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Penkov, Markov & Partners

IZTOK DISTRICT, TINTYAVA 13B, FLOOR 6, 1113 SOFIA, BULGARIA
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Alexander Stefanov with first place award for young attorney of the year

July 2016. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Attorney-at-law Alexander Stefanov, a Junior Partner in the Penkov, Markov & Partners law firm was awarded the first place in a contest organized by the Standard Daily newsletter under the name “The New Generation: The Lawyers” at the awards’ ceremony held in the Sofia University.

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New Political Culture for the Judicial Reform

June 2016. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

On 18th of May 2016 in the newspaper “Sega” was published the very up to date article of Mr. Vladimir Penkov, Managing Partner of Penkov, Markov & Partners – International Law Firm, dedicated to the judicial reform and particularly to its content and the prerequisites and requirements for its completion.

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One of the Most Significant M&A Deals for 2016 Entered into Process of Finalization

June 2016. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

PM&P as a consultant and legal advisor of 4 FINANCE has successfully launched and finalized the procedure for obtaining a preliminary approval from the Bulgarian National Bank for indirect acquisition of 100% of the share capital of TBI Bank. The announcement for the approval was published on the Bulgarian National Bank website on 27.05.2016.

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PM&P achieved unprecedented success in the fight against the reform in the pension system, adopted w

June 2016. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Based on the solid argumentation of the PM&P’s appeal against the Regulation on the procedure for choice of social insurance provider, remittance of social insurance contributions, contributions to the fund “ Guaranteed Claims of the employees” and for exchange of information, which regulates the transfer of the funds accumulated in the relevant individual accounts of the >insured persons by the pension funds to the public state funds and vice versa, the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) has introduced to the Bulgarian Constitutional Court the raised by us questions through court case No 12089/2015.

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Penkov, Markov & Partners Won The Prize: Case of the Year

March 2016. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Penkov, Markov & Partners – International Law Firm, won the prestigious award: Case of the Year 2015, for the successful defense of Vrana EAD for the restitution claim, submitted by Simeon Sakskoburggotski and Maria Luisa Chrobok against the Company and the State for about 1 410 000 sq.m. and around BGN 14.5 mill. tax assessment.

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PM&P IS SUPERBRAND OF 2015/2016

November 2015. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

For the second time running, the Penkov Markov & Partners law firm has been selected for inclusion on the list of Superbrands Bulgaria. In a special ceremony on Oct. 27th, 2015, the Superbrands organisation conferred the Superbrands Seal of Excellence to Penkov Markov & Partners for being one of the strongest brands in Bulgaria.

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Penkov, Markov & Partners welcome to Sofia colleagues from 19 countries

September 2015. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

On May 31st and June 1st 2015 Penkov, Markov & Partners hosted 38 colleagues – lawyers from most reputable law firms from 19 countries, including many European countries – Austria CHSH CerhaHempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati, Belgium Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick, Germany Noerr LLP, Portugal MLGTS, Switzerland (<<a href="http://www.pestalozzilaw.com/">Pestalozzi), Liechtenstein (Marxer & Partner), Poland (Wardynski & Partners), the Czech Republic (PRK Partners), Hungary (Nagy és Trócsányi), Serbia (JPM Jankovic, Popovic & Mitic), Cyprus (Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC), Sweden (Advokatfirman Vinge KB), Lithuania (Valiunas Ellex), Scotland (Maclay Murray & Spens LLP), Slovenia (Odvetniki Selih & partnerji), as well as the US (Butzel Long; Bass, Berry Sims PLC; Baker Botts LLP; Steptoe & Johnson LLP), Canada (Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP) and Singapore (Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP.

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Penkov, Markov and Partners Law Office and AmCham Organized Their First Joint Art Cocktail

September 2015. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

The law firm “Penkov, Markov & Partners” together with AmCham fulfilled their long planned idea to organize the first of its kind Art Cocktail in the office premises of PM&P. The event presented both modern Bulgarian Painters and Sculptors and as it happened, brought business and people together.

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Penkov, Markov & Partners’ team wins amateur mini football tournament for Cup of Austria

May 2012. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

On April 21-22, the Akademik sports centre hosted the latest edition of the traditional amateur mini football tournament for the Cup of Austria, organized by the One World magazine under the auspices of H.E. Gerhard Reiweger, the Ambassador of Austria.

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Penkov, Markov & Partners supports organization and conduct of this year’s Vienna Economic Talks

May 2012. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

On April 3-4, 2012, the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) in Sofia hosted the Vienna Economic Talks – Sofia Meeting 2012. The forum was co-organized by the Vienna Economic Forum and the BCCI, and focused on “Liberalization of Regional Markets”.

