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DOING BUSINESS IN GREECE & CYPRUS
Presented by: Thomas Paschos, Andreas Mylonas, and Dimitris Emvalomenos
Tuesday, December 1st
12:00 PM EDT
Thomas Paschos will moderate a discussion between Dimitris Emvalomenos and Andreas Mylonas about doing business in Greece and Cyprus. Topics covered include:
- Corporate Establishment & Legal Environment
- Corporate Tax Environment
- Investment Legislation & Opportunities
- Privatization Program
- Golden Visa and Related Incentives
- Interesting Developments
- Doing business in Cyprus: environment procedures
- Corporate tax
- 60 days rule Cyprus tax residency for individuals
- Cyprus International Trust and Asset protection
Live Interactive Q&A – Bring/Submit Your Questions
Time will be reserved to answer specific questions from attendees and we encourage those in attendance to come with questions prepared. If you would like specific questions addressed, you are invited to submit questions in advance to Kellie Zachman at [email protected].
Thomas Paschos specializes in the defense of professional liability matters, premises liability matters, insurance coverage, employment matters, products liability and commercial litigation. He represents, amongst others, major retail corporations, corporate officers, physicians, dentists, nursing homes, lawyers, accountants, product manufacturers, insurance agents and brokers, architects and engineers, contractors, transportation companies and insurance companies. An experienced trial attorney, with over 35 years of litigation experience, his trial and arbitration skills were enhanced with his LLM degree in Trial Advocacy in 1998 from Temple Law School, which was an advanced one-year trial advocacy program taught by preeminent attorneys and trial advocacy professors. He has also been successful in the appellate courts in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
He has been awarded an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which identifies a lawyer with a very high to preeminent legal ability. As the managing partner of Thomas Paschos & Associates, P.C., he is responsible for managing the firm’s offices in Haddonfield, NJ and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The firm is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, and Tom is the former Chairman of the Professional Liability Practice Group, and also serves as the current chair of Primerus’ Employment and Labor Group. Also, he was formerly the chair for the Lawyers Professional Practice Group of the Professional Liability Defense Federation. He previously served as the Chair of CLM’s Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter. He was first selected as one of Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers in 2004 and continues being part of this select group of attorneys at this time. He was formerly an ARIAS –U.S. Certified Arbitrator.
Tom is the author of numerous insurance industry publications and the presenter of in-house presentations for insurance clients. He advises insurance companies and private corporations in loss prevention strategies and has provided in house presentations in preventing and defending bad faith actions in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He has been a moderator and/or a presenter in the field of professional liability, defense strategies to plaintiff’s reptile theories, and employment practices liability matters for Primerus, PLUS, CLM, major corporations, and the Professional Liability Defense Federation. In addition, he is the co-author of one of the chapters, on “Valuations”, of the recent book entitled: Insurance Agency Risk Management; E & O Exposures in the Sales Process, 2014 Edition, Series 2, published by Thomson Reuters, 2014, and the co-author of one of the chapters, on “Umbrella Policies-Personal and Commercial”, of another book entitled: Insurance Agency Risk Management; E & O Exposures By Line of Business, 2014 Edition, Series 3, published by Thomson Reuters, 2014.
Tom is a graduate of Temple University School of Law, from where he received his J.D. in 1985, and L.L.M. in Trial Advocacy in 1998, and Drexel University where he received his B.S. in 1982. He is admitted to practice in the federal and state courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, and has a statewide practice in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Andreas Mylonas is an experienced and practicing lawyer in Limassol Cyprus. He is the founder and Managing Partner of AMG Mylonas & Associates, LLC law firm based in Limassol, Cyprus.
