Payment Service Provider, regulatory compliance and AML, securities, e-wallet, EU passporting rights, drafting of M&AoA, licensing

Our Financial Services Regulatory team consists of lawyers with extensive experience in regulated entities, who are very well acquainted with regulatory systems and regulatory authorities worldwide.

We are able to draft client documentation and advise on a wide range of financial services regulatory matters, including the requirements for new authorizations, minimum capital requirements, regulatory developments and implementation, restrictions and compliance issues.

We can advise on a variety of financial services related matters, particularly with:

  • Banks
  • Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) and Payment Services Institutions (PSIs)
  • Insurance and re-insurance companies
  • Investment funds and fund managers
  • Investment firms (including FX brokers)


Virginia Adamidou

Senior Advocate

Virginia Adamidou

Senior Advocate

+357 25 866 480

Virginia holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Leicester in the UK and a Masters on Business Administration (MBA) from the CIIM. She is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association since 2004. 

She specialises in corporate and commercial matters on issues such as acquisitions and mergers, shareholders agreements, disputes and generally all kinds of corporate transactions. She provides legal representation, support and substantial assistance to clients relating to the acquisition of a real estate in Cyprus by handling the entire property acquisition procedure from the negotiating stage, development, leasing through to the completion. 

Before joining E & G Economides LLC, Virginia was also dealing with litigation cases focusing mostly on banking, tort, real estate and administration proceedings. 

In her current position, Virginia is focusing on corporate & commercial and banking & finance matters, as well as drafting and reviewing corporate agreements of various sorts and legal transactions. 


Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Leicester, UK
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) (CIIM)


Cyprus Bar Association


Legal Briefings - 25 Nov 2021

Registration of Crypto Asset Services Providers (CASPs) in Cyprus

Legal Briefings - 10 Nov 2020

Cyprus Investment Firms (CIFs)

Legal Briefings - 26 Aug 2020

Cyprus Investment Firms (CIFs) - Basic Requirements Guide

Contributions - 26 Aug 2020

8th Edition of the ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2020

Contributions - 26 Aug 2020

7th Edition of the ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2019

Contributions - 26 Aug 2020

6th Edition of the ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2018

Contributions - 26 Aug 2020

5th Edition of the ICLG to Lending & Secured Finance 2017

Contributions - 26 Aug 2020

4th Edition of ICLG Lending - Secured Finance 2016

Legal Briefings - 10 Nov 2020

Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs)

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