, of Lullington Garth, north London, stood in the dock at the Old Bailey dressed in a grey suit and pale blue tie and spoke only to confirm his name.
Villagers said Mr Pierides
was involved in a number of businesses, including an independent ambulance and health service.
INJURIES: Margaret Pierides
, left, and her father were found at family home, above
, 48, and wife Bernadette, 44, ran a firm called Door 2 Door which supplies ambulances to NHS hospitals in Essex and London.
The Queen of Spain Sofia will visit Cyprus, at the initiative of Nicosia Municipality and the Pierides
, a Managing Director of Fox, serves as manager of the Portfolio.
The attorney pointed out also what he described as disagreements between the testimonies of five prosecution witnesses and Alkis Pierides
, a Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) official who was also brought on to testify against the defendants.
Father of five Costas Pierides
and his daughter Margaret, 16, were found seriously injured by police shortly after 10am.
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) executive Alkis Pierides
was cross-examined by defence lawyer Polis Poliviou on Monday, during the hearing of the trial of five former Bank of Cyprus top officials, as well as the lender itself, on charges of conspiracy to manipulate the market and mislead investors.
Father-of-five Costas Pierides
and his daughter Margaret, 16, were found with serious stab wounds by police shortly after 10am.
THE probe by the Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) against former Bank of Cyprus officials Andreas Eliades and Theodoros Aristodemou kick-started by allegations made by Yiannis Kypris, also a former BoC official, to the commission's chairwoman Demetra Kalogirou, prosecution witness Alkis Pierides
told the court on Thursday.
Despite numerous objections by defence lawyers, Wednesday's hearing at the trial of five former Bank of Cyprus officials, as well as the lender itself, for allegedly manipulating the market and misleading investors in 2012, was allowed to proceed with the questioning of Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) official Alkis Pierides
During Wednesday's hearing, Pierides
was grilled on the safeguards put in place by the commission, as well as the procedure followed by the CySEC, in investigating cases of market manipulation.
Representing the Bank of Cyprus, lawyer Polis Poliviou said Pierides
had a "unique and especially close relationship with the prosecution".
In its interim decision, the court said that much of the testimony provided by CySEC officer Alkis Pierides
, who was part of the team that investigated the bank on suspicion of market manipulation, did not hold up.