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2024

Substance and Control in Cyprus

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3 Verified CPD Points
Duration:
3
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Language:
English
Androulla Poutziouris
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This online seminar offers 3 verified CPD points by the Cyprus Bar Association.


Aims of the seminar:

1.     regarding the importance of substance, management, and control in Cyprus Companies.

2.     regarding the contents of the substance, management and control test

3.     regarding the Cypriot regulatory provisions

4.     regarding the case law relating to management, substance and control.

5.     regarding the substance risk factors.

6.     regarding inland revenue approaches in Cyprus and abroad.

7.     regarding the new European approaches to substance and control.

Why this seminar is important for you?

1.     to apply the substance, management and control test – both in theory and in practice.

2.     to analyse the management and corporate governance of client companies and identify any risk factors.

3.     to implement policies and procedures and to better advise clients in relation to challenges relating to substance, management and control.  

4.     to identify the problems relating to dual residency of clients.

5.     to better advise and protect clients from the challenges ahead relating to the ATAD-3.

Attending a course on substance and control in Cyprus can provide individuals with several valuable benefits and insights. Here are some reasons why someone might consider attending such a course:

Understanding Substance Requirements: Many jurisdictions, including Cyprus, have introduced substance requirements to combat harmful tax practices and ensure that companies have a genuine presence and economic activity within their jurisdiction. A course on substance and control in Cyprus can help individuals understand these requirements and the criteria for demonstrating substance in the context of their business operations.

Compliance with International Standards: International bodies such as the OECD and the European Union have been emphasizing the importance of substance and control in the context of tax planning and cross-border transactions. Attending a course on substance and control in Cyprus can provide individuals with insights into the evolving international standards and guidelines, enabling them to ensure compliance and mitigate risks.

Navigating Regulatory and Compliance Challenges: Substance requirements often involve understanding complex legal and regulatory frameworks. By attending a course, individuals can gain a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory environment in Cyprus, including the relevant laws, regulations, and guidelines related to substance and control. This knowledge can assist them in navigating compliance challenges and avoiding potential pitfalls.

Optimizing Business Operations: Substance requirements are not only about compliance; they can also provide an opportunity to optimize business operations. By attending a course on substance and control in Cyprus, individuals can gain insights into how to structure and organize their business activities to meet substance requirements effectively. This can help enhance operational efficiency and contribute to the overall success of their business.

Professional Advancement: Professionals working in fields such as tax consulting, corporate law, accounting, or compliance may find attending a course on substance and control in Cyprus beneficial for their professional development. It can enhance their expertise, expand their knowledge base, and provide them with a competitive edge in advising clients or managing corporate affairs in relation to substance requirements.

Mitigating Risks and Penalties: Non-compliance with substance requirements can result in penalties, reputational damage, or other legal consequences. Attending a course can help individuals identify potential risks, understand the implications of non-compliance, and develop strategies to mitigate those risks effectively.

 

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Course content

Content:

UNIT 1


  • The importance of the substance of a company
  • The Substance Management and control test
  • Cyprus Substance Rules.
  • Important Substance Risk factors
  • The case of De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd – establishing substance.
  • Management and control of the business of the company vs. Shareholders Control of the company      
  • Management and control of the business vs. Place of business (trading and business operations)


UNIT 2


  • Management and control vs. Nominee Directors  
  • Management and control vs. appointment of directors outside of Cyprus
  • The real exercise of management and control
  • The issue of dual residency
  • The Cyprus Inland Revenue approach vs. Foreign Inland Revenue approach
  • ATAD-3– The challenges ahead.
suitable for

This course is suitable for:

  • Lawyers
  • Advocates
  • Trainee Lawyers
  • Corporate Administrators
  • Paralegals
  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Individuals considering, establishing tax residency in Cyprus
  • Business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Tax professionals and advisors
  • Financial professionals
  • Bankers
  • Investment advisors
  • Wealth managers
  • Other Professionals
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Methodology

Live distance learning via Zoom

Funding

This seminar is not funded by the HRDA.

Admission Requirements

Must be a lawyer, advocate, trainee lawyer, corporate administrator, other professional and paralegals.

Who is this aimed at

This course is suitable for:

  • Lawyers
  • Advocates
  • Trainee Lawyers
  • Corporate Administrators
  • Paralegals
  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Individuals considering, establishing tax residency in Cyprus
  • Business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Tax professionals and advisors
  • Financial professionals
  • Bankers
  • Investment advisors
  • Wealth managers
  • Other Professionals

Certificate Awarded

A Training Certificate will be awarded to those participants who will successfully complete the training. The CPD points awarded will also be included on the certificate.

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INSTRUCTOR

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Androulla Poutziouris

Mrs Androulla Poutziouri is a qualified Advocate and a Member of the Cyprus Bar Association. Mrs Poutziouri obtained a double LLB Law degree in English and French Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University and the University of Birmingham. She then proceeded to obtain an LLM Degree in International Legal Practice from the University of Law in the UK. She is bilingual in Greek and English(native), with working proficiency in French.

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QUESTION 01

Do I need to be registered on the ERMIS Portal?

Yes, if you are registering for a course that is HRDA accredited, all participants (either receiving funding or not) will have to access and register as natural persons on the ERMIS Portal. If you are receiving funding and you are being registered for continuous professional/vocational training by your employer, your employer should also be registered with the ERMIS platform as a legal person. Contact us if you have any difficulty registering as a natural person or a legal person.

QUESTION 02

Will I receive a certificate at the end of the training?

Yes, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance from ELTRC or the relevant awarding body.

QUESTION 03

Do you have terms and conditions for seminar attendance?

Yes. You may find our terms and conditions here.

QUESTION 04

Will I receive the notes for the lesson and have access to recordings?

Yes, you will be given the course materials through an online platform and you will be allowed to download and keep the course materials and specimens for certain courses. Recordings will also be available in the drive for three months.

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Do all of your courses offer verified CPD points for lawyers?

Yes, the majority of our courses are approved by the Cyprus Bar Association and offer verified CPD points for lawyers. You should visit each course page to determine which courses offer Verified CPD points. Of course, you can contact us for more information.

Do you only have seminars for lawyers?

No, we are consistently updating our seminar library. We offer courses to paralegals, corporate administrators, accountants, compliance officers etc. The law is all-encompassing, and many professionals find the contents of our courses useful for their work. We also offer courses to people who are unemployed or looking to change professions. You should contact us to discuss which courses are right for you depending on your experience and professional goals.

Can I download course notes and materials?

No, course notes and materials are not available for download. We take the security and integrity of our course content seriously, and access to course materials is restricted to registered participants who are actively enrolled in our programs. This policy helps protect our intellectual property and ensures a high-quality learning experience for all students.

Will I receive a certificate at the end of the training?

Yes, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance from ELTRC or the relevant awarding body.

How can I access course materials and resources?

Registered participants will receive access to our course materials and resources through our online learning platform. These materials are designed to complement the live sessions and help you reinforce your understanding of the topics covered. If you have any questions or encounter any difficulties accessing these materials, please reach out to our support team, and they will be happy to assist you.

Will you register my CPD points for me?

Yes, our admin team will make sure that your CPD points are registered with the Cyprus Bar Association immediately after the end of the seminar.

Do I have to be a lawyer to attend your seminars?

No, you do not have to be a lawyer to attend our seminars. However, if the course is HRDA accredited, we must review your CV to ensure that you are able to attend the course that has been accredited.

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