It’s not been always plain sailing for Cyprus, but economic improvements and an increase in work have left lawyers feeling more positive.
Life is still tough but regional ties are strengthening among law firms and businesses as Serbia keeps one eye on EU accession.
Cyprus is still in recession, but it looks as though Russia’s favourite island will revive more quickly than was thought likely.
Investment promises to pick up when Bulgaria sails into calmer political waters, but that’s not the only attraction for its firms and an international newcomer
Balkan firm Karanovic & Nikolic has opened an office in Slovenia, extending its coverage across the states of the former Yugoslavia.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and King & Spalding have taken the main legal advisory roles on the awarding of Greece’s first oil and gas exploration leases for two decades.
What do you get when you put 250 lawyers from some 20 countries in a room together? The Lawyer European Awards, is the answer.
New privatisation law — end of a years-long process download subscription
The new law came into force on 13 August 2014, and the deadline for privatisation of socially owned capital to be completed is 31 December 2015.
Residence permits for investors in Greece download subscription
Travelling throughout the Schengen area and receiving rent are just two advantages.
Greece scraps witholding tax download subscription
…on transactions with Cyprus, Bulgaria and Ireland, to the relief of businesses.
Cyprus IP Box regime: incentives for investment download subscription
Cyprus offers an advantageous regime for businesses investing in IP rights.
Cyprus signs up to international Removal of Wrecks convention download subscription
From 22 October 2015 vessels must carry an insurance certificate in accordance with the provisions of convention.
Cyprus signs a tax treaty with Iran for the avoidance of double taxation download subscription
The new treaty will contribute to the expansion of Cyprus’ trade and economic relations with Iran.
Investing in Cyprus infrastructure with European long-term funds download subscription
Cypriot Alternative Investment Funds as fundraising platforms.
Cyprus reform to make tax system more competitive download subscription
Government has worked closely with the private sector to come up with changes.
Serbia: new law for speedier justice download subscription
On 7 May 2015 the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia passed the Law on Protection of the Right to a Trial within a Reasonable Time.