20 years together

Martin Zahariev comments the Huawei case on Bloomberg TV

In an interview for the morning block of Bloomberg TV, Martin Zahariev, PhD – lawyer at DPC Law Firm and an expert at the Law and Internet Foundation, comments on the latest developments related to Huawei and the ban that the Trump administration imposed on the Chinese giant. Huawei has been blacklisted by the US in the latest part of the ongoing trade war. This is another... view more


Experts from DPC successfully registered TELENOR Bulgaria as Insurance Agent

Telenor Bulgaria, a long-term client of Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. (DPC) Law Firm, launched new service for their customers what became possible after Telenor being successfully registered as an insurance agent. DPC’s experienced lawyers assisted the telecom in obtaining the regulator’s permission. Our experts in Financial Law, Hristo Nihrizov and Dimitar Karabelov, supported by the... view more


DPC again is among the best ranked Bulgarian law firms by Legal 500

On 10th April, the prestigious Legal 500  2019 ranking of leading law firms from all parts of the world went live. The ranking is a product of an in-depth research based on information of the projects that each firm has been working on, as well as on feedback from clients, partners and competitors. We are proud and happy to announce that DPC is among the most highly ranked Bulgarian... view more


Hristo Nihrizov participated in a discussion panel at the Finance Tech Forum

DPC’s leading expert in banking, media and technology law Hristo Nihrizov participated in the discussion panel of the conference Finance Tech Forum which took place on 10th April 2019 in Sofia. The event was attended by numerous representatives of the banking and financial sector, including participants from leading banks, FinTech companies, insurance companies, payment service providers and... view more


Is there future for the common EU digital tax? Prof. George Dimitrov comments hot topics in the morning block of Bloomberg TV

Prof. George Dimitrov, a managing partner at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm and Chairperson of the Law and Internet Foundation, was a guest in the morning block of Bloomberg TV. He gave his expert commentary on hot topics related to the activity of global technology giants, which are now in the focus of governments and the general public. While the European Union continues to seek a... view more


The first IAPP event in Bulgaria was held with DPC’s active participation and support

The first International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) event in Sofia and the establishment of Bulgaria KnowledgeNet Chapter took place on 27 March 2019. The IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community. This is the organisation that develops and conducts the only worldwide recognised certification programmes: Certified Information... view more


Metodi Baykushev spoke at the ICC Prague Arbitration Day about a fascinating “sham” arbitral award story

The head of DPC’s Dispute Resolution Practice Metodi Baykushev was a speaker at the Prague Arbitration Day 2019, organized by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and ICC Czech Republic on 15th March this year. Metodi was in the first panel with the telling title “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. What has Arbitration done for you?”. His co-panelists were Jörn Schmidt - Head... view more


Inactive companies in 2018 benefit from a simplified procedure for annual financial closure

Until 31 March 2019 undertakings which did not carry out business activity in 2018 should declare this circumstance before the Commercial Register. In general, all companies and non-profit legal entities are obliged to submit their annual financial statements and activity report for the past fiscal year by June 30, 2019. This obligation, however, does not apply to companies which did... view more


All legal entities to declare their UBO by May 31, 2019

The amendments to the Bulgarian Anti-money laundering legislation have imposed new specific requirements to the Bulgarian legal entities. Some of them refer only to the obliged entities specified in the Measures Against Money Laundering Act (MAMLA). However, the obligation to disclose the ultimate beneficial owner (UBO) is affecting all legal entities registered in the Republic of Bulgaria.... view more


Promotions at DPC: A new partner and two more senior lawyers

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm has nine partners and two more senior lawyers with effect as of 1st March 2019. Att. Bilyana Angelova is the newly promoted Partner in the office. She joined the team in 2009 as a trainee and now heads the Intellectual Property Law Practice Group of DPC. Bilyana consults prominent clients from various industry sectors and her achievements are... view more