Driven by professionalism and ethics, he takes pride in providing the best legal advice and solutions possible. In addition to his primary job functions, Andreas has been recognized and highly rated by the world’s leading legal directories, such as the Legal 500, and has received numerous awards, including ‘Renewable Energy Sector Law firm of the Year 2017 in Cyprus’, awarded by Corporate INTL; ‘Corporate law firm of the year in Cyprus’, awarded by ACQ5 and Cyprus Tax lawyer of the year 2018. The 2019 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East, and Africa has recommended and Recognized, AMG Mylonas Law, as a Leading Law Firm in the fields of *Commercial, corporate and M&A* and in the field of *Tax*.
Andreas’ main areas of practice are Commercial, Corporate, Company and Tax areas of law, both in Legal Consultancy and Litigation, with special expertise in Corporate advisory, International Tax Planning, and Trusts & estate planning. He undertakes Capital markets and private equity transactions, corporate structuring and M&As, Negotiations, Property Law and Conveyancing, and Renewable Energy Advisory. He regularly deals with investment management transactions, advising on corporate and regulatory issues relating to Trusts, wealth protection and investment companies.
Andreas recently engaged as the legal advisor and protector of more than 200 UK Trusts redomiciled in Cyprus under the Cyprus International Trust law. Also, Andreas is a visiting lecturer in Trust law at Cyprus International Institute of Management.
Andreas in January 2019 was appointed from the President of Cyprus and the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cyprus, member of the Board of Directors of Cyprus Sports Organization.
Andreas is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Employers and Industrialist Federation (OEB), the most powerful independent organization in Cyprus comprising of 65 of the main professional/sectoral Associations, as well as hundreds of companies from the Manufacturing, Services, Commercial, Construction and Agricultural Sectors. OEB is established as a dynamic force in Cyprus’ socio-economic development and welfare and acts as the main advocate and representative of the business community.
Dimitris Emvanlomenos is an experienced and practicing Lawyer (LL.M.) in Athens, Greece.
He is a Managing Partner of “Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners” (BGP) Law Firm, based in Athens, Greece.
He is also an Accredited Mediator of the Greek Ministry of Justice & of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), London, UK.
Dimitris is leading Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners’ Commercial section. He specializes in the fields of Commercial Law (Contracts, Corporate, etc.), Product Liability /Safety, Consumer Law, Competition /Antitrust Law, Network Agreements (Agency, Distribution, etc.), M&As, Privatizations and Projects Structure, Securities /NPLs, Commercial Law Litigation, ADR /Mediation.
His essential work mottos are: meticulous preparation, careful collection and scrupulous examination of information and data, exhaustive planning, diligence, persistence and flexibility in proceeding, pre-emptive approach, business orientation, seeking actual interests and alternative solutions.
With attention to detail, project management capabilities and over 30-year experience, Dimitris has assisted numerous international and Greek clients navigate a variety of complex commercial deals and resolve highly demanding disputes.
Dimitris is a member of the Piraeus Bar Association, Greek Commercial Lawyers’ Association, Competition Law Partnership, Greek Association for Arbitration, Greek Association of Law & Economics, Hellenic Association for Financial Law, International Bar Association (IBA – SBL Committees C, L, M, S), International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), EODID (Athens Mediation and Arbitration Organization), Hellenic Union of Mediators (EED).
He is also an Exchange Network Member of CEDR, the Correspondent for Greece for the European Justice Forum (EJF) and the Country Chair for Greece for DRI Europe (the European Branch of DRI International).
Dimitris is the author of numerous articles on topics of his practice areas, regularly published in Greek and International journals and magazines. Amongst others, his most recent contributions to publications include the following titles: “Product Recall 2021” by Law Business Research Ltd, “Product Liability and Safety” – Global Guide 2020 by Thomson Reuters, “Product Liability 2020”, 18th Edition, by ICLG (International Comparative Legal Guides), “Merger Control Guide 2020” by World Law Group, “Private Placement of Funds 2019” / “Passporting AIF 2019” / “Passporting (UCITS) 2019” – Greece published by CMS, etc. For more information, please see at BGP’s site (www.bahagram.com).
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