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Amendments to Legislation relating to Oaths and Affidavits
Amendments to Legislation relating to Oaths and Affidavits On the 26th February 2021, the Amending Law 14 (I) of 2021 was published in the Gazette of the Republic, by which lawyers will be able to accept an oath before them in the affidavits. Specifically, Article 2 is amended as follows: “Lawyer” means a person who...
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Covid-19 measures FAQ’s
FAQ’s for COVID-19 Restrictive Measures as of 1st March 2021 Α. Movement: What are the curfew hours? Movement continues to be prohibited from 9 in the evening until 5 in the morning of the following day. Under which circumstances is one allowed to move during curfew hours (9 in the evening to 5 in the...
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Brexit and Recognition of Lawyer’s Qualifications As of 1 January 2021, the United Kingdom has lost all its rights and obligations as an EU Member State during the transitional period under the Exit Agreement. It will no longer benefit from unrestricted access to the EU single market and customs union, nor from EU policies and...
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COVID-19 MEASURES – FAQ’s For Weekly Employee Testing as on 8th February 2021
COVID-19 MEASURES – FAQ’s For Weekly Employee Testing as on 8th February 2021 Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the country’s epidemic picture, the Ministry of Health continues the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees. The increased number of tests in the community constitutes a decisive factor of the...
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FAQ’s For New Measures
FAQ’s For New Measures Active From the 1st February 2021 Movement: What are the curfew hours? Movement continues to be prohibited from 9 in the evening until 5 in the morning of the following day. Under which circumstances is one allowed to move during curfew hours (9 in the evening to 5 in the morning...
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Introduction of the Register of Beneficial Owners and Trusts
Introduction of the Register of Beneficial Owners and Trusts As of the 16 December 2020, Cyprus has initiated the beneficial owners register for Cypriot companies and other legal persons registered in Cyprus. Following that, Cyprus is completely adhering into Directive (EU) 2015/849 law on the prevention of the use of the economic system for the...
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Criminal Record between EU countries
Exchange of Information from the Criminal Record between EU countries EU Council Framework 2009/315/JHA of 26 February 2009 regulates the organization and content of the exchange of information from the criminal record between Member States. The Framework Decision comprises the general principles for the operation of the exchange of criminal records between EU countries, together...
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Cryptocurrencies
Introduction of new rules governing derivatives on virtual currencies – Cryptocurrencies The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) issued for the first time regulations regarding cryptocurrency, which can be found in Circular C417, published in the end of November 2020. These rules have as a main aim to safeguard that Cyprus Investment Firms (CIFs), make...
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Covid-19 measures FAQ’s
Covid-19 measures FAQ’s The Below relates to the Measures in Effect between 10th January 2021 to 31st January 2021 A. Movement: What are the curfew hours? Movement is prohibited from 9.00 in the evening until 5 in the morning of the following day. 2.Under which circumstances is one allowed to move during curfew hours (9...
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Citizen's Movement by Exception COVID-19 measures
Citizen’s Movement by Exception COVID-19 measures As of Sunday, 10 January 2021, at 5:00 a.m., the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy puts at the disposal of the citizens the following two (2) methods to obtain authorisation for movement by exception: SMS to 8998, free of charge Structure of message: X (number corresponding...
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