Corporate & Commercial
Having its roots in the traditional English Companies Law, Cyprus’s company laws provide a straightforward legal framework which provides clear and legally certain answers to a wide spectrum of corporate issues.
Our firm undertakes the execution of a wide spectrum of projects in corporate matters; ranging from corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, insolvency, administration & domiciliation of companies, IPOs & securities law compliance, shareholders agreements, tax planning and tax and regulatory compliance.
We provide support and advice to our clients on all aspects of commercial transactions, including negotiating and drafting commercial agreements, such as contracts of sale and lease of immovable and moveable property, license, franchising, distributorship, agency and employment agreements.
We advise new enterprises with regards to the advantages and disadvantages of different business models and all legal and practical matters of operation, including company formation and registration, corporate management with full domiciliation services, corporate governance, legal due diligence and M&A.
We assist clients to structure their businesses and private affairs utilizing Cypriot corporate vehicles and taking advantage of an array of tax advantage that Cyprus has to offer to foreign investors. We advise clients on Double Taxation Treaties Cyprus signed and OECD compliance.
Additionally, we litigate extensively disputes between corporations and/or shareholders, including complex fraud disputes involving corporations in multiple jurisdictions, shareholder disputes, protection of minority shareholding, liquidations, contentious corporate governance issues, restructurings, share capital increases and reductions and amendments in Memorandum and Articles of Association.