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
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
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
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
WHAT ARE THE AMENDMENTS REGARDING THE PROVISION OF FINANCIAL AID DURING THE COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY?
Changes in the application of the ''60/40'' scheme view more
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
Can criminal responsibility be sought for false statements declared when crossing the checkpoints of Sofia and other regional centers?
In the past few days, the topical discussion was on whether people who travelled across the country for the Easter holidays are threatened with criminal prosecution if it turns out that the circumstances they declared when exiting the regional centers were false. Legal opinions have also emerged, arguing that, contrary to the position of the official authorities, citizens are unjustifiably... view more
A brief explanation regarding the payment obligations view more
Construction permit for first, second and third category of constructions to be issued electronically
Sofia Municipality expands the range of electronic services it provides. Firstly, now available is the option to electronically submit application for a construction permit by the Chief Architect of Sofia Municipality for primary development, extension, expansion of residential and non-residential buildings for sites of the first, second and third category and solid fences, integral part of... view more