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Yana Antonova


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

Yana Antonova is an Associate in the CMS Sofia Litigation, Arbitration, Insurance and Employment team. She specialises in commercial, administrative and tax litigation in a variety of sectors.

Yana is experienced in court representation and providing legal advice to international and local clients. She focuses on EU law and has acted for clients before the Court of Justice of the European Union. Her professional experience includes also working as a local expert on a Bulgarian insolvency reform project supported by the European Commission's Structural Reform Support Service.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Sofia Bar Association
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  • Yana Antonova is the author of several publications on legal and tax matters.
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2016 – LL.M., Law, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia 

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Class ac­tions in Bul­garia
See the Over­view of the Rep­res­ent­at­ive Ac­tions Dir­ect­ive >> 1. Do you have a spe­cif­ic pro­ced­ure or pro­ced­ures for bring­ing “opt-in” class ac­tions?  If so, please out­line such pro­ced­ure(s) and...
Bul­garia re­duces VAT rate on hotel ac­com­mod­a­tion and res­taur­ant ser­vices
On 12 June 2020, the Bul­gari­an par­lia­ment passed a bill amend­ing the VAT rates for cer­tain goods and ser­vices as a tem­por­ary meas­ure in re­sponse to the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. The amend­ments were pro­mul­gated...
Bul­garia amends its Emer­gency Meas­ures Act
Bul­gari­an law­makers have sug­ges­ted amend­ments to the Emer­gency Meas­ures Act ad­op­ted just two weeks ago in Bul­garia. (For de­tails on the ori­gin­al Emer­gency Meas­ures Act, see: Bul­garia: state of emer­gency...
Bul­garia: state of emer­gency le­gis­la­tion pub­lished today
Fol­low­ing nu­mer­ous le­gis­lat­ive pro­pos­als for amend­ments and sup­ple­ments between first and second vot­ing and a par­tial pres­id­en­tial veto, the Bul­gari­an par­lia­ment ad­op­ted the Act on the Meas­ures and Ac­tions...
Bul­gari­a's COV­ID-19 State of Emer­gency meas­ures bill re­ceived ini­tial par­lia­ment­ary...
In the wake of Bul­gari­a's March 13 law that places the coun­try in a State of Emer­gency un­til April 13, the Bul­gari­an par­lia­ment is about to ad­opt a Bill on the Meas­ures Dur­ing the State of Emer­gency...
Bul­gari­an high court found li­able for dam­ages caused by in­fringe­ment of...
The Sofia Ap­pel­late Court is­sued a land­mark de­cision on an ac­tion claim brought against the Bul­gari­an Su­preme Ad­min­is­trat­ive Court, award­ing the claimant com­pens­a­tion of nearly BGN 1 mil­lion for dam­ages...
EU Ad­voc­ate Gen­er­al sup­ports paid an­nu­al leave in Bul­garia in cases of...
Un­law­fully dis­missed work­ers in Bul­garia are en­titled to paid an­nu­al leave in the peri­od from the date of dis­missal un­til the date of re­in­state­ment and are there­fore en­titled to re­ceive the ac­cu­mu­lated...