Archive for September, 2011

Boyanov & Co. – Law Firm of the Year for Eastern Europe and the Balkans

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Boyanov & Co. won the prize Law Firm of the Year for Eastern Europe and the Balkans at The Lawyer European Awards 2011. The award was presented at a ceremony in Geneva on September 29, 2011.

The Lawyer European Awards, under the auspices of The Lawyer, the leading legal magazine in Europe, are considered to be among the most prestigious and hotly contested for the law firms in Europe. More than 80 law firms and individuals from all over Europe were nominated in 19 categories. The winners were selected by a jury of 15 renowned legal authorities. The leading Spanish firm Cuatrecasas was announced European Law Firm of the Year for 2011.

Boyanov & Co. is the first Bulgarian firm to win the prize for the region of Eastern Europe and the Balkans to date.

The lawyers of Boyanov & Co. remain committed to providing excellence in service and upholding the values of the legal profession which stand at the core of the philosophy and the accomplishments of the firm.

Borislav Boyanov (Managing Partner) and Yordanka Boyanova (HR Director) at the awards ceremony

Borislav Boyanov (Managing Partner) and Yordanka Boyanova (HR Director) at the awards ceremony

Global Legal Insights – Merger Control

Friday, September 23rd, 2011


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The first edition of Global Legal Insights – Merger Control – provides general counsels, government agencies and private practice lawyers with a comprehensive insight into the realities of merger control, as well as practical, policy and strategic issues. The book offers professional judgement on policy and strategy and insight into the more subtle workings of 33 jurisdictions, amongst which is Bulgaria. In the article below Mr. Peter Petrov, Partner at Boyanov & Co., offers personal views on the most important recent developments in Bulgaria as well as reviews the key industry sectors, key economic appraisal techniques applied and the approach to remedies of the Bulgarian Commission for the Protection of Competition.

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Merger Control – Jurisdictional comparisons 2011

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

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The first edition of Merger ControlJurisdictional comparisons 2011 aims to serve as a valuable resource to companies and counsel navigating their way through the twists and turns of obtaining the required merger control approvals worldwide. The Bulgarian chapter below contributed by Mr. Peter Petrov, Partner and Ms. Meglena Konstantinova, Associate at Boyanov & Co., reviews the Bulgarian legislation and jurisdiction, offers an insight into the notification requirements, timing and potential penalties and examines the substantive assessment of the merger, role of third parties and remedies.

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