Дилема: Да се унищожават ли конфискувани пиратски и фалшиви стоки

Промените в Наказателния кодекс от август 2023 г. премахнаха изискването за унищожаване на предмети на престъпления срещу интелектуалната собственост. Сега се предлага пиратските и фалшивите стоки да се отнемат само ако принадлежат на дееца. Това противоречи на основната цел на тази защита. В европейското законодателство е установено, че стоки, нарушаващи правата на интелектуална собственост, трябва […]


Борислав Боянов разкрива визията зад Правния алианс “Три морета” в интервю за “Капитал”

В интервю за “Капитал”, управляващият партньор, адвокат Борислав Боянов, разкри детайли около създаването на Правен алианс “Три морета” (Three Seas Legal Alliance -TSLA). Този алианс обединява 12 елитни адвокатски кантори от 12 държави, които са част от Инициативата “Три морета”. Основната мисия на Алианса е да подкрепя Инициативата, да предоставя актуална информация на своите клиенти […]


Managing Partner Borislav Boyanov Chairs a Panel at the IBA CEE Conference in Bucharest

Last week, our managing partner, Borislav Boyanov, had the privilege of leading a stimulating panel at the IBA CEE Conference in Bucharest. The conference bore the title “The Future of Law Firm Management,” with the panel delving into discussions on the same topic.


BOYANOV & Co. Advised Ceska Sporitelna on Refinancing of Aricoma Group’s Loan for Musala Soft AD Acquisition

BOYANOV & Co. advised Česká Spořitelna – leading a syndicate of banks including Československá obchodní banka and Komerční banka on the refinancing of a loan extended to the Aricoma Group in 2022. A segment of this loan facilitated the acquisition of Musala Soft AD, a transaction in which BOYANOV & Co. also played an advisory […]


BOYANOV & Co. Attains Top Tier Positions in IFLR1000’s Bulgaria Rankings for 2023

BOYANOV & Co. has been duly acknowledged in IFLR1000’s rankings for financial and corporate law in Bulgaria. This recognition stands as a testament to the firm’s commitment, profound legal acumen, and its consistent prowess in delivering superior legal services. A total of 10 lawyers were highlighted by the 2023 edition of IFLR1000: the Managing Partner, Borislav […]


BOYANOV & Co. Contributes to the Bulgarian Chapter on Lexology Getting The Deal Through: Merger Control 2024

Partner Peter Petrov and associate Adriana Bakalova have authored the Bulgaria chapter in the 2024 edition of Lexology Getting The Deal Through on Merger Control. Lexology Getting The Deal Through provides international expert analysis in key areas of law, practice, and regulation for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and company directors and officers. In its […]


Formation of Three Seas Legal Alliance

In recognition of the progress that is being made with the Three Seas Initiative, on the occasion of its Annual General Meeting in Bucharest on 6/7 September 2023 we are pleased to announce that a group of leading law firms from each country in the Initiative have come together to provide legal support to the […]


Borislav Boyanov has been Selected as one of the World’s Leading Practitioners in the Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2023 Report

Our Managing Partner, Borislav Boyanov, retains the distinct honor of being recognized again in the esteemed Who’s Who Legal – M&A and Governance directory. He is distinguished as one of the preeminent attorneys globally, renowned for his proficiency and acumen in guiding clients through top-tier M&A transactions, equity arrangements, joint ventures, shareholder concerns, governance protocols, and other […]


BOYANOV & Co. Аdvised Rezolv Energy on the Acquisition of the Rights to Build and Operate a 229 MW Solar Plant

BOYANOV & Co. advised Rezolv Energy on the acquisition of the rights to build and operate a 229 MW solar plant in Silistra Municipality, northeastern Bulgaria. Rezolv Energy is an independent renewable energy producer focused on Central and Southeastern Europe which was launched last year by Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure. Named […]


BOYANOV & Co. Advised Tietoevry Oyj on the Acquisition of MentorMate LLC

BOYANOV & Co. advised Tietoevry Oyj, a Finnish IT software and service company providing IT and product engineering services, on all Bulgarian legal aspects of the acquisition of MentorMate LLC, a digital engineering company headquartered in Minneapolis, USA, from Taylor Corporation. MentorMate provides advanced digital engineering services, human-centered design, and AI capabilities to its customers […]


