Clarification on the registration of pledges by the Registrar of Companies

Pursuant to an announcement dated January 8, 2019 the registrar of companies and official receiver of Cyprus (the “RoC”) has announced that, following an opinion from the Attorney General (the “Opinion”), a number of categories of charges will no longer be accepted for registration, namely pledge of company share certificates, assignments of rights deriving from

International Business Structuring Discussion – Cyprus 14th May

Elias Neocleous & Co. LLC is proud to be the sponsor of this upcoming event chaired by the European Branch of IBSA – the INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STRUCTURING ASSOCIATION. Founded in 2014, IBSA is a diverse global association for entrepreneurs and professional advisors dedicated to sharing expertise, collaboration and networking opportunities. IBSA is a not-for-profit association

Capital Markets Union: Creating a stronger and more integrated European financial supervisory architecture

The European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS), which aims to strengthen financial supervision, improve consumer protection and ultimately rebuild trust in the EU financial system, consists of the three main European Supervisory Agencies (ESAs) and the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB). The ESAs supervise individual sectors and institutions (the “micro-prudential” pillar), whereas the ESRB oversees

Extension to the deadline submission of Income Tax Return 2017 for Companies and Self Employed with Accounts

On 27 March 2019 the Cyprus Tax Department issued notification that it has extended the deadline for the filing of 2017 Income tax returns for Companies (TD4A) and Self Employed persons with Accounts  (TD 1A Acc) from 31 March 2019 to 30 April 2019. For further information on this matter please contact Constantinos Christofi or your usual

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySEC”) published in the Official Gazette, Directive 124/56-01 on “Fees Payable and annual contributions of the Alternative Investments Funds and their Managers”

The Directive has immediate and retrospective effect (ar. 6 and 8) and abolishes the previous Directive 279/2017. Principally the Directive amends the fees payable to CySEC by Alternative Investment Funds (“AIFs”) and their Managers (“AIF Managers”) including provisions for the timing of those payments. The significant changes being: fees are payable: at the time the

The Tax Department of the Republic of Cyprus issued a circular in relation to companies that are dormant or for which communication has been lost (the “Circular”).

The Circular is in response to an issue that has arisen between the Tax Department and the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver (the “Registrar”) in relation to the Registrar’s obligation to strike off dormant companies or companies for which the appointed local service providers have lost communication. The Registrar, in accordance with the relevant


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Great work with all stakeholders including the government relations both in Cyprus and EU
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