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Law in Bulgaria - Legal news info@ooyes.net (Web Design and Outsourcing) Content Menagement System Ooyes CMS (http://www.ooyes.net) http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sat, 16 Nov 2019 21:36:29 +0000 61 info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) Copyright Solicitorbulgaria.com - SOLICITOR LTD Legal articles and news about Bulgarian Law and Business - Legal news from Bulgaria. http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php Faster return of VAT for companies registered under the VAT act in Bulgaria info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian deputies voted the amendments of Value Added Tax Act on second reading which stipulate that the value added tax (VAT) of companies who are active in Bulgaria and are registered as per the act will be returned sooner than before.The procedures for check-up and revision which at present are too slow will be shortened as well. Until now the VAT Act foresaw 45 days for check-up and three months for revision of a company's accounting. After the amendments enter into force the time limit for the check-up will be 30 days and for the revision - 2 months. That mean the longest time in which the VAT can be detained from the Tax administration is three months.  For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 447 The Bulgarian deputies voted the amendments of Value Added Tax Act on second reading which stipulate that the value added tax (VAT) of companies who are active in Bulgaria and are registered as per the act will be returned sooner than before.The procedures for check-up and revision which at present are too slow will be shortened as well. Until now the VAT Act foresaw 45 days for check-up and three months for revision of a company's accounting. After the amendments enter into force the time limit for the check-up will be 30 days and for the revision - 2 months. That mean the longest time in which the VAT can be detained from the Tax administration is three months. - For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 447 Mon, 21 Dec 2009 08:17:35 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/faster-return-of-vat-for-companies-registered-under-the-vat-act-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/faster-return-of-vat-for-companies-registered-under-the-vat-act-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/faster_return_VAT_bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/faster-return-of-vat-for-companies-registered-under-the-vat-act-in-bulgaria legal 80 negotiable Amendments in the Notaries and Notary Activity Act stipulate that all notary transfers of properties in Bulgaria from January 2010shall be paid entirely via bank transfer info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) This was been announced by the government press service. The amendments are intended to stop money laundering and to counter real estate fraud.If the amendments are passed it will be required both the seller and the purchaser to choose a bank account for the notary deal. Alternatively, they could use the notary public's account. The conditions for the depositing the money in the special bank account will be arranged by a written agreement between the notary public and the parties. Before the transfer of property the notary public will be able to check if there are any injunctions, mortgages, claims or any other encumbrances over the property. Only if the property is clear from any burdens the money will be transferred to the seller.The amendments are meant to prevent from frauds with real estates deals as there will be no doubt that the money is transferred. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 446 This was been announced by the government press service. The amendments are intended to stop money laundering and to counter real estate fraud.If the amendments are passed it will be required both the seller and the purchaser to choose a bank account for the notary deal. Alternatively, they could use the notary public's account. The conditions for the depositing the money in the special bank account will be arranged by a written agreement between the notary public and the parties. Before the transfer of property the notary public will be able to check if there are any injunctions, mortgages, claims or any other encumbrances over the property. Only if the property is clear from any burdens the money will be transferred to the seller.The amendments are meant to prevent from frauds with real estates deals as there will be no doubt that the money is transferred. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 446 Mon, 21 Dec 2009 08:10:20 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/amendments-in-the-notaries-and-notary-activity-act-stipulate-that-all-notary-transfers-of-properties-in-bulgaria-from-january-2010shall-be-paid-entirely-via-bank-transfer http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/amendments-in-the-notaries-and-notary-activity-act-stipulate-that-all-notary-transfers-of-properties-in-bulgaria-from-january-2010shall-be-paid-entirely-via-bank-transfer http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/notary_public_deal_in_bulgaria.jpeg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/amendments-in-the-notaries-and-notary-activity-act-stipulate-that-all-notary-transfers-of-properties-in-bulgaria-from-january-2010shall-be-paid-entirely-via-bank-transfer legal 80 negotiable Value added tax (VAT) shall be imposed on the legal services in Bulgaria info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The proposal 20 % value added tax to be laid on solicitors' services was passed affirmatively on the second readings of the Value Added Tax Act.Some deputies of the govern party "GERB" and "Coalition for Bulgaria" didn't participate in the voting as they have solicitors' rights and intended to avoid eventual conflict of interests.A deputy from "Coalition for Bulgaria" pointed out that these amendments do not concern the solicitors in a way that do for the citizens which will be forced to pay not only the VAT, but the whole amount for administration of the provided service, too. According to the majority this is the way to enact the engagements Bulgaria made to the European Commission. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 445 The proposal 20 % value added tax to be laid on solicitors' services was passed affirmatively on the second readings of the Value Added Tax Act.Some deputies of the govern party "GERB" and "Coalition for Bulgaria" didn't participate in the voting as they have solicitors' rights and intended to avoid eventual conflict of interests.A deputy from "Coalition for Bulgaria" pointed out that these amendments do not concern the solicitors in a way that do for the citizens which will be forced to pay not only the VAT, but the whole amount for administration of the provided service, too. According to the majority this is the way to enact the engagements Bulgaria made to the European Commission. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 445 Mon, 21 Dec 2009 06:40:22 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/value-added-tax-vat-shall-be-imposed-on-the-legal-services-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/value-added-tax-vat-shall-be-imposed-on-the-legal-services-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/legal-services_vat_bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/value-added-tax-vat-shall-be-imposed-on-the-legal-services-in-bulgaria legal 80 negotiable Banks in Bulgaria will pay their clients in case of proven fraud and drained debit card accounts info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) Since this fall banks will be obliged by new laws to respect more their clients` rights. Banks will have to pay back all the money that were "drained" from their client`s debit card if the owner proves that he does not have any involvement in the affair. Also if a client takes a consumer loan he can return the provided funds in fourteen days if he is not pleased with the conditions or just changes his mind. Very important amendment is that there will be no early repayment penalties. Banks will be obliged to give their client full and detailed information without client`s request.Changes will become possible after the entry into force of two key new legislation acts - the Consumer Credit Act and the newly drafted Payments Act. The stipulations of the new Consumer Credit Act are already drafted and ready for voting in the National assembly. The provisions are fully consistent with the requirements of Directive 2008/48 of the European Commission. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 443 Since this fall banks will be obliged by new laws to respect more their clients` rights. Banks will have to pay back all the money that were "drained" from their client`s debit card if the owner proves that he does not have any involvement in the affair. Also if a client takes a consumer loan he can return the provided funds in fourteen days if he is not pleased with the conditions or just changes his mind. Very important amendment is that there will be no early repayment penalties. Banks will be obliged to give their client full and detailed information without client`s request.Changes will become possible after the entry into force of two key new legislation acts - the Consumer Credit Act and the newly drafted Payments Act. The stipulations of the new Consumer Credit Act are already drafted and ready for voting in the National assembly. The provisions are fully consistent with the requirements of Directive 2008/48 of the European Commission. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 443 Mon, 07 Sep 2009 02:41:12 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/banks-in-bulgaria-will-pay-their-clients-in-case-of-proven-fraud-and-drained-debit-card-accounts http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/banks-in-bulgaria-will-pay-their-clients-in-case-of-proven-fraud-and-drained-debit-card-accounts http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/trezor.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/banks-in-bulgaria-will-pay-their-clients-in-case-of-proven-fraud-and-drained-debit-card-accounts legal 80 negotiable The procedure for obtaining Bulgarian citizenship will be facilitated info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The work of "Bulgarian citizenship" department is based on the strict observance of the Bulgarian Citizenship Act and all the procedures connected stipulated in it. At this moment there are about 60 000 applications for Bulgarian citizenship. Bulgarian authorities have difficulties with processing the applications as about 60% of the documents that verify Bulgarian origin are not authentic. The procedure for obtaining Bulgarian citizenship includes consideration of applications in other departments, including the Agency for Bulgarians abroad. The Ministry of Justice will make a proposal to the participating in the process departments for allocating additional officers in order to process applications for Bulgarian citizenship quicker. According to the Ministry of Justice the mediation of companies is not necessary and the submission of applications should be made only by the citizens. Applicants who live abroad will be able to submit their applications in the Bulgarian embassies and consulships.… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 442 The work of "Bulgarian citizenship" department is based on the strict observance of the Bulgarian Citizenship Act and all the procedures connected stipulated in it. At this moment there are about 60 000 applications for Bulgarian citizenship. Bulgarian authorities have difficulties with processing the applications as about 60% of the documents that verify Bulgarian origin are not authentic. The procedure for obtaining Bulgarian citizenship includes consideration of applications in other departments, including the Agency for Bulgarians abroad. The Ministry of Justice will make a proposal to the participating in the process departments for allocating additional officers in order to process applications for Bulgarian citizenship quicker. According to the Ministry of Justice the mediation of companies is not necessary and the submission of applications should be made only by the citizens. Applicants who live abroad will be able to submit their applications in the Bulgarian embassies and consulships. In this way at the very beginning of the procedure all the invalid, inaccurate or incomplete documents will be removed and the corruption practices will be restricted. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 442 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 04:21:03 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-procedure-for-obtaining-bulgarian-citizenship-will-be-facilitated http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-procedure-for-obtaining-bulgarian-citizenship-will-be-facilitated http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/The_procedure_for_obtaining_Bulgarian_citizenship_will_be_facilitated.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-procedure-for-obtaining-bulgarian-citizenship-will-be-facilitated legal 80 negotiable The decisions of the Bulgarian government are now available on the Internet info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The system for legal information of the Council of Ministers (PRIS) is now publicly available. From August 18th all decrees, orders and decisions taken by the Bulgarian governments from 1990 up to now can be seen on the internet through links on the web site of the Council of Ministers.The order for opening of the information system for external users was given by the Prime Minister Mr Boyko Borisov. In this way the access to such kind of information will be easier and quicker. So far the acts of the Council of Ministers remained unknown to the public as they were not subject to publication. Some of these decisions are of high public interest such as: the decision for separation of activities funded through the municipal budgets on local and state delegated; the acceptance of students in universities; application fees for universities.The Ministry of Councils state that they are currently working on improving the legal information system. