Former CySEC chief takes on system

Massive abuse of system led to thousands of passports being issued illegally   Demetra Kalogerou was the longest serving Chair at the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission with a reputation for building

Cyprus needs to do more to combat corruption

Cyprus will need to do more to combat corruption, by introducing a dedicated anti-corruption policy focussing on high-ranking officials and the police, said the Council of Europe’s Group of States Against Corruption

Curious case of sanctions

By Sandra Nebritova   The recent sanctions imposed on a number of Cypriot companies and individuals has cast yet another shadow on our beautiful island. As reported previously, the sanctions have been imposed


Radical changes in EU AML rules

By Sandra Nebritova The European Commission has presented a new package of changes on the legislation in the approach to Anti-money laundering. This new package consists of four main points and addresses


CySEC embraces innovation

By Sandra Nebritova This month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) published a consultation paper on improving the facilitation of customer due diligence with innovative technologies. This opens a completely new chapter


A passport to due diligence

By Sandra Nebritova It has been several weeks now, that the media is buzzing about the leaked information on the individuals that have managed to obtain Cyprus citizenship. Investigations were quickly opened