What is the EU blacklist?   Over the past few years the European Council adopted several measures for the purpose of achieving fair taxation in the EU.   One of the first steps part of the Commission’s ambitious agenda for dealing with tax evasion and ...

As from June 2019 the producers may label their products of mountainous origin with a special logo, for which they should receive certificate and should be registered in a public ...

A resolution by the Commission for the Protection of Competition (“CPC”) raised a lot of questions amongst the traders who use the services of vloggers and bloggers to advertise products ...

A trade secret is a valuable piece of information for an enterprise that is treated as confidential and that gives that enterprise a competitive advantage. European companies are increasingly exposed ...

According to the Bulgarian legislation, there are two procedures that could be executed for the acquisition of Bulgarian citizenship through investment – a regular procedure, which takes up to minimum ...

The survey shows that over 80 percent of women undergoing a divorce go through serious financial difficulties during and after the split up with their partners. Most of them are ...

Within the European Union ( “the EU”) a new regime makes it possible to use cross-border legal instruments for protection of pecuniary claims and for effective implementation of judgments for ...

Amendments to the Value Added Tax Act (VAT Act) regarding Consortiums are in force as of the 1st of January 2017. The amendments mainly focus on the rules regulating the right ...

In cases when a building is developed without any papers and/or permissions, there is a legal possibility to declare it “tolerable” through obtaining a certificate of tolerance. This is an ...

Issue No 97 of the State Gazette (the “SG”) as of December 6, 2016 publishes an amendment to the Local Taxes and Fees Act (hereinafter the “LTFA”), which introduces a ...

Issue No 105 of the State Gazette (the “SG”) as of December 30th, 2016 promulgates the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Commerce Act (hereinafter the “CA”). Some of the ...

The Law on Amending and Supplementing the Non-Profit Legal Entities Act (“the NPLEA”) was just recently promulgated. It will enter into force on 1st of January 2018. The law provides ...

In issue number 11 of the State Gazette (“SG”) as of 9th February 2016, the Ordinance on the terms and conditions for certification of “balneo-medical (Medical SPA) centre”, “SPA centre”, ...

On 12th July 2016 the European Commission officially announced that the European Union (the “EU”) members approve the EU-U.S. Agreement, known as the “Privacy Shield” (“the Agreement”). The Agreement is ...

On 12th July 2016 the European Commission officially announced that the European Union (the “EU”) members approve the EU-U.S. Agreement, known as the “Privacy Shield” (“the Agreement”). The Agreement is ...

The European Commission published a series of copyright reforms in its Digital Single Market (“DSM”). This included a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services that aims at ...

Regulation (EU) No 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and the Council amending the Community trade mark regulation has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Amending ...

Nowadays companies cannot afford to ignore the internet, which provides a global market where they can place their products and services. Internet is one of the means companies get in ...

The amendments of Value Added Tax Act (“VAT”) adopted and published in issue 105 of the State Gazette (“SG”) as of 19th of December 2014 entered into force on 1st ...

Intellectual Property rights (“IP rights”) are in the essence of the medical device industry where there are new inventions and products manufactured every day. This is why companies in this ...

In July 2014 the amendments in the Consumer Protection Act (“CPA”) entered into force after their promulgation in the State Gazette issue 61. The CPA transposes the Directive 2011/83/EU and ...

The adopted by the Parliament latest amendments of some tax laws were published in issue 100 of the State Gazette (“SG”) as of 19.11.2013 and in issue 101 of the ...

On the 6th of November 2013 the General Assembly of the Civil and Commerce Bar College of the Supreme Court of Cassation of the Republic of Bulgaria has adopted Interpretative ...

Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union as of September 26, 2013, on a Preliminary Ruling Regarding the Legal Treatment of a Transaction for the Acquisition of ...