Trusts Law


The setting up of trusts in Cyprus is regulated by the Trusts and Trustees Act. The Act provides for the creation of trusts and for the authorisation and supervision of trustees. In this regard, the MFSA is the competent authority for the purposes of the Act.

Chetcuti Cauchi offers comprehensive advice in the use of trusts. We provide assistance in tax planning and in the setting up and management of trusts as well as the recognition in Cyprus of foreign trusts under the Hague Convention. We also act as nominee shareholder to hold shares in a company incorporated by us if we are satisfied that the underlying reasons are legitimate. The firm can provide escrow agency services in local or international private or commercial transactions.

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