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“Penkov, Markov & Partners” Attorneys at Law organizes round table “The Future of Copyright”

April 2012. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Guided by the desire that leading experts in the field of copyright exchange opinions in relation with the significant new challenges copyright faces as a result of the rapid development of the information society and, most of all, the spread of the Internet, Penkov, Markov & Partners - Attorneys at Law, together with Dr. Jur. Georgi Sarakinov organised a round table with the subject “The Future of Copyright”.

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Vladimir Penkov Confers Project of the Year 2011 Award

April 2012. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

The award-giving ceremony of the seventh edition of the Project of the Year competition was held in the Bulgaria Chamber Hall in Sofia on March 29, 2012.

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Penkov, Markov & Partners partakes in a seminar in Protection of Intellectual Property

January 2012. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Penkov, Markov & Partners partakes in a seminar in Protection of Intellectual Property: Practical Issues, organised by the National Union of In-house Lawyers, Sofia

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Penkov, Markov&Partners Host FLI NET Central and South Eastern Europe Business Development Power Day

November 2011. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Representatives of the FLI NET member firms from the region of Central and South Eastern Europe held a meeting on the new premises of Penkov, Markov & Partners - Attorneys at Law in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 2 November 2011. The guests at the meeting included the FLI Principal, Mr Orlando J Casares, colleagues from Turkey, Greece and Serbia, as well as representatives of Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Hungary.

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Penkov, Markov & Partners attends Lex Mundi Conference in Vienna

October 2011. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

The Annual Conference of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms, took place from the 7th to the 10th of September in Vienna, Austria, superbly organised with the support of the Cerha, Hempel, Spiegelfeld, Hlawati Law Firm as its host.

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Changing the company's office

July 2011. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

As of 1st July 2011 the Head Office of “Penkov, Markov & Partners – Attorneys at Law” and “Lega Interconsult – Penkov, Markov & Partners” OOD is moving to a new address:

Sofia 1113, 13B Tintyava Str., Floor 6

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Penkov, Markov and Partners at Team-Building 2010

March 2011. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

For the seventh year running, Penkov, Markov and Partners held its traditional team-building event in Chiflik, Troyan Municipality, between September 8 and 11, 2010. The focus in the latest edition was diversity and combination of diverse activities, some of them reflecting the professional priorities connected with the growing share of litigation at the expense of consultancy.

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Penkov, Markov and Partners Attorneys at Law attend energy forum in Serbia

February 2011. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Penkov, Markov and Partners Attorneys at Law received a special invitation to participate in a forum entitled "New Opportunities for Investment in Energy and Infrastructure Projects in the Republic of Serbia" in Belgrade on February 3, 2011.

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Penkov, Markov & Partners – Corporate INTL Global Awards 2010 WINNER!

November 2010. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Penkov, Markov & Partners – Attorneys at Law is this year’s winner of the Corporate INTL Global Awards for the jurisdiction of Bulgaria in the following categories: Full Service Advisory Excellence Mergers & Acquisition Advisory Excellence

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Draft Act prepared by “Penkov, Markov & Partne

May 2010. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Based on an assignment by the American Chamber of Commerce, a team from “Penkov, Markov & Partners” - Attorneys at Law under the leadership of the Managing partner Vladimir Penkov prepared a draft act amending the Commercial Register Act.

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Vladimir Penkov participated in the roundtable “Economy and Politics”

March 2010. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Vladimir Penkov, Managing Partner of “Penkov, Markov & Partners” participated in the roundtable “Economy and Politics”

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A conference on the problems of the Commercial Register was held in Stara Zagora

January 2010. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Again with the participation of Penkov, Markov & Partners

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Attorney-at-law Vladimir Penkov led a presentation at a Round Table

January 2010. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Round Table: on the Commercial Register organized by AmCham

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Penkov Markov & Partners represents Carrefour in the sale of the Sofia Trade Centre to Assos Capital

October 2009. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

The French hypermarket chain company Carrefour has sold its project in Sofia for the amount of about EUR 200 million, whereas the buyer of the new building on the Tsarigradsko Shosse currently under construction, is the Greek fund Assos Capital.

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Penkov, Markov and Partners participated in the VII National Conference

October 2009. Press Releases by Penkov, Markov & Partners (view listing).

Telecommunication Technologies and Services for the Business

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    All investors, especially those from abroad, when asked about the investment climate in the country indicate a number of factors, besides tax rate, that influence their overall assessment. These factors relate to different areas of business and life in general, but have so far unfortunately gone unnoticed by governments.
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