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BOYANOV & Co., Attorneys at Law 
Size of Organization: 45
Year Established: 1990
Main Office: Sofia, Bulgaria

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Since 1990, BOYANOV & Co. has earned wide international recognition as the preferred firm for transnational businesses expanding in South East Europe and has advised on most of Bulgaria's landmark transactions. Its client portfolio includes over 3,600 companies, governments, and institutions. BOYANOV & Co. provides a broad range of legal services and has always been ranked as a market leader.

The firm has very strong knowledge of various industry sectors, banking, energy, FMCG, telecommunications, construction and real estates, public procurement, underground resources, insurance, etc., which allows the firm to rapidly grasp the essence of the deal and immediately focus on the most important regulatory, commercial and corporate elements.

BOYANOV & Co. participated in the privatisation of whole sectors of the Bulgarian industry, the banking sector (buyers' side), the electricity distribution sector (seller's side), the cement industry (buyers' side), the beer industry (buyers' side), the tobacco industry (buyer's and seller's sides), etc.

The firm is capable of handling large projects under severe time constraints, e.g. for the privatisation of the former tobacco monopolist Bulgartabac (working for the Government of Bulgaria), BOYANOV & Co. had to prepare a full legal due diligence report of the Group on the basis of 600,000 pages of documentation in a month.

BOYANOV & Co. has been building long lasting relationships - it works for Sony since 1994, Kraft Foods - 1993, Ideal Standard - 1992 (irrespective of the changes in the ownership), Philip Morris - 1990 etc. The clients' list of the firm is being often called "the who is who in the Bulgarian economy."

Awards won by BOYANOV & Co. during 2012 and 2013 include: M&A Law Firm of the Year in Bulgaria by Corporate INTL Legal Awards 2013; IP Due Diligence Law Firm of the Year in Bulgaria by Corporate INTL Legal Awards 2013; The European Women in Business Law Award for being Best in Bulgaria by Euromoney Legal Media Group; Best M&A Law Firm in Bulgaria for 2011 by Acquisition International Magazine; M&A Law Firm of the Year in Bulgaria by The Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2012; Bulgarian Financial Markets Law Firm of the Year by Acquisition International M&A Awards 2012; M&A Law Firm of the Year in Bulgaria by Finance Law Awards 2012; Leading Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Law Firm of the Year in Bulgaria by InterContinental Finance Magazine Law Awards 2012; Law Firm of the Year: Eastern Europe and The Balkans by The Lawyer European Awards 2011, etc.

Statement of Practice Summary:
Foreign Investments; Mergers And Acquisitions; Company Law; Commercial Law; Banking Law; Finance; Securities; Insurance; Trademarks; Patents; Competition Law; Bankruptcy; Energy; Natural Resources; Aircraft Finance; Property Law; Taxation; Telecommunications Law; Arbitration; Litigation; EU Competition; European Patents; European Trademarks; Gaming Licensing; Internet Gaming Law; Employment Immigration; Employment Visas; Immigration Law; Residency Permits; Visas; Work Permits; Employer Liability; Employer Rights; Employment Contracts; Employment Law; Employment Litigation; Employment Termination; Industrial Accidents; Labor Contracts; Labor Law; Labor Legislation; Management Employment Law; Outsourcing; Redundancy; Temporary Employment; Workers Compensation; Intellectual Property.