“The new world of investment screening”

Investment Screening

Academic and legal experts discussed the screening procedures for foreign investors acquiring assets in the EU.

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Not offered for academic years 2021-22 and 2022-23

Programme Director

profile imageDr. Eleni Apostolidou, is a Full-time Associate Professor at CIIM, in Cyprus and Program Director of MSc in Financial Law & International Taxation. In the past, she was an assistant in Research at the University of Strasbourg, Rennes, Nanterre, and Cergy, where the core of her teaching focused on European and International Taxation. She served as an external consultant at the OECD Tax department and was appointed as Cyprus correspondent at IBFD, Netherlands. She has participated on an individual basis in research consortia in Austria and Italy.

Eleni is an expert in the area of avoidance rules in tax matters. In the past she was an assistant professor at the University of Strasbourg, Rennes, Nanterre and Cergy Pontoise, where the core of her teaching focused on European and International Taxation. She has gained significant experience dealing with financial transactions in sophisticated structures as a tax expert for the Public advisory and consultancy department of Pwc, Cyprus. She has lectured in courses and been author of publications on various issues, that cover public finance and federal institutions, fiscal policy and strategy. She is a member of the Bar Association, a Certified Mediator and an Expert on Legal and Economic Development for various think tanks in Cyprus.

Resident Faculty

  • Eleni Apostolidou, PhD (University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne), Assistant Professor & Director of the MSc in Financial Law and International Taxation programme

  • Paris Cleanthous, PhD (Yale University US), Associate Professor of Marketing and Strategy, Director of Master in Business Administration (MBA) Programme, & Director of Master of Public Sector Management (MPSM) Programme

  • Olga Kandinskaia, PhD (MGIMO-University, Moscow Russia), Associate Professor of Finance & Director of MSc Business Management Programme

  • Theodosis Mourouzis, PhD (University College of London), Lecturer in Information Management & Director of MSc Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Programme

  • Andrey Afanasiev, PhD (Russian Academy of Science), Associate Professor of Finance and Risk & Director of MSc Financial Services Programme

Visiting Faculty

  • Christopher Bovis, JD (Law) U. of Athens; MPhil U. of Amsterdam

  • Maria Psillaki, PhD Economics (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis), Professor, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus

  • Marie Lamensch, PhD in Tax Law Vrije Universiteit Brussels

  • Anapaula T. Marinho, Ph.D. Business Taxation, Univ. of Paris 1 Sorbonne

  • Demetrakis Savvides, Phd in Laws (Cand) (University of Maastricht, NL), Legal Consultant

  • Dr Andrea Minto, Phd, Professor in Law & Economics

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FLIT Programme Director

“FLIT is a valuable asset to have under your belt. Earn an MSc that covers both Financial & International Taxation, with specific business practice features in an international environment in Cyprus. Provide sound advice to your clients and efficiently liaise with EU & international business actors. FLIT is an inclusive environment for Cypriots and expatriates in Cyprus. ”

Dr. Eleni Apostolidou
Director of MSc in Financial Law & International Taxation