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Alleged corruption in Cyprus property industry

The problems associated with buying property in Cyprus have again been brought to the attention of the European Union following a question raised in the EU Parliament by Scottish MEP Ian Hudghton.

MEP calls on EU to protect those buying homes abroad

MEP Diana Wallis has increased her efforts to resolve the problems faced by thousands of expatriates who have purchased overseas property in EU member states with the publication of a booklet “European Property Rights and Wrongs”.

EC asked to rule on unfair commercial practices

The Island’s property laws and consumers’ rights are about to come under the scrutiny of the European Commission following a written question to the European Parliament by Irish MEP Seán Kelly.

MEP supports those affected by the property scandals

This week, Sajjad Karim MEP gave his support to those UK citizens who have bought property in the Republic of Cyprus and have been affected by the on-going issues regarding the ownership of their homes.

Alpha Panareti named in MEP question

Alpha Panareti, a Cyprus property developer based in Paphos, has been named in a question raised in the European Parliament by MEP for Scotland George Lyon in connection with EU citizens who have been defrauded by property investment schemes.

Cyprus developer Alpha Panareti named in MEP question

Alpha Panareti, a Cyprus property development company, was named in a question raised in the European Parliament by Derek Roland Clark MEP for East Midlands region who is seeking advice for one of his constituents.

Are property developers breaking EU law?

In her reply to a request to send a fact-finding mission to Cyprus to investigate the Title Deed problems, European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding said that “the Commission can only intervene if an issue of European Union law is involved.”

Dear Mr Attorney-General

In an open letter to the Cyprus Attorney General, Petros Clerides, Gavin Jones wants to know what it will take to get a reply to his complaint filed with the Disciplinary Board of Advocates a year ago.

Europe says developers in breach of EU Directive

MEP Ashley Fox’s questions in the European Parliament concerning unscrupulous developers in Cyprus who make misleading claims regarding building and planning approvals are in breach the ‘Unfair Commercial Practices Directive’.

Europe rejects call for Cyprus fact-finding mission

A call by MEP Daniel Hannan in the European Parliament for a fact-finding mission to Cyprus to investigate the numerous Title Deed problems has been rejected by Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission.

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