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English-Cypriot Legal Common Law Conference

Our partner Nicolas Kyriakides participated in the English-Cypriot Legal Common Law Conference organised by the Bar Council and the Cyprus Bar Association at the Columbia Plaza in Limassol. The panel in which he participated focused on Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) in civil litigation.

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Commission for the Protection of Competition launches public consultation on priority criteria

The Competition Protection Committee is initiating a public consultation to establish criteria for prioritising its duties and powers as defined by the 2022 Competition Protection Law. This initiative aims to enhance transparency and effectiveness in the Committee's operations by setting clear guidelines that will direct its actions. The consultation process involves soliciting feedback from the public to ensure that the criteria reflect a balanced consideration of various factors including public interest, market impact, and resource allocation. The Committee's ultimate goal is to foster a competitive market environment that benefits consumers and the economy.

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Implementation of the "Pay-As-You-Throw" Scheme in Cyprus by Local Authorities in line with the Polluter Pays principle

In line with the Polluter Pays principle, local authorities in Cyprus have established the "Pay-As-You-Throw" scheme to enhance waste management practices. This initiative follows the Waste (Municipal Waste Management) Regulations 2022, which were adopted to align with the European Waste Directive (2008/98/EC). These regulations mandate local authorities to develop action plans aimed at significantly improving Cyprus' performance in recycling and waste reuse.

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Injunctions suspending demands on performance bonds and bank guarantees

Performance bonds and bank guarantees are vital in ensuring smooth commercial operations. They act as safeguards for parties engaged in business, particularly in industries like construction and contracting. These bonds assure that obligations will be fulfilled, thereby promoting confidence and stability in commercial dealings. Their use is often described as essential for maintaining trust and ensuring reliable transactions in the marketplace. However, in cases where disputes arise, contractors who have provided bank guarantees may seek the assistance of the court to prohibit the demand on the bank guarantee, in an effort to avoid the relevant sums being made available to the owners.

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Model European Rules of Civil Procedure

The ELI and UNIDROIT convened a pivotal Dissemination Conference at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna on February 5 and 6, 2024. The event spotlighted the enduring significance of the ELI-UNIDROIT Model European Rules of Civil Procedure, introduced in 2021, which aim to harmonise procedural practices across European jurisdictions. Featuring discussions from nearly 80 experts, the conference underscored the rules' role in promoting fairness and clarity in judicial proceedings, with a particular emphasis on their ongoing translation into multiple languages for broader accessibility.

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PUBLICATIONS & COMMENTARIES

Cartels - Enforcement, Appeals & Damages Actions 2024 by GLG

Harris Kyriakides contributes to the International Comparative Legal Insights: Cartels - Enforcement, Appeals & Damages Actions 2024 (Cyprus chapter) by Global Legal Group.

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Cyprus chapter in the Consumer Protection Laws

Harris Kyriakides team contributes to the Cyprus chapter in the Consumer Protection Laws and Regulations 2024 by ICLG.

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Cyprus chapter in the Public Procurement 2024 by Chambers and Partners

Harris Kyriakides team contributes to the Cyprus chapter in the Public Procurement 2024 by Chambers and Partners.

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The March 2024 Issue of the Accountancy Cyprus

The March 2024 Issue of the Accountancy Cyprus is now available. In this issue, our partner Nicolas Kyriakides wrote an article on the "Benefits and Challenges in Implementing Lobbying Legislation"

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Pharmaceutical Advertising 2024

We are delighted to share the latest International Comparative Legal Guide – Pharmaceutical Advertising 2024, published by Chambers & Partners.

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CAREERS

Join Our Team

At Harris Kyriakides we are focused on optimal results and insist on the highest standards. To achieve this we invest in our people, lawyers and other professionals, who share our fundamental commitment to excellence and success.

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ACCREDITATIONS

Harris Kyriakides is recommended in the 2023 edition of IFLR 1000

Harris Kyriakides is pleased to have been recognised as a leading firm in corporate and financial matters in the latest IFLR1000 edition.

