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Podcast: Как България ще се бори с фалшивите потребителски отзиви?

  Как България ще се бори с фалшивите потребителски отзиви? Адв. Траян Таргов

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Promotions at BOYANOV & Co.

BOYANOV & Co. is pleased to announce the following promotions as of 1 October 2021: Svetlina Kortenska – to Senior Counsel Ralitsa Nedkova – to Principal Associate. Violeta Kirova – to Principal Associate Meglena Konstantinova – to Senior Associate Nedyalka Novakova – to Senior Associate Deyan Terziev – to Senior Associate Trayan Targov – to […]

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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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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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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. advises Microsoft Bulgaria on regular basis on various contractual and regulatory matters

BOYANOV & Co. advises Microsoft Bulgaria EOOD and its affiliates on a regular basis on various contractual and regulatory matters related to the local business activities of Microsoft and its products and services offered in Bulgaria. BOYANOV & Co.’s team on the deal was led by Mr. Yordan Naydenov, Partner and Head of Corporate and […]

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BOYANOV & Co. provides advice to Samsung Electronics on all aspects of its operations in Bulgaria

BOYANOV & Co. advises Samsung Electronics on various matters related to its operations in Bulgaria  including IP, IT, licensing, copyright , fair competition, corporate and commercial. BOYANOV & Co.’s team on the deal is led by Mr. Yordan Naydenov, Partner and Head of Corporate and M&A.       Copyright picture: Samsung

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BOYANOV & Co. advises Lenovo International on various legal matters

BOYANOV & Co. advises the company and its Bulgarian subsidiary on various legal matters related to its day-to-day activities. BOYANOV & Co.’s team on the deal is led by Mr. Yordan Naydenov, Partner and Head of Corporate and M&A.       Copyright picture: Lenovo

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BOYANOV & Co. advises Enterprise Rent-A-Car on regulatory matters

BOYANOV & Co. advises Enterprise Rent-A-Car on regulatory matters related to setting up and operating their website in Bulgaria. BOYANOV & Co.’s team on the deal is led by Mr. Damian Simeonov, Partner and Head of Banking & Finance.         Copyright picture: Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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Cloud Computing In Bulgaria – Regulatory Framework

The legal aspects of the use of cloud computing services is an issue of growing importance for the businesses throughout Europe. With infrastructure getting cheaper, easier to handle and much more flexible many businesses move into the cloud. This leads to growing need of comprehensive legal advice and guidance on the existing legal framework and […]

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BOYANOV & Co. consulted the US-based global leader in IT solutions Comverse Inc.

BOYANOV & Co. advised the US-based Comverse Inc. (a global leader in IT solutions for the telecommunications industry) in respect of the development of the product and the provision of the services of the company. BOYANOV & Co.’s team on the deal was led by Mr. Peter Petrov, Partner.         Copyright picture: […]

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Cosmote completes the sale of Globul and Germanos Telecom Bulgaria to Telenor

On 31 July 2013, the Greek mobile telecom operator Cosmote Mobile Telecommunications S.A. (majority owned by Deutsche Telekom) completed the sale of its Bulgarian subsidiaries (Cosmo Bulgaria Mobile EAD also known as “Globul” – the second largest mobile phone operator in Bulgaria and Germanos Telecom Bulgaria EAD – “Germanos” – its local retailer) to Telenor Mobile […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Continues to Advise Fox Channel on a Regular Basis

BOYANOV & Co. continues to regularly advise Fox Channel on all legal aspects of its activities in Bulgaria, including copyrights and neighbouring rights issues in the media sector, content of media programs, etc. BOYANOV & Co.’s team is led by the partner Damian Simeonov.       Copyright picture: Fox Channel

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BOYANOV & Co. Advises Cosmote Telecommunications S.A. on a Proposed Sale of Globul and Germanos Telekom Bulgaria

BOYANOV & Co. is advising Cosmote Telecommunications S.A. on Bulgarian law matters related to a proposed sale by Cosmote (the main Greek mobile operator) of its Bulgarian subsidiary (operating under the brand Globul), as well as its local retail chain Germanos Telekom Bulgaria. BOYANOV & Co.’s team is led by the partner Damian Simeonov.   […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advised Telefonika on a Resale of Telecommunication Services for Corporate Clients

BOYANOV & Co. advised Telefonika on regulated matters relating to a resale of telecommunication services for corporate clients. In this respect, the firm has advised Telefonika on contracts with telecommunication operators in relation to the Regulator and given comments on draft of amendments to the regulations. Telefonika is the number one Spanish multinational by market […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Represented Austrian Post in Local Merger Clearance Procedure

BOYANOV & Co., acting on behalf of Post acht Beteiligungs GmbH, successfully obtained clearance for the concentration resulting from the acquisition of sole control by Post acht Beteiligungs GmbH, Austria over M&BM Express OOD, Bulgaria – a local privately-owned postal services operator, providing a full range of mail and parcel services, including hybrid-mail. Post acht […]

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Final Court Instance Definitively Upholds Competition Authority’s Decision in Telecoms Tying Case

Bulgaria’s final instance of judicial review the Supreme Administrative Court definitively confirmed the Bulgarian competition authority’s decision rejecting an abuse of dominance complaint brought by Bulgaria’s incumbent telecom BTC/Vivacom against CableTel, now Blizoo Media and Broadband. The complaint was based on the fact that CableTel/Blizoo required subscribers wishing to use one of its digital services […]

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Boyanov & Co. Successfully Defends Illegal Bundling Case Brought on Unfair Competition Grounds

Boyanov & Co. successfully defended Blizoo Media and Broadband, a major local Pay-TV, internet and telephony operator, against a complaint brought before the Bulgarian competition authority by a competitor in connection with alleged illegal bundling and pricing below cost of Pay-TV, internet and telephony services. By a decision of October 25, 2011 the competition authority […]

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Borislav Boyanov & Co. Successfully Defends Client against Allegations of Predatory Pricing

The Bulgarian competition regulator today issued a decision rejecting the complaints of two Pay-TV operators of Sofia and Plovdiv, against Pay-TV, internet and telephony operator Blizoo Media and Broadband in respect of allegations of predatory pricing of some of their services and packages. After reviewing the complaints on their substance, the Commission for the Protection […]