COVID-19 and its impact on employment legal issues

The Law on Measures and Actions during the State of Emergency, promulgated by a decision of the National Assembly on March 13, 2020, introduced amendments to the Labor Code. They are mainly related to the possibility of work from home or performance of tasks from distance during the state of emergency, regardless of the consent […]

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Standstill Period Concerning The Monetary And Non-Monetary Consequences Of Covid-19

As of 13 March 2020, the Bulgarian Parliament enacted the State of Emergency Act and declared a state of national emergency, initially set to last a month and subsequently extended by amendments to the act as of 9 April (“Amended Act”), to end on 13 May 2020. In compliance with the law, the Bulgarian government […]

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Employers’ compensations

On 1 April 2020 in the State Gazette was published Ordinance № 55 laying down the conditions and procedure for payment of compensation to employers in order to preserve the number of employees in the period of state of emergency, announced by a decision of the National Assembly of 13 March 2020 (hereinafter referred to […]

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COVID-19 and its impact on employment legal issues

The Law on Measures and Actions during the State of Emergency, promulgated by a decision of the National Assembly on March 13, 2020, introduced amendments to the Labor Code. They are mainly related to the possibility of work from home or performance of tasks from distance during the state of emergency, regardless of the consent […]

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The latest changes of COVID-19 Act in respect to employment remuneration

The Law on Amendments to the Law on Measures and Actions during the State of Emergency, promulgated by a decision of the National Assembly of 13 March 2020, entered into force on 9 April 2020. The amendments not only change some of the existing texts, but also create completely new provisions. Such new text is […]

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Extention Of Deadlines For Reporting And Payment Of Corporate And Personal Income Tax

The Law on Measures and Actions during the State of Emergency, announced by a decision of the National Assembly as of March 13, 2020, promulgated in the State Gazette, issue 28 of 24.03.2020, introduced extended deadlines for declaring and paying the various types of taxes. The 2019 annual reporting on corporate income tax, expenses tax, […]

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Nina Boteva Law Office – Newsletter March 2020

The state of emergency in the Republic of Bulgaria regarding the coronavirus threat was announced on 13 March. Only three days later – on 16 March, the National Assembly has received a draft law on measures during the state of emergency. It provides for a number of restrictions to ensure the prevention, limitation and control […]

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Newsletter – February 2020

As of the second half of February 2020 new rules on currency, regime are in force in Bulgaria. One of the significant legislative changes is that when a person transfers cash in the amount of BGN 30,000 or more or its equivalent in a foreign currency to a third country, the customs authorities require ex […]

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Newsletter November 2019

At the end of October, significant changes were made to the Markets in Financial Instruments Act (MFIA), with the introduction of measures to implement Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 of the European parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories and amending Directives […]

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Newsletter September 2019

The Electronic Communications Networks and Physical Infrastructure Act (ECNPI) was promulgated at the beginning of March 2018. This Law regulates public relations connected to the deployment, use, maintenance and development of electronic communications networks; providing access to and use of existing physical infrastructure; the rights and obligations of network operators, contractors, property owners, persons who […]

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Newsletter – June 2019

An entirely new Protection of Trade Secret Act (PTSA) was promulgated in the Bulgarian State Gazette issue 28 on April 5 2019. This law has been transposing Directive (EU) 2016/943 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure (Directive 2016/943). A careful reading of PTSA […]

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Newsletter February 2019

Ordinance No. 50 of 2015 on capital adequacy, the liquidity of investment intermediaries and the supervision of their compliance (hereinafter referred to as the Ordinance) were changed at the beginning of February. The purpose of the legislative changes is to harmonize the Ordinance with the new Markets in Financial Instruments Act – MFIA (in force […]

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