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The 10th edition of the Balkan Legal Forum in Vienna – A Tremendous Success

The 10th edition of the Forum (14th – 15th June, Park Hyatt), titled The Future of Law: Technology and Legal Services in South East Europe: 2018-2028, was held with great interest among over 150 delegates and speakers from 30 countries from five continents including, beside the European countries, Jamaica, USA, Singapore and Australia. Borislav Boyanov, […]


Bulgarian court confirms an exception from KTB bank deposits guarantee unlawful for breach of an EU Directive

After a 3-year litigation in three instances, Boyanov & Co. succeeded in obtaining a final enforceable court judgment against the Deposits Guarantee Fund to pay the guaranteed deposit to a client of the law firm. The judgment is landmark because it recognises that the exception to the deposits guarantee referred to in the article below […]


BOYANOV & Co. Acted as Special Bulgarian Counsel to BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and J.P. Morgan Securities plc

BOYANOV & Co. acted as special Bulgarian counsel (alongside Allen & Overy as lead international counsel) to BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and J.P. Morgan Securities plc in their capacity as the Joint Bookrunners and to Citibank, N.A., London Branch in its capacity as the Trustee under EUR 250,000,000 4.50 per cent Guaranteed Notes […]


BOYANOV & Co. Advised Vivacom

BOYANOV & Co.’s finance team, led by Partner Damian Simeonov and Senior Associate Ralitsa Nedkova and Freshfields’ Vienna-based English law finance team, led by Blair Day advised Vivacom, a leading Bulgarian telecommunications business, on the successful refinancing of its EUR 400m senior secured notes. The refinancing involved EUR 345m of debt from a syndicate of […]


BOYANOV & Co. Top-Ranked in The Legal 500 2018 Edition

BOYANOV & Co. is renowned for its ‘outstanding’ team and ‘excellent integrated services’ by the 2018 edition of Legal 500 and received a Tier 1 ranking in Banking and Finance, Capital markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, EU and Competition, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Real Estate and Construction and TMT. In the Banking and […]


His Hon. George Dobry, QC, CBE, Obituary

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our good friend and professional mentor, His Honour George Dobry, QC, CBE, barrister and judge on 14 March 2018, aged 99. His Honour George Dobry, QC, CBE was Of Counsel at BOYANOV & Co. from 2001 to 2010. Together with Mr. […]


BOYANOV & Co. Advises Texas Instruments on the Bulgarian Aspects of the Sale of its Stake in MM Solutions AD to Thunder Soft

On 28 March 2018 the sale of the Bulgarian leading graphics and imaging technology company MM Solutions to China’s Thunder Software Technology (ThunderSoft) was completed. BOYANOV & Co. advised one of the sellers – Texas Instruments on the Bulgarian legal aspects of the sale of its shareholding in MM Solutions. BOYANOV & Co.’s team was […]


BOYANOV & Co.’s Partners Recognised in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame

Five partners were recognised in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame, which highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence: Yordan Naydenov – Commercial, corporate and M&A; Alexander Chatalbashev – Energy and natural resources; Peter Petrov – EU and competition; Nickolay Nickolov – Real estate and construction; Damian Simeonov – […]


BOYANOV & Co. Advises the Lenders on the Acquisition of Telenor’s Business in Bulgaria

BOYANOV & Co. advised Société Générale, as agent, and a syndicate of lenders in connection with a EUR 3.05 billion credit facility provided to the PPF Group for the acquisition of, among other assets, 100 per cent interests in Telenor Bulgaria, one of the three mobile operators in Bulgaria. Allen & Overy acted as the […]