Newsletter August 2022

The recent legislative amendments to the Labor Code ensure a higher degree of transparency regarding working conditions. The European legislation in this area has also been amended, with the adoption of Directive 2019/1152/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union […]

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June Newsletter

In the end of May 2022, a bill for the establishment of a State Registry Agency to the Council of Ministers was submitted to the Parliament of the Republic of Bulgaria. This agency became the legal successor of the Registry Agency under the Minister of Justice and several other ministries and agencies. The new agency […]

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Newsletter May 2022

Amendments to the Health Insurance Act were published in issue 32 of the State Gazette on 3rd April 2022 aiming to regulate the health insurance and medical care of foreigners arriving and staying in the Republic of Bulgaria. The legislative changes were made mainly due to the foreigners arriving in Bulgaria from Ukraine, who were […]

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March Newsletter 2022

Amendments to the Electronic Government Act were announced at the end of February. The same one provides the establishment of a Ministry of e-Government. The functions that the newly created ministry will perform previously were responsibility of the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology, and Communications, which after this legislative change becomes the Ministry of Transport […]

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Newsletter November 2021

Decree № 328 of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria was promulgated at the end of October 2021. This normative act regulates the conditions for payment of compensations to workers and employees and to self-employed persons, insured as regards economic activities, for which temporary restrictions have been imposed by a state body […]

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Nina Boteva Law Newsletter September 2021

Directive (EU) 2019/1024 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on open data and the re-use of public sector information (the Open Data Directive) was adopted two years ago. Further to the above, there is an obligation for the Republic of Bulgaria to transpose into Bulgarian legislation the requirements and […]

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Nina Boteva Law Newsletter August 2021

On 18.08.2021 a Bill amending and supplementing the Law on the Activity of Collective Investment Schemes and Other Collective Investment Enterprises (hereinafter only the Bill) was submitted to the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria. The project aims to introduce the requirements of Directive (EU) 2019/1160, Regulation (EU) 2019/1156 and Regulation (EU) 2019/2088. • […]

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New rules for entering Bulgaria in force from 1 May 2021

With Ordinance № RD-01-278 of 29 April 2021, the Minister of Health introduced new temporary anti-epidemic measures for entering into the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, to be applied from 1 May 2021 to 31May 2021. From 1 May the entry into Bulgaria of persons arriving from India, Bangladesh, Brazil and countries and territories […]

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Nina Boteva Law Newsletter March 2021

On 12 March 2021, the amendments to the Measures against Money Laundering Act (MMLA) were published in the State Gazette. Legislative changes have amended the scope of the obligated subjects (legal entities and natural persons) that should implement measures against money laundering and terrorist financing. The above-pointed out obligated subjects under the MMLA are specified […]

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Nina Boteva Law Office Newsletter

The Law on Measures and Actions during the State of Emergency (announced by a decision of the National Assembly on 13 March 2020) was amended in mid-February 2021. First of all, the legislative changes concern the municipalities that have not repaid in time the interest-free loans provided to them by the central budget. In this […]

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Hristo Svilenov Mitkov participates in the IR Global Guide – Getting to know the UBO & selecting the right advisor

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers When the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive was introduced into law by the UK and EU in January 2020, for many professionals it was a much needed addition to legislation that would significantly help business transparency and combat money laundering. In essence, it was good for business and for public and professional […]

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