Is London still the World’s Global Financial Centre?
Firms in the UK give us an update.
Is Cyprus an alternative destination for Londoners?
Agenda (UK Time):

14:00 : Introduction

By Savvas Kyriakides, Founder & President of Great Britain-Cyprus Business Association

14:10: 10 Inbound to the UK in 2011 compared to post Brexit 2021 and what is coming in 2022

Speaker: Stephen Coleclough, Principal at Caesium International, London, UK

14:25: The implications of relocation to the UK.

Speaker: Alessia Paoletto, Private client (Tax) Lawyer at Withersworldwide

14:40: The impact of Brexit on the enforcement of judgements between Cyprus and the EU and what are the alternatives.
Speaker: Eleni Polycarpou, Partner, Co-Head of International Arbitration at Withersworldwide

14:55: UK companies relocating in Cyprus – tax benefits.

Speaker: Maria Georgiou, Chief Financial Officer at M. Kyprianou Accounting Services Limited


15:10: An overview of Cyprus companies: characteristics and requirements

Speaker: Xenia Neophytou, Director at C.X. Financia Ltd

15:30 – 16:00 Q & A Time:

The last half an hour has been provided to attendees to raise their questions to the speakers

Moving closer to the "New normal"
How ready are we?
What changes we should expect
Agenda (UK Time):

14:00 : Introduction

By Savvas Kyriakides, Founder & President of Great Britain-Cyprus Business Association

14:10 "Cyprus Tourism: The restart"

Speaker: Philokypros Roussounides, Director General of Cyprus Hotel Association

14:25: “Permanent Residency Permit – New Investment Criteria”

Speaker: Natalie Petrides, Partner at KINANIS LLC

14:40: “Cyprus as a destination for headquarter establishment and relocation & the new investment criteria for acquisition of permanent residency”
Speaker: Giorgos Avraamides, Partner, Head of Legal at Pelaghias, Christodoulou, Vrachas LLC

14:55: “Cyprus International Trusts: A Legacy for Generations”

Speaker: Nicky Xenofontos, Lawyer, Managing Director of N. Xenofontos LLC


15:10: “Cyprus Funds and Fund Managers explained”

Speaker: Xenia Neophytou, Director at C.X. Financia Ltd

15:30 – 16:00 Q & A Time:

The last half an hour has been provided to attendees to raise their questions to the speakers

Cyprus and United Kingdom:
The promising Lands?
Services and Opportunities
Agenda (UK Time):

14:00 : Introduction

By Savvas Kyriakides, Founder & President of Great Britain-Cyprus Business Association

14:05 "Welcome Speech"

Speaker: Natasa Pilides, Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Cyprus

14:15 :  “Real Estate Investment Opportunities in Cyprus & UK”

 

Speaker: Dr George Mountis, Managing Partner, Delfi Partners & Company

14:30 : "‘Cyprus – Great Britain business relations post Brexit: Divorce or long-distance relationship?"


Speaker: Andrea Kallis, Partner at Elias Neocleous & Co. LLC

14:45 : “Overview of Cyprus Banking - Efficiency in a stricter regulatory environment”

 

Speaker: Michalis Michael, Head of International Banking Unit (IBU), AstroBank

 

15:00 : "Banking Service UK & General information about UK Companies"

 

Speaker: Stella Zenios, Exsus Croup, Executive Director, Exsus International Ltd (Part of the Exsus Group)

15:10 : “An overview of the requirements for UK companies, both in terms of corporate and tax requirements in the UK”

Speakers: Nik Shah – Tax Partner Alex Chrysaphiades – Audit & Accounts Partner

15:20: “Cyprus Financial Services Industry and Post-Brexit Implications and Opportunities”

Speaker: Xenia Neophytou, Director at C.X. Financia Ltd

15:30 – 16:00 Q & A Time:

The last half an hour has been provided to attendees to raise their questions to the speakers

Is Cyprus the perfect place for Relocation, investment, or retirement?
Agenda (UK Time):

14:00 – 14:10 : Introduction

14:10 :  “Welcome Speech”

 

Speaker: Andreas Kakouris, High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus in the UK

14:20 : "Cyprus remains a reputable international business centre’ "

 

Speaker: Philippos Raptopoulos, EY Cyprus, Partner - Tax and Law Leader

 

14:30 : “IP Box Regime about individuals/companies who wish to relocate to Cyprus and continue their business through EU”

 

Speaker: Charalambos Meivatzis, Partner, Head of Tax, Accounting and VAT, Kinanis LLC

 

14:40 : "Cypriot Citizenship:  Cypriots that have Immigrated to the UK are still eligible for a Cypriot Passport"

 

Speaker: Savvas Savvides, Partner at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

