On 21st of April 2020 the European Data Protection Board adopted Guidelines on the processing of health data for research purposes in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak and Guidelines ...

Documents to the procedure “Support for medium-sized businesses to overcome the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic” have been published. They envision a grant in the amount of BGN 30 ...

The National Assembly adopted amendments to the Health Act, which changes and supplements the State of Emergency Measures and Actions Act. The law will now cover overcoming the consequences of ...

The Governing Council of the Bulgarian National Bank confirmed the draft of the Order for deferral and settlement of accounts payable to banks and their subsidiaries – financial institutions in ...

The European Commission (the Commission) has provided an interpretative guideline (the Guidelines) in order to clarify the EU passenger rights and to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19 on the ...

On April 2nd, 2020 the European commission (the “EC”) proposed a new instrument for temporary Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (“SURE”) regarding the Covid-19 pandemic consequences.  By means of SURE financial assistance will be provided:  in the form ...

On the 9the April 2020, the State Gazette published the amendments and supplements to the State of Emergency Measures and Actions Act. Key amendments: A definite list of the court ...

This article will address the applicability of the force majeure to construction contracts in the light of the declared state of emergency in the Republic of Bulgaria due to COVID-19 ...

The Public Procurement Act (PPA) is suspended in relation to public procurement procedures with the following subjects: purchase of hygiene packages, disinfectants, medical devices and personal protective equipment necessary to ...

  Tourism vs COVID-19

Following the declaration of a coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and as a precautionary measure, many countries have imposed anti-epidemic measures that directly or indirectly affected various tourism services. The organized travel ...

Yesterday, the Government adopted Decree on the conditions and the application procedure for employer`s compensations aiming to preserve the employment during the state of emergency, declared with Parliament decision dated ...

The National Assembly adopted the State of Emergency Measures and Actions Act on 23rd of March 2020. The State Gazette promulgated the new Act on the following day.This law amends ...

The National Assembly adopted the State of Emergency Measures and Actions Act which provides for several amendments in the Social Security Act (SSA). The aim of these amendments is to ...

The following terms are extended: 09.2020 – for publication of the annual financial statementя, consolidated financial statements and annual reports; 06.2020 – for submission of the lack of activity declarations. ...

Updated: 24 February 2020 The National Assembly adopted the State of Emergency Measures and Actions Act on 23rd of March 2020. The State Gazette promulgated the new Act on the ...

Updated: 24 February 2020 The National Assembly adopted the State of Emergency Measures and Actions Act on 23rd of March 2020. The State Gazette promulgated the new Act on the ...

In response to the global pandemic, GLOBALAW has assembled a dedicated team of lawyers to support clients with cross-border and local legal issues created by COVID-19. As the novel coronavirus ...

Updated: 24 February 2020 The National Assembly adopted the State of Emergency Measures and Actions Act on 23rd of March 2020. The State Gazette promulgated the new Act on the ...

The State of Emergency Measures Act, provides that the validity term of the following personal documents is extended by 6 months if their current term expires within the period March ...

The State of Emergency Measures Act introduces changes to the procedures for obtaining extended-term residence permits. Foreigners whose long-term residence permits expire during the state of emergency may apply for ...

In order to provide access to notarial services for urgent and emergency certification, the Notary Chamber of the Republic of Bulgaria has set up an organization for notaries on duty ...

Below you will find guidelines for issuing force majeure certificates from the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Our clients have a clause in several contracts according to which a ...

On 11th of March 2020 the Chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) – Tedros Adhanom, has declared the Covid-19 outbreak to be a pandemic. In this regard, the Bulgarian ...

In the last few days, you turned to us for advice on some of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of emergency and the anti-epidemic measures. We hope ...