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Which are the major Cyprus laws in respect of mergers and acquisitions?

1. Companies Law Cap. 113

(a) Sections 198-201 of Companies Law regulate mergers, divisions, partial divisions, transfers of assets and exchange of shares in two or more companies intending to merge together.

(b) Sections 201A – H of Companies Law as amended by Law 70(I) of 2003 regulate mergers of public companies in line with European practices.

(c) Sections 201I – X of Companies Law as amended by Law 186(I) of 2007 harmonized national law with EU Directive 2005/56 on cross border mergers of limited liability companies opening route for cross-border mergers between companies incorporated in Cyprus and companies in the EU.

Monday, 10 December 2012 08:17
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What is the relevant legislation and who enforces it?

The Control of Concentrations Between Undertakings of 2014 (the Law) is the legislative instrument regulating concentrations in Cyprus. The Law provides the legal framework for merger control procedures and has repealed and replaced the previous statute in place since 1999.
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