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Iain Batty
E-pub­lic pro­cure­ment CEE 2018
CJEU Ad­voc­ate Gen­er­al ap­proves In­vest­ment Court Sys­tem in EU-Canada...
On 29 Janu­ary 2019, Ad­voc­ate Gen­er­al Yves Bot of the EU Court of Justice (CJEU) pub­lished his opin­ion that the in­vestor-state dis­pute set­tle­ment mech­an­ism of the EU-Canada Com­pre­hens­ive Eco­nom­ic and Trade Agree­ment (CETA) is com­pat­ible with EU law.
25 June 2018
CEE Green­field Guide
Third edi­tion
An­nounce­ment of fi­nal feas­ib­il­ity study for Balkan gas hub delayed
The date for the re­lease of the Bul­gartrans­gaz EAD sponsored feas­ib­il­ity study has been changed.   Ini­tially sched­uled for Feb­ru­ary 28, Bul­gartrans­gaz has now is­sued a "hold off" no­tice for its round table to re­lease the fi­nal res­ults of the Feas­ib­il­ity Study.
June 2018
On­line Stress Test
Test your know-how pro­tec­tion
Dot eu do­main names in a no deal Brexit - What's the plan?
In­tro­duc­tion EUR­id is the private, in­de­pend­ent, not for profit or­gan­isa­tion that has op­er­ated the. eu TLD since 2003. Last year EUR­id re­por­ted the EU Com­mis­sion’s No­tice to Stake­hold­ers which an­nounced that in the event of a no deal Brexit, UK in­di­vidu­als and.
Green­field In­vest­ments in CEE 2018
Bul­gari­a's meas­ures to pro­mote com­pressed and li­que­fied nat­ur­al gas
In its bid to trans­pose Dir­ect­ive 2014/94/ЕС on the De­ploy­ment of Al­tern­at­ive Fuels In­fra­struc­ture, the Bul­gari­an Coun­cil of Min­is­ters ad­op­ted a na­tion­al policy frame­work (first draf­ted on 26 Janu­ary 2017 and amended in May 2018) for de­vel­op­ing a mar­ket for.
For good com­merce
Bro­chure Com­mer­cial
Bul­garia to hold second in­ter­na­tion­al tender for the Belene nuc­le­ar...
After three con­struc­tion at­tempts over nearly 40 years, the Bul­gari­an gov­ern­ment is plan­ning to re­sume work on the Belene Nuc­le­ar Power Plant with the launch of a second in­ter­na­tion­al tender for in­vestors.
Em­bar­goes and sanc­tions. What should the busi­ness know?
Fi­nal feas­ib­il­ity study for Balkan gas hub sched­uled for Feb­ru­ary...
On 28 Feb­ru­ary 2019, the fi­nal res­ults of the Feas­ib­il­ity Study for the Balkan Gas Hub will be presen­ted at a ‘round table’ event or­gan­ised by Bul­gartrans­gaz EAD in Sofia.   The fol­low­ing top­ics will be presen­ted at this event:    •  Fi­nal res­ults of the.