20 years together

Martin Zahariev discusses the balance between innovations and their regulation on Bloomberg TV

Martin Zahariev, PhD, associate at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co., was invited at the Business Start show of Bloomberg TV Bulgaria to comment on some hot topics from the area of information technology law in connection with the forthcoming European Research and Innovation Days (22-24 September). Challenges to the regulation of AI in various public spheres, its application in the legal... view more


Pencho Stanchev gives valuable guidelines to non-household consumers of electricity

Pencho Stanchev, senior associate at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co., together with Bogdan Petrov co-heading its Energy Law Practice Group, was invited in the Business Start show of Bloomberg TV Bulgaria to comment on the forthcoming entry on the free electricity marker of the non-household consumers view more


The extended deadline for publishing the 2019 Annual Financial Statement is approaching

Due to the state of emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic in Bulgaria, the term for publication of the 2019 annual financial statements (AFS) of the companies in the Commercial Register has been prolonged until 30th of September 2020. view more


Amendments to the Energy Act will affect all non-household consumers of electricity

The Parliament has adopted amendments to the Energy Act which will affect most of the companies in Bulgaria. view more


DPC advises team.blue on the acquisition of the Bulgarian company SuperHosting

DPC advised team.blue – the leading digital enabler for entrepreneurs on its acquisition of the Bulgarian webhosting company SuperHosting. view more


CJEU Invalidates EU-US Privacy Shield, ambiguity as to the applicability of the Standard Contractual Clauses?

On 16 July 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a preliminary ruling with significant importance regarding the instruments for transfer of personal data outside EU to so called “third countries”, in particular to the US. Why it has come this far? The request for a preliminary ruling was made in connection with the actions of Austrian privacy activist Mr.... view more


DPC advised the spin-off of the infrastructure from the retail business of Telenor

A team of Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. (DPC)’s telecom, corporate, and banking & finance law experts, led by Hristo Nihrizov, provided legal assistance for the structuring and successful implementation of probably the biggest spin-off in Bulgaria in the last few years and advised on all legal and regulatory aspects of the transaction. The project is part of an even larger corporate... view more


DPC is Reaching for the Top in Banking & Finance

IFLR1000, the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers, released its rankings for Banking & Finance at the end of June and we are happy to share that DPC’s practice in this area has moved up. The team led by Hristo Nihrizov is ranked in the prestigious Tier 2 and among the top ten law firms for Banking & Finance in Bulgaria. This is a valued... view more


The New Food Act – Register This

The new Food Act, effective as of June 9, 2020, seeks to reinforce consumer protection as regards food products, as well as to ensure systematization of the national legal framework and its harmonization with the European Union legislation in this area. And while the new Act addressеs matters which lacked and required regulation, the novelties introduced by the Act raise certain issues which... view more


Another DPC trainee wins a prestigious international competition

After our trainee Iva Belcheva’s team was among the winners of Jessup - the world’s largest moot court competition earlier this year, now we have yet another occasion to celebrate. Petya Adzhopova, another of DPC’s promising trainees, and her team from the Faculty of Law of Sofia University won the European Human Rights Moot Court Competition (EHRMCC). One of the team’s trainers, Nedko... view more