The European Green Deal

The Green Deal lays out a detailed European plan as an initial roadmap for tackling climate change and economic inequality to improve the quality of life of the EU and its citizens. It reviews and resets the Commission’s environmental targets, requires more public investment and increased efforts to direct private capital towards climate and environmental action.

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European Commission publishes evaluation report on GDPR

The Commission’s report argues that, generally, GDPR has successfully met most of its objectives, in particular by offering citizens a strong set of enforceable rights and by creating a new European system of governance and enforcement. It also, however, identified a number of areas of improvement.

Police and judicial journalism – legal and social impacts

The current challenges journalists are facing while conducting police or a judicial reporting, the criminological terminology used, the profile of the “criminal” at the recording of the crime, and how the mentality of journalism will change to address prisoners and ex-prisoners, were discussed at an online event organised by the Association of Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners Rights Protection.

International Comparative Legal Guide to: Product Liability 2020

Harris Kyriakides LLC contributes the Cyprus chapter in the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Product Liability 2020. The guide provides a practical cross border insight into product liability work. The Cyprus chapter can be viewed below

Amendment of the Finance Leasing Law

On 05/06/2020, the Parliament adopted the amendment of the Finance Leasing Law of 2016 (72(I)/2016) (the “Law”) with 29 votes in favor, 14 against and 2 abstentions.

Amendments to the Transfer and Mortgage of Property Law N.9/65

On 02/08/2019, the Parliament has passed the Transfer and Mortgage of Property (Amending) (No. 4) Law of 2019 (the “Amending Law of 2019”) with 27 votes in favour of the proposed amendments and 23 against, however, the President of the Republic of Cyprus has referred the Amending Law of 2019 to the Supreme Court in […]

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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]

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