Archive for August, 2016

We are proud to announce that Chambers and Partners has ranked us ‘Band 2’ for Private Wealth Law for 2016 and listed us as the World Leading High Net Worth Advisers for 2016.

We are proud to announce that Chambers and Partners has selected Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC as the receiver of ‘Band 2’ ranking in Private Wealth Law for 2016, as well as being  the World Leading High Net Worth Advisers for 2016.

Chambers & Partners is a worldwide network running since 1990, and currently cover 185 jurisdictions. Chambers & Partners and its rankings have featured in many notable publications around the world. The organization’s editorial and research team are top-notch when it comes to assessing the world’s businesses.

International In-house Counsel, which is an independent journal, conducted a survey of over 20,000 in-house counsels from around the world. In the survey, they asked lawyers: “If you use directories to identify law firms / individuals, which do you use?”. The results indicated Chambers & Partners receiving 51% of the votes.

The rankings are based on the research of 150 full-time editors and researchers employed at their head office in London. They speak to lawyers and clients all year round, conducting in-depth telephone interviews, as well having a team comprised of multi-lingual researchers trained in the techniques of investigative research.

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Our law firm has been noted by sources for

                                                                                           ” providing good services in private client law and litigation”

as well as ,being recognised for the vast international coverage which includes our presence in 7 other international locations.

We are praised for private wealth management work with sources highlighting our

                                        ” rather impressive clientele when it comes to high net worth individuals, and long experience in the Russian market”.

We are very proud of our Trusts and Estates Team to be specifically mentioned  for their work related to the Cyprus International Trusts creation, for the purpose of wealth structuring and also the assistance in estate planning such as the preparations of wills and trust deeds.

Our Migration Department  also received high praise for their excellent work in the processes of acquiring residence permits and citizenship for clients.

Mr. Christodoulos G. Vassiliades has also been recommended as a key contact.

2016 proves to be an extremely successful year for us and we have shown once again excellence not only in our expertise but in service.

We pride ourselves in providing excellent service to all our clients and are particularly pleased when our efforts are recognised and rewarded.

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We are proud to announce that we have been awarded by Corporate LiveWire the Cyprus Financial Services Law Firm for 2016 award

We are proud to announce that Corporate LiveWire has selected Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC as the receiver of the Cyprus Financial Services Law Firm for 2016 global award.

Corporate LiveWire is a member of Fenice Media Ltd., a publishing house with an worldwide presence. Fenice Media offers a number of platforms for linking its clients with an exclusive global audience.  The principal products offer daily-updated content along with regular magazine publications that can be viewed on all digital platforms. Corporate LiveWire provides business professionals and individuals in the corporate sector with information on the latest news and developments from around the globe. The resource offers regular up to date content on an array of subject areas such as corporate transactions, international markets, business strategy and changes in legislation.

Corporate LiveWire also incorporates a unique deal section looking at transactions happening around the world every day. Companies involved in mergers, acquisitions, IPO’s, MBO’s and raising finance are explored in detail. A range of transactions are covered from small local mergers to headline cross border acquisitions. The section also reflects on the effect these deals will have on the sector and the wider corporate economy. As a prominent news resource, Corporate LiveWire also celebrates excellence with corporate awards categories in popular programmes.  The Corporate LiveWire has granted awards in Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Finance, Innovation and Excellence, and more.  With daily updates, leading affiliations and a team of journalists exploring every region, they aim to be the number one resource for news and developments across the corporate and business community.

Corporate LiveWire achievements of the most successful individuals, companies and organisations over the last 12 months.The awards stem largely from industries featured in the Corporate LiveWire Expert Guides. Award categories include a wide variety of specialist fields and are highly acclaimed from their peers.

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The Financial Services Practice Group of Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC prides itself on the strength and experience of its team members who have strong academic credentials and experience in the field of financial services. The group regularly advises financial institutions as well as institutional and individual clients on related questions. We provide assistance on and handle licensing applications to the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (the ‘Regulator’) related to Cyprus Investment Firms (CIFs), Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)(both for experienced investors and retail) and Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS). We offer a comprehensive package of services vis-à-vis the licensing procedure, undertaking the completion of all the forms to be submitted to the regulator, liaise with the regulator and when necessary and prepare drafts of any requisite documents (such as offering memoranda, internal business procedures manual, AML manual, custody and administration agreements, service provider agreements, etc.). Moreover, we undertake training and support for asset managers and investment funds.

2016 proves to be an extremely successful year for us and we have shown once again excellence not only in our expertise but in service.

We pride ourselves in providing excellent service to all our clients and are particularly pleased when our efforts are recognised and rewarded.