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 441 The system for legal information of the Council of Ministers (PRIS) is now publicly available. From August 18th all decrees, orders and decisions taken by the Bulgarian governments from 1990 up to now can be seen on the internet through links on the web site of the Council of Ministers.The order for opening of the information system for external users was given by the Prime Minister Mr Boyko Borisov. In this way the access to such kind of information will be easier and quicker. So far the acts of the Council of Ministers remained unknown to the public as they were not subject to publication. Some of these decisions are of high public interest such as: the decision for separation of activities funded through the municipal budgets on local and state delegated; the acceptance of students in universities; application fees for universities.The Ministry of Councils state that they are currently working on improving the legal information system. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 441 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 00:55:09 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-decisions-of-the-bulgarian-government-are-now-available-on-the-internet http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-decisions-of-the-bulgarian-government-are-now-available-on-the-internet http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/The_decisions_of_the_Bulgarian_government_are_now_available_on_the_Internet.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-decisions-of-the-bulgarian-government-are-now-available-on-the-internet legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water is preparing amendments in the environmental acts info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water found a solution how to improve the organization of the administration`s work so that all the problems of companies, citizens and non-profit organization will be solved quickly. The Ministry starts preparation of amendments in the Bulgarian legislation in order to be canceled or reduced the numerous permission and conciliation procedures that impede investment initiatives and activities. In two months term the amendments will be ready for to be presented at the National assembly.Other decision of the body of the Ministry of Environment and Water is the scope of information published on the Ministry's website to be much more comprehensive and thorough. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 440 The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water found a solution how to improve the organization of the administration`s work so that all the problems of companies, citizens and non-profit organization will be solved quickly. The Ministry starts preparation of amendments in the Bulgarian legislation in order to be canceled or reduced the numerous permission and conciliation procedures that impede investment initiatives and activities. In two months term the amendments will be ready for to be presented at the National assembly.Other decision of the body of the Ministry of Environment and Water is the scope of information published on the Ministry's website to be much more comprehensive and thorough. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 440 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 00:47:48 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-ministry-of-environment-and-water-is-preparing-amendments-in-the-environmental-acts http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-ministry-of-environment-and-water-is-preparing-amendments-in-the-environmental-acts http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/The_Bulgarian_Ministry_of_Environment_and_Water_is_preparing_amendments_in_the_environmental_acts.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-ministry-of-environment-and-water-is-preparing-amendments-in-the-environmental-acts legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian government approved amendments in the Bulgarian Identity Documents Act info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian government passed the amendments in the Bulgarian Identity Documents Act and the parliament is preparing to start their issuance. Most of the amendments are provoked by the EU standards for security of identity documents and the requirement that documents must contain biometric data. The issuance technology that will be used for these documents will be very different from the technology used for the older documents. Documents will be divided into three groups: identity documents, driving license for motor vehicles, residence documents. Documents for residence are divided according to their function: permission for continuous or permanent residence of foreigners; certificate of residence for EU citizens, citizens of the countries - parties to the European economic area agreement, citizens of Switzerland and members of their families who are not citizens of the EU, EEA or Switzerland. With these amendments the Council of Ministers is trying to eliminate the existing contradictions… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 439 The Bulgarian government passed the amendments in the Bulgarian Identity Documents Act and the parliament is preparing to start their issuance. Most of the amendments are provoked by the EU standards for security of identity documents and the requirement that documents must contain biometric data. The issuance technology that will be used for these documents will be very different from the technology used for the older documents. Documents will be divided into three groups: identity documents, driving license for motor vehicles, residence documents. Documents for residence are divided according to their function: permission for continuous or permanent residence of foreigners; certificate of residence for EU citizens, citizens of the countries - parties to the European economic area agreement, citizens of Switzerland and members of their families who are not citizens of the EU, EEA or Switzerland. With these amendments the Council of Ministers is trying to eliminate the existing contradictions between the provisions of the current Bulgarian Identity Documents Act and other acts. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 439 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 00:40:12 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-government-approved-amendments-in-the-bulgarian-identity-documents-act http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-government-approved-amendments-in-the-bulgarian-identity-documents-act http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/The_Bulgarian_government_approved_amendments_in_the_Bulgarian_Identity_Documents_Act.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-government-approved-amendments-in-the-bulgarian-identity-documents-act legal 80 negotiable The new Bulgarian Prime Minister Mr Boyko Borisov promised that amendments will be made in order to facilitate the work of the Ministry of Interior info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) Mr Boyko Borisov announced the new vocational guidance of the Ministry of Interior. The Prime Minister also listed some of the top priorities in the Ministry of Interior`s policy. The first priority is to handle the traffic in Sofia and the peak traffic on the highways in the country. Anticorruption steps will be taken in the "Traffic police" department. Another priority is fighting against drug traffic. Mr Boyko Borisov promised to propose amendments which will facilitate the work of the police in the fight against organized crime as well. One of the key amendments will be the opportunity for the police to pull prints of phone calls made between subscribers of mobile operators after a judge's permission is issued. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 438 Mr Boyko Borisov announced the new vocational guidance of the Ministry of Interior. The Prime Minister also listed some of the top priorities in the Ministry of Interior`s policy. The first priority is to handle the traffic in Sofia and the peak traffic on the highways in the country. Anticorruption steps will be taken in the "Traffic police" department. Another priority is fighting against drug traffic. Mr Boyko Borisov promised to propose amendments which will facilitate the work of the police in the fight against organized crime as well. One of the key amendments will be the opportunity for the police to pull prints of phone calls made between subscribers of mobile operators after a judge's permission is issued. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 438 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 00:14:40 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-prime-minister-mr-boyko-borisov-promised-that-amendments-will-be-made-in-order-to-facilitate-the-work-of-the-ministry-of-interior http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-prime-minister-mr-boyko-borisov-promised-that-amendments-will-be-made-in-order-to-facilitate-the-work-of-the-ministry-of-interior http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Amendments_police.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-prime-minister-mr-boyko-borisov-promised-that-amendments-will-be-made-in-order-to-facilitate-the-work-of-the-ministry-of-interior legal 80 negotiable Bulgarian deputies will not have a summer vacation info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The 41st National Assembly started its work. On one of the first sessions of the parliament deputies decided not to have summer vacation this year. This decision is a response to the high expectations of the Bulgarian society and electorate. The first task of the deputies is already completed - the new rules of organization and procedure of the National Assembly were passed. The number of the parliamentary commissions is reduced. Members of the opposition parties will be able to head commissions so that there will be more clarity in the course of their work. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 436 The 41st National Assembly started its work. On one of the first sessions of the parliament deputies decided not to have summer vacation this year. This decision is a response to the high expectations of the Bulgarian society and electorate. The first task of the deputies is already completed - the new rules of organization and procedure of the National Assembly were passed. The number of the parliamentary commissions is reduced. Members of the opposition parties will be able to head commissions so that there will be more clarity in the course of their work. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 436 Mon, 03 Aug 2009 04:11:27 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-deputies-will-not-have-a-summer-vacation http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-deputies-will-not-have-a-summer-vacation http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Bulgarian_deputies_will_not_have_summer_vacation.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-deputies-will-not-have-a-summer-vacation legal 80 negotiable The US Ambassador Ms Nancy Mc Eldowney: “Relations between Bulgaria and the United States of America have never been better” info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) In a statement of the present US ambassador in Bulgaria Ms Nancy Mc Eldowney said that relations between Bulgaria and the United States of America has never been better. She notes that it has been a huge a privilege to contribute for this result. Ms Mc Eldowney believes that in the upcoming weeks and months we will accelerate and broaden our cooperation. "I will never forget the warmth, hospitality and genuine friendship, which my family and I found in this beautiful country" she added. The strategic partnership encompasses every issue of importance to both countries' governments and people. From defense collaboration and reform to increased trade and energy security to educational exchanges and joint promotion of democratic principles and rule of law, Bulgaria and the United States of America stand together as allies and friends. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 437 In a statement of the present US ambassador in Bulgaria Ms Nancy Mc Eldowney said that relations between Bulgaria and the United States of America has never been better. She notes that it has been a huge a privilege to contribute for this result. Ms Mc Eldowney believes that in the upcoming weeks and months we will accelerate and broaden our cooperation. "I will never forget the warmth, hospitality and genuine friendship, which my family and I found in this beautiful country" she added. The strategic partnership encompasses every issue of importance to both countries' governments and people. From defense collaboration and reform to increased trade and energy security to educational exchanges and joint promotion of democratic principles and rule of law, Bulgaria and the United States of America stand together as allies and friends. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 437 Mon, 03 Aug 2009 04:22:02 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-us-ambassador-ms-nancy-mc-eldowney-relations-between-bulgaria-and-the-united-states-of-america-have-never-been-better http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-us-ambassador-ms-nancy-mc-eldowney-relations-between-bulgaria-and-the-united-states-of-america-have-never-been-better http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/The_US_Ambassador_Ms_Nancy_Mc_Eldowney_Relations_between_Bulgaria_and_the_United_States_of_America_has_never_been_better.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-us-ambassador-ms-nancy-mc-eldowney-relations-between-bulgaria-and-the-united-states-of-america-have-never-been-better legal 80 negotiable Electronic system between the National Revenue Agency and the Bulgarian customs will run in two weeks term info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) After a meeting with representatives of the National Revenue Agency and the Bulgarian customs the Minister of Finance Mr Simeon Dyankov announced that in two weeks term an electronic system for exchange of information between the two institutions will start its work. The expected income for the budget is about 200 million BGN. The Finance Minister stated that the electronic system is another way to find funds to balance the budget for this year. The system will also help in the fight with contraband. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 435 After a meeting with representatives of the National Revenue Agency and the Bulgarian customs the Minister of Finance Mr Simeon Dyankov announced that in two weeks term an electronic system for exchange of information between the two institutions will start its work. The expected income for the budget is about 200 million BGN. The Finance Minister stated that the electronic system is another way to find funds to balance the budget for this year. The system will also help in the fight with contraband. