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Velchev & C

Velchev & C


Velchev & Co Law Office provides practical solutions and straightforward legal advice by offering a wide range of legal services across various industry sectors, with particular emphasis on TMT; Corporate and Commercial law; Mergers and Acquisitions; Gaming law and Intellectual Property Rights Protection. We pride ourselves on our commercial awareness and sector-specific expertise, which allows us to offer outstanding legal services.

VELCHEV & CO Law Office provides high-profile regulatory legal advice to major domestic and foreign clients in the telecommunications industry. Our TMT team consists of experts with outstanding competition and sector-specific regulatory expertise, gained at high-ranked governmental positions, public and corporate organizations. We have been advising on all key regulatory policy changes, compliance issues, as well as on all major legislative amendments in the recent years.

Velchev & Co assisted for the third-round analyses deregulation by the NRA of the non-EU traffic termination as well as the smooth contractual implementation thereafter.

Velchev & Co counsels the main Bulgarian telecom company Mobiltel and its parent company Telecom Austria and has:

  • Contributed for the acquisition and merger of Mobiltel with the biggest cable and internet access provider Blizoo and the multi-million claw back reconciliations thereafter.
  • Took material part in the process of structuring, drafting and compliance assessment and implementation of the first mobile national roaming access agreement in Bulgaria (National Roaming Agreement).
  • Successfully represented the biggest telco operator in Bulgaria in overturning couple of multi-million decisions of national competition protection authority imposing sanctions for unfair commercial practices and tax actual acts of the revenue administration.
  • Consulted a major management restructuring of the company.

We are committed to assisting our clients in identifying the forthcoming regulatory developments, so that they can plan ahead their business strategies, make use of the latest and most innovative opportunities in the TMT sector and last but not least – evade potential legal and commercial risks which might be unfavourable for their businesses. Our team assists the GDPR and e-Privacy compliance analysis and implementation for all out TMT clients.

In the gaming sector, Velchev and Co. has been successfully advising the biggest Bulgarian operators of lottery games National Lottery & New Games, as well as some of the most outstanding international producers and testing labs in the process of licensing for gambling activities in Bulgaria and the neighbouring countries and of legal and regulatory compliance management.

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