BEST LEGAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM
September 27-28, 2023

Full program will be ready in spring 2023
Wednesday,
September 27
Wednesday,
September 27
Arrival of foreign participants, pre-arranged personal meetings, formal and informal meetings for leaders of foreign delegations.
19:00 – 21:00
19:00 – 21:00
Welcome Reception for Best Legal Conference participants, speakers and sponsors.
Venue to be confirmed
Thursday,
September 28
Thursday,
September 28
08:30 – 09:00
08:30 – 09:00
Registration. Morning Coffee. Four Seasons Hotel, Limassol
09:15 – 09:45
09:15 – 09:45
Official Guests' Welcome Addresses. The event is opened by Dr. Christos Clerides, President of Cyprus Bar Association and a Cyprus Government representative.

Overview of Recent Changes in Cyprus Laws and Regulations. Forecast and Analytics on 2023-2024 Challenges.
09:45 – 10:30
09:45 – 10:30
Plenary Session I, Round Table Discussions

New Commercial and Admiralty Courts in Cyprus

In July 2023 a new Commercial Court will start its operations considering disputes exceeding 2 million euro. During this session a comparison of Cyprus Commercial Court with similar establishments in England and Ireland will be presented as well as the detailed information on a newly created structure of two courts. The Admiralty Court will cover shipping industry disputes as well as all subject related to aviation including mortgages, finance, leasing, M&A related issues. The details on practical implementations of changes in shipping and aviation laws will be included into the presentations and the panel discussion.
10:30 – 11:00
10:30 – 11:00
Networking Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:15
11:00 – 12:15
Plenary Session II, Round Table Discussions
Resolution of Differences and Disputes of shareholders
Dispute resolution mechanisms and alternative dispute resolution methods offered in Cyprus. Having dispute resolution policies in place Cyprus will help protect the ongoing operations of companies by setting out the timeframe and process for resolving the conflict.
12:15 – 12:30
12:15 – 12:30
Networking Coffee Break
12:30 – 13:45
12:30 – 13:45
Plenary Session III, Round Table Discussions
Extradition Law in Cyprus
How Cypriot lawyers and authorities should handle warrens of arrest issued by USA, Chine, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and other countries. Legal background and common practices.
14:00 – 15:00
14:00 – 15:00
Working Lunch
15:15 – 17:45
15:15 – 17:45
Thematic Workshops and Trainings
18:00 – 20:00
18:00 – 20:00
Farewell Party
Venue to be confirmed