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Money laundering assessment

Cyprus is to undergo a money laundering assessment from a Council of Europe committee comprising a group of experts from Moneyval following negative reports in the international media.

Leptos wins appeal to build next to Coral Bay

Cyprus property development company Leptos Estates has won an appeal to build next to the blue-flagged Coral Bay beach in Paphos; plans include the construction of 22 villas and services.

Owners of destroyed homes in Pissouri on BBC

Owners of devastated properties in the lakes (Limnes) area of Pissouri featured on the BBC One programme ‘Inside Out South’ broadcast on Monday 24th September 2018 at 19:30 (UK time)..

Sea caves development a ‘litany of irregularities’

A special audit report into the procedures that resulted in the desecration of the sea caves area of Pegeia in Paphos on the west coast of Cyprus has uncovered a litany of irregularities.

Larnaca marina plans on track

The competition process to develop Larnaca marina and port are back on track and the tender documents will be delivered today (Friday) after the Transport Ministry rebutted claims that the project was beset by legal complications.

Larnaca to get its first Mall

Larnaca is set to see the construction of its first Mall within the next 18 months as part of a new facelift, while local authorities prepare to address challenges it will bring; town planning permits have been issued.

Larnaca marina development plans stalled

The competition process to develop Larnaca marina and port have been delayed yet again – this time by extensions to the tender document placing a ceiling on the annual tonnage that can be handled by the port.

Bank of Cyprus confirms Apollo NPLs sale

The Bank of Cyprus has announced that it has negotiated the sale of a portfolio of non-performing loans with a contractual balance of €5.7 billion to alternative investment manager Apollo Global Management LLC.

Apollo close to buying Cyprus NPLs

Apollo Global Management LLC is the preferred bidder to buy a non-performing loan (NPL) portfolio being sold by Bank of Cyprus Holdings Plc according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Limni golf resort is now down to EU

Although planning permits for the controversial multi-Euro golf course and resort complex at Limni have been issued, the EU has yet to receive details to ensure they comply with their environmental recommendations.

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