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The Republic of Cyprus is located in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel, north of Egypt, and southeast of Greece. This island has a total land area of 9 250sqkm. Cyprus is divided into 3 large entities: the Kyrenia mountain range in the North, Mesaoria in the center, and the Troodos mountains in the South.

Cyprus’ economy is classified as a high-income economy by the World Bank. The country’s main source of income comes from tourism and finance. It was severely stroke by the 2008 financial crisis, but is gradually recovering, and has already come back to economic stability.

France and Cyprus bilateral economic relations have increased since Cyprus joined the EU in 2004. Almost all French business sectors are present on the island. French Foreign Direct Investments are also increasing a lot years after years. France ranks among the top 10 suppliers of Cyprus.


In this context, Simon Associés entered into a strategic alliance agreement with Andreas Coucounis Law Firm, whose head office is located in Larnaca.



Andreas Coucounis was founded in 1970. This law firm brings its expertise in various law fields in Cyprus, such as: Corporate law, Admiralty law, Family law, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Arbitration, Employment law, Oil and Gas, Energy and Construction and even Immigration and Citizenship.

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