Areas of Practice

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

Build Your Substance in Cyprus, Business Center Facilities, and Hiring Your Personnel in Cyprus

Establish a strong economic foothold in Cyprus with our tailored services, optimizing tax benefits and bolstering business credibility. We offer comprehensive business center facilities and expert personnel hiring solutions to meet all your Cyprus business requirements.

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.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Cyprus

M&A activities thrive in Cyprus due to its strategic location and favorable tax regime. We offer comprehensive legal support for M&A transactions, ensuring seamless processes and optimized outcomes for businesses.

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.

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.

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.

Tech Companies in Cyprus, IP Box Special Tax

Cyprus is a prime hub for tech companies due to its IP Box regime, offering tax benefits on income from IP assets. Its strategic location and business-friendly environment make it ideal for tech enterprises seeking growth and profitability.

Collective Investments in Transferable Securities

Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (“UCITS”) are a type of investment fund, suitable for Blockchain projects looking to market their security crypto assets to a wide range of European retail investors through a medium that is regulated by the Laws of Cyprus in accordance with the European Directives.

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.

Cyprus Tax Law and Planning

Simon Zenios & Co LLC is comprised of a highly qualified interdisciplinary team of lawyers readily prepared to handle your case offering assistance regarding cyprus tax laws.

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.

Cyprus Corporate and Commercial Law

Due to its attractive corporate tax regime, its numerous double taxation treaties, its geographical location, and membership in the EU, Cyprus has become one of the most sought-after areas to base companies and offshore jurisdictions.

Fiduciary Services

Simon Zenios LLC provides a range of fiduciary and trust services through a wholly owned subsidiary company.

Blockchain, Digital Assets & Cryptocurrencies

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.

European Union
Competition Law

Failure to comply with European Union completion law can have very serious consequences since in Cyprus, and any other Member State, all national competition authorities are required to apply EU competition law.

Human Rights

It seems to be of common sense that every person born in this world would have some inalienable rights just by the virtue of being human, like, the right to live with dignity or the right to be treated equally as their fellow human beings in the eyes of the law, free from any discrimination or exploitation.

Employment Law

The primary objective behind all labor law legislation has been to protect the rights of the workers against large companies which exercise enormously disproportional power in the dealings between them.

Cyprus Energy Law

Energy is an ever-changing and always pivotal industry, with new opportunities arising and market shifts occurring in response.

Shipping in Cyprus

Cyprus is the largest ship management center in Europe with more than 2500 registered vessels. The governmental interest in making the regulations business-friendly and a robust but simple system of administration make it one of the top choices globally for maritime entrepreneurs.

Administrative and Constitutional Law

Businesses, institutions, or individuals can challenge any administrative decision or omission by recourse within 75 days from the date of publication of the act being challenged, or from the date when the applicant became aware of the information being omitted.

Litigation & Arbitration

Resolving any legal or contractual dispute through any process other than the main route of litigation can be called as alternate resolution. Litigation is often time consuming, cumbersome and costly.

Cyprus Immigration Services

Our team at Simon Zenios & Co LLC can assist you during the entire process of immigrating to Cyprus, whether you are coming from within or outside of the EU, and whether it is for residency or citizenship.

Permanent Residency & Citizenship

Over the years Cyprus has carved a special niche for itself as being the go-to destination for entrepreneurs, businessmen, and even for retired folks looking for a quiet life.

Get an Immigration Permit by Investment in Cyprus

The Minister of Interior issued an Immigration Permit to applicants from third countries in accordance to the provisions of Regulation 6(2) of the Aliens and Immigration Regulations and in line with the Council of Ministers.

Start a Company to Get Your Work Visa in Cyprus

There are several options for company owners and employees to get a work visa or residence permit in Cyprus.

Insurance Law

The insurance industry is in a phase of turbulent change, especially in Europe. The Solvency II Directive of EU Law was one of the biggest harbingers of overhauling the system to unify the entire EU insurance sector and promote consumer protection.

Personal Injury and Malpractice Law

Should you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of having suffered a personal injury due to negligence or malpractice, Simon Zenios & Co LLC is prepared to fully assist you in any and all legal matters surrounding your case in order to ensure that you receive the best possible representation and compensation that you can.

Contract Law

Contracts float around every part of our lives and often go unnoticed. In fact, modern societies are built on the foundation of contracts we have with one another.

Real Estate

Simon Zenios & Co LLC can give you the best advice to freehold and leasehold property, including transactions and disputes involving commercial and residential property.

Family Law

Family law as the name suggests governs the relationships amongst family members most notably between spouses, children-parents and other such relations.

Wills and Succession

Wills and successions, just like a loved one’s demise, are matters which one might find themselves entangled in without much notice or warning.

Cyprus Inheritance and Succession Law

The structuring and planning of family property in terms of, for instance, real estate and wills, constitutes inheritance and succession law.

Tort Law

A tort is a breach of a civil wrong. A civil wrong is committed when one breaches a legal duty owed by one person to another.

Cyprus Criminal Law

Cyprus is one of the safest countries not only in Europe but also in the world. However, no place is so completely devoid of crime that it can afford to have a weak criminal law system.