Who we are

Simon Zenios and Co LLC is a law firm based in Cyprus, providing corporate, fiduciary and advisory services to international businesses involving financial technology (Fintech). The law firm specializes in the area of blockchain/ distributed ledger technology, covering all related aspects, from issuing crypto-assets to the licensing of entities which fall within the scope of regulation and supervision under the Cyprus and European Law, such as investment firms, and electronic money institutions. The law firm aims to provide to its clients with candid, direct and sufficient information along with services on the aspects it specializes.

Latest News

Fintech: Regulated vs. Unregulated Projects: Understanding the Legal Pathways

  • 18/07/24

In today’s fast-paced and innovative business environment, the distinction between regulated and unregulated projects is crucial for companies operating within...

Innovative Tax Incentives in Cyprus: How Companies Can Benefit from the 2.5% Tax Rate Under the Cyprus IP Box Regime

  • 12/07/24

The Republic of Cyprus, known for its strategic geographical location and robust business environment, has established itself as a premier...

Legal & Corporate Services

Payment & E-money Institution

E-banks and payment gateways are increasing in popularity, however, Blockchain and cryptocurrency platforms are considered to provide regulated services which require a license.

Opinion Letter for High-Risk Projects

A legal opinion is a tool or document that allows parties to a transaction obtain a qualified third-party opinion on the subject, object, and other issues related to the conclusion of the project.

Substance in Cyprus

This memorandum aims to investigate and describe in more detail the prerequisites for Substances in Cyprus. Many believe that “substance” is a new buzzword or an emerging concept in Cyprus and other countries that are members of the European Union or have low tax rates.

Crypto Asset Services Providers

The Directive on the Register of Crypto asset Service Providers was released by CySEC, Cyprus’ securities regulator, on June 25th, 2021.

Cyprus Company Incorporation

The ideal Jurisdiction for your Fintech Company with the lowest tax regime in the European Union. Nominees are permitted in Cyprus to protect the identity of the beneficial owner.

Cyprus Tax Residency and Non-Domicile Rules

Cyprus tax residency for individuals is determined by the number of days spent in the country during a calendar year (183 days).

Forex Broker / Investment Firm License

Forex brokers licensed in Europe and internationally, have the ability to establish a branch in Cyprus, a reputable and trusted jurisdiction.

Crypto Exchange License in Cyprus

Digital assets like cryptocurrencies make it easier to transact. Digital currencies, or cryptocurrencies, have gained popularity in Cyprus, and many fintech companies are available to foreign investors.

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Software Developer in Cyprus

Crypto-asset service providers (CASPs) are subject to CySEC regulations. The registry allows anyone to take out loans or trade crypto assets with CASP partners via their platform.

Intellectual Property

The Cyprus Patent Office or the Cyprus courts provide advice and support to those involved in patent litigation.

Trademark Registration

A trademark (or servicemark) is one of the most important things to distinguish your product or services from those of your competitors.

Crypto in Cyprus

Cryptocurrencies are made possible by blockchain technology. Bitcoin is one of the most well-known digital currencies that uses blockchain technology.

IEO International Legal Services

Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO) are the new trend of the crypto sphere, where tokens are offered through an exchange partner.

ICO Legal Services

The crypto sphere is still a relatively new and evolving area of business and finance affecting markets and daily transactions globally.

STO Legal Services

Security Token Offerings combine the trust that comes with regulation from Cyprus Security Exchange Commission and the use of Blockchain technology, developing alongside the emerging cryptocurrency rules and regulations.

Blockchain Legal Services

Cyprus is a prime location of the computer programs used to enable banking and other financial services, making it one of the countries with blockchain start-up scene that has resulted in cryptocurrency investments.

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