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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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Event on Ethics in Corporate Governance

Antoniou McCollum & Co. was delighted to support and be involved in an event on ethics in corporate governance, which took place on 25 October 2018 at headquarters of Bank of Cyprus. The event was organised by the INSEAD International Directors’ Network (IDN) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Cyprus, in […]
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Cross-border acquisitions and corporate finance through Cyprus

Cyprus is an EU member state which is increasingly becoming a jurisdiction of choice for the structuring of corporate finance and acquisitions. This is the case for a number of reasons: it features one of the most attractive transactional tax regimes in the EU there is no taxation on the acquisition or disposal of shares […]
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Corporate redomiciliation into Cyprus

Corporate redomiciliation is the transfer of a company into a different jurisdiction from the one it was incorporated in. On redomiciliation, the company continues to exist under the same legal personality in the new jurisdiction. The assets and liabilities of the company remain intact. Redomiciliation of public companies is fully feasible under Cyprus law, subject […]
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Corporate financing using Cyprus redeemable preference shares

Redeemable preference shares (RPS) under Cyprus law facilitate financing in private equity and other corporate transactions. Cyprus law affords substantial flexibility vis-à-vis the terms of redemption, allowing for: redemption at the option of the issuing company redemption at the option of the shareholder redemption at any time or on the occurrence of a particular event. […]
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