Who’s Who Legal Real Estate 2023

Congratulations to our partner Andrea Newton for being recognised once again as a global leader by the Real Estate Guide for 2023 published by Who’s Who Legal.

ITR World Tax EMEA 2023

Congratulations to our Tax Litigation team for being recognised once again by ITR World Tax, moving up the ranks to Tier 2 in both Tax and Tax Controversy.

Who's Who Legal Asset Recovery 2023

A truly superb corporate and asset recovery litigation team at Harris Kyriakides has been acknowledged by the recognition of Michael Kyriakides as a global leader in asset recovery work by the Asset Recovery Guide for 2023 published by Who's Who Legal.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 Rankings

We are delighted to announce that Harris Kyriakides has been recognised by The Legal 500 as a 'Top Tier Firm' in EU and Competition Law and as a 'Leading Firm' in seven additional practice areas whilst also achieving a higher ranking in six of those areas.        

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EVENTS

Cyprus Forum Expands to London: Inspiring Dialogue and Change

Recently London hosted the Cyprus Forum, marking an exciting milestone in its journey towards fostering dialogue and driving impactful change.

2nd Cyprus Arbitration Day in Cyprus

Congratulations to Cyprus Arbitration Forum for successfully hosting the 2nd Cyprus Arbitration Day in Cyprus. An insightful event that confirms that Cyprus is getting traction as an international arbitration centre.

32nd European Spring Conference of Data Protection Authorities

Our partner Eleni Neoptolemou was invited to attend the open day of the 32nd European Spring Conference of Data Protection Authorities hosted by the Data State Inspectorate of Latvia in Riga. The conference discussed AML and GDPR challenges, focusing on strengthening compliance through collaborative strategies.

TJENI Project: Advancements in Legal Transparency

The Greek Ministry of Justice is leading a digital transformation initiative under the TJENI (Foster Transparency of Judicial Decisions and Enhancing the National Implementation of the ECHR) project, aimed at modernising legal processes and bolstering transparency in judicial decisions.

OPAP Limassol Marathon 2024

Harris Kyriakides team participated in the Primetel 5km Corporate Race at the OPAP Limassol Marathon last Saturday 13/4/2024.

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PRO BONO & COMMUNITY SERVICE

Thalassa2024 Marine Sciences Conference

A heartfelt thank you to the organisers of THALASSA 2024, a pivotal Marine Sciences Conference held in Larnaca on May 28-29. Organised by the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) and the Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean (MarInEM), this conference brought together experts from over 10 countries to discuss pressing challenges and innovative solutions for marine and coastal environments in the Mediterranean.

This Christmas Harris Kyriakides proudly supports Ablebook

This Christmas Harris Kyriakides proudly supports Ablebook, an application that aims to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities and vulnerable groups.

This Christmas we support Youth Makerspace Larnaka

This Christmas Harris Kyriakides proudly supports Youth Makerspace Larnaka.

Harris Kyriakides included in the list of University of Oxford, Faculty of Law Benefactors

Harris Kyriakides supported a recent research project on the effect of artificial intelligence on the administration of justice and adjudication by the University of Oxford.

Aradippou Basketball Club

Our lawyers have been actively involved in providing pro bono services to Aradippou Basketball Club on various legal matters.

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ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

University of Nottingham

Harris Kyriakides collaborates with the Internship Office of the University of Nottingham offering a summer internship programme to Nottingham University law students.

European University

In 2018, a memorandum of cooperation has been signed with European University Cyprus aiming at providing internships and other career opportunities to their students, collaborate on research projects of mutual interest and jointly organise seminars and conferences.

University of Nicosia

We are delighted to establish our cooperation with the University of Nicosia, the largest university in Cyprus, with more than 11,500 students from over 70 countries across the globe.

University of Cyprus

Harris Kyriakides is actively engaged to invest in the education of future generations of legal practitioners.

ELSA Programme

Through our internships and apprenticeships, Harris Kyriakides aims to identify, mentor and develop young people who aspire to a career within the legal profession. 

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