Gaming, entertainment, AI, software, FinTech, PayTech, blockchain, telecommunications, cybersecurity, sourcing, online commerce and new media, commercial contracts, IT services and disputes.

Advising many leading local and international technology companies, throughout a broad range of areas from corporate transactions to Intellectual Property and consumer protection. Our technology team provides support to clients in the field, start-ups and companies that develop/create or are enabled by technology or whose business model is fundamentally based on technology and e-commerce.

The advancement of technology has brought remarkable changes in the usage of electronic devices/services and because of such incline of technology, a strong legal framework is continuously being developed to ensure protection both for businesses and consumers in order to cover the technological changes and online business transactions, internet marketing, electronic money transfers and mobile commerce.

Our team is also able to assist on e-commerce related matters and provide support on legal requirements to Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumers (B2C) transactions, giving emphasis on data protection, intellectual property, consumer protection and payment issues.

We can advise on a variety of technology & e-commerce related matters, particularly:

  • E-Commerce and consumer protection; we assist with the drafting and reviewing of terms and conditions, misleading unfair commercial practices and consumer rights
  • Data Protection & Privacy
  • Intellectual property, including software licensing, trademark, copyright protection and infringement
  • Electronic payments
  • Electronic Signatures

Contact

George Economides

Partner

George Economides

Partner

+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 tax, real-estate, immigration and technology with IP & GDPR and he is also involved in the firm’s business development, marketing and operational activities. George is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association, a member of the Individual Tax and Private Client Committee of the International Bar Association and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

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.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, University of Westminster

MEMBERSHIPS

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

Xenia Kasapi

Advocate

Xenia Kasapi

Advocate

+357 25 866 480
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Xenia holds a Bachelor of Laws from The University of Sheffield and a Master of Commercial Law from University of Bristol and has successfully completed a professional course in Arbitration Law at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Cyprus Branch). She is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association and a member of Arbitrators in the Charted Institute of Arbitrators.

Xenia is the Head of the Intellectual Property & Data Protection Department, specialising in Information technology (including e-commerce), data protection, intellectual property and commercial law. Xenia gained international expertise whilst dealing with multiple legal issues in various jurisdictions worldwide and currently has extensive experience in corporate finance transactions, corporate and commercial law, intellectual property, liquidation proceedings and data protection matters. She advises on privacy related issues across all industries in the likes of communication companies, pharmaceutical and health care organizations, IT and software licensing and development and cloud computing. Xenia is also assisting companies with establishing and maintaining data privacy and security compliance matters and is drafting and reviewing commercial transaction documents.

Xenia regularly contributes on articles publications. She was the author of Cyprus Investments Funds Association (CIFA) (Articles 2018, 2019) and she also contributed to other publications published in Mondaq, one of which was awarded and ranked as very popular in the topic of Data Protection Law.

Xenia has also participated in lecture programs on data protection, commercial law and intellectual property. She is a lecturer on Business Law and lectures to undergraduates at Cyprus College supported by the European University Cyprus.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, The University of Sheffield
Master of Laws, University of Bristol
MCIArb

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association
Charted Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

Publications

Contributions - 28 Aug 2020

1st Edition of the ICLG Digital Business 2020

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