European Union Law

The accession of Cyprus to the European Union on 1 May 2004 had a substantial impact on the Cyprus legal system, which had to be amended in order to comply with EU Law and with the acquis communautaire. C. Samir & Co. LLC offers a range of services concerning EU Law from simple advice on EU directives to advice for the legal procedure at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).

Some of the main areas of experience offered by our firm are:

• European competition law
• Merger Control
• Cartels and concerted practices
• Free movement of goods and financial restrictions on trade
• Free movement of goods and quantitative restrictions on trade
• Free movement of persons & workers
• Freedom of establishment & services
• European citizenship aspects
• European decision-making and legislative procedures
• Enforcement of European law and judicial protection
• The supremacy & direct effect of European law
• Internal effect of directives and the liability of member states

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