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Panicos Tsiailis


Panicos Tsiailis

He was educated in the UK where he obtained a Diploma in Business Studies and the professional qualification of Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA).

In January 1979 he joined Coopers and Lybrand Cyprus a legacy firm of PwC. He became immediately head of Tax and Legal Services. He held that position up to a few months before his retirement from PwC in 31 March 2013.

During his career he advised the Government of Cyprus on two major tax reforms and on other tax matters. He also advised the Government during the EU negotiations. For a number of years he was a member of the double tax treaties negotiating team of the Ministry of Finance of the Cyprus Government.

He was a Council member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC) for 12 years, two of which he was the president. He was also a member of the tax committee of ICPAC for more than 30 years and was president of the committee for many years. He represented ICPAC in parliamentary committee meetings.

He has participated in numerous tax symposiums representing Cyprus, most of the times as a speaker. He regularly publishes articles expressing his opinion on matters relevant to his professional specialisation.
He has been following closely international tax developments such the OECD BEPS initiative the Transfer Pricing Recommendations and the EU Directives on tax matters.

He also lectures on European Union Taxation.