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Dimitar Zwiatkow

Partner
Partner (Sofia)

Contact
T +359 2 447-1315
CMS Sofia
Landmark Centre
14 Tzar Osvoboditel Blvd
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria
Languages Bulgarian, English, German
Banking & Finance

Dimitar Zwiatkow has joined CMS Sofia in 2006. He is part of the Banking & Finance team of CMS Sofia and has worked on major banking and finance projects. Among his clients are national and international banks. Dimitar Zwiatkow focuses on real estate financings, on restructuring, enforcement, insolvency and litigation issues.

He graduated in law from the University Ludwig Maximilian in Munich, Germany. He speaks Bulgarian, German and English.

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Education

  • 2007 - Legal traineeship in Munich from 2005 to 2007, second state examination in 2007
  • 2005 - Law Study at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. First state examination in 2005
  • 2000 - Law study at the Sofia University St. “Kliment Ochridski”
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Memberships

  • Munich Bar since 2007
  • Sofia Bar since 2010
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Publications

  • Handbuch Europäischen AG (Sociatas Europaea), 2nd Edition 2014 (Handbook for the European public company societas Europaea, 2nd Edition 2014, German publication), Publisher: Hüthig Jehle Rehm GmbH, Section Bulgaria
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Corporate / M&A

Dimitar Zwiatkow advises clients in M&A transactions and has considerable expertise in corporate, commercial and tax law. Among his clients are German and Austrian medium-sized enterprises.

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Education

  • 2007 - Legal traineeship in Munich from 2005 to 2007, second state examination in 2007
  • 2005 - Law Study at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. First state examination in 2005
  • 2000 - Law study at the Sofia University St. “Kliment Ochridski”
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Memberships

  • Munich Bar since 2007
  • Sofia Bar since 2010
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Publications

  • Handbuch Europäischen AG (Sociatas Europaea), 2nd Edition 2014 (Handbook for the European public company societas Europaea, 2nd Edition 2014, German publication), Publisher: Hüthig Jehle Rehm GmbH, Section Bulgaria
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Dispute Resolution

Dimitar Zwiatkow has advised several banks on litigation proceedings, including representation in court and enforcement and insolvency proceedings.

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Education

  • 2007 - Legal traineeship in Munich from 2005 to 2007, second state examination in 2007
  • 2005 - Law Study at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. First state examination in 2005
  • 2000 - Law study at the Sofia University St. “Kliment Ochridski”
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Memberships

  • Munich Bar since 2007
  • Sofia Bar since 2010
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Publications

  • Handbuch Europäischen AG (Sociatas Europaea), 2nd Edition 2014 (Handbook for the European public company societas Europaea, 2nd Edition 2014, German publication), Publisher: Hüthig Jehle Rehm GmbH, Section Bulgaria
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June 2018
CMS in­tro­duces Private Place­ments on­line Ques­tion­naire
Private place­ments are in­creas­ingly be­ing used for debt fund­ing as an al­tern­at­ive to bank fin­an­cingFind the right one for you!The mar­ket of­fers a large num­ber of Private Place­ment (PP) products with many dif­fer­ent fea­tures, for ex­ample Schuld­scheinda

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04/08/2020
CMS Sofia ad­vised on the EUR 110 mil­lion re­fin­an­cing of the largest of­fice...
An in­ter­na­tion­al team of law­yers from Bul­garia, Ser­bia, The Cay­man Is­lands and Malta led by Di­m­it­ar Zwi­atkow ad­vised the lenders on all leg­al as­pects of the trans­ac­tion.
13 May 2020
Bul­gari­an con­sti­tu­tion­al court is­sues land­mark de­cision on in­ter­pret­a­tion...
On 28 April 2020, the Bul­gari­an Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court is­sued a land­mark de­cision on the in­ter­pret­a­tion of its rul­ings and their ef­fect on the Bul­gari­an leg­al frame­work. In its De­cision, the court re­versed...
Published on ceelegalmatters.com on 12th May 2020
CMS Ad­vises on Fin­an­cing for Two Bul­gari­an Photo­vol­ta­ic Pro­jects
CMS Sofia has ad­vised KOSEP and SDN on fin­an­cing ob­tained from Uni­Cred­it Bul­bank AD, Ex­press­bank AD and DSK Bank EAD. More in­form­a­tion here.
13 May 2020
European Com­mis­sion is­sues ac­tion plan for pre­vent­ing money laun­der­ing...
On 7 May 2020, the European Com­mis­sion (EC) is­sued an Ac­tion Plan for a com­pre­hens­ive EU-wide policy on pre­vent­ing money laun­der­ing and ter­ror­ist fin­an­cing as part of a wide-ran­ging AML-CFT policy tailored...
06/03/2020
CMS Sofia ad­vises OTP Bank and DSK Bank on the EUR 84 mil­lion re­fin­an­cing...
OTP Bank and DSK Bank have signed a term loan fa­cil­it­ies agree­ment with The Mall re­gard­ing the re­fin­an­cing of the ex­ist­ing ex­pos­ures of the bor­row­er.
27 March 2020
Bul­garia to es­tab­lish RegTech Sand­Box plat­form
At the close of Feb­ru­ary 2020, Bul­gari­an Min­is­ter of Fin­ance Vladis­lav Gor­an­ov an­nounced the es­tab­lish­ment of a reg­u­lat­ory sand­box – the Sofia RegTech Sand­Box, which will be de­veloped from close col­lab­or­a­tion...
Published in Capital on February 19th, 2020
Di­m­it­ar Zwi­atkow on the leg­al frame­work con­di­tions in the Fintech Sec­tor...
Read the whole In­ter­view with Di­m­it­ar Zwi­atkow talk­ing about the leg­al En­vir­on­ment con­di­tions and the cur­rent trends in the Fintech Sec­tor in Bul­garia!
25 March 2020
Bul­gari­an Na­tion­al Bank rolls out EUR 4.75 bil­lion to off­set COV­ID-19 im­pact
Cor­rect as of 25 March 2020. This art­icle is be­ing main­tained. On 19 March 2020, the Bul­gari­an Na­tion­al Bank (BNB) an­nounced it was en­act­ing EUR 4.75 bil­lion worth of meas­ures to coun­ter­act the im­pact...
12/12/2019
Risk-Free Rates and the Fu­ture of LIBOR: A Bul­gari­an Per­spect­ive
Read more about changes to the Cred­it Doc­u­ment­a­tion and the Bul­gari­an Per­spect­ive here!
21 February 2020
Bul­garia pub­lishes first as­sess­ment on risks of money laun­der­ing and ter­ror­ist...
On 9 Janu­ary 2020, the Bul­gari­an State Agency for Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity (SANS) is­sued the Na­tion­al Risk As­sess­ment of Money Laun­der­ing and Ter­ror­ist Fin­an­cing, which ana­lyses the in­tern­al and ex­tern­al risks...
23 October 2019
Risk-Free rates and the Fu­ture of LIBOR: A Bul­gari­an Per­spect­ive
Risk-Free rates and the Fu­ture of LIBOR: A Bul­gari­an Per­spect­ive. Read the full art­icle here!
31 October 2019
New EU out­sor­cing guidelines ex­pec­ted to have pos­it­ive im­pact in Bul­garia
New EU out­sourcing guidelines ex­pec­ted to have pos­it­ive im­pact in Bul­garia The European Bank­ing Au­thor­ity (EBA) has is­sued new Guidelines on Out­sourcing, which har­mon­ise rules for cred­it in­sti­tu­tions,...