between two Cypriot entities which were indebted to the bank under a multibillion-dollar facility. Chris Yiangou is ‘excellent’ and Lory Cirstea is also recommended.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 5

George Y Yiangou LLC

George Y Yiangou LLC is representing a major CIS credit institution in enforcement proceedings of an LCIA award against a Cypriot company. Kyriacos Theodorides is well regarded.

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Cyprus

Offices in Nicosia

Legal Developments by:
George Y Yiangou LLC

  • Commentary on the judgement of the European Court of Justice

    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) dismisses the actions for annulment of the MoU and the Eurogroup statement and the actions for compensation of uninsured depositors for the restructuring of the Cypriot banking sector
    - George Y Yiangou & Co

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