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DAY OFF FROM WORK FOR 3RD DOSE OF ANTI-COVID VACCINE

16 NOV, 2021

Το νέο Διάταγμα υπ. Αριθμόν 41 (ΚΔΠ 463/2021) εκδόθηκε στις 11 Νοεμβρίου 2021 από τον Υπουργό Υγείας σύμφωνα με το οποίο παραχωρείται ολόκληρη η ημέρα εμβολιασμού με την 3η ενισχυτική δόση έναντι στον covid-19 ως άδεια ανάπαυσης χωρίς η ημέρα αυτή να αποκόπτεται από τη συνολική ετήσια άδεια αναπαύσεως και τις απολαβές του εργαζόμενου.

The new Decree, No. 41, (ΚΔΠ 463/2021) has been issued on 11 November 2021 by the Minister of Health. According to the Decree, any employee will be granted the whole day of their vaccination with the 3rd adjuvant dose against covid-19 as a day off from their work, without deducting the said day from the employees’ total annual leave nor salary.

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ΕΠΕΚΤΑΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΑΔΕΙΑΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΤΗΤΑΣ - EXTENSION OF MATERNITY LEAVE

09 NOV, 2021

Στις 5 Νοεμβρίου 2021, τέθηκε σε ισχύ η τροποποίηση του Περί Προστασίας της Μητρότητας Νόμου με την οποία αυξάνεται η άδεια μητρότητας από δεκαοκτώ (18) εβδομάδες σε εικοσιδύο (22) εβδομάδες για το δεύτερο παιδί και εικοσιέξι (26) εβδομάδες για το τρίτο ή μεταγενέστερο παιδί, με παράλληλη επέκταση της σχετικής προστασίας της μητρότητας με βάση τον περί Προστασίας της Μητρότητας Νόμο [Ν.100(Ι)/1997].

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WHO'S WHO LEGAL ARBITRATION 2022

08 OCT, 2021

George Z. Georgiou & Associates LLC proudly announces that George Z. Georgiou, Managing Partner, has been identified by Who’s Who Legal (WWL) and Global Arbitration Review’s (GAR) independent research among the world’s leading Arbitration figures.

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CYSEC POLICY STATEMENT ON THE REGISTRATION & OPERATIONS OF CRYPTO-ASSET SERVICES PROVIDERS

15 SEP, 2021

CySEC’s Policy Statement on the Registration and Operations of Crypto-Asset Services Providers issued on 13 September 2021.

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BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE PROPOSED BILL ON THE DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY

07 SEP, 2021

The Cyprus Ministry of Finance published yesterday, 6 September 2021, the proposed bill on Distributed Ledger Technologies, which is currently open to public consultation.

Our Firm has prepared a brief summary of the proposed bill.

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S ADEQUACY OPINIONS ON UK LEVEL OF DATA PROTECTION

11 AUG, 2021

The European Commission published, on 28 June 2021, two adequacy opinions on the basis of article 45 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) whether the United Kingdom as a country outside the EU offers an adequate level of data protection. You can read the Commissioner’s Office for Personal Data Protection (Cyprus) comment here.

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EDPS OPINION ON THE PROPOSAL FOR A REGULATION ON MARKETS IN CRYPTO-ASSETS

11 AUG, 2021

The European Data Protection Supervisor (‘EDPS’) published, on 24 June 2021, its Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation on Markets in Crypto-assets, and amending Directive (EU) 2019/1937 which was adopted on 24 September 2020 by the European Commission . You can read our previous publication regarding the proposal here.

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ΑΛΛΑΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΔΙΑΔΙΚΑΣΙΑ ΕΓΓΡΑΦΗΣ ΑΝΕΡΓΩΝ ΑΠΟ 15/06/2021

28 JUL, 2021

Αλλαγή στη διαδικασία εγγραφής ανέργων έχει υπάρξει από τις 15/06/2021, με βάση την οποία οι εγγραφές ανέργων στην πλατφόρμα του Τμήματος Εργασίας του Υπουργείου Εργασίας θα γίνεται ηλεκτρονικά και η ανανέωση δεν θα γίνεται πλέον αυτόματα.

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WE'RE HIRING

16 JUN, 2021

We are looking to recruit an Office Administrator (12 Months Fixed Term Contract - Maternity Cover) in a full time basis who is committed to providing excellent service to the clients.

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1TH ICT CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION - TECH REVOLUTION

31 MAY, 2021

George Z. Georgiou & Associates LLC is a Proud Sponsor of the 11th ICT Conference & Exhibition - Tech Revolution organised by IMH on Wednesday, 2 June 2021, Hilton Park, Nicosia.

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