Pavel Hristov in CEE Legal Matters: Corner Office

Our partner Pavel Hristov spoke to CEE Legal Matters, “The Corner Office: Mentors”: “My mentors: Roman Tarlavski, CMS Netherlands and Robert Hayhurst, CMS CEE/Budapest. One characteristic both Roman and Robert shared – in addition to being among the most accomplished dealmakers in their respective markets – was that each had a disciplined, patient, and structured approach […]

The New Rules on Geo-Blocking within the EU

Following the GDPR hassle, next on the line for companies conducting business online within the EU comes the Regulation (EU) 2018/302 on addressing unjustified geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers’ nationality, place of residence or place of establishment within the internal market (the “Regulation”). The Regulation shall apply as from 3 December […]

Bulgaria opened a tender for awarding concession of Sofia Airport

On 5 July 2018 the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications opened a tender procedure for identifying a concessionaire of the Sofia Airport. Detailed information on the procedure is available at https://www.concession-sof.bg/en/. Sofia Airport is the largest passengers and cargo airport in Bulgaria. It is currently operated by Letishte Sofia EAD, a joint-stock company […]

An awaited new ECJ preliminary ruling on data privacy in the case C-210/16 Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein

On June 5, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) released its preliminary ruling in the case Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein. The ECJ found that the administrator of a fan page on Facebook is jointly responsible with Facebook for the processing of data of visitors to the page. By creating a fan page on Facebook and defining the criteria […]

Hristov&Partners New Recognitions in the 2018 Chambers Global and Legal500 Rankings

We are very pleased of our firm’s new recognition and excellent client feedback for the quality work of our Partners Biliana Shagova, Aldin Shenkov and Pavel Hristov in the 2018 editions of the international legal directories The Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers Global. Our clients praise Biliana Shagova as ‘extremely diligent‘. Pavel Hristov is ‘client […]

“Bulgaria needs constantly success stories to attract investors”, Rob Irving and Pavel Hristov for Capital Weekly during the Annual Deals and Dealmakers Conference in Sofia

                        Rob Irving and Pavel Hristov Interview for Capital Weekly, 15 December 2017 (Translation from Bulgarian) Profile Rob Irving is the Co-Chair of Dentons’ Global Private Equity Group. Rob’s practice focuses on cross-border M&A particularly private equity transactions, throughout CEE and SEE where he […]

GDPR implications on the global M&A process

A recent GDPR seminar attended by members of our team inspired us to share our thoughts on how the new European legislation on data protection would affect the M&A transactions. The GDPR implications on M&A deals would certainly go beyond the borders of the EU given the extraterritorial application of the Regulation. Privacy “by design” […]