14:50 : “CYPRUS – An attractive property destination”

Speaker: Antonis Pisharas, Overseas Business Development and Sales Executive

15:00 – 15:30: Q & A Time:

The last half an hour has been provided to attendees to raise their questions to the speakers

Market overview and New laws for 2021
Agenda (UK Time):

14:00 – 14:10 : Introduction

14:10 :  “Welcome Speech”

 

Speaker: Andreas Kyprianou, Member of Cyprus House of Representatives, Chairman of the House Standing Committee on Energy, Trade, Industry and Tourism

14:20 : "Cyprus Property Market Overview – Investment Opportunities"

 

Speaker: Nicolas Karoullas, CEO at KARMA Group, Cyprus

 

14:30 : “UK Property Market Overview”

 

Speaker: Panicos Loizides, Director at QUEST Property Consultants, UK

 

14:40 : ‘‘Brexit, IP, UK and Cyprus’’

 

Speaker: Nick Kounoupias, CEO & Founder at Kounoupias I P

14:50 : “GDPR and Brexit – What changes for UK businesses processing personal data?

 

Speaker: Alexandra Kokkinou, Advocate at Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC

15:00 – 15:30: Q & A Time:

The last half an hour has been provided to attendees to raise their questions to the speakers

2021 is around the corner
Agenda (UK Time):

14:00 – 14:10 : Introduction

By Savvas Kyriakides, Founder & President of Great Britain-Cyprus Business Association

14:10:  Welcome Speech

 

Speaker: Photis Photiou, Presidential Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus

14:20 : '’Cyprus remains a reputable international business centre’’'

 

Speaker: Philippos Raptopoulos, Partner - Tax and Law Leader, EY Cyprus

 

14:30 : “First and Second Lockdown UK Real Estate Market Trends”

 

Speaker: George Constant, Partner at Spector Constant & Williams

 

14:40 : "The Cyprus Non-Domicile tax regime for individuals"

Speaker: Petros Rialas, Director, Head of Tax at Totalserve Management Ltd

 

14:50 : “2021 is around the corner and Cyprus rises stronger”

 

Speaker: Christakis Christodoulou, Inland Sales Manager at Aristo Developers

15:00 – 15:30: Q & A Time:

The last half an hour has been provided to attendees to raise their questions to the speakers

Buying or Relocating to Cyprus?
Agenda (UK Time):

14:00 – 14:10 : Introduction

14:10:  Cyprus; a closer look

 

Speaker: Vassiliki Anastasiadou, Ex Minister of Transports, Communications and Works of The Republic of Cyprus.

14:20 : 'How to avoid pitfalls when purchasing in property in Cyprus'

 

Speaker: Giovanis Kouzalis, CEO at G. Kouzalis LLC

 

14:30 : ‘The tax incentives for both individuals and legal entities with respect to relocating to Cyprus’

 

Speaker: Charalambos Meivatzis, Partner, Head of Tax, Accounting and VAT at KINANIS LLC

 

14:40 : 'Relocation, holiday homes and living in Cyprus' – “Domenica Group, your Cyprus home provider since 1961’’

Speaker: Panagiotis Vladimirou, Business Development Manager at Domenica Group

 

14:50 : Alternative Investments

 

Speaker: Xenia Neophytou, Director at C.X.Financia Ltd

15:00 – 15:30: Q & A Time:

The last half an hour has been provided to attendees to raise their questions to the speakers

The Day After Brexit
Agenda (UK Time):

14:00 – 14:10 : Introduction

14:10 :  The transformation of the Cyprus Investment Programme (CIP) and the way to the Cyprus Residency’

 

Speaker: Savvas Savvides, Director-Partner at

Michael Kyprianou & Co., Cyprus.

14:20 : Brexit – some facts, plus a little bit of opinion

 

Speaker: Stephen Coleclough, owner and principal –

International Tax adviser

Caesium International LLP, UK.

 

14:30 : Benefits of living in Cyprus - General introduction to Korantina Homes and the lifestyle of Cyprus

 

Speaker: Raj Brar, Business Development Manager at

KORANTINA Homes, Cyprus.

 

14:40 : Alternative Banking Solutions for EU & UK companies in the UK

 

Speaker: Stella Zenios, Executive Director, Exsus International, Member of Exsus Group, Cyprus & UK.

 

14:50 : Brexit – how ready are you?

 

Speaker: Alexander Chrysaphiades, FCA, Partner at

Adler Shine LLP, UK.

15:00 – 15:30: Q & A Time:

The last half an hour has been provided to attendees to raise their questions to the speakers

The events were organised by
Great Britain-Cyprus Business Association
Great Britain-Cyprus Business Associatio