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Domestic violence in the time of Covid-19

In response to the violence and turbulence of daily life, the family unit can be a safe haven for family members, offering a loving and supportive environment, whilst also ensuring the emotional development of its members. When crisis is triggered, it causes a blow to the family institution and often gives rise to violence and

GDPR 2 year Mark Anniversary

The 25th of May 2020 marks the second year since the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) came into force. The GDPR is widely considered as one of the most contested law in the EU’s history, and was the product of intense negotiations and thousands of proposed amendments. The vision and aim of the European Commission

Cyprus is well-positioned for alternative investment funds

An interesting and informative article was recently published in Cyprus Mail newspaper by its business editor Andrew Rosenbaum. The article addressed the latest developments in Cyprus alternative investment funds (AIFs) and included comments and views from various industry experts including our very own Dimitris Papoutsis, legal consultant. You can find the article  in this link. For

DBRS Morningstar (‘DBRS”) lines up behind Fitch and Moody to provide a note of cautious optimism for the Cyprus economy.

On 15 May 2020, DBRS became the latest international credit rating agency to announce its assessment of Cyprus’ credit worthiness.  Encouragingly, despite Cyprus now being two months into the Covid-19 pandemic  ‘lockdown’ measures, and their obvious negative economic consequences, the agency has chosen to maintain Cyprus’ overall long term issuer rating at BBB(low), and its

Covid-19 impact causes European Commission to postpone new tax measures.

Background On 8 May 2020, the European Commission (EC) announced its decision to postpone the entry into force of two EU taxation measures. The postponements are a recognition of the difficulties which Member States and businesses are currently encountering because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The postponements relate to the new VAT e-commerce package and the

The story of good and evil in financial services law

THE storyline in the narrative of literary works or films is commonly built around a raging battle between ‘good’ and ‘evil’ in the face of the fictional characters and the situations or historic background they live in. The dream of Lennie Small, in Steinbeck’s novel ‘Of Mice and Men’ (1937), to ‘live off the fatta

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