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 435 Mon, 03 Aug 2009 04:07:59 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/electronic-system-between-the-national-revenue-agency-and-the-bulgarian-customs-will-run-in-two-weeks-term http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/electronic-system-between-the-national-revenue-agency-and-the-bulgarian-customs-will-run-in-two-weeks-term http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Electronic_system_between_the_National_Revenue_Agency_and_the_Bulgarian_customs_will_run_in_two_weeks_term.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/electronic-system-between-the-national-revenue-agency-and-the-bulgarian-customs-will-run-in-two-weeks-term legal 80 negotiable The new Bulgarian Minister of Justice Mrs Margarita Popova announced the members of the Council of Magistrates info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) For the first time in the history of the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice a Council of Magistrates is formed. It will deal with the implementation of the European Union's recommendations to the Bulgarian judiciary. The Council of Magistrates consists of 7 members - three judges, three public prosecutors and one examining magistrate. Minister Margarita Popova also announced the names of her vice-ministers. They are Ms Janeta Petrova from the Supreme Administrative Court, Ms Daniela Masheva from the the Supreme Prosecutor's Office of Cassation and Mr Hristo Angelov from the Supreme Administrative Prosecutor's Office. Their main task is to continue the reformation and modernization of the Bulgarian judiciary. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 434 For the first time in the history of the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice a Council of Magistrates is formed. It will deal with the implementation of the European Union's recommendations to the Bulgarian judiciary. The Council of Magistrates consists of 7 members - three judges, three public prosecutors and one examining magistrate. Minister Margarita Popova also announced the names of her vice-ministers. They are Ms Janeta Petrova from the Supreme Administrative Court, Ms Daniela Masheva from the the Supreme Prosecutor's Office of Cassation and Mr Hristo Angelov from the Supreme Administrative Prosecutor's Office. Their main task is to continue the reformation and modernization of the Bulgarian judiciary. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 434 Mon, 03 Aug 2009 04:04:19 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-minister-of-justice-mrs-margarita-popova-announced-the-members-of-the-council-of-magistrates http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-minister-of-justice-mrs-margarita-popova-announced-the-members-of-the-council-of-magistrates http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/The_new_Bulgarian_Minister_of_Justice_Mrs_Margarita_Popova_announced_the_members_of_the_Council_of_Magistrates.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-minister-of-justice-mrs-margarita-popova-announced-the-members-of-the-council-of-magistrates legal 80 negotiable The new Bulgarian government was elected by the National Assembly info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The new Bulgarian Prime Minister is Mr Boiko Borisov. He was elected with huge majority by the National Assembly. Minutes later The Council of Ministers was elected as well. The number of ministries is reduced compared to the last government. The Council of Ministers has sixteen members as one of them is a Minister without portfolio. There are two vice-ministers - the Minister of Finance Mr Simeon Dyankov and the Minister of Interior Mr Tsvetan Tsvetanov. Other important figures in the government are the Minister of Justice Mrs Margarita Popova, the Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Mr Traicho Traikov and the Minister of Culture - the famous sculptor Mr Vezhdi Rashidov.The newly elected Bulgarian government has huge credibility among the society. It is expected that the 50th Bulgarian Prime Minister will cope with the economic crisis and continue the good relations with the European Union. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 433 The new Bulgarian Prime Minister is Mr Boiko Borisov. He was elected with huge majority by the National Assembly. Minutes later The Council of Ministers was elected as well. The number of ministries is reduced compared to the last government. The Council of Ministers has sixteen members as one of them is a Minister without portfolio. There are two vice-ministers - the Minister of Finance Mr Simeon Dyankov and the Minister of Interior Mr Tsvetan Tsvetanov. Other important figures in the government are the Minister of Justice Mrs Margarita Popova, the Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Mr Traicho Traikov and the Minister of Culture - the famous sculptor Mr Vezhdi Rashidov.The newly elected Bulgarian government has huge credibility among the society. It is expected that the 50th Bulgarian Prime Minister will cope with the economic crisis and continue the good relations with the European Union. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 433 Mon, 03 Aug 2009 04:01:34 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-government-was-elected-by-the-national-assembly http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-government-was-elected-by-the-national-assembly http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/The_new_Bulgarian_government_was_elected_by_the_National_Assembly.jpeg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-government-was-elected-by-the-national-assembly legal 80 negotiable The issuance of documents and submission of claims in Bulgarian courts could be possible by electronic means info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) On a round table organized by the Supreme Judicial Council draft regulations were discussed concerning the use of electronic documents and electronic signature. The event is within a project financed by the "Administrative capacity" program and the European Union. The proposed changes in the legislation are supposed to regulate the use of electronic document and electronic signature. In this way the citizens will be able to file claims and appeals electronically. Soon a regulation for the form of the e-documents will be drafted. The project also includes development and implementation of specialized software for monitoring and controlling the activities of experts and upgrading information systems for management of the litigation. One of the highlights that were discussed in the event was the question for amendments in the Judiciary System Act. It is expected that in the bill for amendments will be included the opportunity to exercise procedural rights electronically after approval of… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 432 On a round table organized by the Supreme Judicial Council draft regulations were discussed concerning the use of electronic documents and electronic signature. The event is within a project financed by the "Administrative capacity" program and the European Union. The proposed changes in the legislation are supposed to regulate the use of electronic document and electronic signature. In this way the citizens will be able to file claims and appeals electronically. Soon a regulation for the form of the e-documents will be drafted. The project also includes development and implementation of specialized software for monitoring and controlling the activities of experts and upgrading information systems for management of the litigation. One of the highlights that were discussed in the event was the question for amendments in the Judiciary System Act. It is expected that in the bill for amendments will be included the opportunity to exercise procedural rights electronically after approval of the Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council and of course if the relevant authority is technically prepared. The creation of a single portal for e-justice is also proposed. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 432 Wed, 22 Jul 2009 00:35:46 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-issuance-of-documents-and-submission-of-claims-in-bulgarian-courts-could-be-possible-by-electronic-means http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-issuance-of-documents-and-submission-of-claims-in-bulgarian-courts-could-be-possible-by-electronic-means http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/electronic_submission_in_bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-issuance-of-documents-and-submission-of-claims-in-bulgarian-courts-could-be-possible-by-electronic-means legal 80 negotiable The new Bulgarian Minister of Justice was announced by the future Prime Minister of Bulgaria info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The future Prime-Minister of Bulgaria Mr Boiko Borisov announced in advance the name of the new Bulgarian Minister of Justice - Mrs Margarita Popova. She is a public prosecutor since 1990. She was head of the Sofia district Prosecutor`s Office for 9 years till 2004. Mrs Popova became a permanent lecturer at the National Institute of Justice where she teaches junior prosecutors. In 2006 by the order of the Bulgarian Prosecutor General Mr Boris Velchev she was chosen to perform the duties of a spokesman for the prosecutor general. Mrs Margarita Popova heads the unit at the Supreme Cassation Prosecutor`s Office which investigates financial fraud with funds from the European Union.From the new Bulgarian Minister of Justice is expected to help the judiciary in the fight with corruption and organized crime. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 431 The future Prime-Minister of Bulgaria Mr Boiko Borisov announced in advance the name of the new Bulgarian Minister of Justice - Mrs Margarita Popova. She is a public prosecutor since 1990. She was head of the Sofia district Prosecutor`s Office for 9 years till 2004. Mrs Popova became a permanent lecturer at the National Institute of Justice where she teaches junior prosecutors. In 2006 by the order of the Bulgarian Prosecutor General Mr Boris Velchev she was chosen to perform the duties of a spokesman for the prosecutor general. Mrs Margarita Popova heads the unit at the Supreme Cassation Prosecutor`s Office which investigates financial fraud with funds from the European Union.From the new Bulgarian Minister of Justice is expected to help the judiciary in the fight with corruption and organized crime. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 431 Tue, 21 Jul 2009 00:28:54 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-minister-of-justice-was-announced-by-the-future-prime-minister-of-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-minister-of-justice-was-announced-by-the-future-prime-minister-of-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/new_bulgarian_minister_of_justice.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-minister-of-justice-was-announced-by-the-future-prime-minister-of-bulgaria legal 80 negotiable By the end of 2009 Bulgarian health authorities will be able to launch electronic health records info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) This will be the first electronic system in the health sector and it will be available for almost 7 million people. Bulgarian patients will have online access to their electronic record. It will include personal information such as medical conditions, allergies etc. and every health insured patient will have his personal password to his record.Physicians will have their own password to access the electronic records. At the end of July this year they will send their first e-reports to the Bulgarian Health Insurance Fund. This procedure will make redundant visits of the regional offices of National Health Insurance Fund. That means that there will be more time for patients and less time lost in administrative procedures.There is another huge advantage of the e-system the fact that it will ease the control over physicians` diagnosis. That means that if there are some inaccuracies or mistakes in them, they will be quickly fixed.The new system will also help for the more efficient spending… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 429 This will be the first electronic system in the health sector and it will be available for almost 7 million people. Bulgarian patients will have online access to their electronic record. It will include personal information such as medical conditions, allergies etc. and every health insured patient will have his personal password to his record.Physicians will have their own password to access the electronic records. At the end of July this year they will send their first e-reports to the Bulgarian Health Insurance Fund. This procedure will make redundant visits of the regional offices of National Health Insurance Fund. That means that there will be more time for patients and less time lost in administrative procedures.There is another huge advantage of the e-system the fact that it will ease the control over physicians` diagnosis. That means that if there are some inaccuracies or mistakes in them, they will be quickly fixed.The new system will also help for the more efficient spending of money and for the suspension of illegal payments. All this equals better medical and dental services for every health insured Bulgarian patient. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 429 Thu, 16 Jul 2009 08:06:36 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/by-the-end-of-2009-bulgarian-health-authorities-will-be-able-to-launch-electronic-health-records http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/by-the-end-of-2009-bulgarian-health-authorities-will-be-able-to-launch-electronic-health-records http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/bulgarian_electronic_health_records.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/by-the-end-of-2009-bulgarian-health-authorities-will-be-able-to-launch-electronic-health-records legal 80 negotiable Managers will be held responsible for the obligations of their companies incorporated in Bulgaria info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) Company managers or members of the managing body will be held jointly responsible for the obligations of the company if returns and obligatory contributions are not presented. This is stated in an order of the executive director of the National revenue agency.The document stipulates that if the company does not have any property or assets the tax authorities could start an exaction procedure against the company's manager.The responsibility of a manager of a Bulgarian company can occur for all types of taxes and mandatory contributions that are payable by the company. These may be obligations which relate to the company such as VAT, corporate tax or not paying obligatory insurance and tax over the income of a physical person. In case that a company is presented by more than one person each one of them might be held responsible for the payment of taxes and contributions. