Archive for September, 2010

Borislav Boyanov & Co. advises CVCI on equity investment in the veterinary pharmaceutical sector

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Citi Venture Capital International (CVCI) (an emerging markets private equity investor, and a subsidiary of alternative asset management platform Citi Capital Advisors, an arm of global investment bank Citigroup), signed a contract to acquire a significant minority stake in the Bulgarian animal health company Huvepharma.

Borislav Boyanov & Co. acted as Bulgarian law counsel to CVCI on the transaction, including conducting a legal due diligence of Huvepharma and its subsidiaries and advising on Bulgarian law matters relative to the transaction.

Huvepharma is a manufacturer of pharmaceuticals for the livestock market, specialising in the poultry, swine and cattle segments. It also produces nutritional feed additives and niche veterinary products. 65% of Huvepharma’s produce is exported to the EU and North America. Huvepharma is the majority shareholder of Biovet Peshtera, a leading European manufacturer and marketer of medicated and nutritional feed additives, enzymes, bulk active substances and pharmaceuticals for animal productivity and health.

Leniency Regimes – Bulgaria

Friday, September 10th, 2010

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The Article provides answers on various questions regarding the leniency policy implemented with the Bulgarian legislation. The Article was published in the Leniency Regimes – Jurisdictional comparisons 2010 reference book of the European Lawyer.

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A Scholarship Award for the Sixth Edition of the Balkan Legal Forum, 11-12 November 2010, Sofia, Bulgaria

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

This year the Legal Development Foundation will award three scholarships to young lawyers who wish to participate in the Sixth Edition of the Balkan Legal Forum, but may find financial difficulties in doing so.

A Scholarship Award for 2010 includes free registration for the Sixth Edition of the Balkan Legal Forum, 11-12 November 2010, Sofia, Bulgaria;

The deadline for submissions is Friday, 15 October 2010.

The applicants shall be under the age of 30 and shall send a CV, an essay in the English language (no more than 1,300 words) on the topic “SOUTH EAST EUROPE – REVIVING OPPORTUNITIES” and a filled in Scholarship Application Form to

For further information please download the Scholarship Application Form here.

For full and further information regarding the Sixth Edition of the Balkan Legal Forum, please click here.

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: International Arbitration 2010

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

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This article appeared in the 2010 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Pharmaceutical Advertising; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.

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