European and Competition Law

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC has developed a vast experience in the field of European and Competition Law and has a dedicated team of advocates dealing with European and Competition Law matters who are exceptionally capable of providing clients with up to date advice on the laws and procedures of Cyprus and Europe. Our firm has advised and assisted both local and international clients on all aspects of national and EU Competition Law.

Our lawyers offer legal support and advice to clients in relation to various aspects of Cypriot and European Competition Law and Policy relevant to, including but not limited to, infringements of competition concerning mergers and concentrations, anti-competitive practices, or auxiliary issues relevant to limitation of competition and state aid.

Our services
  • Advice on all aspects of anti-competitive behavior, such as restrictive agreements, cartel investigations and abuse of dominance
  • Advice on EU and national public procurement issues
  • Advice on EU law developments
  • Advice on internal market issues
  • Assistance with state-aid matters and complaints
  • Competition litigation
  • Complaints before the EU and national authorities
  • Representation on potential violations of EU and Competition Law

Our experience

  • Acted as legal advisor for Deloitte Limited in relation to their bid for the European Union funded programme "Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme 2007-2013". The programme had as its main purpose the promotion of a sustainable and harmonious co-operation process at the Mediterranean Basin Level.

  • Acted for Alvarez & Marsal Europe LLP during an investigation by the Central Bank of Cyprus into the Cypriot banking sector.

  • In 2014, the Managing Partner of our firm, Menelaos Kyprianou, was appointed by the President of the Republic of Cyprus as a member of the team advising the President and the chief negotiator in relation to the talks that are taking place with the Turkish Cypriot community with the aim of reuniting Cyprus. Specifically, Menelaos was appointed to the team which advises on issues of European Union law.

Accolades

  • The European and Competition Law department of Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC is recommended in the 2017 Legal 500 guide, which cited our Managing Partner, Menelaos Kyprianou as being "well regarded".

    2017 Legal 500 Guide

  • Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC recently acted for Alvarez & Marsal Europe LLP during an investigation by the Central Bank of Cyprus into the Cypriot banking sector. Menelaos Kyprianou is held in high esteem in a wide range of legal issues.

    2017 Legal 500 Guide