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 428 Company managers or members of the managing body will be held jointly responsible for the obligations of the company if returns and obligatory contributions are not presented. This is stated in an order of the executive director of the National revenue agency.The document stipulates that if the company does not have any property or assets the tax authorities could start an exaction procedure against the company's manager.The responsibility of a manager of a Bulgarian company can occur for all types of taxes and mandatory contributions that are payable by the company. These may be obligations which relate to the company such as VAT, corporate tax or not paying obligatory insurance and tax over the income of a physical person. In case that a company is presented by more than one person each one of them might be held responsible for the payment of taxes and contributions. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 428 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 23:17:02 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/managers-will-be-held-responsible-for-the-obligations-of-their-companies-incorporated-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/managers-will-be-held-responsible-for-the-obligations-of-their-companies-incorporated-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Bulgaria_tax.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/managers-will-be-held-responsible-for-the-obligations-of-their-companies-incorporated-in-bulgaria legal 80 negotiable The newly elected Bulgarian parliament is determined to pass over the crisis and fight corruption info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian deputies of the newly elected Bulgarian parliament sworn in today to serve the country and its nation truthfully and as per the legislation. The new Speaker of the Bulgarian National Assembly was appointed as well. It is expected of the 41st Bulgarian parliament to create better conditions for both national and foreign business in the country so that the investment float continues in full force. Other priority of the National Assembly is to pass anti-corruption legislation and including amendments in the Constitution. The majority of the deputies are determined to change the Political Parties Act in order to wipe out the corruption among parties. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 427 The Bulgarian deputies of the newly elected Bulgarian parliament sworn in today to serve the country and its nation truthfully and as per the legislation. The new Speaker of the Bulgarian National Assembly was appointed as well. It is expected of the 41st Bulgarian parliament to create better conditions for both national and foreign business in the country so that the investment float continues in full force. Other priority of the National Assembly is to pass anti-corruption legislation and including amendments in the Constitution. The majority of the deputies are determined to change the Political Parties Act in order to wipe out the corruption among parties. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 427 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 07:15:43 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-newly-elected-bulgarian-parliament-is-determined-to-pass-over-the-crisis-and-fight-corruption http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-newly-elected-bulgarian-parliament-is-determined-to-pass-over-the-crisis-and-fight-corruption http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/new_bulgarian_national_assembly.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-newly-elected-bulgarian-parliament-is-determined-to-pass-over-the-crisis-and-fight-corruption legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian Fund for guaranting of bank deposits will be obliged to pay twice as fast as prevous year info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian Parliament passed on first hearings amendments to the Guarantee of bank deposits Act. The term in which the fund shall pay depositors the guaranteed amount of deposits in the bank is reduced by half. Currently, the deadline for payment is 45 days, after the amendments it will become 20 days. The deadline for submission of information on deposits in the bank designated by the quaestor, liquidator or trustee to the Board of the Fund shall be reduced from 15 days to 3 working days.The full coverage of deposits of one person in the bank up to 100 000 BGN is kept unchanged. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 426 The Bulgarian Parliament passed on first hearings amendments to the Guarantee of bank deposits Act. The term in which the fund shall pay depositors the guaranteed amount of deposits in the bank is reduced by half. Currently, the deadline for payment is 45 days, after the amendments it will become 20 days. The deadline for submission of information on deposits in the bank designated by the quaestor, liquidator or trustee to the Board of the Fund shall be reduced from 15 days to 3 working days.The full coverage of deposits of one person in the bank up to 100 000 BGN is kept unchanged. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 426 Fri, 19 Jun 2009 03:18:58 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-fund-for-guaranting-of-bank-deposits-will-be-obliged-to-pay-twice-as-fast-as-prevous-year http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-fund-for-guaranting-of-bank-deposits-will-be-obliged-to-pay-twice-as-fast-as-prevous-year http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/guarantee_deposti_fund.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-fund-for-guaranting-of-bank-deposits-will-be-obliged-to-pay-twice-as-fast-as-prevous-year legal 80 negotiable Bulgarian Notaries will be able to make checks and consult regarding the Bulgarian Trade register info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) Bulgarian notaries will be able to issue certified reports and certificates, which contain extracts from the Bulgarian Trade register or electronic image copies of the documents on which entries are made, deletions or announcements, as stated in the new amendments. Until the present moment this is done only by the Registry Agency.Notaries will be able to issue certificates regarding the missing of certain circumstances in the lot of a company or branch of a foreign company.It is foreseen the notary to certify the date and time of preparation of documents and their conformity with entries in the commercial register.Deputies voted in amendments to the Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act as well, that no duty is payable for the disposal of abandoned and forfeited in favor of the state excise goods. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 425 Bulgarian notaries will be able to issue certified reports and certificates, which contain extracts from the Bulgarian Trade register or electronic image copies of the documents on which entries are made, deletions or announcements, as stated in the new amendments. Until the present moment this is done only by the Registry Agency.Notaries will be able to issue certificates regarding the missing of certain circumstances in the lot of a company or branch of a foreign company.It is foreseen the notary to certify the date and time of preparation of documents and their conformity with entries in the commercial register.Deputies voted in amendments to the Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act as well, that no duty is payable for the disposal of abandoned and forfeited in favor of the state excise goods. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 425 Fri, 19 Jun 2009 03:08:09 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-notaries-will-be-able-to-make-checks-and-consult-regarding-the-bulgarian-trade-register http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-notaries-will-be-able-to-make-checks-and-consult-regarding-the-bulgarian-trade-register http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/notary_bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-notaries-will-be-able-to-make-checks-and-consult-regarding-the-bulgarian-trade-register legal 80 negotiable The new amendments in the Ellection of deputies in the European Parliament Act was passed in the Bulgarian Parliament info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The mandate of the ellected for European Parliament Bulgarian representatives, who hold another public office, as the bulgarian Vice Prime Minister Ivaylo Kalfin, shall be terminated seven days before the actual start of the new session of the European Parliament. The amendment shall enter into force retroactively from the day on which the ellection in Bulgaria is concluded. Ellected candidates for Bulgarian representatives at the European Parliament, which currently hold another elected office, are the deputies in the Bulgarian Parliament Nadezhda Mihailova and Antonia Parvanova. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 424 The mandate of the ellected for European Parliament Bulgarian representatives, who hold another public office, as the bulgarian Vice Prime Minister Ivaylo Kalfin, shall be terminated seven days before the actual start of the new session of the European Parliament. The amendment shall enter into force retroactively from the day on which the ellection in Bulgaria is concluded. Ellected candidates for Bulgarian representatives at the European Parliament, which currently hold another elected office, are the deputies in the Bulgarian Parliament Nadezhda Mihailova and Antonia Parvanova. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 424 Fri, 19 Jun 2009 02:56:52 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-amendments-in-the-ellection-of-deputies-in-the-european-parliament-act-was-passed-in-the-bulgarian-parliament http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-amendments-in-the-ellection-of-deputies-in-the-european-parliament-act-was-passed-in-the-bulgarian-parliament http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/euro_parliament-_bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-amendments-in-the-ellection-of-deputies-in-the-european-parliament-act-was-passed-in-the-bulgarian-parliament legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian National Assembly Passed the Amendments in the Social Insurance Code info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian National assembly passed on first and second readings the amendments in the Social Insurance Code. According to the amendments the voluntary pension insurance companies shall be permitted to invest in the infrastructure, buy bonds, emitted by the Bulgarian Encouraging bank. This way the pension insurance companies will have better opportunities to invest and this will lead to increase in their profitability. Even if the investment turns out to be unprofitable, the pension fund shall not lose its money as they are guaranteed by the bank.Also according to the Social Insurance Code the pension insurance companies shall send annual extracts to their clients, containing all the information for the client`s incomes. Every pension insurance company has pension calculator on their web sites and when the information from the annual extract is typed in the calculator the average amount of the pension could be computed. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 423 The Bulgarian National assembly passed on first and second readings the amendments in the Social Insurance Code. According to the amendments the voluntary pension insurance companies shall be permitted to invest in the infrastructure, buy bonds, emitted by the Bulgarian Encouraging bank. This way the pension insurance companies will have better opportunities to invest and this will lead to increase in their profitability. Even if the investment turns out to be unprofitable, the pension fund shall not lose its money as they are guaranteed by the bank.Also according to the Social Insurance Code the pension insurance companies shall send annual extracts to their clients, containing all the information for the client`s incomes. Every pension insurance company has pension calculator on their web sites and when the information from the annual extract is typed in the calculator the average amount of the pension could be computed. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 423 Tue, 26 May 2009 05:50:48 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-passed-the-amendments-in-the-social-insurance-code http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-passed-the-amendments-in-the-social-insurance-code http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Amendments_in_teh_Bulgarian_Social_Insurance_Code.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-passed-the-amendments-in-the-social-insurance-code legal 80 negotiable The incomes of the Bulgarian households increased with nine percent info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian statistics institute announced that the incomes of the Bulgarian households increased with nine percent for the last year. The major part of the family`s incomes are formed from salaries and pensions. The salaries represent 54.8 % of the whole family budget, while the pensions - 26.9 %. The earnings from self employment decreased with 1.3 % compared to the same period last year.According to the Statistics Institute largest is the share of the expenses for food and bills - energy, gas, water - almost 50 % percent of all expenses. Compared to last year the expenses for health care have increased with 10 %. Meanwhile the amount of money spends on transport and phone taxes have decreased with 6.8 %. The Bulgarian households have spend more than 10 % less for clothing and shoes. