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Parliament lifts bank bailout burden from taxpayers

Depositors are to be better protected by one of a number of measures approved by the European Parliament earlier today and there will be less political meddling to keep ailing bank costs down.

MEP questions compliance with MoU (update)

UPDATE 10/12/2013 – MEP Daniel Hannan has raised a question in the European Parliament asking the Commission what action it is taking to ensure that Cyprus complies with the requirements of the MoU as agreed with the troika.

MEP questions permits for real estate investments

Timothy Kirkhope, MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber, has raised a question in the European Parliament concerning the issue of residence permits to third country nationals investing in real estate.

Rules to limit risks for home buyers

In a move that has come too late to help those who bought property in Cyprus with home loans denominated in Swiss Francs, the European Parliament has outlined rules to limit risks for home buyers.

Cypriot property Title Deeds (updated)

Daniel Hannan, MEP for South East England, has raised a question in the European Parliament to eradicate any doubt that Title Deeds issued as part of Cyprus’ bailout conditions will be unencumbered.

Buyers’ grievences heard in EU Parliament

The European Parliament’s Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection heard from a petitioner about the problems he encountered when buying property in Cyprus.

Cyprus property mis-selling disputes

A research briefing paper concerning property mis-selling disputes in Cyprus is available on-line at the Libraries of the House of Commons and House of Lords and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology.

Pay developers’ debts or lose your home

MEP Edward McMillan-Scott has raised a question in the European Parliament asking whether Cyprus has contravened the UCPD and what can the EU do to protect the rights of property buyers.

EU still progressing Cyprus property issues

Replying to recent questions raised in the European Parliament by MEPs Daniel Hannan and David Martin, Commission Vice-president Viviane Reding has provided an update on progress.

Why is the EU withholding information?

MEP Sir Graham Watson has asked the European Union to explain why certain documents concerning a case involving property in Cyprus have not been made available to a person he referred to as ‘X’.

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