The successful launch of the Yacht Registration Centre (Y.R.C.) was achieved on 5th December 2014. Through the creation of Y.R.C., Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC is extending the Firm’s vision a step further, reaching into the heart of the yachting business.
As the name suggests, Yacht Registration Centre is a centre whereby a team of experts, namely lawyers, tax advisors, accountants, administrators and shipping agents, have come together to combine and share their knowledge and experience in the field of yacht registrations in various jurisdictions, allowing clients to make informed choices as to the final step before sailing off; the choice of flag.
Y.R.C. provides full guidance and assistance in the pre-registration and registration processes and offers support in the period following the yacht registration.
In 2014, Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC acquired recognition from Legal 500 (EMEA) in their rankings for Europe, Middle East and Africa regions with regard to Cyprus law firms.
Our Firm was recommended for our contribution in the following areas of expertise:
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute Resolution
- Intellectual Property
- Maritime and Admiralty
For more information on the specific tiers achieved, please visit Awards & Recognition
2014 marks a significant milestone for Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC, as it highlights 30 full years of professional experience. This special anniversary demonstrates the extraordinary and inspiring journey of how a single individual/advocate created a 170 employee law firm with widespread international reach. The Firm is universally cited as being one of the leading law firms in Cyprus.
Since its establishment, the Firm achieved success and rapid growth by providing sound legal advice with professionalism, efficiency and integrity. The Firm has developed and continuous to maintain its strong relationships with clients, partners and networks.
Letter from the Managing Director, Christodoulos G. Vassiliades
We are excited to announce the opening of Vassiliades & Co. (Malta) Ltd in Floriana, Malta on 1st February 2014. This marks another step in a period of expansion for our law firm and we hope to grow even further and that through the Malta office, we will be able to accommodate more clients who wish to benefit from our professional and quality tailored advice.
The address of the new office is 17 Macerata Street, Floriana FRN 1080, Malta. The office is hence located at the heart of the city centre.
The Malta office will cater for all services including Corporate and Immigration. In relation to immigration services, we have obtained the Malta Individual Investor Programme (IIP) License.
In recent times, Malta has become a highly sought after jurisdiction to third country investors, as it is the latest country to offer full citizenship through its new Citizenship-by-Investment programme.
The Maltese Government has recently amended its Citizenship programme to draw investors with the option of obtaining full citizenship (without residence permits), in exchange for a total investment of €1.150.000 (previously €650.000). This, among other important aspects of Malta, seems to be the cause of a rise in the country’s presence in the economic scene.
Malta also offers various favourable corporate tax schemes which when applied may permit a corporate structure to incur tax rates as low as 5%.