Archives of EU Law

Updates on legal developments in European Union law

Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data in the EU adopted

The European Parliament has adopted the Regulation on the Free Flow of Non-Personal Data in the European Union (the “Regulation“) which was already provisionally adopted by the Council of the EU. Seen as a major building block of the Digital Single Market of the EU, the Regulation aims to safeguard the free flow of non-personal […]
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Establishing EU corporate headquarters in Cyprus

Cyprus is a key jurisdiction to consider when establishing EU headquarters. This is the case for a number of reasons: it features one of the most attractive tax regimes in the EU, fully aligned with OECD / BEPS and EU State aid rules there is no withholding tax on dividends it has concluded over 50 […]
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EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum releases first report ‘Blockchain Innovation in Europe’

The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, an initiative of the European Commission, in which Anastasios Antoniou, partner at Antoniou McCollum & Co. participates as a member of the policy and framework working group, has released its first report titled ‘Blockchain and Innovation in Europe’. The ‘Blockchain and Innovation in Europe’ paper examines the state of blockchain […]
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Cyprus enacts national legislation supplementing the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ensures a consistent level of protection for natural persons throughout the EU in a manner which provides legal certainty and transparency. EU Member States are enacting legislation regulating specific processing situations and other aspects which supplement the GDPR and enhance this legal certainty. Cyprus enacted the Protection of Natural […]
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European Commission appoints AMC partner to EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum

We are delighted with the appointment of Anastasios A. Antoniou, co-founding partner of Antoniou McCollum & Co., to the Blockchain Policy and Framework Conditions Working Group of the European Commission’s EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum. The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum is an EU initiative to accelerate blockchain innovation and the development of the blockchain […]
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