Corporate, Accounting, Litigation and Property Law Firm in Cyprus
Law Firm OverviewKinanis LLC, a law and consulting firm located in Nicosia, Cyprus, advises corporate and private clients on law, tax, and accounting matters. Practice areas include accounting and VAT, aviation and shipping, corporate law and liquidation, mergers and acquisitions, financial services and funds, immigration and migration, immovable property, incorporation and management of companies, agreements and documents, intellectual property, remote gaming, trusts, estate and succession planning, and taxation as well as general and corporate litigation, injunctions and interim relief, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, pre-court negotiations, and representation in arbitration hearings.
Kinanis, LLC continues the business of Kinanis & Co. established in 1983. The firm’s team is comprised of lawyers, accountants, and administrators who are capable of meeting the challenges of the local and international legal and business environment.
Kinanis LLC’s multi-disciplinary services and expertise are used in representing groups, corporations, and funds as well as private clients.
Year this Office was Established: 1983
Languages: Greek, Russian, English, German, Armenian, Estonian, French, Romanian, Hungarian, Turkish, Czech, and Slovak.
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Accounting & VAT; Aviation & Shipping; Corporate Liquidation; Immovable Property; Incorporations & Management of Companies; Remote Gaming.
Mr. Christos P. Kinanis
Civil Litigation, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Litigation, Estate Planning
Mr. Charalambos Meivatzis
Commercial Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Finance, Corporate Law, Immigration
- Cyprus Bar Association
- International Bar Association
- Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA)
- Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
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Aviation & Shipping
Immigration & Migration
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Kinanis LLC News and Publications
Articles Published by Kinanis LLC
On 30th June 2017, the European Parliament and the European Council published in the Official Journal of the European Union the Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading on a regulated market (the “New Prospectus Regulation”).Read Article
Since 2004, Cyprus is a full Member State of the European Union. This fact, along with its good strategic location, highly skilled human capital, excellent infrastructure, reliable communications, relatively low cost of living, sound and stable legal system, warm climate and hospitality of its people, are some of the advantages which contribute to Cyprus’ continuous development as a competitive international financial, tourist, retirement and relocation centre.Read Article
Initial Coin Offering, known as “ICO”, is a relatively new phenomenon in the crowdfunding industry being the main subject of discussion in the Blockchain and financial communities.Read Article
Globalization has rapidly and radically increased the ease in which data may be collected, stored and transmitted. The current Directive (95/46/EC) is outdated and does not correspond to today’s needs.Read Article
On the 13th of November 2017, the Cyprus House of Representatives voted a new law amending the Cyprus VAT Law N.95(I)/2000 (hereby referred to as VAT Law), which introduces VAT at the standard rate on the following supplies, harmonising thus the Cyprus VAT Law with the EU VAT Directive: 1. Sale of undeveloped building land by persons exercising economic activities, and 2. rental/lease of immovable property for business use (to lessees who will be using the property for business purposes).Read Article
On 1 December 2016, the European Commission has published proposals to improve the Value Added Tax (VAT) environment for e-commerce businesses in the EU. Particularly, the proposed changes, aiming to allow start-ups and SMEs, to buy and sell goods and services more easily online.Read Article
New laws have recently been enacted in Cyprus, effecting important changes to the Income Tax Law and Capital Gains Tax Law. In addition, a serious change has been effected on the procedure followed by the Income Tax Authorities in issuing tax residency certificates with the aim to secure that the management and control of the tax resident companies is indeed exercised in Cyprus.Read Article