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Property developers & banks face legal action

The Cyprus Consumer Protection Service (CCPS) has registered 56 applications at court against property developers and banks in connection with abusive clauses in consumer...

EC approves scheme for vulnerable borrowers

The European Commission has approved a Cypriot scheme providing partial debt write-off to distressed, socially vulnerable borrowers with loans secured by primary residences. The...

Battle lines drawn in foreclosures’ row

The ongoing tussle between the government camp and the opposition over freezing bank foreclosures has turned into a kabuki theatre of sorts, both sets...

Freeze on foreclosures extended despite warnings

MPs on Thursday passed a law to further extend a moratorium on home foreclosures despite warnings of the potential consequences from the government and...

Golden passports inquiry’s report published

Cyprus' Law Office has released the final report of the Inquiry Committee probe into the issuing of passports under the citizenship for investment scheme...

Punish golden passports crime

Last October, the international broadcaster Al Jazeera released a damning investigative report on how a convicted criminal can obtain a European passport in Cyprus...

EU demands respect for Cyprus Audit Office

The EU has come out in support of the Cyprus Audit Office and Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides in his efforts to investigate the island's...

Cyprus files first golden passport prosecution

Cyprus has filed its first criminal prosecution in a disgraced citizenship by investment (aka golden passport) scheme abolished last year after an Al Jazeera’s...

Final Approval Certificate

There has been discussion recently about the Certificate of Final Approval (CFA) for someone to occupy a building or unit in Cyprus and whether...

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