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22/01/2021
CMS On your radar | Is­sue 14
Wel­come to the latest edi­tion of "On your radar", which is a story of two halves…   First, we take the op­por­tun­ity to look back at de­vel­op­ments dur­ing 2020, in many cases high­light­ing those that...
21/07/2020
CMS On your radar | Is­sue 13
In this edi­tion of On Your Radar we look at in­ter­na­tion­al re­sponses to lift­ing lock­down and re­turn­ing to the work­place. Pan­dem­ics press fast for­ward on change, and we wanted to un­der­stand the glob­al re­sponse...
13/11/2019
CMS On your radar | Is­sue 11
Evol­u­tion or re­volu­tion? How should em­ploy­ment law ad­apt to re­spond to the chan­ging pace of the world of work?  The glob­al growth in the gig eco­nomy has brought a vari­ety of loc­al chal­lenges. Laws which...
31/08/2017
The cur­rent state of the char­ging in­fra­struc­ture in Bul­garia
A con­ces­sion pro­ced­ure for 80 char­ging points for elec­tric vehicles (“EV”) is ex­pec­ted to be launched by the end of the year in Sofia. This will be a pi­lot pro­ject for the mass de­vel­op­ment of the...
31/08/2017
The changes to the “Best Avail­able Tech­niques Ref­er­ence Doc­u­ment for Large...
Des­pite the res­ist­ance of some coun­tries, in­clud­ing Bul­garia, a spe­cial com­mit­tee of the EU Mem­ber States ad­op­ted a new “Best Avail­able Tech­niques Ref­er­ence Doc­u­ment for Large Com­bus­tion Plants” (“LCP...
01/08/2017
LATAM Quarterly En­ergy Up­date Au­gust 2017
The new Lat­in Amer­ica Quarterly En­ergy Up­date in­clud­ing hot top­ics and de­vel­op­ments in the en­ergy in­dustry in Brazil, Chile, Colom­bia, Mex­ico and Peru, is now avail­able for down­load in Eng­lish and Span­ish.Down­load...
10/04/2017
Sta­bil­iz­a­tion Pro­ceed­ings for Com­pan­ies
In the last few years, the num­ber of in­solv­ency pro­ceed­ings ini­ti­ated against com­pan­ies con­tinu­ously in­creases. Thus, the ques­tion how could a bank­ruptcy pro­ceed­ing be avoided arises. The ad­op­tion of...
10/04/2017
De­vel­op­ment of in­fra­struc­ture for elec­tric cars – mis­sion im(pos­sible)
In ad­di­tion to tax re­liefs and fin­an­cial premi­ums on pur­chas­ing such vehicles, de­vel­op­ment of char­ging sta­tion in­fra­struc­ture for elec­tric cars is one of the most im­port­ant factors for en­cour­aging large...
10/01/2017
Out-of-court en­force­ment made easi­er in Bul­garia through changes to the...
On 30 Decem­ber 2016, a new bill (the "Bill") amend­ing the Spe­cial Pledges Act (the "Act") entered in­to force. The Act ap­plies to pledges, which are not phys­ic­ally handed over to pledgees and are widely...
10/01/2017
Sig­ni­fic­ant Changes to the Bul­gari­an Com­merce Act
On 30 Janu­ary 2016, sev­er­al new amend­ments to the Bul­gari­an Com­merce Act (the "Act") were ad­op­ted. They can be cat­egor­ized as fol­lows:Re­quire­ments re­gard­ing the form of doc­u­ment­sOne of the main goals...
10/01/2017
Bill amend­ing the Bul­gari­an Spa­tial De­vel­op­ment Act ex­pec­ted to ease con­struc­tion...
On 4 Novem­ber 2016, the Coun­cil of Min­is­ters (the "Coun­cil") entered in­to the Bul­gari­an Par­lia­ment for dis­cus­sion a draft bill amend­ing the Spa­tial De­vel­op­ment Act (the "Bill"). The pro­posed changes...
10/01/2017
Fu­ture De­vel­op­ment of the Bul­gari­an Cap­it­al Mar­ket
The Coun­cil for De­vel­op­ment of the Cap­it­al Mar­ket in Bul­garia ("Coun­cil") re­cently ad­op­ted its strategy ("Strategy"), which aims to ad­dress a num­ber of is­sues and de­fi­cien­cies present in Bul­garia. This...