Mr Grigoris Sarlidis

Grigoris Sarlidis

Lawyer biography

Grigoris’ expertise focuses on financial services and products. He advises on a range of regulatory matters relating to financial services and products in Cyprus, including advising on MiFID 2, CRD IV, AIFMD, PR and local laws and regulations on issues such as licensing, product registration, financial promotion and public offerings. Grigoris works with some of the largest banks, investment firms, assets managers, funds and other market participants in the financial services sector doing business in Cyprus.

In addition, Grigoris advises on data protection, intellectual property, technology and e-commerce as well as on other corporate and commercial matters.

Grigoris has authored various articles and guides primarily in the areas of data privacy, merger clearances and intellectual property. He is, amongst others, a co-author to the 1st and 2nd editions of the legal commentaries: “Community Trademark Regulation: A Commentary”, and “Community Design Regulation: A Commentary”, both of which are published by C.H.BECK and Nomos, and contain a detailed legal commentary intending to, mainly, assist EU practitioners in the relevant fields.


Insolvency & Restructuring

Legal framework on voluntary liquidation – an overview
Cyprus | 11 December 2020

Chapter 113(III) of the Companies Law is the main legal framework which regulates the voluntary liquidation procedure in Cyprus. There are two ways in which voluntary liquidation can be triggered: by members or creditors. This article provides an overview of the legal framework for voluntary liquidation by members and creditors, respectively.

Insolvency and restructuring from a COVID-19 perspective
Cyprus | 24 July 2020

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the government introduced a series of humanitarian and financial measures, with the latter covering insolvency and restructuring matters. Although the measures could provide much-needed breathing space for companies, they might not solve problems that existed prior to the crisis.