Should I become a Cyprus tax resident, non-domiciled?

The introduction of the non-domiciled (non-dom) tax resident status in the Cyprus tax system in 2015 paved the way for tremendous opportunities to businessmen that want to achieve optimum tax planning and savings. The change affects physical persons that consider to use Cyprus as their tax seat and gain from the favourable tax regime both […]

Cyprus Citizenship Requirements

How to get Cyprus citizenship is a question often asked by many non European businessmen that wish acquire a European citizenship coupled with other tax benefits and incentives. The most popular way is to obtain Cyprus citizenship by investment either in real estate, government bonds or Cyprus companies. The Republic of Cyprus has set in […]

Fraud by entity presenting itself as Christophi Danos & CO LLC using our contact details.

  We have been contacted recently by several people from New Zealand , Australia and South Africa asking if we have any relationship with a law firm named Christophi Danos & CO LLC. The said law firm uses the website address http://www.christophi-cyprus.com/ They also use our address in their correspondence i.e. 20 Spyrou Kyprianou Avenue, Chapo Central, 1075, […]

What are the benefits of Cyprus Citizenship?

Possession of Cyprus citizenship offers a host of incomparable benefits that have no parallel in any other similar citizenship program of any other country. First and foremost Cyprus is a member of the European Union. Thus Cypriot citizenship is in essence European citizenship with all the associated benefits this entails. We outline the key advantages below: […]

Cyprus Citizenship by exemption. Threshold of investment lowered to 2mln euro.

On 13th of September, the Cyprus Council of Ministers has approved the amendments to the Scheme for Naturalisation of Investors in Cyprus by Exception. The Scheme is based  on subsection (2) of section 111A of the Civil Registry Laws of 2002-2015. The aim of the Government is to further attract foreign direct investment especially by high net […]

No violation of the right to property. Decision by the Court of Justice on Cyprus haircut case.

The Court of Justice delivered on the 20th of September 2016 its judgment in the case filed by a number of Cypriot depositors who sufferred a haircut in March 2013 due to the known events with banks in Cyprus. The case was brought against the European Commission and the European Central Bank (ECB). The substance of the […]

Experience

Our Management Team Christophoros Christophi (Lawyer) Christophoros is the managing partner of Christophi & Associates. He has graduated Law Department of Leicester University, UK, with an LL.B (Hons) and LL.M in Labour Law and Industrial Relations. He was called to the Cyprus Bar in 1996. Christophoros specializes in Company and Commercial Law, Employment Law and […]

Annual government levy deadline, 30th of June 2016.

  Please be reminded that all Cyprus companies should settle the special annual government levy of 350 euro by the 30th of June 2016. The settlement of the annual duty should ONLY be done through JCCSmart website through the following link: https://www.jccsmart.com/  Please follow the instructions below: Instructions for the payment of Cyprus Companies annual […]

Seminar – Company Directors: Duties & Liabilities

  Our managing partner Christophoros Chirstophi will be presenting a series of two seminars  for the Cyprus Fiduciary Association entitled “Company Directors: Duties & Liabilities” The seminars will be held on the 23/06/16 (Thurs.) at Cleopatra Hotel, Nicosia  and on the 24/06/16 (Fri.), St. Raphael Resort, Limassol. The presentation aims to provide an in-depth analysis of the role of […]