News Archive 2021

September 30, 2021

CIRCULARS CIF: C470 to Cyprus Investment Firms – Quarterly Statistics, Form QST-CIF – Revised Form CySEC – Latest Entries

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September 28, 2021

Mishcon Forms Association With Hong Kong Firm, Bolstering Asia Investment Law.com

London-based Mishcon de Reya has launched its second international office in Hong Kong, a little over a year after its overseas debut in Singapore.  The firm has entered into an association with Hong Kong disputes and investigations [...]

September 24, 2021

Russian Gas Firm Executive Arrested in U.S. on Tax Charges WSJ.com: World News

The U.S. has arrested a high-profile executive of a major Russian gas company on federal tax-evasion charges related to what federal officials said were violations that spanned more than a decade. The arrest of Mark Gyetvay, the deputy chairman of the management board of Novat [...]

September 24, 2021

US arrests finance chief of Russian natural gas group Novatek FT

Newsletter: Europe Express Your essential guide to what matters in Europe today. Delivered every weekday. The US has arrested one of the most influential executives in Russia’s natural gas industry o [...]

September 11, 2021

Afghanistan dispatches: ‘Terrible changes and disasters have come upon society.’ JURIST – News – Legal News & Commentary

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban. Here, a female law graduate in Kabul offers her observations and perspective. For privacy and security reasons we are withhol [...]

August 31, 2021

Afghanistan dispatches: ‘I finally reached USA. I am safe but not OK.” JURIST – News – Legal News & Commentary

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban. Here, an Afghan  lawyer who recently evacuated to the United States offers his observations and perspective. For privacy [...]

July 01, 2021

CIRCULARS CIF: C453 to Cyprus Investment Firms – Quarterly Statistics (Form QST-CIF) – 30/06/2021 Submission CySEC – Latest Entries

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June 23, 2021

CIRCULARS CIF: C452 to Cyprus Investment Firms – New Form CB-CIF, Freedom to Provide Investment Services and Activities (Cross Border Activity) CySEC – Latest Entries

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June 11, 2021

EU Commission advances legal action against Malta and Cyprus over passport for investment scheme JURIST – News – Legal News & Commentary

The European Commission on Wednesday advanced its infringement proceedings against the EU island states of Cyprus and Malta over their [...]

May 29, 2021

10 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy protesters sentenced to jail JURIST – News – Legal News & Commentary

The Hong Kong District Court has sentenced 10 pro-democracy activists to jail on charges under the new national security law Friday. The activists were charged with several unauthorized a [...]

May 27, 2021

US House Foreign Affairs Committee chair introduces diplomacy act to challenge China JURIST – News – Legal News & Commentary

Chairman of the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Gregory Meeks (D-NY) introduced a bill on Tuesday to reinvigorate American leadership and engagement to respond to challenges presented by the People’s Republic of China. The [...]

May 26, 2021

DOJ releases part of Russian probe internal memo, seeks to block release of full document JURIST – News – Legal News & Commentary

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday released a part of an internal memo that was used in 2019 by former Attorney General William Barr in his decision not to prosecu [...]

May 25, 2021

UN demands immediate release of Belarusian journalist and girlfriend after forced aircraft landing JURIST – News – Legal News & Commentary

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has demanded the immediate release Tuesday of Belarusian journalist Roman Protasevich and his girlfriend Sofia Sapega aft [...]

May 25, 2021

US Secretary of State condemns Belarus’ Lukashenko over journalist arrest JURIST – News – Legal News & Commentary

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken condemned the actions of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko Sunday in detaining opposition journalist Roman Protasevich. Lukashenko’s s [...]

May 10, 2021

Amnesty reinstates ‘prisoner of conscience’ status for Alexei Navalny JURIST – News – Legal News & Commentary

Amnesty International on Friday announced its decision to re-designate Alexei Navalny, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opposition criti [...]

April 23, 2021

Leaked documents expose loopholes in Malta cash-for-passports scheme JURIST – News – Legal News & Commentary

Leaked documents Wednesday exposed Malta’s cash-for-money scheme, which provided loopholes for Chinese, Saudi and Russian millionaires to attain EU passports. The documents were exposed by the Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundati [...]

January 22, 2021

Cyprus: the deadline for the introduction of a fine for late filing of a declaration on the HE32 form has been postponed

The Registrar of Companies of Cyprus announced the postponement of the introduction of a fine for late filing of a declaration on the HE32 to the 1 of April 2021.

January 20, 2021

Electronic Register of Beneficiaries in Cyprus: start date of collection of information of beneficiaries has been postponed

Registrar of Companies of Cyprus informed that the start date of data collection of companies is postponed to 22 of February 2021.

January 19, 2021

Cyprus Authorities presented the new portal for online payments of the social insurance contributions

Cyprus Authorities presented the new portal for online payments of the social insurance contributions - SIS net use of which will be mandatory starting from January 25.