EU law

At TZVETKOVA AND PARTNERS, we are ready to provide legal advice in numerous areas of European law, especially the application of EU law with respect to the single market, competition law, legal regulation of financial services, foreign trade, public procurement to goods and services, energy and agriculture. We represent the rights of our clients with regard to the improper implementation of European directives into national law. Our European Union law practice is a leader in helping companies, industry associations and governments navigate and shape EU rules. Our team has also notable experience in the area of European subsidies, international trade and customs law.

State AID

  • Consultations on the rules and regulations for obtaining funding under the Operational Programmes of the European Structural Funds
  • Structuring projects and transactions
  • Preparation and submission fo applications to the European Structural Funds
  • Preparation of appeals against refusals to obtain subsidy
  • Legal representation in cases related to the Operational Programmes of the European Structural Funds 

EU law

  • Consulation of Bulgarian citizens and companies in connection with legal cases in other countries – EU memrs, and where necessary with are working together with one of our corresponding law firms in the EU
  • Legal representation before the judicial authroties of the European Union (the Court of Justice of the European Union, before the General Court thereto and before the Specialized Courts to the General Court)
  • Representation  before the EU institutions, including the European Commission and the European Parliament
  • Advice on EU regulatory requirements and compliance
  • Advise on numerous EU regulatory regimes including medicins, cosmetics, telecommunications, broadcasting, betting&gaming and healthcare

 Iinternational trade & customs

  • Import and export licensing
  • Food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary (documentary) requirements and inspections for EC imports
  • Bringing and defending claims before the European Courts relating to trade law matters
  • Advising clients on various aspects of WTO law and practice
  • Advising companies in relation to tariff classification, valuation, transfer pricing, origin, labelling, trade agreement and preferential access, customs litigation, border enforcement of IP rights and import compliance
  • Advice on the application of the customs legislation in Bulgaria
  • Customs and trade litigation before bulgarian administrations and courts
  • Customs audits, fines, penalties and seizures
  • VAT and excise duties