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More work needed on Title Deeds

There is still considerable work to be done on what the EC refers to as “the currently dysfunctional Title Deeds issuance and transfer system” in its post-programme surveillance report on Cyprus.

Cyprus advised to do more

The European Commission has issued Cyprus with a number of recommendations to speed the issuance of Title Deeds, reduce NPLs, eliminate impediments in the insolvency and foreclosure frameworks, etc.

50,000 housing units in Cyprus unsold

Up to 50,000 housing units in Cyprus have remained unsold for a considerable time based on the difference between the number of building permits authorised and contracts of sale deposited at Land Registry offices.

EC report highlights non-performing loans

Efforts to restructure non-performing loans have not yet shown tangible results although financial institutions have stepped up their debt restructuring efforts according to a European Commission report.

Lawyers to face price-fixing challenge

A formal legal complaint against the Cyprus Bar Association at the European Competition Commission is planned by an organisation that is challenging the price-fixing of lawyers’ fees in Cyprus for out-of-court cases.

Inheritance in the EU

Citizens of both EU and non-EU countries who are resident in Cyprus may choose which EU country’s courts will have jurisdiction to deal with the inheritance and which law the courts will apply.

Cyprus property title deeds backlog

The unacceptable delays in issuing property Title Deeds by the Cypriot authorities is in the spotlight once again with MEP Vicky Ford requesting an update on progress from the European Commission.

EU says ‘No’ to Limni golf courses

Cyprus is in trouble with the European Commission and has been warned to cancel the building permits for the two golf courses in the Limni area or face the possible consequences.

Cyprus Bar Association in the dock

The Cyprus Bar Association’s minimum fees for out-of-court work violate the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union; a formal legal complaint against the Association at the European Commission is planned.

EC rejects foreclosures laws

The foreclosures laws passed by the Cyprus parliament last Saturday are incompatible with the requirements of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), according to a European Commission spokesman.

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