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Firm Achieves Landmark Rulings in Environmental Lawsuits

A big Canadian investor and its Bulgarian subsidiaries from the gold and copper mining business have been advised by Borislav Boyanov & Co. in a complex court action against the Ministry of Environment and Water. This long-running process started in 2007 when, with the help of the firm’s litigation team, the Canadian investor won two […]


USD 4.5 Million Banking Litigation Succesfully Defended

The firm’s litigation team represented one of the biggest Bulgarian banks in a court case initiated by the trustees in the insolvency of another Bulgarian bank. The claim had a value of about 4.5 million US dollars was successfully defended by the firm’s litigators. The case raised interesting legal issues, as regards the succession in judicial […]


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Advises on Aircraft Export

Borislav Boyanov & Co. advised the financing party on the restructuring of the security arrangements related to the export of an aircraft previously acquired by a local ariline operator.  The firm’s team was lead by partner Raina Dimitrova.     Copyright picture:


Recycling Facility Construction Project

The energy team of the partnership is advising a UK client on a project for the construction of an industrial facility for waste tires processing for the production of combustible oil.     Copyright picture:


NABUCCO Gas Pipeline Project

Borislav Boyanov & Co. is advising the project company on various Bulgarian law aspects of the NABUCCO gas pipeline project implementation


Electricity Trading in Bulgaria

The lawyers at Borislav Boyanov & Co. are advising a leading international investment bank on the legal framework for electricity trading in Bulgaria.   Copyright picture:


Boyanov & Co. Works for Danish Investor on Acquisition of Wind Farm Targets

Borislav Boyanov & Co. is advising a Danish investor in the due diligence of several wind farm projects and the investor’s complex relations with a local partner.     Copyright picture:


French-Bulgarian Joint Venture for a Renewable Energy Project

The firm was instrumental in the setting up of a French-Bulgarian joint venture company on the development of a large wind farm project jointly with a local municipality     Copyright picture:


100MW Wind Farm in Development by a Spanish Company

A Spanish investor developing a number of wind farm projects with an overall capacity of around 100 MW has retained Borislav Boyanov & Co. for energy law advice. The firm’s team is advising the client in the joint-development agreement signing negotiations with a major European player.     Copyright picture:


70MW Wind Farm in Development by an Italian Company

The partnership advised an Italian wind farm projects developer on development of a 70MW project jointly with a local developer.     Copyright picture:


Vendor Due Diligence of a Belgian Company’s Bulgarian Wind Farm

Lawyers from Borislav Boyanov & Co. performed a vendor’s due diligence of the Bulgarian operations of a large Belgian company developing several wind farm projects in Bulgaria and a separate detailed due diligence for the purposes of bank financing for the construction of the project.     Copyright picture:


Italian PV Developer Advised by Borislav Boyanov & Co.

Borislav Boyanov & Co. is advising an Italian photovoltaic (PV) project developer on the legal framework and risk factors applicable to development of such projects in Bulgaria.     Copyright picture:


Major Wind Farm Project in Bulgaria Advised by Borislav Boyanov & Co.

The firm’s energy team is acting for a Spanish investor developing one of the largest licensed wind farm projects in Bulgaria. Our work includes advising on various corporate, tax, regulatory, commercial, financing, and other relevant matters.     Copyright picture:


Energy Team Advises on Trading with Emission Allowances and Their Derivatives

Borislav Boyanov & Co.’s energy and finance teams have been engaged to  provide advice to major international players on the Bulgarian law aspects of issuance and trading in EU Allowances, Certified Emission Reductions (CERs), Emission Reduction Units (ERUs), and their derivatives.     Copyright picture:


Major Gold and Copper Mining Operator Expansion

Since 2003, Borislav Boyanov & Co. is advising Dundee Precious Metals on corporate, commercial and regulatory issues related to their business, including various projects for expansion of their operations, including: a landmark case for the creation of a joint-venture structure together with the Bulgarian state for the purposes of a green-field project for the construction […]


Randstad Divestment of SEE Region Business

The firm provided assistance to Randstad on the sale of its business in the SEE Region. Randstad is world’s largest provider of employment and employment related services.


Sony/Optiarc Acquisition Clearance

Borislav Boyanov & Co. represented Sony Corporation in obtaining a local merger clearance for the acquisition of sole control over the Sony NEC Optiarc joint venture.   Copyright picture: SONY


JEREMIE Initiative to be Launched in Bulgaria

Borislav Boyanov & Co. advises and assists the European Investment Fund for the implementation of the Joint European Resources for Micro to Medium Enterprises (JEREMIE) initiative of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional Policy and the EIB Group (European Investment Fund and European Investment Bank) in Bulgaria. On May 27, 2009, the European Investment […]


EUR 17 Million Litigation in the Pharma Industry

Borislav Boyanov & Co. successfully represented two companies from a major multinational group of pharmaceutical producers in two separate international arbitration cases, defending the companies against their Bulgarian distributor. The cases were recently resolved by international arbitration tribunals of the Court of Arbitration at the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.   Copyright picture:


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Advise on Construction Materials Exploration Authorizations

Borislav Boyanov & Co. are advising a German company involved in the extraction and commercialization of various construction materials on regulatory and property issues relating to certain construction materials exploration authorizations. Previously the firm advised the client on potential acquisition of existing extraction facilities in Bulgaria.     Copyright picture: