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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

Chris Yiangou

Tel:
Work +357 22 653 333
Email:
George Y Yiangou LLC

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial

Position

Partner, Head of Corporate

Career

Chris has been a Lawyer for 10 years; his main areas of practice are Corporate and Commercial Law, Banking & Finance, M & A, Cross-border Transactions and Joint Ventures, Companies management, trustee and fiduciary Services. Chris works regularly with international law firms, local and international world-leading commercial and investment banks, international finance organizations, investment funds, government institutions, as well as many corporate clients. He attended business conferences and is actively involved in the business development of the firm. He became a partner at George Y. Yiangou LLC in 2008 and he is now the head of the Corporate Department having in his team nine administrators and five corporate lawyers. He is involved, amongst others, in legal due diligences, shareholders agreements, trust deeds, escrow deeds and other M & A related documents. Chris has extensive experience in the set up and completion of complex joint-ventures and cross-border structures through the use of Cyprus vehicles and advises regularly on Corporate, M & A, Banking & Finance and Insurance/ Pension Funds issues.

Languages

Greek, English

Member

Cyprus Bar Association International Tax Planning Association (ITPA) IAG Integrated Advisory Group International

Education

LLB With Honours – University of SUSSEX


Cyprus

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

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

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

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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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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