Publications

16 Apr 2020

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OBLIGATIONS ON CREDITS IN THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

11 Apr 2020

On 10 Aptil, 2020 The Governing Council of the Bulgarian National Bank approved the measures proposed by the Association of Banks in Bulgaria (ABB) to limit the credit burden of persons in financial difficulty as a result of the state of emergency.

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09 Apr 2020

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AMENDMENTS OF THE ACT FOR MEASURES AND ACTIONS DURING THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

09 Apr 2020

This analysis covers issues related to the adoption of Act for amending of the Act for measures and actions during a state of emergency, declared by the National assembly on 13th of march 2020.

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08 Apr 2020

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08 Apr 2020

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Decree on determing the conditions and procedure for payment of compensation to employers in order to preserve the employment of employees in the state of emergency

30 Mar 2020

Decree on determing the conditions and procedure for payment of compensation to employers in order to preserve the employment of employees in the state of emergency, announced by a decision of the National Assembly of 13 March 2020. In order to help employers in the sectors and economic sectors affected and to keep the employment of their employees, a legislative measure was adopted for compensation of enterprises the activity of which is suspended due to the declared state of emergency. The Decree adopted regulated the conditions and procedure for payment of compensation.

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PERSONAL DOCUMENTS WITH EXTENED VALIDITY AND REGULATIONS FOR FOREIGNERS

27 Mar 2020

§ 10 and § 11 of the Transitional and Final Provisions of the Measures and Actions during the State of Emergency (announced by the decision of the National Assembly of March 13, 2020) Act, introduces rules for the personal documents of Bulgarian and foreign citizens, as well as regulates the residence of foreigners with prolonged- stay in the Republic of Bulgaria. Law Firm Tzvetkova & Partners answers the most frequently asked questions on the subject of the extended validity of personal documents.

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PROVISION OF COMPENSATION FROM THE STATE OF EMPLOYERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE ANNOUNCED EMERGENCY STATEMENT

24 Mar 2020

The above-mentioned issue is a topic that needs to be further elaborated and specified by a Council of Ministers Decree. The draft of that decree has already been prepared and sent for consultation with employers and unions and follows its adoption in the coming days. Below, in this presentation, we will develop the main points governing the criteria, procedure, documentation and all that is relevant to the applicant-employer regarding this State aid. The writing is on a project basis that is pending final adoption.

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LABOR-LAW RELATED ASPECTS REGARDING THE NEW LAW ON MEASURES AND ACTIONS UNDER STATE OF EMERGENCY

24 Mar 2020

In view of the promulgation of the Law on Measures and Actions during the State of Emergency (MADSE) in the State Gazette No 28/24.03.2020, it is necessary to update the information related to the employment relations, specifying the new provisions and distinguishing them from the previous ones. A separate, new section will look at the amendments made to the Labor Code. Globally, due to the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), people are facing a huge threat to their health and life. In addition to the uncertainty of how long the pandemic will last, how many “victims” it will take, we also have to ask about the economic consequences that will follow. At this moment, we witness decrease in certain sectors and at the same time increase in other regarding the volume of demand and work required.

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THE CONCEPT OF FORCE MAJEURE IN DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY

23 Mar 2020

Considering the dynamic situation, the previous analysis does not fully cover the legal consequences of the declared state of emergency and should be properly supplemented by up-to-date information for the individuals and for the business. This article takes into account and outlines the new provisions adopted by the not yet promulgated Measures and Actions during the State of Emergency Act.

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RIGHTS OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES DURING THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

20 Mar 2020

Worldwide due to the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) the Humanity is facing a huge threat for their health and life. In addition to the fact that it is not clear how long will the pandemic last, how many “victims” it will take, we also must answer to the question about the economic consequences that will follow. From the point of view of the activity of the business and the companies, currently in some sectors we observe a decrease, but in others – an increase of the volume of the work.

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E-CONTRACT. DISTANCE CONTRACT

20 Mar 2020

Current issues regarding the possibility of concluding contracts between absent parties, namely by electronic means (including distance contracts).

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RIGHTS OF TOURISTS AND TRAVEL AGENCIES DURING THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

20 Mar 2020

In view of the state of emergency in the Republic of Bulgaria, as well as the restrictive measures taken in various countries in connection with the emergence of the pandemic from the Coronavirus, a number of difficulties arise for both national and global tourism.

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