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June 27, 2022

Unprecedented compensation for nonpecuniary damages awarded to a client

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm (DPC) won a case for nonpecuniary damages with an unusually high amount of compensation for Bulgaria.

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5/12/2022

Cyber Law in Bulgaria

Subject:
Cyber Law
Published at:
Kluwer Law International
Edition:
International Encyclopaedia of Law, 2022

The monograph, edited by the internationally renowned expert in IT and data protection law Prof. Dr. Jos Dumortier, gives a thorough and up-to date overview of various aspects of Bulgarian cyber law, including regulation of the ICT Market, protection of intellectual property in the ICT sector, ICT contracts, electronic transactions, non-contractual liability, privacy protection, and computer-related crime.

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Publication
4/1/2022

Back again on the assignement of debts and data protection

Subject:
Data protection
Published at:
Taxes TITA e-magazine
Edition:
Issue 171, April 2022

Assoc. Prof. Martin Zahariev, PhD criticizes a recent decision of the Supreme Administrative Court requiring consent from the debtor for data processing in case of assignment of debts. More on his arguments and what he suggests as a possible workable solution can be found in the material.

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Publication
3/16/2022

Taxation of income from cryptocurrency transactions

Subject:
Tax and cryptocurrency
Published at:
Capital
Edition:
16 March 2022

Ivan Alexander Manev answers the most common questions about the taxation of cryptocurrency income earned by an individual or an entity, how and when it should be declared. *This publication is in Bulgarian.

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Publication
2/15/2022

Main obligations of employers regarding the protection of personal data

Subject:
Data protection, Employment
Published at:
Employment and Benefits TiTA
Edition:
Issue 3, February 2022

Although the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been applied since 25 May 2018 and the amendments to the Bulgarian Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) have been in force since the beginning of March 2019, there is currently still a serious misunderstanding among many organisations about what obligations they have with regard to the protection of personal data they process in the course of their activities. This analysis focuses on the main employers' obligations regarding the protection of personal data. *This publication is in Bulgarian.

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Publication
1/14/2022

Business Reorganisation Assessment - Bulgaria

Subject:
Insolvency
Published at:
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development
Edition:
Business Reorganisation Assessment

DPC, represented by senior associate Tsvetelina Koleva, associate Alexander Georgiev, and partner Pencho Stanchev, contributed to the Business Reorganisation Assessment report on Bulgaria prepared by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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