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Zoya Todorova Commented on Some Topical Employment Law Issues for leading Bulgarian televisions

Zoya comments on important legal aspects of the state of emergency on Nova TV and TV Europe view more


Important tax amendments in relation to the state of emergency

Amendments to tax legislation aimed at economic relief for citizens and businesses during the period of emergency were introduced with the State of Emergency Measures and Actions Act, promulgated by a decision of the National Assembly of March 13, 2020 (the Act). We shall briefly analyse the key tax law issues which may arise post adoption of the Act. view more


Zoya Todorova Commented on Some Topical Employment Law Issues for TV Evropa

Zoya Todorova, head of the Employment Law Practice Group of Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. commented on some key aspects of the empoyment legislation, as well as on the enforceability of force majeure and hardship in the current unprecedented situation for TV Evropa. In the Business daily show, hosted by Dimitar Vuchev, Zoya discussed also the possible steps that employers and employees could take... view more



As a follow-up to the brief employer guidance published last week, below you will find analysis of the amendments regarding employment relationships introduced by the State of Emergency Act which was adopted on March 23, 2020 in relation to the state of emergency declared by decision of the National Assembly of March 13, 2020. The newly adopted Act introduces amendments regarding remote work and accordingly amends the Labor Code to address some of the key challenges faced by employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. view more


DPC Top-Ranked by Chambers Europe 2020

One of the two most anticipated annual rankings in the legal world – Chambers Europe, has recently been published and we are happy to announce that the top-tier position of Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. (DPC) has been reaffirmed. Eight of the firm’s departments are ranked, two of them – Tax and Employment – having climbed the ranking as compared to last year and another one –... view more


Force Majeure and Hardship under COVID-19 Pandemic

The pandemic situation and the related control measures introduced by the local governments have led to delay and non-performance under commercial contracts. We have outlined below some considerations regarding force majeure and hardship under the Bulgarian legislation in the context of the current circumstances. Force Majeure Force majeure is an unforeseeable and unavoidable event of... view more


Zoya Todorova spoke on labour rights in times of crisis in The Important, Said Out Loud on bTV Radio

What do we need to know about our labour rights during an epidemic? Zoya Todorova, head of DPC's labour law practice group, gave answers to a number of topical questions in the show The Important, Said Out Loud on bTV Radio on March 16, 2020. She spoke about the rights and obligations of employees and employers, putting a stress on the mechanisms for dealing with crisis situations for... view more


COVID-19 Pandemic: Brief Guidance for Employers

The human and economic impacts on businesses resulting from the declared COVID-19 pandemic have been significant and will only grow posing complex challenges to employers in various ways. The following brief guidance addresses some of the key legal implications and issues Bulgarian employers should consider in this public health emergency situation. This article reflects the situation as of... view more


Desislava Krusteva on the EU's strategy for AI regulation

The White Paper on Artificial Intelligence, which the European Commission released for public discussion at the end of February, ‘firmly indicates that Europe sees the development of AI technologies as a strategic priority. It puts forward ambitious plans for investments in this area, for targeted efforts towards providing the necessary skills, qualifications, scientific potential,... view more



Bilyana Angelova, Boyana Milcheva, and Metodi Baykushev, partners at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. (DPC), have earned recognition for their accomplishments in their respective areas of practice from three international legal directories. Bilyana, who specializes in intellectual property law and life sciences, has been ranked among the Top Trademark Professionals by World Trademark Review... view more