20 years together

Acquiring Property in Bulgaria After Brexit

The withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) has had an impact on the regime and the possibility of British nationals to acquire ownership of property in Bulgaria. Our real estate experts provide a brief overview of the options that are still available. view more


2021 – Amendments to Tax Legislation Regarding Natural Persons and Corporate Income Tax

At the end of 2020, amendments to the Income Taxes on Natural Persons Act and the Corporate Income Tax Act were promulgated in the State Gazette. The amendments will enter into force this 2021. Below is a brief overview of the amended acts. view more


DPC Marks a 4midable Accomplishment in WWL Data 2021

Who’s Who Legal – one of the world's leading directories of business lawyers – has released its Data guide for 2021 and we are happy to share that 4 out of the 6 ranked lawyers for Bulgaria are from the DPC team. view more


Sixth Anti-money Laundering Directive - tougher penalties for acquiring money of non-verified origin

This 2020 is passing marked by the pandemic, but also by the ongoing hysteria around the obligations to implement anti-money laundering measures. Obliged entities have barely taken a breather after yet another wave of requirements to bring their internal documents and processes in line with the law in August and September 2020. The transposition of the Sixth Directive, which provides for extremely serious penalties for breaches of anti-money laundering legislation, is now on the agenda again. view more


The Constitutional Court of Bulgaria adopted the arguments of Prof. Dr. George Dimitrov in favour of repealing the traffic data retention

The Constitutional Court fully adopted the arguments presented by Prof. Dr. George Dimitrov and with its decision issued on November 17, 2020, declared as unconstitutional the amendments to the Electronic Communications Act, passed in March this year. view more


Tsvetelina Georgieva spoke on the state intervention in insolvent companies at AIJA Commissions Month

Our associate Tsvetelina Georgieva was among the speakers in the webinar on state intervention in insolvent companies, held on 10 November 2020 - the Insolvency Commission Day from AIJA Commissions Month. view more


Pencho Stanchev: Price may not be the most important criteria when choosing an electricity supplier

Pencho Stanchev, Senior Associate and co-head of the Energy Law Practice Group of DPC took part in an online discussion on the Pros and Cons of the Free Electricity Market, held on 26 October 2020. view more


Nine DPC Lawyers ranked by IFLR1000

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. is one of the two law firms with the highest number of lawyers in the individual ranking of IFLR1000 for Bulgaria. view more


Kindergartens and schools may now be located in existing buildings

In early September amendments were promulgated to the Ordinance for design, execution and maintenance of buildings for public service in the field of education and science, healthcare, culture and arts, constituting a regulatory expression of the public need for more flexible design and construction of childcare facilities and schools view more


Donka Stoyanova on the Topic of EU Competition Law and the Digital Economy: Protecting Free and Fair Competition in an Age of Technological (R)evolution

Donka Stoyanova has contributed to the volume EU Competition Law and the Digital Economy: Protecting Free and Fair Competition in an Age of Technological (R)evolution in her capacity as a national rapporteur for Bulgaria at the XXIX FIDE Congress. view more