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Corporate Law

We are one of the pioneering law firms in Bulgaria in the corporate sector since its inception in 1998. Our extensive expertise enables us to meet the highest needs of the increasing number of foreign investors doing business in Bulgaria. Our firm’s corporate law experience and excellent commercial achievements have made it a market leader.

We offer a full range of legal services in connection with company formation, acquisition, reorganization and administration, including:

  • choosing the proper corporate form, incorporation of subsidiaries, branch offices, representative offices or joint ventures
  • assisting in corporate governance matters including recording of annual and other shareholder meetings and board resolutions  
  • all necessary registrations with court, commercial register and other competent authorities
  • obtaining required licenses (bank, insurance, gambling, telecommunications, radio and TV-broadcasting, etc.)
  • establishing of companies and representative offices abroad
  • corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions

The corporate work is often combined with general legal advice and assistance, thus ensuring an integrated service to the client with respect to all legal matters of its business. Our general legal assistance includes among others:

  • acting as corporate counsel, providing a wide range of legal assistance required by the client, including participation in or conducting negotiations, drafting and reviewing contracts and ancillary documents,  developing or improving corporate policies, legal templates, and internal procedures to manage corporate risk
  • representation before all court instances in connection with commercial, labor, tax or other disputes and before international arbitration courts
  • representation of clients in administrative proceedings before the Tax and Financial authorities, regulators and other state authorities
  • acting as Corporate Secretary
  • acting as Business Advisor

Relevant experience

We have assisted in the establishment and development of hundreds different companies to serve our clients in a broad spectrum of industries, including (among many others):

  • the establishment of the Bulgarian subsidiaries of well-known European retailers; a leading US international mining company among the world's largest publicly traded metal companies; Turkish production factory in the fish industry; a leading European credit insurer; a multinational US telecommunication provider; an Austrian software development company; a German producer of clinic products and many more
  • assisting one of the leading sugar companies in Central and Eastern Europe on the formation of a joint venture with a Bulgarian partner and followed establishment of a fully owned subsidiary in Bulgaria
  • the establishment and registrations of an insurance branch of a leading Austrian credit insurance company
  • consulting our clients including a prominent European leasing company on the formation of special purpose vehicles with respect to various transactions
  • advising on structuring holdings and joint ventures between foreign and local companies, both private and state-owned, representative offices of foreign companies

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