KYCC: Know Your Crypto Client


  • 4 CPD Hours


Charis Savvides

Dr. Charis Savvides is an experienced corporate lawyer and law lecturer at the University of Nicosia with both practical and teaching experience in Corporate, Competition and Financial law, as well as in Regulation and Digital Currencies, a course offered by the University in the context of its MSc in Digital Currency.

Dr. Savvides obtained his law degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2005 and continued his postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom, with emphasis on International and European Business Law, obtaining his LL.M in International Commercial Law from the University of Nottingham and his PhD in Law from the University of Sheffield. His doctoral thesis was on competition law and more specifically on the EU regulatory framework on state aids to firms in difficulty.

He is Partner at the law firm Stelios Americanos & Co LLC, one of the largest, full service, law firms in Cyprus, with significant experience in the broader area of financial and investment regulatory compliance and fund administration. He is Head of three Departments of the law firm, namely: (i) Financial & Investment Regulatory Compliance, (ii) Restructuring, Receivership & Liquidation, and (iii) Innovation & Blockchain.

Dr Savvides is regular speaker at professional seminars and conferences, where he shares his knowledge and experience about the regulatory status and trends in the fields of Investment Funds and Cryptocurrencies. In addition, he serves as non-executive director in a Forex company and in a private equity Alternative Investment Fund, both regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).

Gregores Fylactou

Gregores Fylaktou is a practicing lawyer, with experience in the fields of commercial and corporate law. He specializes in regulatory and legal support in the fields of investment, asset management, payments and banking. He has an interest in emerging technologies and digitalization and their synergies with the legal profession and practice. Gregores holds a Bachelors in Law (LLB) from the University of Nottingham and a Masters in Law (LLM) in Commercial and Corporate Law from the Queen Mary University of London.

Gregores is registered with the Cyprus Bar Association and is a member of the association’s Technology Committee. He is a holder of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) advanced certification and a member of the Legal and Regulatory Committee of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association. His recent work includes contributions on a textbook on EU Financial and Monetary Law, delivering presentations in his areas of work and study, producing reports and analyses around blockchain, digital assets, financial and regulatory technology and the regulation thereof.


  • The value of this technology
  • Practical Applications
  • Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)
  • The ‘utility/security’ debate and test
  • Onboarding & Transaction Monitoring
  • Compliance Tech Solutions
  • New Tech but Old Scams
  • EU and Global Regulatory (Re)actions
  • The Regulatory Framework in Cyprus
  • Developments at the EU level

What’s included

  • Pre-Recorded Videos

  • Short Quizzes

  • Seminar notes

  • 24/7 access to our online platform

  • Certificate of Completion