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)


George Economides


George Economides


+357 25 866 480
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George is a partner at E & G Economides LLC. He is also the Vice-Chairman of Totalserve Management Limited, an award-winning international corporate services provider which is headquartered in Cyprus.

George obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Westminster. Further to his studies, George has gained extensive experience in accounting, auditing and tax matters with a leading Cyprus accountancy firm.

His area of focus is private client work, immigration and real-estate and he is also involved in the group’s business development, marketing and operational activities. George is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association, a member of the Private Client Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and International Tax Planning Association (ITPA). He also currently serves as Treasurer to the Board of Directors of STEP Cyprus as well as vice-president to the Cyprus Bar Associations’ committee for Business Relocation.

He frequently works with HNWIs and international law firms and associates providing advice in restructurings, investments, acquisitions and disposals of either assets, intangible assets or real estate. He also represents and generally advises international companies and group of companies that have relocated and headquartered to Cyprus such as ship-owning, ship-management, e-commerce, investment, financial services and real-estate companies.

George has also been recognized by the Legal500, a leading legal directory and over the years, has co-authored various publications on consecutive occasions as regards to M&A, tax, lending & finance and technology/digital business.


Bachelor of Laws, University of Westminster


Cyprus Bar Association
International Bar Association
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners


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8th Edition of the ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2020

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7th Edition of the ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2019

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6th Edition of the ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2018

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

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Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs)

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