Updates


April
2022

We would like to inform you that on 10 March 2022 the Cyprus Parliament voted for an extension of the tax incentives for investing in innovative enterprises until 30 June 2024.

April
2022

Cryptocurrency is the “next big thing” in the evolving world as it represents a significant digital innovation in financial services with great potential in the blockchain technology.

April
2022

The three European Supervisory Authorities (European Banking Authority (“EBA”), European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (“EIOPA”) and European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) – “ESAs”)  have updated their joint supervisory statement on the application of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation ("SFDR").

March
2022

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published an updated list of institutions, which have a reporting obligation for the purpose of the 2022 EU supervisory benchmarking exercise.

March
2022

2019 was a year of intense competition for talent and recruitment, where the market saw a significant growth in the number of open positions. 2020 and the world came to a hold, witnessing a pandemic like no other in the recent years.

March
2022

From Bitcoin and Ethereum to Dogecoin and USDT, there are thousands of different cryptocurrencies, which can make it extremely tempting when you are first getting started trading in crypto world (as of March 2022, exist over 18K cryptocurrencies). Seems that we cannot stop hearing stories about cryptos in our workplace and media or via web searching how many people have become millionaires trading in cryptocurrencies.

March
2022

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published an Opinion following the notification by the National Bank of Belgium ("NBB") of its intention to activate a new systemic risk buffer ("SyRB").

March
2022

Cryptocurrencies have taken the world by surprise in recent years, and transformed as the absolute trend in the virtual investing world. Countries were caught unprepared to fully understand the essence of cryptocurrencies and impose regulations on this type of digital assets.

March
2022

Derivatives on virtual currencies / cryptocurrencies, such as contracts for differences (CFDs), options and futures, can qualify as financial instruments under MiFID II.

March
2022

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA"), the EU’s securities markets regulator, is publishing its peer review report on the supervision of cross-border activities of investment firms.

March
2022

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published a report which analyses the recent developments and challenges of introducing sustainability in the EU securitisation market.

February
2022

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its final Guidelines on the limited network exclusion under the Payment Service Directive ("PSD2").

February
2022

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published an Opinion on the amendments proposed by the European Commission as regards the EBA final draft Regulatory Technical Standards ("RTS") specifying the methodology for calculating the fixed overheads requirements for investment firms in the context of the implementation of the Investment Firms Regulation ("IFR").

February
2022

The three European Supervisory Authorities (European Banking Authority (“EBA”), European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (“EIOPA”) and ESMA – "ESAs") published a joint report in response to the European Commission’s February 2021 Call for Advice on Digital Finance.

February
2022

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards ("RTS") on the list of countries with an advanced economy for calculating the equity risk under the alternative standardised approach ("FRTB-SA").

January
2022

The three European Supervisory Authorities (European Banking Authority (“EBA”), European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (“EIOPA”) and European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) – "ESAs") published a statement welcoming the European Systemic Risk Board’s ("ESRB") Recommendation on systemic cyber risk, which calls on the ESAs to prepare for the gradual development of a Pan-European systemic cyber incident coordination framework ("EU-SCICF").

January
2022

The EBA published a Discussion Paper on its preliminary observations on selected payment fraud data under the Payment Services Directive ("PSD2"), as reported by the industry for the years 2019 and 2020.

January
2022

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its final Guidelines for institutions and resolution authorities on improving banks’ resolvability.

January
2022

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its Opinion on the scale and impact of de-risking in the EU and the steps competent authorities should take to tackle unwarranted de-risking.

December
2021

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published a package of two final draft regulatory technical standards ("RTS") regarding the reclassification of investment firms as credit institutions.

December
2021

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its revised Guidelines on risk-based supervision of credit and financial institutions’ compliance with anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism ("AML/CFT") obligations.

December
2021

Με γνώμονα την προώθηση ίσων ευκαιριών και την κατάργηση των διακρίσεων λόγω φύλου, η εταιρεία K. Treppides & Co Ltd, εφαρμόζοντας ένα ολοκληρωμένο σύστημα διαχείρισης για την προώθηση της ίσης μεταχείρισης ανδρών και γυναικών στο περιβάλλον εργασίας της επιχείρησης, έχει εξασφαλίσει για δεύτερη φορά, την πιστοποίηση «Εργοδότης Ισότητας»...

December
2021

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published a Report on the application of its Guidelines on the remuneration of sales staff in force since 2016.

December
2021

It is commonly accepted that social media play a defining role in almost every aspect of our everyday life. Especially during periods of crisis and important changes like the ongoing pandemic period we are going through...

December
2021

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") launched three consultations specifying technical aspects of the revised framework capturing interest rate risks for banking book ("IRRBB") positions.

November
2021

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards ("RTS").

November
2021

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") and the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") launched a public consultation on their Guidelines on common procedures and methodologies for the supervisory review and evaluation process ("SREP").

November
2021

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published the Final Paper of its Guidelines on a common assessment methodology for granting authorisation as a credit institution.

November
2021

The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a public consultation on its draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on Initial Margin Model Validation (IMMV) under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

November
2021

The Management of K. Treppides & Co Ltd is committed to develop leaders who derive from own people and who pursue excellence in the provision of high quality specialised and unique services. We are pleased to announce the appointment of the following members on the Board of Management with effect as of 1 November 2021.

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