20 years together

New updates regarding the General Data Protection Regulation

In connection with the recent enforcement of one of the most commented regulations, on 23 May 2018 the European Parliament and the Council published a Corrigendum to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection... view more


Hristo Nihrizov gave an interview with Radio Plovdiv on GDPR

Hristo Nihrizov, Attorney-at-Law and Partner at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm, gave an interview with Radio Plovdiv, which discussed the readiness of the Bulgarian business for the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation. Тhe bill on the amendment and supplement to the Personal Data Protection Act, which is to be adopted in the coming months, was also discussed, as... view more


Martin Zahariev, PhD, guest in the morning block of TV Europe “Europe Morning”

Martin Zahariev, PhD, part of Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.’s Privacy & Data Protection Team and Legal Expert at Law and Internet Foundation, was guest in the morning block of TV Europe “Europe Morning”. He presented his opinion on the new dating service of Facebook, the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the anticipated development of... view more


Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Earns Recertification in Meritas, a Global Alliance of Independent Law Firms

For yet another year Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm excels and earns recertification in Meritas – a global alliance of independent law firms. Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. has been a member of Meritas since 2005 and is the only Bulgarian representative. As a condition of its membership, the Law Firm is required to successfully complete recertification every three years. Meritas is... view more


Ms. Sylvina Beleva is Now a Member of the Investment Migration Council

Ms. Sylvina Beleva, attorney-at-law, Senior Associate at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co., is now a member of the Investment Migration Council (IMC). The IMC is seated in Geneva, Switzerland and is the worldwide association for investor immigration and citizenship-by-investment, bringing together the leading stakeholders in the field. The IMC sets the standards on a global level and interacts... view more


Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. – a leader in one of the most prestigious legal guides worldwide

One of the most reputable legal guides worldwide – The Legal 500 – launched its 2018 rankings. In addition to our well-established top rankings in TMT and Healthcare and Life Sciences, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. ranks leader in two more categories – Real estate and construction and EU and competition. We are a recommended law firm in a number of categories: Banking and finance;... view more


Desislava Krusteva is now a Certified Information Privacy Manager

Ms. Desislava Krusteva, Partner at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. and Head of the Privacy & Data Protection Practice Group is now a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Professionals who have acquired CIPM – the only certification of this type worldwide, have expert skills in privacy program development and management... view more


Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. held a seminar on the new FIDIC Suite of Contracts

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm held a specialized seminar on the new FIDIC Suite of Contracts launched in December 2017. The event was jointly organized by Dimitrov, Petrov & Co., the international construction lawyers of Corbett & Co., England, and Ms. Adriana Spassova – the sole accredited FIDIC adjudicator and trainer in Bulgaria. The seminar took place on March 29,... view more


Desislava Krusteva Will Speak at the Prestigious Tenth Marketing Conference for Pharmacists

Desislava Krusteva, head of the Privacy and Personal Data Protection Team at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co., Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E) by IAPP and Senior Legal Expert at the Law and Internet Foundation, will speak at the Tenth Marketing Conference for Pharmacists. The event is organized by a leading distributor of medicinal products, food supplements and cosmetics... view more


Step ahead in adopting new transparency tax rules at EU level

The European Commission welcomes a political agreement of EU Member States on new transparency rules for tax intermediaries – accountants, lawyers, bank and consultants. Once in force, the new measures will oblige the tax intermediaries who provide their clients with cross border financial advices that could potentially facilitate tax avoidance, to report these structures to the local... view more