Bozhko Poryazov has been promoted to a Partner position with Popov Arnaudov & Partners in Sofia.
Schoenherr has advised Metro on its acquisition of a 25% stake in Kosik Holding with a 5% option on top if Kosik expands into other CEE markets in collaboration with Metro. White & Case reportedly advised Kosik.
The growth of e-commerce and online advertising in Bulgaria in the last two decades has been impressive. The COVID-19 pandemic gave an additional boost to the digital economy. Amid such rapid development and almost 16 years after its entry into force, the Bulgarian Electronic Commerce Act (the ECA) feels quite outdated.
On July 4, 2022, CEE Legal Matters reported that Djingov Gouginski Kyutchukov & Velichkov had advised Maple Bear on its EUR 100 million investment program for the CEE region through a partnership with Vantage Capital. CEE In-House Matters spoke with Yann Bidan, General Manager at Maple Bear, to learn more about the matter.
Stoeva Tchompalov & Znepolski, working with Morrison & Foerster, has advised Eurohold Bulgaria on accessing a EUR 40 million loan facility. Boyanov & Co, working with Linklaters, has advised arranger, agent, and original lender JP Morgan. Loyens & Loeff reportedly advised Eurohold on Dutch law-related matters.