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Kameliya Yotova

Kameliya Yotova is a registered Sofia Bar Association lawyer since 17.01.2007. In 2012 she joined DOBREV & LYUTSKANOV Law Firm as Associate. Kameliya is Senior Associate as of August 2017.

Ms Yotova specializes in Insolvency and Litigation and ADR.

Kameliya has graduated from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of Law (LL.M. 2002).

In 2009 Kameliya successfully passed European Law training at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of Law. In 2014 Ms. Yotova passed a distance learning course in the framework of the European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) on Admissibility criteria in applications submitted to the European Court of Human rights. In 2017 she successfully completed a postgraduate degree in European Union Law at the Faculty of Law of the Sofia university St. Kliment Ohridski.

Member of the Sofia Bar Association.

Languages: English, Russian


Articles

Personal Insolvency

The EU Member States, as well as many other countries, including the United States, Canada, Russia and others, have legislation which regulates the opportunity for opening insolvency proceedings for natural persons. Two bills were presented in the National Assembly of

New Law for Anti-Corruption and deprivation of illegally acquired property

On January 23, 2018, the Law on Anti-Corruption and deprivation of illegally acquired property entered into force. It contains a number of imperfections and can be considered to contradict to Directive 2014/42/EU on the freezing and confiscation of instrumentalities and

67Th anniversary of the Convention forthe protection of human rights

The 67th anniversary of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms was celebrated on 4 November 2017. The Convention entered into force for the Republic of Bulgaria on 7 September 1992. In accordance with Article 5(4)

The Amendments to the Civil Procedure Code of October 2017

Almost ten years have passed since the entry into force of the new Civil Procedure Code, repealing the 1952 Code. As early as the time of the debates on the bill, some practicing lawyers raised serious objections. Their concerns were

Interpretative decision of the Supreme Court of Cassation on matters of annulment of a judgement which has come into force

On 31.07.2017 the General Assembly of the Civil College and the Commercial College of the Supreme Court of Cassation of the Republic of Bulgaria delivered Interpretative decision No. 7/2014 on interpretative case No. 7/2014 whereby it addressed important matters related

The European Account Preservation Order

01_The European Account Preservation Order_KY[english] Regulation (EU) No 655/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 established a European Account Preservation Order procedure to facilitate cross-border debt recovery in civil and commercial matters. The Regulation

The Administrative Contract – Essence and Applicability

11_The Administrative Contract Essence and Applicability_16_KY[english] In the domain of civil law, the contract is an agreement by and between two or more persons which is concluded to establish, settle or cancel a legal relationship between them. The parties to

Protection of the Rights and Liability of the States for Loss and Damage Caused to Citizens by Breaches of the European Community Law

08_Protection of the Rights and Liability of the States for Loss and Damage Caused to Citizens by Breaches of the European Community Law_KY[english] On 8 May 2015, the Supreme Court of Cassation of the Republic of Bulgaria issued a ruling

The Criminal Assets Forfeiture against the Background of the Acquis Communautaire, the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Its Protocol No. 1

05_The Criminal Assets Forfeiture against the Background of the Acquis Communautaire_KY[english] The highly controversial Criminal Assets Forfeiture Act was promulgated in The State Gazette on 18 May 2012 and entered into force on 19 November 2012. Within the short time

Development of the Legal Action Related to the Revocation of the License of the Corporate Commercial Bank – Update

03_Development of the Legal Action Related to the Revocation of the License of the Corporate Commercial Bank_KY[english] On 6 November 2014, at its session recorded in Minutes No. 27, the Governing Board of the Bulgarian National Bank adopted its Decision

New Legal Practice of the European Court of Human Rights after the Amendments of the Bulgarian Legislation

06_New Legal Practice of the European Court of Human Rights after the Amendments of the Bulgarian Legislation_March_14_KY In the context of the numerous decisions against Bulgaria and the two pilot judgments dated 10 May 2011 of the European Court of

Preliminary Rulings of the Court of Justice of the European Union

11_Preliminary Rulings _december_2013_KY Since the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria to the European Union all public authorities have had the obligation to apply the acquis communautaire. When they observe a contradiction between a provision of a national legislative act

Opening of Insolvency Proceedings

10_Opening of Insolvency Proceedings_november_2013_KY The term “insolvency” has several meanings: (i) a legal institute of norms regulating relationships in cases when a trader cannot repay his debts; (ii) a legal condition in which the trader has only limited opportunities for

How to Obtain Disposable Funds

You might be one of the many traders who carry a lot of accounts receivable under various contracts on their books and know that the collection of these late payments would take you a lot of time, efforts and costs,

When Can We Cancel a Contract

06_When Can We Cancel a Contract_december_2012_KY The sole owner of the capital of a single-member limited liability company (EOOD) manages and represents the company either in person or through a manager appointed by the owner. Under the Bulgarian laws, in

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