Residential Permit for third – country nationals: new changes

On 01.01.2023 the new changes in the application for the temporary residential permit for the third country – nationals, those who are outside of EU, (“Visitor”) in Cyprus will come into effect, meaning that the following additional requirements should be satisfied: Detailed statement of bank account transactions in a financial institution in the Republic of […]

UBO Reporting: breach of personal rights

On 22 November 2022 the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) ruled that the provision of Directive (EU) 2015/849 establishing that all Member States must ensure that information on the beneficial ownership of legal entities is accessible in all cases to any member of the general public is invalid and in conflict with […]

EU General Data Protection Regulation

On Friday, May 25th, the new EU regulation for personal data processing takes effect. Personal data relates to any type of personal information that can be used to establish an identity, either directly or indirectly, like: a person’s name, passport number, e-mail address, place and date of birth. Personal data protection aims to protect the […]