BOYANOV & Co. Awarded Best IP Advisor in Central Eastern Europe

BOYANOV & Co. had the honor of being awarded the prestigious Gold Award in the category of ‘Best IP Advisor Central Eastern Europe’ at the esteemed Leaders League Alliance Summit. This notable event took place in Paris on 6 July 2023. The Leaders League Alliance Summit is a distinguished gathering that attracts over 500 legal […]


BOYANOV & Co. Advised Borealis on the sale of its Indirect Shareholding in Neochim

BOYANOV & Co. advised Borealis AG, a subsidiary of the Austrian OMV AG, on all legal aspects of the sale of its indirect shareholding in Neochim AD, a large Bulgarian producer and trader of inorganic and organic chemical products including fertilizers. The transaction was part of the global divestment of Borealis AG of its nitrogen […]


BOYANOV & Co. Advised Deluxe Corporation on the Successful Sale of its Subsidiary Hostopia Bulgaria

BOYANOV & Co. acted as local counsel for Deluxe Corporation (NYSE: DLX) on the sale of the subsidiary Hostopia Bulgaria EOOD to HostPapa, Inc., a leading global web hosting and cloud service provider for small and medium businesses. The transaction was part of a global acquisition by HostPapa of Deluxe Corporation’s web hosting and logo […]


Obligatory Mediation in Civil and Commercial Court Proceedings

Under the current legislation, mediation as an alternative method of dispute resolution is voluntary. The amendments adopted in the State Gazette, No. 11 of 2023, which enter into force on 1 July 2024, introduced two categories of obligatory mediation in civil and commercial court proceedings: Obligatory court mediation in cases explicitly listed in the Civil […]


BOYANOV & Co. Advised Eurobank Bulgaria on the Acquisition of BNP Paribas Personal Finance – Bulgaria branch

BOYANOV & Co. advised Eurobank (Bulgaria) – the fourth-largest banking institution in the country based on assets, on the acquisition of BNP Paribas Personal Finance – Bulgarian branch, the Bulgarian business establishment of the French BNP Paribas Group. BOYANOV & Co. provided crucial support in obtaining concentration clearance from the Bulgarian Commission for Protection of the […]


BOYANOV & Co. Authors the Chambers & Partners’ M&A 2023 Guide for Bulgaria

In the dynamic world of mergers and acquisitions, staying up to date with the latest trends and developments is crucial for businesses and legal practitioners alike. Chambers & Partners, one of the most esteemed legal directories, has recently released its M&A 2023 Guide. We are proud to announce that BOYANOV & Co. has played a […]


BOYANOV & Co. Assisted NOTE AB (publ) to Acquire a Modern Electronics Plant in Bulgaria

“NOTE expands its manufacturing capacity through the acquisition of all shares in the Bulgarian electronics manufacturer ATM Electronics. Through the acquisition, NOTE gets its second plant in Eastern Europe. The plant in Bulgaria is expected to meet a rapidly growing need for cost-effective production close to customers in Europe.  NOTE is one of northern Europe’s […]


BOYANOV & Co. Team Members were Special Guests at the Opening of the Spectacular New Showroom of Silver Star Group

BOYANOV & Co. team was among the special guests at the opening of the spectacular new showroom of Silver Star Group in Sofia. Silver Star is the official distributor of Mercedes Benz and Daimler Trucks in Bulgaria and is a long-standing client of our firm. We have provided full legal support and assistance to the […]


BOYANOV & Co. Wins Two CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year 2022 Awards

BOYANOV & Co. advised on two of the deals that won Deal of the Year 2022 by CEE Legal Matters for Albania and Bulgaria. This further validates its position as one of the top law firms in the region. The two deals that BOYANOV & Co. advised on are the acquisition of One Telecommunications by […]


The New World of Foreign Direct Investment

BOYANOV & Co. senior associate Trayan Targov is the expert author for Bulgaria in the latest comparative guide of The Global Legal Post: The New World of Foreign Direct Investment The guide explores how Bulgaria and other key jurisdictions are responding to the erosion of globalization and offer practical advice and guidance on what foreign […]