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AMENDING THE BULGARIAN ACT ON CONSUMER PROTECTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OMNIBUS DIRECTIVE

On 28.05.2022 entered into force changes to the Bulgarian Act on Consumer protection for the implementation of Directive (EU) 2019/2161 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 November 2019 amending Council Directive 93/13/EEC and Directives 98/6/EC, 2005/29/EC

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  • 14:50 - 12/07/2022

Ranking of Dobrev & Lyutskanov Law Firm in the Banking & Finance area of the IFLR 1000 Directory

For another consecutive year Dobrev & Lyutskanov Law Firm is ranked in the field of Banking and Finance in the IFLR1000 directory. IFLR1000 is a specialized international law guide, dedicated to the work of law firms and lawyers in the

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  • 18:30 - 23/06/2022

European Commission Proposes Directive to Fight Built-in Obsolescence of Consumer Goods

On March 30, 2022, the European Commission tabled a draft directive amending the currently effective Directives 2005/29/EC (on unfair business-to-consumer commercial practices) and 2011/83/EU (on consumer rights), as an element of the green transition, including through the enforcement of measures

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  • 17:49 - 20/05/2022

Whistleblower Protection Bill Published for Public Consultation

On April 21, 2022, the Public Consultations Portal of the Council of Ministers posted a Bill on the Protection of Persons Reporting or Publicly Exposing Breaches of the Law; the Bill can be accessed at: https://strategy.bg/PublicConsultations/View.aspx?lang=bg-BG&Id=6784. Said Bill needs to

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  • 17:46 - 20/05/2022

IS THIS THE TIME OF HARDSHIP?

With increasing frequency, due to changes in economic conditions the parties to commercial transactions encounter difficulties in fulfilling their assumed obligations. For those parties whose obligations remain enforceable (i.e., have not become objectively impossible to enforce, as in, e.g., the

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  • 11:57 - 08/04/2022

A bill has been tabled for adoption by Parliament aimed at simplifying the administrative procedure of building power generation capacities for self-consumption using renewable energy sources.

On March 11, 2022, a bill was introduced to amend the Renewable Energy Act (REA) with the aim of simplifying the administrative procedure pertinent to building power generation facilities for self-consumption using renewable energy sources with a rated capacity of

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  • 11:52 - 08/04/2022

Temporary protection in Bulgaria for persons who have fled Ukraine after February 24, 2022

In connection with the wave of refugees fleeing the territory of Ukraine, the European Council adopted Council Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/382 of 4 March 2022 establishing the existence of a mass influx of displaced persons from Ukraine within the meaning

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  • 11:48 - 08/04/2022

The Bulgarian Supreme Court of Cassation resolved statutory interpretation case on suspension of registration proceedings

The Supreme Court of Cassation has found a court practice to be controversial and has thus initiated a statutory interpretation case on ‘Circumstances a court must examine and take into consideration while hearing claims in proceedings under article 536(1) of

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  • 10:05 - 25/03/2022

Bulgarian Constitutional Court rules 16-year moratorium on the acquisition by prescription of state and municipal properties unconstitutional

By its Ruling No. 3/24.02.2022 on Constitutional Court Case No. 16/2021, the Bulgarian Constitutional Court declared unconstitutional the provisions of §1(1) of the Law on Supplementing the Property Act (LSPA) (Promulgated in State Gazette No. 46/2006 last supplemented SG No.

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  • 10:01 - 25/03/2022

The Bulgarian Supreme Court of Cassation adopted an interpretative decision concerning the liability of the guarantor with regard to obligations, which are paid in installments

With interpretative decision from 21.01.2022 in interpretative case No 5/2019 of the Common Assembly of the Civil and Commercial Colleges of the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) was answered the question from which moment does the term under art. 147,

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  • 17:56 - 04/02/2022

By decision of the Bulgarian Council of Ministers the emergency epidemic situation in Bulgaria is extended until 31.03.2022

With decision from 24.11.2021 the Bulgarian Council of Ministers has extended the emergency epidemic situation in the Republic of Bulgaria until 31.03.2022. For this period the restrictions for entering into Bulgaria remain, as wells as the requirements for a green

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  • 12:07 - 06/12/2021

Attorney-at-Law Lyuben Todev participated in an Anniversary conference in honour of acad. Lyuben Vassilev on the topic “Recent problems of private law”, organized by the Institute for State and Law of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

