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coronavirus: Bulgaria

In order to answer the newly arising legal questions arising from the coronavirus (Covid-19), we have provided a legal overview of the specific developments in Bulgaria here. These legal insights are updated regularly.

Legislation Tracker Bulgaria

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03 December 2020

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D.Kairakov

cee legislation tracker: bulgaria

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Coronavirus: Legal Updates for Bulgaria

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29 December 2020

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K.Bozhinova I.Stoyanov

Brief Review of the Bulgarian State Aid Measure for Preserving Jobs During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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03 December 2020

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D.Kairakov

cee legislation tracker: bulgaria

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media coverage

25 September 2020

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I.Stoyanov

Prosecution is intervening how to amend commercial contracts

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17 June 2020

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S.Pavlova-Kaneva

Bulgaria: Covid-19 Crisis: Changes to W&I Insurance in M&A Deals

Article was first published in The Lawyer The New Partners Issue June 2020

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The effects of COVID-19 on distribution of dividends in selected CEE countries

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27 May 2020

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S.Ribanchova

Bulgaria: New relieved procedure for the publication of annual financial statements

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Labour & Employment-related measures in combatting the consequences of COVID-19 in CEE

Find an overview of labour & employment-related measures in combatting the consequences of COVID-19 in the CEE region – status as of 5 May.

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29 April 2020

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K.Bozhinova

Bulgaria: Lawyer Kristina Chakarova for the monitoring of mobile devices and the European experience

Under the state of emergency, a number of measures restricting personal freedoms were introduced. Among the controversial proposals was mobile device monitoring during the COVID pandemic. 

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27 April 2020

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G.Petkova

Bulgaria: CPC activity during COVID-19 crisis

On 13 March 2020 the government declared a national state of emergency as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The state of emergency is currently in force until 13 May.

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COVID-19 – Effects on regulatory approvals in financial sector M&A transactions

M&A and corporate transactions (including mere group-internal restructurings) in the financial sector often not only require profound corporate law documentation, but also financial regulatory approvals from the competent authorities/regulators.

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21 April 2020

bulgaria

S.Ribanchova

Bulgaria: State aid in the age of COVID-19

During the COVID-19 outbreak businesses are facing the dilemma of whether to seek state aid or survive the crisis using their own resources.

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Bulgaria: Working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis - Is the risk for your trade secrets remote?

As the COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly spread across Europe, more and more companies have been forced to implement remote working arrangements for their employees.

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15 April 2020

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K.Bozhinova

Bulgaria: Tracking mobile devices and data protection - Where do we draw the line?

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Corona Crisis: Amendment of the obligation to file for insolvency in CEE

With the fourth law on COVID-19, the Austrian legislator has suspended the obligation of an overindebted debtor to file for insolvency until 30 June 2020, irrespective of the cause of the over-indebtedness.

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The impact of COVID-19 on M&A

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to impact the process, timeline and documentation of M&A transactions in the turbulent times ahead of us.

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The impact of COVID-19 on submissions, deadlines and meetings with competition authorities in CEE

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06 April 2020

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T.Krumov

Bulgarian Coronavirus Payment Moratorium and its effect on cross-border financial transactions

The Moratorium was not self-proclaimed by the Bulgarian Parliament as an overriding mandatory piece of law so the courts discretion in cross-border scenarios has been retained

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Bulgaria: Are employers immune to the state of emergency? Which employers are entitled to receive financial aid and other key labour law and data protection matters

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02 April 2020

bulgaria

D.Vlaevsky

Bulgaria's State of Emergency Act suspends all payment obligations

Bulgarian Parliament declares COVID-19 pandemic a force majeure event by special law

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01 April 2020

bulgaria

D.Vlaevsky

Bulgaria: An overview of the effect of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Bulgarian Real Estate Sector

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic is causing a severe impact on everyone's daily life, and is putting considerable strain on the economy as a result of the new challenges stemming from the pandemic. The real estate sector is no exception from this.

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31 March 2020

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D.Vlaevsky

Bulgaria: Insolvency during the state of emergency and creditor protection

Bulgaria has been in a state of emergency since 13 March due to the COVID-19 outbreak. On 23 March the Parliament voted on a special State of Emergency Act (COVID-19 Act) which suspended all court, arbitration and enforcement terms and proceedings during the state of emergency, currently in force until 13 April.

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31 March 2020

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D.Vlaevsky

Bulgaria: Expert perspective on the newly adopted State of Emergency Act by the Bulgarian Parliament due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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30 March 2020

bulgaria

E.Todorova

Bulgaria: healthcare & life sciences in a global pandemic

Healthcare and life sciences have a special status as a type of legal practice. The debate about what this specialisation entails, and to what extent it even qualifies as legal work, is endless. However, as a crisis is also an opportunity, the coronavirus pandemic has defined the areas where law, healthcare and the life sciences overlap.

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Business in Bulgaria under the new State of Emergency Law of 13 March: Suspended and postponed, but no actual economic support

Over the last few weeks, world leaders have likened the fight against COVID-19 to a war. Urgent measures are required to protect health and lives, justifying a wide range of economic measures, irrespective of their consequences.

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27 March 2020

bulgaria

E.Todorova

Bulgaria: Even in a state of emergency human rights must be respected!

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New rules in CEE countries regarding exports of medical equipment and medicinal products

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E-healthcare and telehealth become vital to tackling COVID-19 in CEE

Worried about COVID-19? During the outbreak, it is challenging for patients to seek in-person medical care.

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