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 422 The Bulgarian statistics institute announced that the incomes of the Bulgarian households increased with nine percent for the last year. The major part of the family`s incomes are formed from salaries and pensions. The salaries represent 54.8 % of the whole family budget, while the pensions - 26.9 %. The earnings from self employment decreased with 1.3 % compared to the same period last year.According to the Statistics Institute largest is the share of the expenses for food and bills - energy, gas, water - almost 50 % percent of all expenses. Compared to last year the expenses for health care have increased with 10 %. Meanwhile the amount of money spends on transport and phone taxes have decreased with 6.8 %. The Bulgarian households have spend more than 10 % less for clothing and shoes. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 422 Fri, 22 May 2009 00:47:14 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-incomes-of-the-bulgarian-households-increased-with-nine-percent http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-incomes-of-the-bulgarian-households-increased-with-nine-percent http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Incomes_of_the_bulgarian_households.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-incomes-of-the-bulgarian-households-increased-with-nine-percent legal 80 negotiable Bulgaria retains its popularity among the British buyers of real estates info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) According to a research made from the real estate site Property Abroad on the world`s most popular destinations the popularity of the Bulgarian market of real estates retains its positions among the British buyers. The classification is made on the basis of the interests of the site visitors.The Bulgarian market was one of the most attractive markets for real estates in Britain for the period from 2006 to 2007. However as a result of the over offering in the most popular regions the interest of the buyers decreased. Nowadays the popularity of the Bulgarian market marks slight but stable growth compared to last year. For the first trimester of 2009 Bulgaria is the 8th most popular destination in the world for purchasing of real estates. According to analysis that growth is due to the prognoses that Bulgaria is one of the four countries members of the European Union that will prevent from recession this year. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 421 According to a research made from the real estate site Property Abroad on the world`s most popular destinations the popularity of the Bulgarian market of real estates retains its positions among the British buyers. The classification is made on the basis of the interests of the site visitors.The Bulgarian market was one of the most attractive markets for real estates in Britain for the period from 2006 to 2007. However as a result of the over offering in the most popular regions the interest of the buyers decreased. Nowadays the popularity of the Bulgarian market marks slight but stable growth compared to last year. For the first trimester of 2009 Bulgaria is the 8th most popular destination in the world for purchasing of real estates. According to analysis that growth is due to the prognoses that Bulgaria is one of the four countries members of the European Union that will prevent from recession this year. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 421 Fri, 22 May 2009 00:43:27 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgaria-retains-its-popularity-among-the-british-buyers-of-real-estates http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgaria-retains-its-popularity-among-the-british-buyers-of-real-estates http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Market_of_real_estates_in_Bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgaria-retains-its-popularity-among-the-british-buyers-of-real-estates legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian National Assembly passed the amendments in the Stimulation of the Investments Act info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) According to the amendments, passed from the Bulgarian National Assembly in the Stimulation of the Investments Act, the limits for investors` certificates decreased twice. Investments category A, profiting various privileges from the country, shall be the investments over 32 million BGN, compared to the previous amount of 70 million BNG needed, investments category B shall become the investments over 16 million BGN, compared to the previous amount of 32 million BGN needed.In the municipalities with higher than the average level of unemployment for investment category A shall be certified investment over 16 million BGN and for category B - over 8 million BGN.The conditions for acquiring a certificate for high category investor shall be lightened. The requirement for submitting of financial condition for the period of the past 3 years is decreased to period of one year. The request for providing information for the economics activities of every partner, having more than 10 % of the registered… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 420 According to the amendments, passed from the Bulgarian National Assembly in the Stimulation of the Investments Act, the limits for investors` certificates decreased twice. Investments category A, profiting various privileges from the country, shall be the investments over 32 million BGN, compared to the previous amount of 70 million BNG needed, investments category B shall become the investments over 16 million BGN, compared to the previous amount of 32 million BGN needed.In the municipalities with higher than the average level of unemployment for investment category A shall be certified investment over 16 million BGN and for category B - over 8 million BGN.The conditions for acquiring a certificate for high category investor shall be lightened. The requirement for submitting of financial condition for the period of the past 3 years is decreased to period of one year. The request for providing information for the economics activities of every partner, having more than 10 % of the registered capital of the company, applying for a certificate drops out. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 420 Fri, 22 May 2009 00:40:57 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-passed-the-amendments-in-the-stimulation-of-the-investments-act http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-passed-the-amendments-in-the-stimulation-of-the-investments-act http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Amendments_in_the_Bulgarian_Stimulation_of_the_Investments_Act.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-passed-the-amendments-in-the-stimulation-of-the-investments-act legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian National assembly is discussing a new bill for abolishment of the penalty interests for pro-term payment of mortgage loans in Bulgaria info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria)  The Bulgarian National assembly accepted the bill for abolishment of the penalty interests for before schedule payment of mortgage loans. According to the European bank laws in cases of pro-term payback no penalty interests should be charged. This enforced those amendments to be incorporated in the Bulgarian legislation as well. Last year the Bulgarian deputies passed on the bill for droping of the penalty interests for pro-term payback of consumers` deposits. This novelty contributes for the equalization of the Bulgarian legislation to the European Practices.The Bulgarian banks accepted unified code for self-regulation. According to the code in case of transfer of customers accounts from one bank to another no penalty taxes shall be taken. The transfer of the accounts between the two banks shall be accomplished in two weeks term. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 419 - The Bulgarian National assembly accepted the bill for abolishment of the penalty interests for before schedule payment of mortgage loans. According to the European bank laws in cases of pro-term payback no penalty interests should be charged. This enforced those amendments to be incorporated in the Bulgarian legislation as well. Last year the Bulgarian deputies passed on the bill for droping of the penalty interests for pro-term payback of consumers` deposits. This novelty contributes for the equalization of the Bulgarian legislation to the European Practices.The Bulgarian banks accepted unified code for self-regulation. According to the code in case of transfer of customers accounts from one bank to another no penalty taxes shall be taken. The transfer of the accounts between the two banks shall be accomplished in two weeks term. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 419 Fri, 22 May 2009 00:39:08 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-is-discussing-a-new-bill-for-abolishment-of-the-penalty-interests-for-pro-term-payment-of-mortgage-loans-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-is-discussing-a-new-bill-for-abolishment-of-the-penalty-interests-for-pro-term-payment-of-mortgage-loans-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Penalty_Interests_in_Bulgaria1.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-is-discussing-a-new-bill-for-abolishment-of-the-penalty-interests-for-pro-term-payment-of-mortgage-loans-in-bulgaria legal 80 negotiable The new Bulgarian Regulations on Condominium Management, Order and Supervision Act shall become enforceable from 1st of May, 2009 info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) From 1st of May, 2009, the owners of more than 75 % ideal shares of the common parts of a building or cooperation are given the right to expel a neighbor, who periodically breaks the common order in the building. This apartment shall not be confiscated. The owner shall have the right to rent the apartment, but he shall not be allowed to live there.According to the changes every owner shall be obliged to inform the municipality if there are other people living with him, regarding both quests and tenants.The building manager shall collect the taxes for the repairs of the common parts, as well as the amounts for cleaning and maintenance. Books of the owners for every apartment building should be kept. In 15 days the house manager shall enter the names of every new owner or tenant. The pets shall also be entered in the book.  For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 418 From 1st of May, 2009, the owners of more than 75 % ideal shares of the common parts of a building or cooperation are given the right to expel a neighbor, who periodically breaks the common order in the building. This apartment shall not be confiscated. The owner shall have the right to rent the apartment, but he shall not be allowed to live there.According to the changes every owner shall be obliged to inform the municipality if there are other people living with him, regarding both quests and tenants.The building manager shall collect the taxes for the repairs of the common parts, as well as the amounts for cleaning and maintenance. Books of the owners for every apartment building should be kept. In 15 days the house manager shall enter the names of every new owner or tenant. The pets shall also be entered in the book. - For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 418 Tue, 28 Apr 2009 07:37:51 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-regulations-on-condominium-management-order-and-supervision-act-shall-become-enforceable-from-1st-of-may-2009:en:418 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-regulations-on-condominium-management-order-and-supervision-act-shall-become-enforceable-from-1st-of-may-2009:en:418 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Bulgarian_Floor_property_act1.JPG EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-regulations-on-condominium-management-order-and-supervision-act-shall-become-enforceable-from-1st-of-may-2009:en:418 legal 80 negotiable The new Bulgarian Regulations on Condominium Management, Order and Supervision Act shall become enforceable from 1st of May, 2009 info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) From 1st of May, 2009, the owners of more than 75 % ideal shares of the common parts of a building or cooperation are given the right to expel a neighbor, who periodically breaks the common order in the building. This apartment shall not be confiscated. The owner shall have the right to rent the apartment, but he shall not be allowed to live there.According to the changes every owner shall be obliged to inform the municipality if there are other people living with him, regarding both quests and tenants.The building manager shall collect the taxes for the repairs of the common parts, as well as the amounts for cleaning and maintenance. Books of the owners for every apartment building should be kept. In 15 days the house manager shall enter the names of every new owner or tenant. The pets shall also be entered in the book.  