The FTX bankruptcy filings caused a chain reaction across regulators and supervisory bodies across the globe, with Cyprus being no exception. On 11/11/2022 the Cyprus…
Christos is a partner of the firm. He practices law both as a litigator and as a transactions counsellor in the field of commercial law. As a litigator, he has successfully safeguarded the interests of his clients before both criminal and civil courts. As a counsel, he has advised on the methods under which clients achieved their commercial objectives.
He acted as the main consultant in a number of studies and reports prepared on behalf of private, public, local, and international organizations in the areas of commercial law, European commercial regulation, European enterprises and financing regulation, competition, corporate law, gambling regulation, and intellectual property protection procedures.
Also he aided local colleges in their development and transformation into regulated Universities and acts as a standing consultant on their compliance with applicable legislation. He also lectures as a teaching staff on Health Legislation at Frederick University (Cyprus).
Specialties: Commercial and Criminal Litigation, Labour and Health & Safety Regulation, Gambling Regulation, Universities & Colleges Regulation, Intellectual Property Regulation and Information Technology Regulation.
Christos is involved in Litigation, particularly in cases connected to Commercial Law (both in the civil and criminal dimension), Financial Markets Litigation, Corporate Litigation and Intellectual Property cases, all with great success.
Examples are civil actions involving claims for the liquidation of corporations by reason of deadlock in its decision-making and management bodies, claims for the recovery of funds unlawfully obtained or paid to third parties, claims for damages by reason of civil wrongs (torts) or crimes committed against the company or against its shareholders, breach of Directors’ duties or other, claims for compensation for stock market and other regulated markets manipulation, claims for damages resulting from regulated investment firms, breach of statutory duties, cases involving infringements of copyright and other intellectual property rights. Moreover, under his commercial expertise he is involved in corporate debt collection through debt collection procedures, but also on debt restructuring through company law procedures.
Examples of criminal cases are those consisting of offences related to Financial Crimes, Fraud and Misrepresentation, Anti-Money Laundering Proceedings, Failure in Executing Directors’ duties, Preparing and Circulating Forged Documents offences, Forged Accounts offences, Unlawful Making of Profit related offences, Financial Services and other Regulatory offences and other related offences.
Inevitably, he is regularly involved in cases which require the issuing of interim orders to safeguard the fruitful conclusion of litigation. Examples of such orders are the popular Mareva Injunction, but also Norwich Pharmacal and Anton Piller orders.
Christos himself is a professor of Health Legislation at Frederick University (Cyprus).