The recent amendments to Article 111 of the Constitution, the Marriage Law (Law 104/2003), the Family Courts Law (Law 23/1990) and the Law on Attempted Conciliation and Spiritual Resolution of Marriage (Law 22/1990) contributed to the urgent and long sought modernisation of the old family law, which was not in line with European and international standards.
Discover an overview of our Real Estate Practice; our Real Estate team is featured in this month’s IMH Gold Magazine “Large-scale real estate developments in Cyprus”.
Harris Kyriakides team successfully completed the 5km corporate race at the OPAP Limassol Marathon.
Join Harris Kyriakides at UCLan Cyprus Career Fair 2023.
Harris Kyriakides proudly supports the UCY UN EU Club Cyprus delegation to Harvard WorldMUN 2023, empowering the next generation of leaders to engage in impactful discussions and address global challenges with innovative solutions.
We are happy to announce that Harris Kyriakides has been ranked once again as a recommended firm in the latest IFLR1000 edition.
Who's Who Legal, has recognised our partners Harris Kyriakides and Andrea Newton as leading real estate law practitioners in Cyprus in its 2022 edition of WWL: Real Estate.
Harris Kyriakides is pleased to announce that we have been ranked once again by The Legal 500 as a Leading Firm for Europe, Middle East and Africa across 6 practice areas.
Harris Kyriakides is honoured to have been ranked again by The Legal 500 as a Leading Firm for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
We are pleased to announce that Harris Kyriakides has been recommended amongst the top firms in Dispute Resolution.
Private International Law in the Proposal by the UNIDROIT Working Group on Digital Assets
22 February 2023
The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) has published its draft principles and commentary on Digital Assets and Private Law.Read More
Issues surrounding GDPR compliance of Blockchain Technologies
16 September 2021
Blockchain technology, has come to prominence since the creation of Bitcoin back in 2009. In sum, Blockchain is a decentralized, distributed ledger system that stores and records information in blocks.Read More
CySEC Publishes Directive on Registration of Crypto-Asset Service Providers
23 July 2021
CySEC has published a Directive on ‘the Register of Providers of Services Regarding Crypto Assets’, under powers conferred by Law 188(I)/2007 on ‘Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing’.Read More
Cyprus enacts the 5th Anti Money Laundering Directive Introducing Crypto Assets
07 April 2021
The enactment of the 5th Anti Money Laundering Directive via amendment of Law 188(I)/2007 constitutes the introduction of mandatory crypto assets regulation in Cyprus.
Circular no. C417 on Crypto-Asset Investment: Our Verdict
10 February 2021
CySEC has published circular C417, which is addressed to Cyprus Investment Firms, and contains guidance on investment in crypto-assets.Read More
Blockchain and GDPR: Compliance or Tension?
07 May 2020
Fundamental aspects of the blockchain technology seem to be incompatible with the data protection regulation. Before its widespread adoption and implementation these aspects shall be considered.Read More
A prime location of the Fintech industry, Cyprus is one of the countries at the forefront of blockchain start-ups pioneering, crypto currency investments and asset tokenisation.
The possible applications of Distributed Ledger Technologies are enormously diverse and provide exciting opportunities for innovative business ideas seeking to utilise crypto assets and the numerous benefits they offer. While the industry is becoming increasingly popular and new challenges arise on a broad range of substantive legal areas, regulators are aiming to establish safeguards and adopt a rigid legal framework in order to ensure their reliability, maintain public confidence and at the same time protect consumers, users and investors who trade with them.
Our team is well placed to advise on these areas, combining our in-depth understanding in the fields of intellectual property, data protection, banking and real estate.
More specifically, we advise our clients on matters such as:
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