Pantelis Christofides

Pantelis Christofides is CELIS Country Reporter for Cyprus.

Pantelis Christofides, a registered and practicing Advocate in the Republic of Cyprus, a Director of L. PAPAPHILIPPOU & CO LLC Advocates and Legal Consultants based in Nicosia, and the Head of the European Union and Regulatory Law practice group as well as a Member of Corporate & Commercial practice group of L. PAPAPHILIPPOU & CO LLC.

His knowledge covers, inter alia, matters of EU law, protection of competition law, concentration control law, commercialisation law, international private and public law, human rights law, privacy and data protection law. He has extensive experience advising domestic and international clients, including NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies.

Pantelis has represented clients before the competent authorities of the Republic of Cyprus, including District Courts, the Supreme Court of Cyprus, the Commission for the Protection of Competition of the Republic of Cyprus (CPC), handling notifications of concentrations in relation to both domestic and international clients, including NYSE listed companies, as well as being a defence team member in relation to alleged concerted practice proceedings, and the Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection, assisting in the preparation and filing of notifications before the Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection and acting in relation to complaint proceedings before the said Office.

He has advised on numerous occasions on matters of Inter-State Criminal Law such as the application of the Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant, White Collar Crime, Anti – Corruption, Anti – Money Laundering and Sanctions related legislative provisions as well as represented clients before the competent Authorities of the Republic of Cyprus.

Pantelis has also advised on matters of application of Regulation (EU) 2019/452 and the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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