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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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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

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ALERT: On 25 May 2018 the new General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) (the “GDPR”) will enter into force.

ALERT: On 25 May 2018 the new General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) (the “GDPR”) will enter into force. How is this important to you? While the GDPR mostly upgrades the current legal regime after 20 years of case law and practice on personal data protection, its entry into force will introduce significant new fines reaching […]

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ECJ interprets financial collateral on bank accounts

In November 2016 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of the Financial Collateral Arrangements Directive (the FCA Directive). In that ruling (which is the first ECJ ruling on the FCA Directive) the ECJ held inter alia that the requirement under the FCA Directive that the collateral must be […]

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Bulgaria’s exclusion of certain bank deposits from the deposits guarantee breaches an EU Directive

In this article BOYANOV & Co. presents a critical analysis of Bulgarian legislation governing bank deposits guarantee excluding from the guarantee deposits solely because they had a higher interest rate than the standard one provided by the bank. The article was written by Damian Simeonov, Partner and Co-Head of BOYANOV & Co.’s Banking and Finance […]

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Pledge enforcement now requires an insurance, which makes it more costly

One of the amendments brought at the end of 2016 to the regime of ”special pledges” (i.e. commercial pledges where the pledged assets remains in the possession of the pledger) is the new requirement for insurance. In particular, a creditor secured by a special pledge enforcing the pledge must, among other things, appoint a “depository”. […]