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Our firm has authored the Cyprus chapter of Lexology Getting The Deal Through: Dispute Resolution 2021. 
The seller has at his disposal a useful protective device which, notwithstanding the buyer’s inability/refusal to pay, or insolvency, will enable him to retrieve his goods and afford him priority over ...
An effective weapon in a liquidator's and creditor's arsenal to ensure the fair and equal treatment of all creditors of a failing company is the ability to challenge past transactions that sought to favour ...
Banks have a number of legal mechanisms at their disposal with a view to safeguarding their interests in circumstances where they are owed money by defaulting customers who are unlikely to take steps ...
Chapter 113(III) of the Companies Law is the main legal framework which regulates the voluntary liquidation procedure in Cyprus. There are two ways in which voluntary liquidation can be triggered.
A company may, for a variety of reasons, choose to remove a director from office. In this respect, due consideration should be given to what statutory or constitutional devices are available for the purposes ...
The Covid-19 pandemic created an unprecedented situation for the lives and livelihoods of people from every socioeconomic background. In response to the pandemic, Cyprus introduced a series of humanitarian ...
A relatively less-known procedure, the examinership framework, may hold the key to the survival of corporations faced with the financial consequences of the Covid-19 outbreak.
A.G. Erotocritou LLC has been invited by Burges Salmon to contribute the Cyprus chapter to a comprehensive paper in relation to the regulation of cryptoassets. 
The District Court of Limassol has ruled that a minority shareholder may pursue an oppression of minority petition, irrespective of whether the underlying company had a positive value for distribution ...
The right to pursue a private criminal prosecution is an effective and frequently used weapon in the arsenal for combatting white-collar crime in Cyprus.
Recent surprise inspections conducted by the European Commission at the premises of companies active in the grocery sector in France have brought back the spotlight on the growing powers of competition ...
Insolvency proceedings can be recognised in Cyprus through the EU Recast Insolvency Regulation (2015/848) or under the principles of common law.  
A derivative action is an aggrieved minority shareholder’s right of action which essentially derives from the company, and is ordinarily available to members who may seek protection in circumstances which ...
As of the 15th of May 2019, applications for naturalization through investment will need to meet certain criteria (in addition to the ones currently in force), in accordance with the recent decision of ...
In addition to instituting a common law claim for a repudiatory breach of the underlying loan agreement, where the moneys advanced are applied by the borrower for a purpose other than that contemplated ...
Cyprus has reduced the threshold for approving Schemes of Arrangement to simple majority, making them an attractive alternative to court sanctioned debt restructurings.    
In tandem with the legal position under English  law, albeit with certain structural variations which will be addressed in this article, fraudulent trading in Cyprus is both a civil and criminal concept ...
In the context of construction contracts, a performance bond may be described as a species of security which offers an effective legal and financial safeguard in the form of a guarantee which, at the ...
Whilst it is of crucial importance that a company’s Articles of Association (AA) and Shareholders’ Agreement (SHA) should be such as to ensure that their respective provisions are compatible, it would ...
The essence of this article is to afford due consideration to the legal ramifications of an assignment of rights (insofar as it relates to loan agreements), effected by an “original” lender to an “incoming” ...
The purpose of an entire agreement clause (EAC) is to convey in an unequivocal manner that the written contract in which it is incorporated, solely encompasses what has been agreed between the parties, ...
It is common knowledge that the franchise concept has come a long way from its inception in the mid nineteenth century after Isaac Singer, the inventor of the sewing machine, conceived what was then perceived ...
The revised EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, 2014/65/EU (MiFID II), within the context of the associated legislative provisions of the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation No. ...