For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 417 From 1st of May, 2009, the owners of more than 75 % ideal shares of the common parts of a building or cooperation are given the right to expel a neighbor, who periodically breaks the common order in the building. This apartment shall not be confiscated. The owner shall have the right to rent the apartment, but he shall not be allowed to live there.According to the changes every owner shall be obliged to inform the municipality if there are other people living with him, regarding both quests and tenants.The building manager shall collect the taxes for the repairs of the common parts, as well as the amounts for cleaning and maintenance. Books of the owners for every apartment building should be kept. In 15 days the house manager shall enter the names of every new owner or tenant. The pets shall also be entered in the book. - For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 417 Tue, 28 Apr 2009 07:30:51 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-regulations-on-condominium-management-order-and-supervision-act-shall-become-enforceable-from-1st-of-may-2009:en:417 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-regulations-on-condominium-management-order-and-supervision-act-shall-become-enforceable-from-1st-of-may-2009:en:417 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Bulgarian_Floor_property_act.JPG EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-new-bulgarian-regulations-on-condominium-management-order-and-supervision-act-shall-become-enforceable-from-1st-of-may-2009:en:417 legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian National Assembly discussed amendments in the Family code info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The new Family code should introduce significant changes in the social relationships. The most disputed novelty is the institute of the factual living together of man and a woman. The status of the children born under this institute shall be equalized with the status of the children born in marriage. The Bulgarian church has arguments against that change, but the purpose of that novelty is to give the people right to choose. Moreover the amount of couples living without marriage increases every year and they should be provided with better legal protection.The new Family code shall institute three different property regimes during the marriage - of community, of division and of marriage settlement. The spouses shall be given the chance to choose the property regime they prefer before they conclude the marriage or change it after the marriage is concluded. Third matter of great importance is question of adoption. The new Family code shall make the entering of children into the adoption registers… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 416 The new Family code should introduce significant changes in the social relationships. The most disputed novelty is the institute of the factual living together of man and a woman. The status of the children born under this institute shall be equalized with the status of the children born in marriage. The Bulgarian church has arguments against that change, but the purpose of that novelty is to give the people right to choose. Moreover the amount of couples living without marriage increases every year and they should be provided with better legal protection.The new Family code shall institute three different property regimes during the marriage - of community, of division and of marriage settlement. The spouses shall be given the chance to choose the property regime they prefer before they conclude the marriage or change it after the marriage is concluded. Third matter of great importance is question of adoption. The new Family code shall make the entering of children into the adoption registers faster and easier - just an act from the social services will be required, and none act from the court will be needed. This will give the children the opportunity to find a new home faster. For first time in the Bulgarian family code there is introduced a time limit for determination of adopters. For Bulgarian adopters the time limit is one month and for foreigners - 60 days. The requirement that children adopted from foreigners shall be over one year drops out as well. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 416 Tue, 28 Apr 2009 06:55:20 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-discussed-amendments-in-the-family-code http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-discussed-amendments-in-the-family-code http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/New_bulgarian_family_code.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-national-assembly-discussed-amendments-in-the-family-code legal 80 negotiable THE NOTARY TAXES IN BULGARIA SHALL BE INCREASED info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian Government will discuss and vote the bill for increase of the notary taxes at the regular session of the National Assembly. The size of the most common notary service - notarizing the signature and contents of Power of attorneys, declarations and applications hasn`t been changed for more than 10 years and it should become a sum at the amount of 5 BGN.According to the offered changes the taxes for preparation of Notary Deeds for ascertaining an ownership right over agricultural land and forests will become 20 BGN. The tax for announcing and returning of autographic testaments (wills) should become 10 BGN.More significant are the changes related to the tax collecting for certifying of material interest (deals with movable property and real estate). Those changes are also related to the newly created from the notaries software, giving the opportunity to make verifications all around the country. This way the problem with the double sales will be avoided.The certificate of conviction… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 414 The Bulgarian Government will discuss and vote the bill for increase of the notary taxes at the regular session of the National Assembly. The size of the most common notary service - notarizing the signature and contents of Power of attorneys, declarations and applications hasn`t been changed for more than 10 years and it should become a sum at the amount of 5 BGN.According to the offered changes the taxes for preparation of Notary Deeds for ascertaining an ownership right over agricultural land and forests will become 20 BGN. The tax for announcing and returning of autographic testaments (wills) should become 10 BGN.More significant are the changes related to the tax collecting for certifying of material interest (deals with movable property and real estate). Those changes are also related to the newly created from the notaries software, giving the opportunity to make verifications all around the country. This way the problem with the double sales will be avoided.The certificate of conviction for people born outside Bulgaria of visitors will be at the amountof 5 BGN, the issuance of permission for accomplishing of noneconomic activities from foreigners in Bulgaria is increased to 20 BGN.According to the statistics even after the increase, the notary taxes in Bulgaria remain the lowest in Europe. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 414 Mon, 27 Apr 2009 01:01:54 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-notary-taxes-in-bulgaria-shall-be-increased http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-notary-taxes-in-bulgaria-shall-be-increased http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Notary_taxes.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-notary-taxes-in-bulgaria-shall-be-increased legal 80 negotiable The Prime Minister Mr Sergey Stanishev wants to expand the role of the referendums in Bulgaria info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria)  According to the Prime Minister the wider use of the referendums will confirm the democratic government in the country and will raise the trust in the parliament and the state departments. This will guarantee the opportunity of the citizens to express directly and completely their free will on matters of national importance.The questions, included in the referendum should be clearly formulated, no place for populist ideas should be left. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 413 - According to the Prime Minister the wider use of the referendums will confirm the democratic government in the country and will raise the trust in the parliament and the state departments. This will guarantee the opportunity of the citizens to express directly and completely their free will on matters of national importance.The questions, included in the referendum should be clearly formulated, no place for populist ideas should be left. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 413 Fri, 24 Apr 2009 02:07:53 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-prime-minister-mr-sergey-stanishev-wants-to-expand-the-role-of-the-referendums-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-prime-minister-mr-sergey-stanishev-wants-to-expand-the-role-of-the-referendums-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Referendums.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-prime-minister-mr-sergey-stanishev-wants-to-expand-the-role-of-the-referendums-in-bulgaria legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian parties shall have a public register for their donators info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian Parliament forbade the use of self phones, cameras and other equipment that can be used to capture the way of voting on the forthcoming in July national elections. The showing of the voting-papers after they are filled is not allowed.The National Assembly also forbade the parties to finance their pre-election campaigns with recourses from juridical persons, one-man merchants, as well as foreign physical persons and religious institutions. Donations could be made from Bulgarian physical persons. All donations and expenses, related to the pre-election campaign for amounts over 5 000 BGN should be made through via bank transfer.The parties, coalitions and enterprising committees should make a public register of their donators. Those registers will be revised for correspondence between the declared incomes and the expenses that they have really made.The deposit for participating in the elections becomes 50 000 BGN for a party, 100 000 BGN for coalitions and 15 000 BGN for enterprising… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 412 The Bulgarian Parliament forbade the use of self phones, cameras and other equipment that can be used to capture the way of voting on the forthcoming in July national elections. The showing of the voting-papers after they are filled is not allowed.The National Assembly also forbade the parties to finance their pre-election campaigns with recourses from juridical persons, one-man merchants, as well as foreign physical persons and religious institutions. Donations could be made from Bulgarian physical persons. All donations and expenses, related to the pre-election campaign for amounts over 5 000 BGN should be made through via bank transfer.The parties, coalitions and enterprising committees should make a public register of their donators. Those registers will be revised for correspondence between the declared incomes and the expenses that they have really made.The deposit for participating in the elections becomes 50 000 BGN for a party, 100 000 BGN for coalitions and 15 000 BGN for enterprising committees. Every campaign material will contain the information that vote buying is a crime. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 412 Wed, 22 Apr 2009 06:18:01 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-parties-shall-have-a-public-register-for-their-donators http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-parties-shall-have-a-public-register-for-their-donators http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/vote_in_bulgaria_election.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-parties-shall-have-a-public-register-for-their-donators legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian government passed the amendments in the Bank Deposit Guarantee Act info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Government passed the amendments in the Bank Deposit Guarantee Act. The changes imported the requirement of the European Directive from 11th of March, in relation with the size and terms of payment of the guaranteed deposits into the Bulgarian legislation. The voted last year full cover of deposited amounts up to 100 000 BGN was preserved. The term limit for payment of the guaranteed deposits in the banks was twice shortened and became 20 working days. The time limit for providing information about the deposits to specially appointed for that person was cut to 3 work days. The decrease of the time limits is a result of the conception for the quickest possible payment of the guaranteed amounts over the deposits and the purpose was preserving the trust of the depositors. The range of the information that the banks are obliged to give up in their common conditions on the offered deposits is increased. The banks are obliged to mention the deposits that are not guaranteed. The increase… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 411 The Government passed the amendments in the Bank Deposit Guarantee Act. The changes imported the requirement of the European Directive from 11th of March, in relation with the size and terms of payment of the guaranteed deposits into the Bulgarian legislation. The voted last year full cover of deposited amounts up to 100 000 BGN was preserved. The term limit for payment of the guaranteed deposits in the banks was twice shortened and became 20 working days. The time limit for providing information about the deposits to specially appointed for that person was cut to 3 work days. The decrease of the time limits is a result of the conception for the quickest possible payment of the guaranteed amounts over the deposits and the purpose was preserving the trust of the depositors. The range of the information that the banks are obliged to give up in their common conditions on the offered deposits is increased. The banks are obliged to mention the deposits that are not guaranteed. The increase of the customer information provided better transparency in the financial services and better security for the depositors. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 411 Wed, 22 Apr 2009 06:09:08 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-government-passed-the-amendments-in-the-bank-deposit-guarantee-act http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-government-passed-the-amendments-in-the-bank-deposit-guarantee-act http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/bank-deposit--bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-government-passed-the-amendments-in-the-bank-deposit-guarantee-act legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian president puts veto upon the Election of deputies act info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian president George Parvanov turned back the bill of the Election of deputies act for another discussion at the National Assembly.The president wanted the deputies to review the part that amends the already existing normative order and arranges the new election minimum.The deputies increased the election minimum for party coalitions from 4 to 8 percent, while the election minimum for parties remained the same.The president offered more than once to increase the requirements for the registration of the parties, as this will put a barrier for the phantom parties who are serving business interests. The election minimum of 4 percent has been applied for more than eighteen years and it has proved its positive effect. This minimum corresponds to the established standards in the election systems of the countries of the EU. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 410 The Bulgarian president George Parvanov turned back the bill of the Election of deputies act for another discussion at the National Assembly.The president wanted the deputies to review the part that amends the already existing normative order and arranges the new election minimum.The deputies increased the election minimum for party coalitions from 4 to 8 percent, while the election minimum for parties remained the same.The president offered more than once to increase the requirements for the registration of the parties, as this will put a barrier for the phantom parties who are serving business interests. The election minimum of 4 percent has been applied for more than eighteen years and it has proved its positive effect. This minimum corresponds to the established standards in the election systems of the countries of the EU. