Cyprus – the New Blockchain Island within the EU?The amendment of the Cyprus Prospectus Law effected on the 19th of April 2019, established Cyprus among the leading jurisdictions to launch an STO. The amendment raised the threshold below which there is no obligation to publish a prospectus to raise up to 5 million Euro during the crowdfunding.Therefore, Security Offerings such as STOs, with total consideration in the Union of less than 5 million Euro calculated over a period of 12 ... Read Full Entry
Our Law Firm just signed an MOU, partnership agreement with Security Token Alliance. Our mutual aim and goal are to support the future of the Digital Securities Industry within the Blockchain Industry.STA aims to lead this legal-first movement in the digitized securities space and create a global voice that can affect security token legislation in the long-term.More information can be found at: https://medium.com/security-token-alliance/law-firm-simon-zenios-co-partners-with-security-token-alliance-f19c32474f10Security Token Alliance Read Full Entry
Simon Zenios & Co LLC had the pleasure to be invited at the Paris Blockchain Conference 2019.A conference placed in the heart of France, Paris, it was the first International event in France dedicated to cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology.The event hosted international key players of the Blockchain ecosystem including:well-known influencers
law firms and service providers among them Simon Zenios & Co LLC as one of the main sponsors of the event.Paris Blockchain Summit was a unique ... Read Full Entry
When it comes to countries one might want to migrate to, Cyprus, tops all the lists. The small island country offers everything one can dream of, for a happy and safe life. The Cyprus taxes are low, business is promoted and the weather is amazing.
As with any successful country, the migration of foreigners into the territory of Cyprus is highly regulated. These regulations are meant to protect the rights and opportunities of the local population. However, there are enough routes ... Read Full Entry
Simon Zenios & Co are happy to have attended Decentralized 2018 in Athens. The summit included 70+ speakers from 50 countries, exchanging business ideas and knowledge to an attendance of 1,000 people.
This year’s summit focused on the impact of blockchain technology in various sectors. Also, the impact of regulation and legislation on the industry.
It was great to be selected to participate in a panel discussion for GDPR & Blockchain, alongside Law Professor Achilles Emilianides, Anna Plevri, Ian Gauci, Andreas Ioannou, ... Read Full Entry
Real estate is one of the oldest dreams of mankind. To have a piece of land to call your own gives an unmatchable sense of security and accomplishment.
Real estate is also one of the safest investment bets and housing prices seldom go downwards in the long term regardless of any economic instabilities and crises. Islands with significant touristic fervor are some of the most sought-after investment destinations.
Cyprus a Cut Above the Rest
Cyprus offers a truly unique combination of opportunities to ... Read Full Entry
The wealthy populations of the future with greedier intentions will always look back to October 2018 and wonder how the rich had it easy before that time. If you were rich enough, you could sneak mountains of wealth right under the nose of your government and your country, and there was nothing anyone could do about it. Such was the impregnable protection of the Swiss banks. However, the Swiss secrecy has finally succumbed to years of constant pressure from the ... Read Full Entry
Our Law Firm in Cyprus, Simon Zenios & Co, have just submitted an Appeal against the Republic of Cyprus (Ministry of Health). The case concerns an Applicant who applied at the Ministry of Health to fund his difficult Medical Operation in accordance with his religious beliefs that does not allow his conscience to accept a blood transfusion. The basis of the Application was due to the fact that Cyprus Hospitals do not have the required expertise and the necessary equipment ... Read Full Entry
If you are looking for great weather, modernized living, free travel, low taxes, and the big life, you might want to consider moving bases and becoming a Cyprus citizen.
Some of the lowest taxes in the EU make Cyprus a haven for many entrepreneurs who often come following their companies. The island is understandably a multicultural and diverse society with most people well-versed with at least functional English.
Advantages of donning the Cypriot hat –Lowest taxes. No inheritance or gift tax.
Investors who ... Read Full Entry
Cyprus with its long list of business-advantages is often one of the very first on an ambitious entrepreneur’s record when it comes to moving to an offshore location. Moving to newer territories comes with its own challenges even when the territory is as growth-inducing as Cyprus. One of the main challenges faced by new corporations and individuals is the lack of experienced teams in essential departments like accounting. Such troubles can often be easily warded off by hiring a reputed ... Read Full Entry