On the 16th and 17th of September 2021 was held an Anniversary conference in honour of 110 years from the birth of acad. Lyuben Vassilev on the topic “Recent problems of private law”, organized by the Institute for State and

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  • 14:27 - 15/10/2021

The Changes in the Bulgarian Civil Procedural Code Concerning the Electronic Serving of Documents, which entered into effect on 30.06.2021

The changes in the Bulgarian Civil Procedure Code, which entered into effect on 30.06.2021, provide an opportunity for electronic serving of documents. For this purpose, the party in the court proceedings can choose to receive court documents and subpoena via

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  • 10:48 - 16/07/2021

On 24.06.2021 was held European Business Networking evening 2021

On 24.06.2021 was held European Business Networking evening 2021 – an event, organized jointly by 11 bilateral chambers of commerce, active in Bulgaria: Belgium Bulgaria Luxembourg Business Club, British-Bulgarian Business Association, Bulgarian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Confindustria Bulgaria, French-Bulgarian

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  • 10:43 - 16/07/2021

Attorney-at-Law Lyuben Todev Participated in the Academic Readings on the Topic of Predictability of Law, organized by the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski

On 13.05.2021 were held На 13.05.2021 г. Academic Readings on the Topic of Predictability of Law, organized by the departments of History and theory of the state and of Criminal Law Studies at the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski. Attorney-at-Law

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  • 10:38 - 16/07/2021

With amendments to the Measures and Actions during the State of Emergency Declared with a Decision of the National Assembly from 13 March 2020 and Overcoming the Consequences Act an extended term of validity is provided for Bulgarian identity documents, including for citizens of the EU and foreigners

With an Act for amendment and supplementation of the Measures and Actions during the State of Emergency Declared with a Decision of the National Assembly from 13 March 2020 and Overcoming the Consequences Act, promulgated in issue 98 from 17.11.2020

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  • 17:46 - 18/01/2021

The Bulgarian Parliament adopted changes to the Law on Obligations and Contracts introducing an absolute limitation period for debts of natural persons

With an Act for amendment and supplementation of the Law on Obligations and Contracts, promulgated in State Gazette, issue 102 from 01.12.2020, a new provision of art. 112 is adopted, which provides for absolute limitation period for debts of natural

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  • 17:38 - 18/01/2021

Work Organization of Dobrev & Lyutskanov during the Period of State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria

Dobrev & Lyutskanov Law Firm continues to conduct, without interruption, its mission to protect your rights and interests during the state of emergency declared in Bulgaria. We have ensured the necessary organization for uninterrupted electronic communication – via telephone, e-mail

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  • 18:37 - 19/03/2020

The European Court of Human Rights suspends time limits for a month

In a communication dated 16 March 2020, the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights announced that it was taking extraordinary measures to respond to the unprecedented global health crisis. It does so in accordance with the decisions of

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  • 13:49 - 19/03/2020

Issues in civil turnover arising from the measures put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 – possible solutions for the period until the suggested legislative measures enter into force

For the period until the suggestions tabled as draft bills in the National Assembly enter into force, the current laws of the Republic of Bulgaria remain in place, and those laws envision certain measures to protect the interests of both

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  • 13:44 - 19/03/2020

State of emergency declared in Bulgaria from 13 March 2020 until 13 April 2020

The National Assembly has issued a decision declaring a state of emergency in Bulgaria from 13 March 2020 until 13 April 2020 in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease, with measures that include  closing certain venues (restaurants,

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  • 13:32 - 19/03/2020

NEW POSITIONS IN DOBREV & LYUTSKANOV LAW FIRM

A new distribution of functions was introduced at Dobrev & Lyutskanov Law Firm in January 2020. Mr Lyuben Todev, attorney-at-law and Ms Teresa Shishkova, attorney-at-law became Senior Associates, Ms Mila Rabadhieva, attorney-at-law and Mr Toma Tomov, attorney-at law became Associates,

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  • 13:06 - 21/02/2020

Amended Rules in the Civil Procedure Code concerning the Issuance of Writs of Execution

  The Amending Act to the Civil Procedure Code (CPC), introducing substantial changes in the procedure for issuance of a writ of execution, was promulgated in The State Gazette, No 100 of 20 December 2019. First and foremost, the time

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  • 13:00 - 21/02/2020

Directory Doing Business 2020

The World Bank’s Doing Business directory is one of the most reputed sources of information for the business environment for countries all across the world. The responsibility of this team and their dedication to understanding the different hurdles administration creates

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  • 15:45 - 07/01/2020
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