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Polymage Consulting is a professional services provider involved in the corporate and financial consultings business.

What do we offer

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Company Formation, Mergers and Acquisitions, International Business Issues
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Contractual Drafting in Cyprus and Switzerland
03
Banking and Financein Cyprus and Switzerland
04
Tax Law and International Tax Planning through Cyprus and offshore Companies
05
Acquisition of Immovable Property in Cyprus
06
Corporate Due Diligence in Cyprus and worldwide
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Employment and Labour Law
08
Immigration Law
09
Wills and Probate
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Company Formation in Cyprus and worldwide

Mergers and Acquisitions. Corporate Administration and International Business

Polymag Consulting is experienced in international corporate and commercial laws and offers clients integrated solutions for their businesses.

The favourable taxation in Cyprus and number of double-taxation treaties provides businessmen with great opportunities to expand their business worldwide. The special tax regime in Cyprus enables dividends to flow through Cyprus companies absolutely tax free. Combination of Cyprus, offshore and national companies produces cumulative effects and makes it possible to develop the business on a legal and safe base.

Corporate Issues

  • Formation of companies in Cyprus and abroad
  • Ready-made (shelf) companies for immediate use
  • Mergers and acquisitions of companies in Cyprus and abroad
  • Corporate structuring and re-structuring
  • Establishment and re-structuring of holding groups
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Share capital increase and decrease
  • Issuance of shares at premium, various classes of shares
  • Shareholders’ contributions into the share capital
  • Public and private offerings procedures
  • Corporate management and administration
  • Related services

International Business Issues

  • Joint ventures and international groups of companies
  • Cross-border transactions, including the capital transfer
  • Cyprus and UK partnership formation and dissolution
  • Dissolution of companies, including striking off and bankruptcy procedures
  • Insolvency and debt re-structuring
  • Agency and intermediary agreements
  • Local and international tax planning
  • Formation and administration of fully pledged offices in Cyprus
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Contractual Drafting in Cyprus and Switzerland

Experts from our company are skilled to design extremely varied types of contracts, such as Share Purchase Agreements, Shareholder's Agreements, Agency or Distributorship Agreements, Co-operation Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Employment Contracts, Construction Contracts, Sports Agreements, Finance Agreements and Security Agreements, and many others.

Bi-lingual contracts and related documents
are available as well.

Experts of POLYMAGE CONSULTING assist clients to prepare any type of commercial contracts required for their business. Contractual drafting is an important professional service. Normally the procedure of contractual drafting consists of the following steps
 

  • Contract Design
  • Notification to client of potential Commercial Awareness
  • Structuring of a document
  • Drafting of a Contract
  • Assessment of strengthens and weaknesses of a deal as reflected in the Contract
  • Negotiation of Contract with client and counterparties
  • Evaluation of International aspects of Contracts
  • Regarding choise of of Jurisdiction
  • Regarding choise of Governing Law
  • Evaluation of probable conflict of Laws
     
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BANKING AND FINANCE IN CYPRUS

Polymag Consulting provides clients with integrated business solutions, such as provision of companies with bank accounts opened and ready to use. Such bank accounts can be opened with various types of national currencies freely. Normally the bank account opening procedure in Cyprus banks takes one working day only.

Standard spectrum of banking and finance transactions includes but is not limited to:

  • preparation of a set of documents required, filling in bank forms and opening of bank accounts
  • arrangements required to provide a client with e-Banking access
  • confidential delivery of access to the bank account directly to the client
  • collection of bank statements and related documents; correspondence with the bank
  • liaison with at the bank to assist with client’s transactions
  • arrangements to effect domestic and cross-border loan and security transactions
  • drafting of loan documentation for single-lender and syndicated loans
  • drafting of security documentation including charges over assets and undertakings of companies, debentures, pledges of share certificates, security assignments of rights etc.
  • re-structuring of existing loans and collateral with bank
  • re-structuring, novation and re-financing of existing debts
  • financing of international trade, issuance of Letters of Credit, drafting of contracts and related documents
  • assistance in respect of project financing and finance leasing
  • assistance with indemnities and guarantees granted to the bank
  • due diligence of deals, corporate documents, contracts, securities and charges
  • legal opinions and legal due diligence reports
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Tax Law and International Tax Planning through Cyprus and offshore Companies

POLYMAGE CONSULTING is able to assist the clients in structuring their international cross-border activities in the most tax-efficient manner and provide them with effective handling of tax disputes.

