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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 […]


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 […]


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:


European Cross Border Insolvency Proceedings – Bulgaria 2007

The Bulgarian Chapter in Sweet & Maxwell’s European Cross Border Insolvency Proceedings books of


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Represents The Coca-Cola Company in IP Rights Infringements Actions

Borislav Boyanov & Co. was engaged in representing the Coca-Cola Company in four civil cases concerning infringements of the companies IP rights, as well as in a court case in front of the Supreme Administrative Court for establishing unfair competition by unauthorized use of signs similar to the registered trademarks of the company ( involving […]


Firm Acts for Creditors in Former Bulgarian National Arilines’ Bankruptcy Proceedings

Following the insolvency of the former Bulgarian national flag carrier Balkan Airilnes, Borislav Boyanov & Co. represents a number of creditors of the airline in its ongoing bankruptcy proceedings. Our clients include Laufer Aviation, Amadeus GTD, ATR France, Air BP Ltd., companies from Total Group, and others.     Copyright picture:


VAT Tax Cases for a Major Commodities Trading Company

Borislav Boyanov & Co.’s litigation team represented a major international commodities trading house, in a VAT litigation relating to its purchasing and export of grains from Bulgaria. The total interest defended was over BGN 700,000. On judicial review the Supreme Administrative Court annulled the tax assessments issued against the client, and ruled that the Bulgarian company had the right to VAT […]


Landmark Judgment for the Pharma Industry Delivered by the Supreme Administrative Court

Borislav Boyanov & Co., represented the Association of the Researched-based Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (ARPharM), the Association of the American Pharmaceutical Companies at the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Association for Protection of Patients in a claim with Sofia City Court against a decision of the Management Board of the National Health Insurance […]


Boyanov & Co. to Advise the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport

In February 2006, the UK law firm Addleshaw Goddard and Borislav Boyanov & Co. were appointed to advise the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport on the current disputes between the Ministry and the Austrian construction company Strabag with respect to the construction of the new terminal of the Sofia Airport.     Copyright picture: