Depending on the exact structuring and business model intellectual property is often anywhere in between one of the most important to the single most important asset of a corporation. It is also the frontier most prone to attacks and violations. Given the immense scope of profitability and growth via intellectual property in the modern world, it becomes important to find the exact fit for your needs in order to make the most of your assets.
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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
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. Apart from governing the employee and employer relationship by setting standards and regulations for contracts, wages, work hours etc, the employment laws also make provisions for the general health and well-being of the employees like in the case of maternity laws or compensation laws.
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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, 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 to handle ... 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
Abundant sun, great global location, business-friendly regime, and some of the lowest taxes in the world – what’s not to like about the idea of moving for the rest of one’s days to Cyprus? The island nation has long been a haven for off-shore companies and with them, it has opened its doors to a diverse population of people looking for a better life. A list of all the uniquely better things that Cyprus has to offer to both, corporations ... Read Full Entry
Cyprus, as one might already be aware, is one of the first countries people think of when they want to start new businesses without having to worry about paying exorbitant taxes. Not many countries offer a legitimate and globally respected economy with such low tax rates and numerous other direct and indirect benefits.
Unlike many other tax-haven countries Cyprus can be better defined as a low-tax jurisdiction and not a tax haven. It is well respected internationally, as a member of ... Read Full Entry