EU & Competition
Well aware of the impact that competition rules have on all sectors of the economy, we consider both sets of unfair competition regulation (domestic and EU) when shaping complex advice on dominance, cartels, dawn raids, pricing, refusal to supply, etc.
Our experience in cross-border M&As and foreign investments has significantly contributed to the development of a competition expertise in a multitude of industry sectors, including energy, agriculture, food and beverage, technology, financial services and healthcare. The team provides compliance support and merger control advice on domestic and trans-border mergers and acquisitions and other manifold transactions.
Just as well, the department covers the interpretation and application of international private law in contentious trans-border issues.
Clients are represented in competition-related litigation before national courts and the Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition.
Handles significant cases that test Bulgarian law on the abuse of a stronger bargaining position (Chambers Europe 2019)
Strict evaluation of risks and straightforward advice on which road to choose (Chambers Europe 2019)
Provides an ‘exceptional’ level of service (Legal 500 2018)
Technically astute, thorough and precise, with tremendous knowledge of the EU law perspective (Chambers Europe 2018)
Concentration procedures in Bulgaria: New rules for preserving competitionEU Green Deal: The Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)Distribution agreements and purchase prices - DOs and DON’TsNegotiations gone wrongNext Generation EU: Perspectives for Bulgaria in the context of REACT-EUM&A: Overview of merger clearance and practical issuesDawn raids of the Commission on Protection of CompetitionKambourov & Partners successfully assists SOF Connect on Sofia Airport concession litigation COVID-19 & State Aid