IFLR1000 is a guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers For a consecutive year Ilieva, Voutcheva & Co. was ranked among notable law firms in ...

The Parliament adopted amendments and additions to the Labour Code (,,LC”), which transpose several directives of the European Parliament and the Council into national law. The amendments entered into force ...

A draft for amended of Ordinance No. 7 dated 22.12.2003 on the rules and regulations for the development of different types of territories has been published on the public consultation ...

A new bill provides for legalizing the distance work of the general meetings of non-profit organizations. The change is to reflect the changes taken place already in our society due ...

On June 15, 2022, a bill was submitted to the National Assembly to amend the Commercial Act (“The Bill”), which proposes to create a hitherto unknown legal figure – a ...

On 06.04.2022. The Council of Ministers has approved and proposed to the National Assembly to consider and adopt a draft of the Act on Collection of Consumer Contract Debts (“ACCCD”). ...

The European Data Protection Board has published for public consultation the new Guidelines 04/2022 on the calculation of fines. The deadline for a public consultation is 27 June 2022. Afterwards ...

In the interpretative decision No. 4/2022 of the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC), the SAC decided that the scope of the joint and several liability under art. 177 of the Value ...

The Commercial Chamber of the Supreme court of cessation will decide on an issue concerning the protection of intellectual property The General Assembly of the Commercial Chamber (GACC) of the ...

At the beginning of April 2022, a draft amendment to the Labor Code was published in the Public Consultation Portal of the Administration of the Council of Ministers. The purpose ...

In a ruling from the end of last year, the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) gave its opinion on the question whether a ruling of the Court of Justice of the ...

On 21 April 2022, a bill to amend and supplement the Value Added Tax Act (“VAT Act”) was introduced in Parliament. This news item aims to draw attention to the ...

On May 18, 2022, a draft law on the State Registry Agency was submitted to the National Assembly by a group of members of the Parliament. It provides for the ...

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By interpretative Decision No 5 of 29.03.2021 the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) ruled that the person under Art. 19, para. 1 and 2 of the Tax and Insurance Procedure Code ...

Due to the war that started in Ukraine on 24.02.2022 and the many Ukrainian refugees who arrived in Bulgaria, as well as the many inquiries related to their registration and ...

When are goods or technology dual-use? Dual-use items or technologies are those that are used for civilian purposes and are not intended for military use, but could potentially have a ...

  NFTs. Legal aspects

What are NFTs and how do they function? NFT stands for a non-fungible token. “Non-fungible” more or less means that it’s unique and can’t be replaced with something else. It ...

A declaration of sympathy with the Ukrainian people was published on the website of the Sofia Bar Council. We publish the Declaration below with English translation from the original Bulgarian ...

The Sofia Bar Council with the Sofia Bar Association has set up a hotline for free legal assistance to Ukrainian refugees. + 359 879 292 230 + 359 879 292 ...

On 17.02.2022, Members of the National Assembly unanimously adopted at first reading Amendments and Supplements to the Bulgarian Citizenship Act (“AS to BCA”), which provides for the removal of the ...

The Bulgarian Public Procurement Agency has published an update of its instructions on the drafting and submission of applications/offers in the Centralized Automated System “Electronic Public Procurement” (“CAIS EPP”) by ...

REGULATION (EU) 2021/2282 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 15 December 2021on health technology assessment and amending Directive 2011/24/EU aims to harmonize European legislation in the field ...

The Supreme Court of Cassation of the Republic of Bulgaria (SCC) in its recent decision* answers two important questions related to the power of attorney, based on which a contract ...