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BOYANOV & Co. Continues to Receive Gold Rankings in the IP-specialised WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professional

For the eighth consecutive year, BOYANOV & Co. received the Gold ranking in The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2022 Guide, published by World Trademark Review 1000, acknowledging the firm’s ability to secure the most high-profile, big-ticket work from the most prestigious of clients. WTR’s research revealed that clients and peers recognise BOYANOV & Co. as […]

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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. Top-ranked in Chambers Europe 2021

BOYANOV & Co. continues to be ranked in the highest Band 1 in Banking & Finance, Competition/Antitrust, Intellectual Property, Employment, and Real Estate by the most prestigious legal research company Chambers and Partners. These rankings reconfirm the firm’s excellence of its services and stable position in the Bulgarian legal market. A client recognises our firm […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Successfully Represented WIZZ AIR in a Challenging Case against the Level of Airport Charges at Sofia Airport

BOYANOV & Co.’s team led by partners Kina Chuturkova and Raina Dimitrova and associate Trayan Targov defended the interests of the European airline Wizz Air in a landmark appeal before the Supreme Administrative Court, involving “unjust discrimination” challenge to the terminal charges set by Sofia Airport. Since 2017, BOYANOV & Co. has been supporting Wizz […]

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Висшият съдебен съвет прие Правила и мерки за работа на съдилищата в условията на пандемия

На 12 май Съдийската колегия на Висшия съдебен съвет прие Правила и мерки за работа на съдилищата в условията на пандемия (приети с решение по протокол № 15/12.05.2020 г., изменени и доп. по протокол № 16/19.05.2020 г.): http://www.vss.justice.bg/page/view/105154. Правилата на ВСС са съобразени с въведената след отмяната на извънредното положение у нас епидемична обстановка и […]

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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. Retains its Top Ranking in Chambers Global 2019

Chambers Global 2019 has again ranked BOYANOV & Co. in the highest Band 1 ranking in Corporate/Commercial and Dispute Resolution. These rankings reconfirm the strong operating practices of the firm as well as the firm’s leading position in the Bulgarian legal market. Within the Corporate/Commercial practice area, Chambers Global continues to recognise: Managing partner Borislav Boyanov […]

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BOYANOV & Co. represents Eurobank Bulgaria AD in a dispute initiated against the Bank as legal successor of DZI Bank

BOYANOV & Co. represents Eurobank Bulgaria AD in a dispute initiated by the Bulgarian Road Agency against the Bank and two other companies which in consortium have been engaged for 4 years in the sale of vignette stickers (used in the national road infrastructure) to owners of automobiles. The claim against the Bank (as the […]

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BOYANOV & Co. is representing Philip Morris Intl. in a case of infringement of TM Marlboro

After a raid in an illegal factory in the town of Vidin and the investigation that followed the prosecutor of Vidin lodged the indictment against six individuals – workers in the factory who were accused of manufacturing cigarettes and using the registered TM Marlboro of without its consent of the TM-owner. The criminal case is […]

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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 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. advised a large Bulgarian bank on Class Action re Invalid Clauses in Loan Agreements and General Terms

The Bulgarian National Association “Active Consumers” lodged a class action against a big Bulgarian bank which engaged BOYANOV & Co. to defend it in that case where it was claimed that the collective interest of a wide and unclear circle of consumers had been harmed by certain clauses of standard loan agreements and by several […]

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Global Litigation Survey – Bulgaria

The Global Litigation Survey is a ground breaking survey which seeks to assess ten key indicators of the litigation process in 137 legal systems. The globalisation of business has meant that commercial counterparties come from increasingly diverse jurisdictions and parties need to have a broader awareness of legal risk.  This survey will undoubtedly assist clients […]

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BOYANOV & Co. advised and represented Montupet in an appeal against a Tax Assessment Statement

BOYANOV & Co. advised and represented Montupet on all aspects of the Company’s appeal against a Tax Assessment Act issued by the National Revenue Agency and in particular on the alleged wrong determination by the client of the categories of labour applicable to the employees in the factory in Ruse, which resulted in tax claims […]

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BOYANOV & Co. advised Danjaq LLP on a trademark dispute

BOYANOV & Co. advised Danjaq LLP on a trademark dispute with the Bulgarian Patent Office (BPO) regarding the claimed well-known status of the TM 007 (Gun Logo) in Bulgaria as of  1 December 2006. In a landmark decision of 13 May 2013 the Supreme Administrative Court ruled in favour of Danjaq LLP underlining that Bulgarian […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Successfully Defended the Interest of One of the Largest Bulgarian Beer Manufacturers in Complex Tax Litigation

In 2012 – 2013 BOYANOV & Co. was representing one of the largest Bulgarian beer manufacturers in a tax case involving claims for corporate tax, VAT, social insurance etc., covering a period of 5 years. The initial claims of the tax authorities amounted to circa EUR 4.6 million. In addition to that, the potential negative […]

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BOYANOV & Co. successfully represented Dundee Precious Metals before the Supreme Administrative Court

BOYANOV & Co. successfully represented before 5-member panel of the Supreme Administrative Court one of the Bulgarian subsidiaries of the Canadian public company Dundee Precious Metals. The dispute related to the Decision of the Council of Ministers for Approval of the Environmental Assessment Impact Report on the concession for gold mining granted to that company […]