Invest Cyprus Roadshow 2020 UK - Digital Series

 Cyprus’s proposition for the UK’s financial services industry

  • Why Cyprus is an attractive Post Brexit solution for UK Financial Services Firms
  •  What makes Cyprus an ideal jurisdiction within the European Single Market offering access to high growth markets
  •  An EU jurisdiction with a robust and innovative regulatory framework

EVENT PROGRAMME (11:00-13:00 GMT+1)

11:00-11:05   Chair’s Introduction
                       Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou,
Board Member, Invest Cyprus

11:05-11:15   Welcome Address
                       Michalis P. Michael, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Invest Cyprus

11:15-11:25  Cyprus Economic Outlook & Investment Climate, Invest Cyprus 

  • Response to COVID-19
  • Overview of the Cyprus Economy
  • Key Sectors of the Cyprus Economy
  • Cyprus as an Investment Destination: Investment Climate and Market Opportunities
  • Working and Living in Cyprus

George Campanellas, CEO, Invest Cyprus

11:25-11:45  Session I: Doing Business in Cyprus An ideal business base for UK Financial Services firms

  • Establishing a regional office / Presence in Cyprus
  • Key Benefits for Corporations
  • Key Benefits for Individuals (Employees Living and Working in Cyprus)
  • Tax & Regulatory Framework

Charalambos Prountzos, Managing Partner, Prountzos & Prountzos LLC – EY Law
Charalambos Meivatzis, Partner, Head of Accounting and Tax Department, Kinanis LLC

                   Questions & Discussion

11:45-12:10 Session II: INVEST CYPRUS SPOTLIGHT ON: FinTech 

Fintech – Payment E-money Institutions Issues from an EU Perspective – Developments in Cyprus
Constantinos Herodotou, Governor, Central Bank of Cyprus

  • Payment Institutions Fintech
  • Electronic Money Institutions

Costas Mavrides, Associate, Chrysostomides 
Christia Evagorou,
Senior Manager, International Private Clients - Funds, EMI & PI Services, PwC Cyprus

                    Questions & Discussion

12:10-12:40 Session III: INVEST CYPRUS SPOTLIGHT ON: Investment Funds & Asset Management   

In Conversation with Dr. George Theocharides, Vice-Chairman, Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission 

  • Cyprus Regulated Funds: Current Status and Benefits
  • Cyprus: A Must Consider EU Jurisdiction
  • Cyprus Funds Case Studies
  • MiFID Firms and Wealth Management


  • Andreas Yiasemides, President, Cyprus Investment Funds Association
  • Demetris Taxitaris, Chief Executive Officer, MAP S.Platis
  • Antonis Rouvas, Board Member, Asset Management, Advisory Services, KPMG in Cyprus
  • Panikos Teklos, Partner, Risk Advisory & Wealth Advisory Services Leader, Deloitte

Questions & Discussion

 12:40-12:50 Session IV: INVEST CYPRUS SPOTLIGHT ON: Insurance Companies

  • Insurance companies
  • The domestic market

Savvas Pentaris, Partner, Head of Financial Services, EY Cyprus 

Questions & Discussion

12:50-13:00 Closing Remarks

To download the preliminary event brochure for the Invest Cyprus Roadshow - Cyprus' Proposition for the UK's Financial Services Industry / United Kingdom,click here.

*The Conference programme is preliminary and subject to change by the organizers. The Conference language will be English