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.

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Legal & Corporate Services

Forex Broker / Investment Firm License

Forex brokers and Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF) licenses in Europe and Internationally, can establish a branch in Cyprus, a reputable and trusted jurisdiction for over a decade.

Payment & E-money Institution License (EMI)

Payment & Electronic Money Institutions (E-banks) working as payment gateways are increasing in popularity over the last years. In Cyprus, Payment Institutions and E-money Institutions are legal persons, licensed and supervised by the Central Bank of Cyprus under the Payment Services Directive and the E-Money Directive.

Alternative Investment Fund

The Alternative Investment Funds Law enacted in 2018, aims to make Cyprus one of the major destinations for fund establishment in Europe. Also, the same applies to the licensing of fund management companies, as it provides very flexible structures and cost-efficient opportunities for establishing a fund that can be market to the European Union.

Cyprus Tax Residency and Non-Domicile Rules

Cyprus tax residency for individuals who seek to become Global Tax Residents and avoid the high tax in their current Jurisdiction

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. It is a document drawn up by a competent lawyer on any specific question or problem.

Private Listing Tokenization

Tokenization is a rapidly developing area in the financial industry that enables investment in the form of digital tokens backed by real-world assets. In the case of Private Listing Tokenization, it is the process of attaching value to utility or hybrid tokens like cryptocurrencies.

IEO International Legal Services

Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO) are the new trend of the start-up crypto businesses, where tokens are offered through an exchange partner to raise funds.

ICO Legal Services

One of the most innovative and popular ways to raise funds for start-up businesses as well as new projects of well-established corporations.

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.

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.

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