Law fast-tracking large projects not working

Despite legislation recently introduced to fast-track permits for large construction projects, state services are ill-prepared to respond, argue developers. Developers and industry stakeholders have welcomed the approval of a bill that facilitates

Major law, audit firms fear sanctions smear

Top lawyers and accounting firms fear being placed on the US and UK sanctions lists as they have clients whom are Russian oligarchs sanctioned following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Quoted by Politis

Law to stop charges on credit card purchases

Parliament wants to end retailers charging customers a surcharge for paying with plastic money by taking advantage of loopholes in the existing legislation. Under a 2021 law, all businesses offering services are

Sex ed law blocked

President Nicos Anastasiades has referred the contentious sex education bill back to parliament, deeming it unconstitutional. Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou had argued that the government found the bill unconstitutional as introducing a

President agrees to foreclosure law extension

President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday signed the foreclosures law extension until January, despite the government’s previous insistence on defrosting it. In an unexpected move, the President signed the law he had referred

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