Оn 19 November 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published the draft guidance on the interplay between the provisions of the GDPR on territorial scope (in Article 3) and ...

The present text deals with a new case-law of the Supreme Cassation Court on the admissibility of a claim for ownership in respect of property which does not exist. In ...

The Ministry supports (and this is now official) an Information System named “Unitary register of experts”, which contains public and non-public part with a data for the individuals mentioned in ...

The CPC provides for the possibility of an individual exemption from the general prohibition in the presence of one or more of the following conditions, even if there are concerted ...

The Registry Agency (the Agency) is an administration under the Minister of Justice, which is responsible for processing all acts subject to registration, based on which references are made and ...

The Supreme Court of Cassation (‘SCC’) clarified   the legal effect of the new registration of a non-renewed mortgage against third parties who acquired and registered their rights to the mortgaged ...

According to the Family Code (“FC”), the property regimes between spouses are as follows: statutory community regime, the legal regime of separation and a contractual regime (marriage agreement) The FC ...

In its resolution as of August 2nd, 2021 (“the Resolution”), the Supreme Court of Cassation (the SCC) resolved whether a legal mortgage on real estate (established for security for a ...

In its resolution as of July 5th, 2021 the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) clarifies how can an excluded shareholder claim the company to pay the value of his/her shares. ...

The Protection of Competition Act (PCA) is key to the existence of a number of companies and to the entering of new companies on the free market. Its correct application ...

The intra-Community supplies (ICS) are taxed at zero rate under the Bulgarian Value Added Tax Act (VATА), except in cases of exempt supplies. The tax authorities my not acknowledge declared ...

The Act on the provision of digital content and services and the sale of goods (the Act) implemented  into the Bulgarian law the provisions of Directive (EU) 2019/770 of the ...

The following article is dedicated to Resolution No 33 as of 30.03.2021 delivered in civil case No 2389/ 2020 of the Supreme Cassation Court (“Resolution”), which provides interpretation regarding the ...

The Supreme Court of Cassation had the occasion to clarify some controversial issues provided in the Spatial Development Act (SDA). The matters covered by the resolution include: clarification of the ...

In a very recent ruling, the Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) shed light on prohibited agreements that threaten free market competition and the terms “undertaking” and “economic activity”, which ...

The question of whether it is permissible to accrue interest on interest in contractual relations with the participation of individuals has been considered repeatedly in the case law. The Supreme ...

As of July 1st, 2021, traders making online sales in the European Union (EU) shall register for VAT electronically. The new regime will allow online sellers to declare and pay ...

The team of Ilieva, Voutcheva & Co. Law Firm successfully initiated and conducted the first procedure in Bulgaria for EU Blue Card acquisition under the new procedural regime. As of ...

As of the 1st of October 2020 all non-household electricity consumers, including those, whose facilities are part of the electricity distribution system at low voltage level, must purchase electrical energy for ...

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 ...

In March we partnered with the Okrilena Foundation. Thanks to their organization and the empathy of our colleagues, funds were raised from the sold martenitsas. The funds were used for ...

The obligations for taxes, social insurance contributions and interest are public debts. The Tax-Insurance Procedure Code (TIPC) contains the terms and conditions for public enforcement by a public enforcement official. ...

In its ruling № 247 from 25.02.2020 on civil case № 3200/2018, the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) brings clarity to questions regarding the form required for a unilateral increase ...

By Decision № 4 of 20.04.2021, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Bulgaria declared unconstitutional the provision of § 2 of the Transitional and Final Provisions of the Act ...