The capital markets operate within the confines of complex and highly technical regulatory frameworks, with increasing demands for compliance. Our team helps companies successfully enter and navigate the capital markets.
We advise on financial services, investment, securities, and capital markets laws, for domestic businesses, implicating in most cases the supervisory authority of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), as well as EU and international businesses.
We advise and carry out all relevant legal work for services pertaining to investment, market abuse and conduct, securities, market transparency and prospectus laws and regulations, disclosure requirements for all types of financial instruments.
We offer specialized services in respect of all aspects of securitization, securities and derivatives and we secure licenses and authorizations, and advise investment services companies, multi-trading facilities, investment firms, alternative investment funds and fund managers, UCITS, fund management companies, public companies, foreign exchange companies and brokers.
We serve public companies in their Initial Public Offerings and in becoming listed to the markets of the Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE), including compliance with Prospectus Obligations, and we particularly support small and emerging companies in relation to the Emerging Companies Market of the CSE.
We offer the following indicative services:
- Advice on whether and how to apply for a license from the competent authority, typically CySEC, depending on the client’s business objectives and activities; assessment of pros and cons, including compliance and disclosure obligations, legal risks and costs.
- Preparation of all documentation and forms, and submission with CySEC to obtain license and authorisation depending on the entity.
- To secure CySEC license and authorisation, we coordinate with CySEC, and handle and oversee the legal aspects of the relevant application to obtain license.
- Preparation of prospectus and handling of all processes to list companies to the Stock Exchange and hold security offerings.