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C19 Task Force

At BOYANOV & Co., we care about and are invested in the success and well-being of our clients. We continue to work hard while prioritising the health of our colleagues, clients, and business partners. As part of our service, our dedicated C19 Task Force for 20 months keeps on assisting with all legal challenges caused […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advised J.P. Morgan on the Financing of CEZ Bulgarian Business’ Acquisition by Eurohold

BOYANOV & Co. advised J.P. Morgan AG (as Initial Mandated Lead Arranger), BNY Mellon Corporate Trustee Services Limited (as General Security Agent), and DSK Bank AD (as Bulgarian Security Agent) on EUR 360 million facilities to Eastern European Electric Company B.V. (an indirect subsidiary of Eurohold Bulgaria – a major Bulgarian listed holding company) financing […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advised OTP Bank Plc and DSK Bank AD on a Club Deal Financing of MET Renewables AG

BOYANOV & Co. advised OTP Bank Plc (Hungary) and DSK Bank AD (its Bulgarian subsidiary) on a EUR 27.6 million club deal financing of MET Renewables AG (Switzerland) for the acquisition from Enel (Italy) of a 42MW wind park in Northeast Bulgaria (one of the first and largest wind power plants in Bulgaria). MET Group is […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Continues to be Ranked Tier 1 Law Firm in All Practice Areas

The firm continues to receive the highest Tier 1 ranking in all practice areas researched by the IFLR1000 in Bulgaria, Banking & finance, M&A, and Project development. Some of the client feedback for BOYANOV & Co. reads “The firm has always provided superb legal advice. They are hands on and cost sensitive. They offer a broad […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Top-Ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

BOYANOV & Co. continues to lead the legal market in Bulgaria according to the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA where the firm received the highest Tier 1 ranking in 10 practice areas: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Energy and Natural Resources, EU and Competition, Healthcare and Life […]

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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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BOYANOV & Co. Continues to be Ranked Tier 1 Law Firm by IFLR1000’s Annual Rankings

“Very high international standards, unique corporate culture and values, excellent speed and efficiency, lots of experience, wisdom and business solutions”. This comment has been revealed in the 2020 edition of the International Financial Law Review 1000 in relation to the outstanding Banking and Finance, and M&A practices of BOYANOV & Co. The firm continues to […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Reconfirms its Leading Position on the Market Reflected in IFLR1000’s Rankings

The firm continues to receive the highest Tier 1 ranking in all practice areas researched by the 2019 edition of the International Financial Law Review 1000 in Bulgaria, Banking & finance, M&A, and Project development. The editorial review describes BOYANOV & Co. as an established brand that dominates the Bulgarian market, while the clients reveal […]

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BOYANOV & Co. advises Slovak investors in a complex matter in relation to a large PV park

BOYANOV & Co. advises Slovak investors for settlement of their complex relations with a Bulgarian counterparty in the field of construction and exploitation of several PV parks. The scope of work includes а due diligence of renewable projects, investigation on the legal status of project companies, liaising with authorities, representation in arbitration procedures as well […]

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BOYANOV & Co. represents the Bulgarian subsidiaries of EVN AG, Austria in complex arbitration cases with the National Electricity Company (NEK)

BOYANOV & Co. represents the Bulgarian subsidiaries of EVN AG, Austria in a number of complex and high profile arbitration cases with the state-owned National Electricity Company (NEK) and in administrative proceedings, including in judicial reviews of administrative acts issued by the local energy regulator – the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) related to […]

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BOYANOV & Co. is advising and representing before administrative courts the Bulgarian subsidiary of Solvay SA

BOYANOV & Co. is advising and representing before the administrative courts in Bulgaria the Bulgarian subsidiary of Solvay SA, which operates the biggest factory for soda ash in Europe, in respect of appeal proceedings related to the application of EU Directive 2003/87 establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community (the […]

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BOYANOV & Co. advised a German investor in a complex high-profile matter concerning several PV parks

BOYANOV & Co. advised a German investor in a complex high-profile matter which includes due diligence on several PV parks (overall capacity of 15 MW), adjacent infrastructure, relations with authorities and legal status of the PV Parks included; negotiations and successful closing of a settlement agreement on an international level between the Client and the […]

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BOYANOV & Co. advised Solvay Sodi AD in relation to the application of EU Directive 2003/87 on greenhouse gas emission allowance trading

Solvay Sodi AD operating the biggest factory for soda ash in Europe, engaged BOYANOV & Co. in relation to the application of EU Directive 2003/87 on greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community (the “ETS Directive”). In particular appeals have been filed against respective acts concerning Solvay Sodi’s installations, of the National Allocation Table […]

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BOYANOV & Co. successfully advised and represented major pharmaceutical groups Abbott and AbbVie in an antitrust investigation initiated by the Bulgarian competition authority

BOYANOV & Co. successfully advised and represented major pharmaceutical groups Abbott and AbbVie in an antitrust proceedings initiated by the Bulgarian Commission for the Protection of Competition in relation to a complaint brought by a major national pharmaceutical distributor. By a decision which has not been appealed, the Commission came to the conclusion that no […]

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BOYANOV & Co. advised Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC) in respect of the construction of a new nuclear power unit at Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant

BOYANOV & Co. advised Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC) in respect of the construction of a new nuclear power unit at the site of the existing Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant. Our advice included comprehensive regulatory due diligence of the applicable legal framework (corporate law, nuclear licensing regulations, nuclear liability and decommissioning regulations, energy regulations, public procurement, […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advised Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC

BOYANOV & Co. advised Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC as a representative of the initial purchasers of USD 400 million global senior secured notes (a Rule 144A offering) issued by Contour Global Power Holding S.A., Luxembourg as issuer. The underlying material subsidiary in Bulgaria was ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 AD – one of the three […]

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Boyanov & Co. Advises SocGen on a EUR 48m Financing of a New Solar Power Plant of US AES in Bulgaria

The US company AES Solar (through its Bulgarian arm AES Solar Bulgaria) has started construction of a 20.6MW photovoltaic park near the Danube city of Silistra in Bulgaria. The park will be funded with EUR 48 million from Societe Generale Expressbank, the bank announced on Wednesday. “We managed to create a suitable model for providing […]

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Environment Law 2010

This article appeared in the 3rd edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environment Law 2010 published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.

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Assisting International Bank Syndicate on Financing for Melrose

The firm advised The Bank of Scotland, IFC, Société Générale and BNP Paribas as lenders to Melrose Resources plc. on the refinancing and increasing of the amount of a syndicated loan and the extension of an additional subordinated loan. Services also included advice on consecutive increases of the amount of a syndicated loan and the […]

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Recycling Facility Construction Project

The energy team of the partnership is advising a UK client on a project for the construction of an industrial facility for waste tires processing for the production of combustible oil.     Copyright picture: pixabay.com