Insights: Joint Ventures in Cyprus

A Joint Venture is where two parties agree to pool their resources for the purpose of accomplishing a specific task. A joint venture can be created by (a) a contractual agreement between the parties (b) setting up separate legal entity (c) establishing a partnership and (d) establishing a European Economic Interest Grouping

Insights: Cross Border Mergers of Cyprus Limited Liability Companies

Following the implementation of Directive 2005/56/EC (Cross-border Mergers Directive) into local law by Law 2 of 186(I) of 2007, Cyprus Companies Law, Cap. 113 now provides the framework for cross-border mergers of limited liabilities companies, where at least one of the merging limited liability companies is a Cyprus company or where the limited liability company resulting from the cross-border merger is a Cyprus company.