28 September 2021
This article briefly examines what businesses can and should do to prevent cyberattacks and sufficiently limit their damages from cyberattacks and ensure GDPR compliance.Read More
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
13 September 2021
The European Data Protection Board recently issued guidelines regarding requirements of Virtual Voice Assistants (VVA) to be GDPR compliant (the Guidelines).
27 July 2021
On 10 June 2021 the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its revised Guidelines on major incident reporting under the Payment Service Directive (PSD2).Read More
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
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.
24 February 2021
The Quincecare duty is applied in United Kingdom since case Barclays Bank plc v Quincecare  4 All ER 363, issued back in 1992.Read More
19 January 2021
As the second phase of the pandemic started to affect our country and the implementation of additional measures by the Cypriot Government to end it, the need for a new moratorium to protect certain categories of debtors arose.Read More
18 January 2021
On 17.12.2020, the Parliament adopted the amendment of the Transfer and Mortgage of Property.
16 July 2020
Our Associate Mr Christos Stroppos contributed to the Commercial Law Review as a co-author of a brief overview on the legal framework regulating the provision of electronic money services in the Republic of Cyprus.Read More
15 June 2020
On 05/06/2020, the Parliament adopted the amendment of the Finance Leasing Law of 2016 (72(I)/2016) (the "Law") with 29 votes in favor, 14 against and 2 abstentions.Read More
05 June 2020
On 02/08/2019, the Parliament has passed the Transfer and Mortgage of Property (Amending) (No. 4) Law of 2019, however, the President of the Republic of Cyprus has referred the law to the Supreme Court to determine its compatibility with Constitution.Read More
02 June 2020
On 8 May, 2020, the Supreme Court of Cyprus delivered its much-awaited judgement in the context of the appeal 68/19 (Appeal), granting leave for the submission of an application for the issuance of a Certiorari, a prerogative writ.Read More
07 April 2020
The Republic of Cyprus has published draft legislation to transpose Directive 2018/822/EU on mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation in relation to reportable cross-border arrangements (DAC6).Read More
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Harris Kyriakides advises financial instutions and borrowers on a variety of corporate matters pertaining to banking and finance law. Our clients include major commercial banks, co-operative societies, investment companies and security providers.
Our practice includes negotiation, documentation and execution of credit facilities, documentation and enforcement of security (mortgages and charges), indemnities and guarantees, factoring transactions, leasing transactions, hire-pucrhase transactions, inter-creditor agreements, international trade finance (letters of credit and other negotiable instruments), corporate refinancing and restructuring, project and construction finance and other.
We also act on behalf of several local and overseas institutions in litigation related to banking and financial disputes.