AN UNEMPLOYED JUDGMENT DEBTOR CAN NOT AVOID PAYMENT OF HIS DEBT 10 April 2020 In Cyprus a party who has obtained a Court judgment for the payment of any certain amount can request that the court take enforcement measures in case where the judgement debtor omits to pay. There are many enforcement measures that a … Continue reading AN UNEMPLOYED JUDGMENT DEBTOR CAN NOT AVOID PAYMENT OF HIS DEBT
In Cyprus while invoicing is an important accounting practice for many businesses, invoices do not serve as a legally binding agreement between the business and its client. An unpaid invoice is not actionable per se but its existence may well constitute important evidence for the support of a relevant claim before the Court, provided that … Continue reading SUPPLIERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS: DON’T FORGET TO ASK FROM YOUR CLIENTS TO SIGN THEIR INVOICES
AGREEMENT BETWEEN SEPARATED PARENTS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF THEIR CHILDREN DOES NOT BIND THE COURT December 2019 The Family Appellate Court has recently issued a Decision (Appeal No. 30/2017, dated 29/11/2019) which concerns the legal effect of an agreement between separated or divorced parents for the maintenance of their minor children. According to Cyprus Law … Continue reading AGREEMENT BETWEEN SEPARATED PARENTS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF THEIR CHILDREN DOES NOT BIND THE COURT
Employers be aware! Supreme court declares insufficient the unfair dismissal compensation awarded by the industrial disputes court – 25.02.2019 A former employee of a Trading Company (the company) in Cyprus, not satisfied by the amount of compensation awarded in her favour by the Industrial Disputes Court, appealed to the Supreme Court which partly accepted the … Continue reading EMPLOYERS BE AWARE!
November 21, 2018 The Parliament of Cyprus has recently voted a law proposal for the amendment of the Criminal law regarding the limitation of criminal actions for light criminal offences. According to this innovative, for the Cypriot legal system, reform, Article 88 of the Criminal Procedure Cap. 155 is amended so that to allow the … Continue reading LIMITATION OF CRIMINAL ACTIONS IN CYPRUS
After years of efforts and long discussions the Legislation introducing narcotest in Cyprus has finally came into force on 25.01.2018. The new legislation aims to stop the increasing trend of drugged-out drivers who are frequently the cause of road deaths and accidents in Cyprus. The new legislation empowers all uniformed members of the Police Force … Continue reading Narcotests in full force as from 25.01.2018 in Cyprus
Cyprus VAT Law was recently amended in order to bring the legislation in line with the relevant EU Law. It should be noted that this amendment should be made long time ago in order to harmonize local Law with European Legal Regime. The new provisions are in full force as from the beginning of 2018. … Continue reading Amendment of VAT law in Cyprus covering land transactions for business purposes
The Supreme Court of Cyprus recently issued an interesting decision (Civil Application 112/2017, dated 08.09.2017) which concerned an application by a Corporate Services Company (C.S.C.) based in Cyprus to the Supreme Court for leave to apply for certiorari to bring up and quash an order of the District Court of Larnaka which ordered the termination … Continue reading Recent Cyprus court decision enhances legal protection of UBO’S