Archive for November, 2016

BOYANOV & Co. in Support of “Start It Smart” Pre-Accelerator Programme for Young Entrepreneurs in Bulgaria

Monday, November 28th, 2016

BOYANOV & Co. delivered a presentation on “Intellectual Property Rights in Bulgaria” as part of the series of coaching workshops provided under the Start It Smart Pre-Accelerator training and mentorship programme, aiming to educate and support young Bulgarian entrepreneurs who wish to develop their own unique ideas into successful businesses startup.

During the seminar, held on 25 November 2016 at Sofia Tech Park, BOYANOV & Co.’s IP experts Stela Sabeva, Co-Head of IP Department (Trademarks), and Nikolay Zisov, Partner, covered the full spectrum of intellectual property subject to IP protection, including trademarks, patents, company and domain names, industrial design, copyright, “know-how” and business information (trade secrets), as well as the requirements and related legal procedures for their registration in order to ensure adequate legal protection and thus enable young innovators and business owners to earn recognition and benefits from what they invent or create.

The seminar is a part of BOYANOV & Co.’s Pro Bono initiative in support of technology startups and business development in Bulgaria.

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Borislav Boyanov Ranks Among the World’s Foremost Practitioners in Who’s Who Legal: Private Clients 2016

Friday, November 25th, 2016

For another year Mr. Borislav Boyanov, Managing Partner of BOYANOV & Co., has been the only Bulgarian nominee ranked in Who’s Who Legal: Private Clients 2016 among the most highly regarded lawyers worldwide.

The repeated prestigious nomination comes as a recognition for the proficiency, professionalism and impeccable credentials earned over a career of more than 32 years of counselling clients on a wide range of private legal matters.

Who’s Who Legal: Private Client 2016 has revealed 531 private client specialists, listed from 244 leading law firms across 51 jurisdictions, who can truly be considered leaders in the field. The analysis is based on the opinions of law firm clients and environment experts from around the world.

Who’s Who Legal is a publication of the Law Business Research Limited London, an independent multi award-winning publisher of research, data and analysis on business law and international legal markets. It is impossible to buy entry into this publication.

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BOYANOV & Co. Advises on the Largest Corporate Bond Issue in Bulgaria

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

BOYANOV & Co. advised the lead manager of the largest corporate bond issue (€130 million) in Bulgaria. The issuer, Energo-Pro Varna, is a holding company of several large energy companies in Bulgaria, including the electricity distribution company in Northeast Bulgaria. Energo Pro Varna is a subsidiary of Energo Pro a.s., Czech Republic, one of the fastest growing energy groups in the EU.

The bonds, which have a 7-year maturity and are expected to be listed at the local stock exchange, have been subscribed by IFIs, banks, pension funds and asset managers. The proceeds will be invested in improving the network and quality of services of Energo Pro.

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