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Konstantin Stoyanov

Konstantin Stoyanov

Junior Associate

CMS Sofia
Landmark Centre
14 Tzar Osvoboditel Blvd
1000 Sofia
Languages Bulgarian, English, German

Konstantin Stoyanov is a Junior Associate in the Finance Department of CMS Sofia. He is a Bulgarian qualified lawyer specialising in financing, regulatory, capital markets and commercial matters relating to banks and financial institutions. He joined CMS in 2017, having previously gained significant experience with the Banking team of another prominent Bulgarian law firm. In addition, he has completed several internships in leading law firms in Germany.

Konstantin has advised on major Bulgarian banking M&A and portfolio transactions.

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  • 2015 – International JD Student, Columbia Law School, New York City
  • 2014 – LL.M. Finance, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
  • 2013 – Magister Juris, Sofia University, Sofia 
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Res­ults from ECB qual­ity re­view and stress tests over six Bul­gari­an...
A tur­bu­lent peri­od for the Bul­gari­an bank­ing sec­tor had an­oth­er chapter last Fri­day. Start­ing from the fate­ful early sum­mer days of 2014 when the fourth-largest bank, Cor­por­ate Com­mer­cial Bank failed and was sub­sequently put in­to in­solv­ency pro­ced­ures, fol­lowed.
ECB an­nounces Bul­gari­an banks sub­ject to com­pre­hens­ive as­sess­ment
The European Cent­ral Bank (ECB) has named six Bul­gari­an banks that will be sub­ject to a com­pre­hens­ive as­sess­ment. Of­fi­cially an­nounced on Novem­ber 12, the as­sess­ment will con­sist of an as­set qual­ity re­view (AQR) and a stress test (ST), and fol­lows a re­quest.
Bul­garia ad­opts ac­tion plan for join­ing ERM II and EU Bank­ing Uni­on
On 22 Au­gust 2018, the Bul­gari­an Coun­cil of Min­is­ters ap­proved an ac­tion plan on the meas­ures, dead­lines and re­spons­ible in­sti­tu­tions in re­la­tion to the coun­try's in­ten­tions of join­ing the European Ex­change Rate Mech­an­ism (“ERM II”) and par­ti­cip­a­tion in the.
Bul­garia en­acts the Second Pay­ment Ser­vices Dir­ect­ive
On 9 March 2018, the Second Pay­ment Ser­vices Dir­ect­ive (“PSD 2”) was im­ple­men­ted in Bul­garia, as man­dated by the new Pay­ment Ser­vices and Pay­ment Sys­tems Act (“Act”). The Act brings sig­ni­fic­ant changes to ex­ist­ing reg­u­la­tions for pay­ments ser­vices.
New Bul­gari­an re­forms boost its cap­it­al mar­kets
The Bul­gari­an Cent­ral De­pos­it­ory and the Bul­gari­an Na­tion­al Bank (BNB) re­cently con­cluded three mile­stone pro­jects that aim to de­vel­op and deep­en the nas­cent Bul­gari­an cap­it­al mar­kets. Set­tle­ment of gov­ern­ment se­cur­it­ies at the Cent­ral De­pos­it­oryThe Cent­ral.