Home / People / Katerina Hristova
Portrait of Katerina Hristova

Katerina Hristova

Senior Associate

CMS Sofia
Landmark Centre
14 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd.
Floor 1
1000 Sofia
Languages Bulgarian, English

Katerina Hristova is a Senior Associate in the Finance team of CMS Sofia. Prior to joining CMS she has worked both in private practice and in the in-house legal department of a Bulgarian bank gaining significant experience in regulatory banking and finance matters.

She has advised clients on regulatory matters brought before the Bulgarian National Bank and Financial Supervision Commission. Katerina is also familiar with the European regulations concerning the banking and finance sector. She has advised on the implementation of MIFID II in the banking policies and procedures. Katerina is experienced in financings and security documents as well as drafting across a variety of sectors, including finance, corporate and commercial, and real estate law.

more less


December 2017 - ‘Hazards, related to High-Frequency Trading and the regulatory reaction’, Business Law Magazine, Sofia

more less


2019 - LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law, Queen Mary University of London, London

2013 - Magister Juris, Sofia University, Sofia

more less



Trading of crypto-assets in detail
The Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCAR) sets down a harmonised regulatory framework for service providers known as crypto-asset service providers (CASPs), which carry out activities with crypto-assets...
EU regulation mandates crypto-asset white paper
1. Definition of the crypto-asset white paperIn order to establish a harmonised framework for markets in crypto-assets in the EU, the MiCAR introduces minimum standards and disclosure requirements for...
ARTs in detail
ARTs in detail
EU regulation MICAR now regulates asset-referenced tokens1. DEFIN­I­TION OF ARTSMiCAR defines Asset-referenced tokens (ARTs) as a type of crypto-asset that is not an electronic money token and that purports...
Sustainability KPIs in finance transactions
Sus­tain­ab­il­ity-linked financing is still in its infancy, but it is already an integral part of today's financing landscape and looks set to remain into the future. Plenty of data and information exists, particularly on the KPIs of sus­tain­ab­il­ity-linked financings, but it is scattered.In this guide we have compiled, analysed and commented on all aspects of sus­tain­ab­il­ity-linked financing to give you access to everything you need to know.