1. Professional Training Seminar by Dr. Charis Savvides Jun 4, 2019

Dr. Charis Savvides, partner and Head of the Innovation & Blockchain Department of our Law Firm delivered a professional training seminar organized by Global Training on Blockchain & Regulatory Issues.
The seminar was attended by lawyers, financial advisors, and compliance officers, interested in learning about the disruptive debut of Blockchain in legal and financial services, as well as of the recent regulatory developments concerning cryptocurrencies and ICOs/STOs.

2. How a Cyprus Law Firm disrupts the legal industry Jun 3, 2019

As our civilization steps towards Innovative technologies
such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Internet of Things, Legal practitioners must be ready to tackle new challenges with digital transformation. This requires
fundamental rethinking of policies across many different reas (e.g. competition, entrepreneurship, taxation, healthcare, insurance, finance, energy, logistics, Intellectual property rights management and government services) and consequently, fundamental reconstruction of traditional legal services. Lawyers and Entrepreneurs must first come to terms with the fact that innovation and digital transformation are two unabridged concepts, and then improve their technical understanding, apply extensive research and exercise the ability to foresee change and the regulatory
trends. Stelios Americanos & Co. LLC law firm, steps into the future with the provision of Blockchain Share Certificates for corporate clients.

In Cyprus most companies are Limited by Shares (LTD) whereas the secretary of the Company is responsible to report any changes that there may occur to the shareholder structure to the competent public authorities. Based on the Law Firm’s new service, each shareholder of a company administered by the Law Firm may opt in to get a digital version of his share certificate, whose authenticity can be verified through the Ethereum blockchain. This revolutionary verification process enables anyone who possesses the digital version of the share certificate to authenticate it
without the need of questioning the validity of the certificate through intermediaries or private or public bodies.

Lawyer and partner Dr Charis Savvides reports that, the success of this pioneering project, has already initiated for our Law Firm the process of applying the same blockchain technology to other core company instruments, such as instrument of transfer of shares and trust deeds. According to Dr Savvides, who is actually the instigator of the project and he leads the Innovation & Blockchain Department of the Law Firm, this is a groundbreaking evolution of corporate administration services, while it also points to the potential of witnessing very soon other legal services, such as drafting and amending contracts or property documents verification, entering the Blockchain gateway of digitalization and decentralization.
For more information please contact: Dr. Charis Savvides (charis.savvides@americanoslaw.com)
Lawyer and Partner at Stelios Americanos & Co. LLC
Head of the Innovation & Blockchain Department


The law firms of STELIOS AMERICANOS & CO LLC and CH.P. SAVVIDES & ASSOCIATES LLC with great pleasure announce that they have merged. The law firm Stelios Americanos and Co LLC (the “Law Firm”) now incorporates by way of merger the law firm Ch. P. Savvides & Associates LLC and, as a result, the partners, lawyers and employees of Ch. P. Savvides & Associates LLC have become partners, lawyers and employees of Stelios Americanos and Co LLC and have moved to the Law Firm’s Nicosia offices.

Our Family Grows Ch. P. Savvides & Associates LLC is a highly reputable, young and energetic law firm based in Nicosia actively involved in Financial & Investment Regulatory Compliance, Litigation & Insolvency, Corporate Law and a pioneer in providing legal advice for innovative technology business ideas and Blockchain.
Stelios Americanos & Co LLC is a full services law firm with headquarters based in Nicosia, Cyprus and a branch in Athens, Greece. It specializes in corporate, commercial and banking law, focusing mainly on transboundary banking financing, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, real estate and litigation.
The Law Firm has an impressive list of local and international clientele that includes major financial-banking institutions, investment funds, leading international law firms, multinational corporations and individuals of high financial standing.
The Law Firm is a member of several professional associations including the International Bar Association, Cyprus Bar Association, ITPA (International Tax Planning Association), STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), IR Global and IGAL (Intercontinental Grouping of Accountants and Lawyers).
The merger adds new and innovative practice areas, broadens and strengthens existing services, creates synergies and joins practices, as well as lawyers and other professionals, who share a common culture and vision and a reputation for excellence.
Stelios Americanos & Co LLC
With 25 advocates, legal consultants, in house qualified professionals of related disciplines and 27 paralegal, administrative and other personnel, looks to the future with confidence on the basis of the combined history, practice and expertise of the two law firms.
We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to all of our clients, colleagues and associates who care and support Stelios Americanos & Co LLC and Ch. P. Savvides & Associates LLC. We are very much looking forward to utilising our combined resources and expertise, to offer better and more comprehensive legal services to all of our clients.
Stelios Americanos & Co LLC