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Cyprus

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC

Effie Anastasiou heads the ‘experienced’ banking and finance team at Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC. The group regularly advises high-net-worth individuals, financial institutions and large corporate and institutional clients such as Credit Agricole on bi-currency financing transactions and routinely provides legal opinions on local law aspects of these deals.

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

Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC

Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC’s ‘responsive’ team is led by the ‘excellentEffie Anastasiou. The group has considerable experience in private equity, investment funds and joint venture assignments and recently advised Yandex NV on its proposed acquisition of a minority stake in the start-up DOC+. Senior associate Andri Stylianou is ‘very professional’.

Leading individuals

Effie Anastasiou - Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC

Next generation lawyers

Andri Stylianou - Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC

Stephanos Evangelides - Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC

Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC has an ‘extremely efficient team of lawyers with in-depth knowledge of corporate and tax law’; the group is particularly experienced in advising on international tax treaties and international tax structuring. Stavros Clerides provides ‘exceptional assistance to clients that require innovative cross-border structuring and international tax planning advice’ and Effie Anastasiou has ‘vast experience of structuring and negotiating cross-border transactions’.

Leading individuals

Stavros Clerides - Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC

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  • Supporting local and international charitable organizations

    As one of the leading law firms in Cyprus, we are active promoters and supporters of local economic growth by sponsoring local events, applying environmental-friendly practices, minimizing our ecological impact, and most importantly, by raising money for local charities and non-profit organizations.
  • Stricter supervision in relation to the Scheme for Naturalisation of Investors in Cyprus by Exceptio

    Recently there were a lot of publications within the European Union expressing concerns about the allegedly very high number of Cypriot passports being given to foreign investors the last few years. The Council of Ministers has decided on 9th January 2018 with the decision with number 84.069, to impose a stricter supervision of all the parties involved in the Scheme for the naturalisation of non-Cypriot investors in Cyprus by exception.
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    In order to harmonize the  Acquis Communautaire on the Taxation of untapped and undeveloped plots of land, the Cyprus Government enacted, on 03/11/2017, relevant legislation for the imposition of 19% Value Added Tax (VAT) on these properties, with a date of enforcement being 02/01/2018. The relevant legislation refers to plots/pieces of land offered and/or provided for construction for economic purposes.
  • Unfair contract terms

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