Cyprus is a unique jurisdiction in the World for international tax planners as per low tax regime coupled with number of double tax treaties, stable laws implemented by European Union legislation and well-developed banking infrastructure.

The major advantages of tax planning in Cyprus
are as follows:

  • Cyprus is EU Member
  • Corporate tax of only 10%, the lowest in the EU and sufficiently lower than in CIS countries
  • Tax relief for group losses
  • Implementation of EU legislation such as: EU Parent Subsidiary Directive; EU Mergers Directive
  • Extensive number of Double Tax Treaties – around 50 as of 2012
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ACQUISITION OF IMMOVABLE PROPERTY IN CYPRUS

Cyprus is an attractive place to invest
in immovable property. Cyprus laws provide
the owners with a safe legal framework
in which to own and dispose
of property freely

Polymage Consulting is in a position to provide clients with professional advice on entering into an agreement to purchase immovable property in Cyprus as well as with effective assistance at every step of a transaction in order to protect the client’s interests.

Any transaction relating to the acquisition of property in Cyprus requires some mandatory steps as shown below:

  • application to the Council of Ministers for approval of a transaction (required for non-EU citizens only)
  • approval and signing of a contract of sale
  • registration of contract at the District Land Registry for the purpose of safeguarding the purchaser's interest
  • transfer of a title deed to the new owner.
  • approval and signing of a contract of sale
  • registration of contract at the District Land Registry for the purpose of safeguarding the purchaser's interest
  • transfer of a title deed to the new owner.

There are some special requirements as well as special advantages to foreigners.

 

Detailed brochure of legal aspects of immovable property transaction in Cyprus is available on request.

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Corporate Due Diligence in Cyprus and worldwide

Besides indications of problems, our experts will provide the client with effective, legal and safe solutions.

CORPORATE DUE DILLIGENCE

Experts of POLYMAGE CONSULTING are a position to provide the clients with detailed risk assessments with regards to the client’s companies, holding groups, partners, deals, agreements as well as personal matters. Any gaps, misunderstandings and problems will be reflected in such reports.

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EMPLOYMENT
AND LABOUR LAW

Polymage Consulting  has wide experience and expertise in drafting employment agreements and related documents, including deeds of release and mutual termination agreements.

Spectrum of labour matters includes but is not limited to:

  • information and consulting services on Cyprus employment law issues
  • work permit matters, corporate immigration
  • drafting of labour contracts under Cyprus laws
  • matters related to the termination of employment
  • motivation issues and employee share option plans
  • social insurance matters
  • employer and employee obligations
  • rights of maternity
  • discrimination at work
  • health and safety matters
  • confidentiality and non-compete obligations
  • employer manuals
  • assistance with employment dispute resolution
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Immigration Law

Polymag Consulting provides clients with consulting and assistance with all matters relating to immigration law.

Spectrum of immigration matters includes:

  • Citizenship applications
  • Employment permits
  • Permanent residence permits
  • Immigration permits
  • Visas
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Wills and Probate

Polymag Consulting can make all necessary arrangements and assist clients with all matters with regards inheritance in Cyprus.

Cyprus is a unique jurisdiction with no inheritance tax connected with movable and immovable property.

 

Spectrum of services includes:

  • Drafting Wills
  • Obtaining Probate Orders
  • Administration of Estates
  • Drafting of a Contract
  • Resealing

About us and our company

Mr George Hadjilazarides
Chief Accountant
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George
Hadjilazarides

Chief Accountant
Specialization:

Corporate, Business Laws
Private International Laws

Mrs Svetlana Kolycheva
Partner / Director
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Svetlana
Kolycheva

Partner / Director
Specialization:

Corporate, Business Laws
Corporate Administration

Mr Sergey N. Kolesnikov
Partner / Director
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Sergey
Kolesnikov

Partner / Director
Specialization:

Corporate, Business Laws
Private Administration

Mrs Panayiota Siakatidou
External Associate / Advocate
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Panayiota
Siakatidou

External Associate / Advocate
Specialization:

Cyprus Laws
Governance and Administration

Mr Ilya Kolesnikov
Corporate Administrator
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Ilya
Kolesnikov

Corporate Administrator
Specialization:

Cyprus Laws
Governance and Administration

Contacts us

Please contact
the Head office at:

Riga Feraiou, 11, 3095 Limassol,
Cyprus.
+357 (25) 02-88-66
+357 (25) 02-88-67

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