The True Impact of BEPS on International Business Structures PUBLISHED ON 29/05/2019
BEPS has brought a sea change to the scope of international tax planning, at least according to the guidelines that have been published. In reality, with many countries having taken full benefit of the derogations permitted by the MLI, they have essentially reserved the right to maintain the status quo while formally demonstrating commitment to the anti-abuse agenda.
A New FinTech Hub for the Levant: StartechEUS FinHub PUBLISHED ON 24/05/2019
An exciting development in the FinTech industry and for the Lebanese economy: The first FinTech hub, StartechEUS FinHub, is scheduled to start operation soon with its offices located in Beirut.
IBSA Event: The Importance of Substance PUBLISHED ON 24/04/2019
Companies will need to proof substance in a jurisdiction on a higher level than just an address, to be compliant with international taxation rules. The International Business Structuring Association IBSA is organising an event on 14 May 2019 at 6pm in Limassol, titled SUBSTANCE REQUIREMENTS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STRUCTURING The event will be held at […]
Stricter Rules for Cyprus Citizenship PUBLISHED ON 18/02/2019
Stricter Rules for Cyprus Citizenship approved by the Cabinet on 14 February 2019.Schengen Visa required prior to application. The Cabinet of Cyprus approved several changes to the Cyprus Investment Programme, introducing stricter rules to be met when applying for Cyprus citizenship. While the technical details of implementation still need to be announced, the major changes […]
President defends Cyprus Investment Programme at European Parliament PUBLISHED ON 13/12/2018
EU Heads of State or Government have been invited to debate the future of Europe with the European Commission and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in the EP Plenary. Despite the terror act in Strasbourg on Tuesday (11 Dec 2018), the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, addressed the plenary session of […]
Cyprus Digital Governance Strategy and Blockchain Technology PUBLISHED ON 26/11/2018
Cyprus is committed to the implementation of electronic government services, using digital technology for public administration and the integration between citizens and the government. According to President Nicos Anastasiades, the Digital Strategy has been introduced in 2012 in Cyprus, and during its years of action, more than 19 strategic projects and 28 e-governance projects have […]