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 410 Fri, 17 Apr 2009 06:14:49 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-president-puts-veto-upon-the-election-of-deputies-act http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-president-puts-veto-upon-the-election-of-deputies-act http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/bulgarian_president.JPG EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-president-puts-veto-upon-the-election-of-deputies-act legal 80 negotiable Members of the newest Bulgarian temporary Select Committee fixed the dates for the amendments in the Bulgarian election legislation info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) On its first meeting the new temporary Select Committee which is occupied with the election legislation fixed the dates for passing the amendments in the Election of Bulgarian Representatives in the European Parliament Act together with the amendments in the Election of Representatives in the National Assembly Act.The amendments in the Election of Bulgarian Representatives in the European Parliament Act must be passed and in force until 31st of March, 2009, and amendments in the Election of Representatives in the National Assembly Act shall be present until 15th of April, 2009.By the present moment there are three bills for amendments of Election of Bulgarian Representatives in the European Parliament Act filled for voting and discussions in the Bulgarian National Assembly. A fourth bill is expected to be billed in. The main difference in it is that the preferential threshold for entering in the European Parliament will be removed. Now the electors has the right to choose one candidate… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 409 On its first meeting the new temporary Select Committee which is occupied with the election legislation fixed the dates for passing the amendments in the Election of Bulgarian Representatives in the European Parliament Act together with the amendments in the Election of Representatives in the National Assembly Act.The amendments in the Election of Bulgarian Representatives in the European Parliament Act must be passed and in force until 31st of March, 2009, and amendments in the Election of Representatives in the National Assembly Act shall be present until 15th of April, 2009.By the present moment there are three bills for amendments of Election of Bulgarian Representatives in the European Parliament Act filled for voting and discussions in the Bulgarian National Assembly. A fourth bill is expected to be billed in. The main difference in it is that the preferential threshold for entering in the European Parliament will be removed. Now the electors has the right to choose one candidate from the ticket and he becomes elected if he receives more than 15% of the voting-papers for the respective party. Probably this percent will be decreased to 10%.In regard to the national elections there are twelve offers from different parliamentary groups for alterations of the present act. Of the first moment are these, connected with changing of the election system - from proportional to majority representation. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 409 Mon, 16 Mar 2009 07:40:27 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/members-of-the-newest-bulgarian-temporary-select-committee-fixed-the-dates-for-the-amendments-in-the-bulgarian-election-legislation http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/members-of-the-newest-bulgarian-temporary-select-committee-fixed-the-dates-for-the-amendments-in-the-bulgarian-election-legislation http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Parlamentarna_komisiq.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/members-of-the-newest-bulgarian-temporary-select-committee-fixed-the-dates-for-the-amendments-in-the-bulgarian-election-legislation legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian hotel and tourist sector will remain stable and profitable in 2009 info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) In 2008 the number of the tourists visited Bulgaria increased with over 8% of the previous years and the tourist agencies expect the same for 2009. A profit at the amount of approximately 4 billion euro is also foreseen this year despite the global financial crisis. Half of which will come from foreign tourists and the other part will be gained through accommodating and servicing Bulgarian clients.  Four of the biggest and luxurious hotel chains as Marriott, Hyatt, Movenpick and Intercontinental decided to come and step on the Bulgarian market in 2009. They will first open their representations in Bulgarian's capital - Sofia. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 408 In 2008 the number of the tourists visited Bulgaria increased with over 8% of the previous years and the tourist agencies expect the same for 2009. A profit at the amount of approximately 4 billion euro is also foreseen this year despite the global financial crisis. Half of which will come from foreign tourists and the other part will be gained through accommodating and servicing Bulgarian clients. - Four of the biggest and luxurious hotel chains as Marriott, Hyatt, Movenpick and Intercontinental decided to come and step on the Bulgarian market in 2009. They will first open their representations in Bulgarian's capital - Sofia. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 408 Sat, 14 Mar 2009 08:58:10 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-hotel-and-tourist-sector-will-remain-stable-and-profitable-in-2009 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-hotel-and-tourist-sector-will-remain-stable-and-profitable-in-2009 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/bulgaria_tourist_season.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-hotel-and-tourist-sector-will-remain-stable-and-profitable-in-2009 legal 80 negotiable Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister Petar Dimitrov fully supports the Bulgarian banking system info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Minister stated that Bulgaria is able to attract large number of companies to invest in the Bulgarian Energy market. A few international companies are almost ready to enter the Bulgarian energy market.According to the Minister of Energy Bulgaria's bank system is in very stable position. Since the beginning of the transition process Bulgaria's internal and foreign policy has been very strict in its anti-crisis activities.Minister Dimitrov pointed that Bulgaria's economic growth in 2008 amounted at 6% which places Bulgaria in the top three member-states of the EU for economic growth. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 407 The Minister stated that Bulgaria is able to attract large number of companies to invest in the Bulgarian Energy market. A few international companies are almost ready to enter the Bulgarian energy market.According to the Minister of Energy Bulgaria's bank system is in very stable position. Since the beginning of the transition process Bulgaria's internal and foreign policy has been very strict in its anti-crisis activities.Minister Dimitrov pointed that Bulgaria's economic growth in 2008 amounted at 6% which places Bulgaria in the top three member-states of the EU for economic growth. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 407 Sat, 14 Mar 2009 08:36:55 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-economy-and-energy-minister-petar-dimitrov-fully-supports-the-bulgarian-banking-system http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-economy-and-energy-minister-petar-dimitrov-fully-supports-the-bulgarian-banking-system http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/bulgarian_energy_minister.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-economy-and-energy-minister-petar-dimitrov-fully-supports-the-bulgarian-banking-system legal 80 negotiable Bulgarian Commercial banks will become more tolerant to their debtors info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) Bulgarian Commercial banks will become more tolerant to their debtors. This is stipulated by the amendments of two of the Bulgarian National Bank's Ordinances. Due to these amendments, penal interests will be set after six months, instead of after three unpaid outstanding installments, as it was before.The bank provisions change because of the global financial crisis, which is expected to embarrass most of the people with paying off their installments. Bulgarian National Bank began to practice anti-crisis politicy from the end of 2008. Then BNB decreased the minimal reserves of the commercial banks from 12 % to 10 %.Due to the recent changes the conditions in safety vaults are more flexible and tolerant with the clients. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 406 Bulgarian Commercial banks will become more tolerant to their debtors. This is stipulated by the amendments of two of the Bulgarian National Bank's Ordinances. Due to these amendments, penal interests will be set after six months, instead of after three unpaid outstanding installments, as it was before.The bank provisions change because of the global financial crisis, which is expected to embarrass most of the people with paying off their installments. Bulgarian National Bank began to practice anti-crisis politicy from the end of 2008. Then BNB decreased the minimal reserves of the commercial banks from 12 % to 10 %.Due to the recent changes the conditions in safety vaults are more flexible and tolerant with the clients. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 406 Fri, 27 Feb 2009 08:32:21 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-commercial-banks-will-become-more-tolerant-to-their-debtors http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-commercial-banks-will-become-more-tolerant-to-their-debtors http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/bank_policy.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-commercial-banks-will-become-more-tolerant-to-their-debtors legal 80 negotiable The European Commission plans to lighten transfer of bank accounts’ rules in Bulgaria, starting November 2009 info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The European Commission plans to lighten transfer of citizens' accounts rules from one safety vault to another /from one bank to another/. This will be possible from November, 2009. А unified European format for bank accounts will be prepared which will be obligatory even for electricity and water supply bills.Representatives of the European Commission have arranged with the European bank association to improve the bank services by preparing and passing a code, instead of all financial institutions to have to pass obligatory directives. The purpose of this code shall be to ease the clients of European banks. The present procedure is expensive and slow. It is very difficult for a client to move his documents and accounts from one bank to another.From November, 2009 clients may go to a new bank, which shall become a middleman between him and the previous bank. This means that the new bank will get the necessary information from the previous bank. The liquidation of the previous account… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 405 The European Commission plans to lighten transfer of citizens' accounts rules from one safety vault to another /from one bank to another/. This will be possible from November, 2009. А unified European format for bank accounts will be prepared which will be obligatory even for electricity and water supply bills.Representatives of the European Commission have arranged with the European bank association to improve the bank services by preparing and passing a code, instead of all financial institutions to have to pass obligatory directives. The purpose of this code shall be to ease the clients of European banks. The present procedure is expensive and slow. It is very difficult for a client to move his documents and accounts from one bank to another.From November, 2009 clients may go to a new bank, which shall become a middleman between him and the previous bank. This means that the new bank will get the necessary information from the previous bank. The liquidation of the previous account and giving information to the client or the new bank will be free of charge. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 405 Fri, 27 Feb 2009 07:46:43 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-european-commission-plans-to-lighten-transfer-of-bank-accounts-rules-in-bulgaria-starting-november-2009 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-european-commission-plans-to-lighten-transfer-of-bank-accounts-rules-in-bulgaria-starting-november-2009 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Bulgarian_Bank_account.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-european-commission-plans-to-lighten-transfer-of-bank-accounts-rules-in-bulgaria-starting-november-2009 legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian Ministry of Justice helps the improve of international judicial database info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian Ministry of Justice organized a conference, on which the Unified Judicial database project was discussed. The project is an important part of the efforts for strengthening the European cooperation in the criminal justice field. Its purpose is to improve the mechanisms associated with the exchange of information from criminal records between member countries of the European Union, as announced at the opening forum of the Bulgarian Minister of Justice Meglena Tacheva. The project has particular importance in the prevention of crime and the development of the area of freedom, security and justice in the EU. By participating in the project Bulgaria will contribute to its enrichment. Bulgaria is the first country using the Cyrillic alphabet that became part of it.The forum was attended by experts from 17 EU member - states and the European Commission. