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31/03/2021
Dis­cus­sion on the M&A mar­ket in Bul­garia
CMS Sofia Part­ner Gentscho Pavlov and Seni­or as­so­ci­ate Ivan Ger­gov dis­cuss trends on the M&A mar­ket in Bul­garia in an in­ter­view for “Man­ager” magazine (the in­ter­view is in Bul­gari­an). Read the in­ter­view...
26/03/2021
Part­ner Di­m­it­ar Zwi­atkow on the cur­rent trends in the FinTech in­dustry...
Just a week be­fore the FinTech Sum­mit 2021, our CMS Sofia Part­ner Di­m­it­ar Zwi­atkow gives an in­ter­view for Cap­it­al (www.cap­it­al.bg ), one of the biggest and most im­port­ant loc­al busi­ness me­di­as, on the...
05/11/2020
The European Com­mis­sion State Aid Tem­por­ary Frame­work – a SEE per­spect­ive
State aid meas­ures that dis­tort com­pet­i­tion and trade with­in the European Uni­on are gen­er­ally pro­hib­ited un­der the Treaty on the Func­tion­ing of the European Uni­on. Still, the European Com­mis­sion has the...
17/09/2020
Lo­gist­ics and man­u­fac­tur­ing in Cee: Today’s trends and op­por­tun­it­ies
While the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has caused dis­rup­tion to nearly all busi­nesses in the lo­gist­ics and man­u­fac­tur­ing sec­tors in CEE, enough time has lapsed that iden­ti­fi­able trends and op­por­tun­it­ies are be­gin­ning...
03/09/2020
Mar­cell Clark Joins CMS as Part­ner
​“Mar­cell rep­res­ents the ideal ad­di­tion to our team – his ex­per­i­ence and qual­i­fic­a­tions in Eng­lish law will be­ne­fit our cli­ents greatly,” said CMS Part­ner Guen­ther Hans­lik. “We are very proud...
24/08/2020
Bul­garia: all com­pan­ies set to enter the free elec­tri­city mar­ket from 1...
On 1 Oc­to­ber 2020, all non-res­id­en­tial elec­tri­city cus­tom­ers in Bul­garia, which are con­nec­ted to the low-voltage elec­tri­city dis­tri­bu­tion net­work must start buy­ing elec­tri­city from the free mar­ket on...
12/05/2020
CMS Ad­vises on Fin­an­cing for Two Bul­gari­an Photo­vol­ta­ic Pro­jects
28/04/2020
New Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion Rules In­tro­duced for Or­der for Pay­ment Pro­ceed­ings...
​Ant­o­nia Ke­hay­ova, Co-Head of Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion, CMS Sofia, pub­lished an art­icle on the new rules for “or­der for pay­ment pro­ced­ures” in Bul­garia.​Read the whole art­icle here.
20/02/2020
Di­m­it­ar Zwi­atkow on the leg­al frame­work con­di­tions in the Fintech Sec­tor...
CMS Sofia Part­ner Di­m­it­ar Zwi­atkow talked to Cap­it­al, the most in­flu­en­tial Bul­gari­an busi­ness magazine on the leg­al frame­work con­di­tions and the cur­rent trends in the FinTech sec­tor in Bul­garia. Di­m­it­ar...
12/12/2019
Bul­garia and the new rules for pro­tec­tion of con­sumers with ref­er­ence to...
DIR­ECT­IVE (EU) 2019/771 OF THE EUROPEAN PAR­LIA­MENT AND OF THE COUN­CIL of 20 May 2019 on cer­tain as­pects con­cern­ing con­tracts for the sale of goods, amend­ing Reg­u­la­tion (EU) 2017/2394 and Dir­ect­ive 2009/22/EC...
12/12/2019
Risk-Free Rates and the Fu­ture of LIBOR: A Bul­gari­an Per­spect­ive
In 2013, a wide range of changes were in­tro­duced in re­la­tion to the Lon­don Inter-Bank Offered Rate. A staple for a wide range of fin­an­cial products, LIBOR has been the dom­in­ant rate for syn­dic­ated loans...
15/11/2019
New EU Dir­ect­ive Reg­u­lates Pro­tec­tion of Whis­tleblowers
On 7 Oc­to­ber 2019, the European Uni­on ad­op­ted a Dir­ect­ive on the pro­tec­tion of per­sons re­port­ing on breaches of Uni­on law (the “Whis­tleblow­ing Dir­ect­ive” or the “Dir­ect­ive”).The Dir­ect­ive cov­ers...