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Bulgaria COVID-19 Tracker

Business in Bulgaria is experiencing a challenging legal environment in the context of rapidly changing emergency measures dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. We have prepared a summary of the key legal measures affecting business in the attached BULGARIA COVID-19 TRACKER. It will be updated daily, as necessary. Please check regularly for updates. If you have […]

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Risks of Artificial Intelligence – Safety Aspects

Industry solutions relying on artificial intelligence (AI) are growing faster than many had predicted. In addition to the important personal data protection considerations, another important question which this new and emerging technology is raising relates to the AI safety problems and their legal response. So far, the European Union and Bulgaria have not adopted legislation specifically […]

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Artificial Intelligence & Data Protection

Preface Artificial intelligence[1] (AI) is widely recognised as one of the defining industrial phenomena of the 21st century. In today’s technology-dependent world, its potential impact on business and economic development can hardly be understated. From possible groundbreaking use as a diagnostic tool in medicine, through the inevitable introduction of autonomous vehicles as widespread means of […]

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COVID-19 Related Payment Moratorium on Financings

  (“May you live in interesting times” – Chinese proverb) The COVID-19 pandemic has multiple effects on the economy. Many businesses struggle to survive and are or may become unable to service their bank debt in the same way as they did before the outbreak of the pandemic. Governments and central banks around the world […]

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Is COVID-19 a Force Majeure?

Do the COVID-19 outbreak and the measures against it constitute force majeure? The COVID-19 pandemic has a number of negative economic consequences such as suspension or delay of production and supplies, quarantining of entire countries, closure of borders, cancellation of flights, etc. All these factors affect the performance of obligations under multiple commercial transactions and […]

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The New EU Commission Steps Up its Agenda on Digital Technologies

Last week, the European Commission published a Communication on Europe’s Digital Future in which it followed-up on the topic of EU’s digital transformation and introduced two documents, which provide further detail on the current developments. The first document is the new European Data Strategy. It envisions the adoption of both a Digital Services Act and […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Contributes to the Bulgarian Chapter on Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2020

BOYANOV & Co.’s Competition and Antitrust team has authored the Bulgarian chapter in the prestige legal publication of Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2020, due to be published in September 2019 by Law Business Research Limited. Some of the key questions answered by each of the 69 jurisdictions featured in this publication include Bulgarian […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Contributes to the Bulgarian Chapter on Global Legal Insights to: Mergers & Acquisitions 2019

BOYANOV & Co.’s partner Yordan Naydenov and counsel Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nikolay Kolev have authored the Bulgarian chapter on Global Legal Insights to: Mergers & Acquisitions 2019, 8th edition, published in July 2019 by Global Legal Group. The article discusses the legal background, financing of the M&A transactions in Bulgaria, touches upon the significant deals […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Contributed to the IBA Arbitration Country Guide

Kina Chuturkova, Head of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of BOYANOV & Co., contributed to the Bulgarian chapter in the IBA Arbitration Country Guide, published by IBA Arbitration Committee. To read the Bulgarian chapter, please visit http://www.ibanet.org/LPD/Dispute_Resolution_Section/Arbitration/Arbcountryguides.aspx.   Copyright picture: IBA