20 years together
26May

DPC Competition Experts Contribute to IBA Antitrust Committee Survey

Zoya Todorova, Partner, and Rositsa Vasileva, Associate at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. (DPC), have contributed to an extensive survey conducted by the International Bar Association Antitrust Committee. The survey, covering 44 jurisdictions worldwide, aimed to examine the ways in which the overnight change of the global reality affected the antitrust world, by gathering in a single document a... view more

22May

THE CONCEPT OF HARDSHIP – SPECIFICS REGARDING ITS APPLICATION

The legal concept of hardship is particularly applicable in the context of the present COVID-19 pandemic situation and the control measures imposed. The current circumstances meet the requirements for an unforeseeable event within the meaning of the law, and many sectors are expected to be so heavily affected by the pandemic that it would actually violate the adequacy of considerations under... view more

20May

New Ordinance shall regulate the easements of water supply and sewerage facilities

On March 27, 2020, Ordinance No. РД-02-20-1 of March 5, 2020 on the  conditions and procedure for determining the proportions and location of the easement strips and the special regime for the exercise of easements over water supply and sewerage pipelines (networks) and facilities outside towns and villages (the “Ordinance”) entered into force. Тhe relations connected to the... view more

18May

GREATER CONSUMER PROTECTION OR GREATER FREEDOM FOR REGULATORS?

In the circumstances of rapid growth of e-commerce and the increase of digital services and technologies consumption, the lack of modern rules for consumer protection online has become more apparent. That is why many significant steps have been taken in this direction at European Union (EU) level as an integral part of the large-scale strategy for the Digital Single Market and the “New Deal... view more

14May

WHAT ARE ORGANISERS’ RIGHTS IN CASE OF CANCELLATION OR POSTPONEMENT OF MASS EVENTS?

With effect frоm May 11, 2020, cultural events on open-air stages and cinema visits have been allowed with a limitation of attendees of up to 30% of their maximum capacity. The return of mass events in full and in closed halls, however, is currently uncertain in terms of time. Along with the economic instability, organisers are facing a plethora of legal issues regarding the cancelled events... view more

11May

DPC with highest ranking so far by The Legal 500 EMEA

In mid-April one of the two biggest and most prestigious legal guides worldwide, The Legal 500, released its rankings for the region of Europe, Middle East and Africa for 2020. view more

08May

Our Trainee Iva Belcheva’s Team among the Winners in the World’s Largest Moot Court Competition

The team of the Faculty of Law of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, with the participation of our trainee Iva Belcheva, took the biggest award and ranked among the best teams in the world winning Jessup  - the world’s largest moot court competition with participants from over 750 law schools in 100 countries and jurisdictions. The Competition is a simulation of a fictional... view more

28Apr

FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS TO OVERCOME THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF COVID-19

The Government has announced summarised information about the approved public resource of BGN 4.5 billion to be allocated and intended for small and medium-sized businesses, as well as for people on unpaid leave and self-employed persons. 1. The first financial instrument is the measure initiated and announced in March and to be implemented through the Bulgarian Development Bank, namely... view more

23Apr

Loan payments moratorium introduced by BNB – mechanisms and implementation

The Bulgarian National Bank has adopted a procedure for deferring payment of obligations to banks and financial institutions in relation to the state of emergency declared on March 13, 2020. view more

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