The answer to this question is crucial to the validity of any legal action and ultimately to the success of the case. The assessment of compliance with the time-limit for ...

Unfair competition in the free market takes many forms. Each of these is expressed in a different aspect of the supply of a product or service. The focus may be ...

Building a reputation for quality in the free market is a long and complex process, filled with a number of challenges. Winning consumer trust requires consistency and uncompromising commitment on ...

The European Data Protection Board has issued recommendations on the legal basis for the storage of credit card data for the sole purpose of facilitating further online transactions. According to ...

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 ...

Housing is among the preferred assets for investment in recent years. The quality of the construction is one of the main issues considered when acquiring an apartment now that there ...

Similarities between some web pages nowadays are not a rare sight. All resemblances though shouldn’t be put in the same category. Just as some of them are a result of ...

We’ve all seen discounts so big, they make us doubt their validity. It’s as if something is telling us that there is no way the purchase can be this advantageous. ...

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. ...

Given the wide variety of products of a certain type offered to us in stores, where we shop daily, the battle for the preference of the consumer is truly fierce. ...

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 ...

We often encounter the stereotype of the evil landlord harassing his tenants with a high rent and refusing to take care of his property. However, the truth is that common ...

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 Bulgarian Labour Code (the “LC”) regulates various different hypotheses and scenarios as to termination of an employment agreements. Reflecting the grounds for termination of an employment agreement, the law ...