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 403 The Bulgarian Ministry of Justice organized a conference, on which the Unified Judicial database project was discussed. The project is an important part of the efforts for strengthening the European cooperation in the criminal justice field. Its purpose is to improve the mechanisms associated with the exchange of information from criminal records between member countries of the European Union, as announced at the opening forum of the Bulgarian Minister of Justice Meglena Tacheva. The project has particular importance in the prevention of crime and the development of the area of freedom, security and justice in the EU. By participating in the project Bulgaria will contribute to its enrichment. Bulgaria is the first country using the Cyrillic alphabet that became part of it.The forum was attended by experts from 17 EU member - states and the European Commission. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 403 Fri, 20 Feb 2009 05:33:12 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-ministry-of-justice-helps-the-improve-of-international-judicial-database http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-ministry-of-justice-helps-the-improve-of-international-judicial-database http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/ministry_of_justice_bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-ministry-of-justice-helps-the-improve-of-international-judicial-database legal 80 negotiable The average salary in Bulgaria has increased with 20% for a year info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The average monthly wage in the country grew by 20.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008 versus the same quarter of the previous year according to the data from the National Statistical Institute (NSI). The highest increase was observed in the field of education and healthcare, according to information gathered in the national statistics. The growth in these two sectors are respectively 38% and 30.3%. The lowest pay growth is in the extractive industries (10.6%) and in "Trade and repair of vehicles, personal and household goods" (10.8%). The average growth rate of earnings for the fourth quarter versus the third is from 4.8% to 548 BGN. The largest growth for the period is in Government, Obligatory Social security, Health and Social work, Education and Financial Intermediation sectors. There is a reduction in remuneration in real estate and business services and Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fisheries fields. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 402 The average monthly wage in the country grew by 20.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008 versus the same quarter of the previous year according to the data from the National Statistical Institute (NSI). The highest increase was observed in the field of education and healthcare, according to information gathered in the national statistics. The growth in these two sectors are respectively 38% and 30.3%. The lowest pay growth is in the extractive industries (10.6%) and in "Trade and repair of vehicles, personal and household goods" (10.8%). The average growth rate of earnings for the fourth quarter versus the third is from 4.8% to 548 BGN. The largest growth for the period is in Government, Obligatory Social security, Health and Social work, Education and Financial Intermediation sectors. There is a reduction in remuneration in real estate and business services and Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fisheries fields. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 402 Fri, 20 Feb 2009 05:15:36 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-average-salary-in-bulgaria-has-increased-with-20-for-a-year http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-average-salary-in-bulgaria-has-increased-with-20-for-a-year http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/salary_increase_bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-average-salary-in-bulgaria-has-increased-with-20-for-a-year legal 80 negotiable The elite of the Alpine skiing world is coming in Bansko, Bulgaria info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) Winner of the Grand Crystal Globe for 2008 Lindsey Vaughn will compete in the World Ski Championship.The elite of women's ski world, led by the winner of the Grand Crystal Globe for 2008 Lindsey Vaughn of the U.S., arrived in Bansko, Bulgaria to participate in the starts of the World Cup in alpine skiing courses for women on February 27, February 28 and 1 March, 2009. As Bansko is the best ski and leisure resort on the Balkans all participants and tourists are looking forward to visit it. It will be Bulgaria's first time to host one of the World Cups in skiing - alpine disciplines in women and in two of the most attractive disciplines - downhill and slalom. Interest in the forthcoming event is expected to exceed 20 000 people worldwide, according to the Bulgarian Ski Federation's press conference. The starts in Bansko will emerge as crucial for the determination of this year's winner of the Grand Crystal Globe, and winner of the drop in small bowls and super-G. Will be provided vans that… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 401 Winner of the Grand Crystal Globe for 2008 Lindsey Vaughn will compete in the World Ski Championship.The elite of women's ski world, led by the winner of the Grand Crystal Globe for 2008 Lindsey Vaughn of the U.S., arrived in Bansko, Bulgaria to participate in the starts of the World Cup in alpine skiing courses for women on February 27, February 28 and 1 March, 2009. As Bansko is the best ski and leisure resort on the Balkans all participants and tourists are looking forward to visit it. It will be Bulgaria's first time to host one of the World Cups in skiing - alpine disciplines in women and in two of the most attractive disciplines - downhill and slalom. Interest in the forthcoming event is expected to exceed 20 000 people worldwide, according to the Bulgarian Ski Federation's press conference. The starts in Bansko will emerge as crucial for the determination of this year's winner of the Grand Crystal Globe, and winner of the drop in small bowls and super-G. Will be provided vans that transport tourists and guests to and of the race. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 401 Thu, 19 Feb 2009 07:14:09 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-elite-of-the-alpine-skiing-world-is-coming-in-bansko-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-elite-of-the-alpine-skiing-world-is-coming-in-bansko-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/bankso_ski_world_cup1.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-elite-of-the-alpine-skiing-world-is-coming-in-bansko-bulgaria legal 80 negotiable Bulgaria’s Parliament grants BGN 27 millions to employers to help them keep employees info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The Bulgarian Development Bank shall grant to small and medium sized companies funds to help them keep working.The Prime Minister also turned his attention to the work against corruption and the increase of effectiveness in the legislation and court system. By working these problems out the trust of foreign investors shall be increased. This will be also very important for the absorption of the euro funding.There will funds for increase of the pensions, compensations for unemployment and social aid for disabled. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 400 The Bulgarian Development Bank shall grant to small and medium sized companies funds to help them keep working.The Prime Minister also turned his attention to the work against corruption and the increase of effectiveness in the legislation and court system. By working these problems out the trust of foreign investors shall be increased. This will be also very important for the absorption of the euro funding.There will funds for increase of the pensions, compensations for unemployment and social aid for disabled. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 400 Thu, 19 Feb 2009 07:00:30 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarias-parliament-grants-bgn-27-millions-to-employers-to-help-them-keep-employees http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarias-parliament-grants-bgn-27-millions-to-employers-to-help-them-keep-employees http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/bulgaria_financial_crisis.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarias-parliament-grants-bgn-27-millions-to-employers-to-help-them-keep-employees legal 80 negotiable The preservation of financial stability remains the main priority of the Bulgarian Prime Minister info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) The preservation of financial stability in the country remains the main priority in the anti-crisis policy of all Bulgarian institutions. The Prime Minister Mr Sergey Stanishev announced the start of the economic forum "The Bulgarian Development in the circumstances of the global financial and economy crisis" on which he hosts. He presented the precaution measurements that the Government has undertaken to keep the Bulgarian economy stable. The Prime Minister Mr Stanishev pointed out that today Bulgaria is very lightly affected by the crisis for comparison with USA and most of the EU countries. The Currency Board is a constant in the Bulgarian Government's policy and it will remain that way. The Bulgarian Government would like to keep the board until Bulgaria enters the euro zone. Mr stanishev assuered the present that an increase of the tax burden is not foreseen but even its decrease.On the "The Bulgarian Development in the circumstances of the global financial and economy crisis" forum… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 399 The preservation of financial stability in the country remains the main priority in the anti-crisis policy of all Bulgarian institutions. The Prime Minister Mr Sergey Stanishev announced the start of the economic forum "The Bulgarian Development in the circumstances of the global financial and economy crisis" on which he hosts. He presented the precaution measurements that the Government has undertaken to keep the Bulgarian economy stable. The Prime Minister Mr Stanishev pointed out that today Bulgaria is very lightly affected by the crisis for comparison with USA and most of the EU countries. The Currency Board is a constant in the Bulgarian Government's policy and it will remain that way. The Bulgarian Government would like to keep the board until Bulgaria enters the euro zone. Mr stanishev assuered the present that an increase of the tax burden is not foreseen but even its decrease.On the "The Bulgarian Development in the circumstances of the global financial and economy crisis" forum were also present the President of Bulgaria Mr Georgi Parvanov, the Bulgarian Parliament's chairman Mr Georgi Pirinski, deputies, ministers, Sofia's mayor Mr Boiko Borisov and other non-government representatives. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 399 Thu, 19 Feb 2009 05:53:51 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-preservation-of-financial-stability-remains-the-main-priority-of-the-bulgarian-prime-minister http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-preservation-of-financial-stability-remains-the-main-priority-of-the-bulgarian-prime-minister http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/Country_Bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-preservation-of-financial-stability-remains-the-main-priority-of-the-bulgarian-prime-minister legal 80 negotiable 43 Bulgarian acts shall be amended due to conflict of interests info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria)  With the amendments of the Administration Act the Bulgarian Government proposes 43 amendment in related acts so all stipulation can be harmonized with the new Act for detection and prevent of conflicts of interest. The act was passed in the end of the last year and shall enter into force on 01.01.2009.In the amendments of the special legislative acts of ministries and departments there are even more circumstances pointing the conflict of interest as obstacle of taking a state position.In one month term of the act entering into force the obliged by it persons must file a declaration for incompatibility. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 398 - With the amendments of the Administration Act the Bulgarian Government proposes 43 amendment in related acts so all stipulation can be harmonized with the new Act for detection and prevent of conflicts of interest. The act was passed in the end of the last year and shall enter into force on 01.01.2009.In the amendments of the special legislative acts of ministries and departments there are even more circumstances pointing the conflict of interest as obstacle of taking a state position.In one month term of the act entering into force the obliged by it persons must file a declaration for incompatibility. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 398 Fri, 23 Jan 2009 08:58:18 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/43-bulgarian-acts-shall-be-amended-due-to-conflict-of-interests http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/43-bulgarian-acts-shall-be-amended-due-to-conflict-of-interests http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/conflict_of_interests.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/43-bulgarian-acts-shall-be-amended-due-to-conflict-of-interests legal 80 negotiable The chairman of the Bulgarian parliament promised to help with the passin of the Referendum act in Bulgaria info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria)  The chairman of the Bulgarian parliament Mr Georgi Pirinski shall support the vote for the direct participation of the Bulgarian citizens in the management of the state act.Also more than 50 nongovernmental organizations and institutions sent to the national deputies a signed declaration named "Let's give the bill for referendum a chance". The bill was passed on firsts readings in July 2008.At the present moment the plebescite has no legal matter nor effect and even an enormous amount of signatures and declaration is gathered they will not matter.The new propositions include lowering the count of deputies that could ask for a referendum - from ¼ to 1/10 or 24 people. Also the bill foresees that the results of the referendum become automatically due and binding instead of them being approved by the parliament. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 397 - The chairman of the Bulgarian parliament Mr Georgi Pirinski shall support the vote for the direct participation of the Bulgarian citizens in the management of the state act.Also more than 50 nongovernmental organizations and institutions sent to the national deputies a signed declaration named "Let's give the bill for referendum a chance". The bill was passed on firsts readings in July 2008.At the present moment the plebescite has no legal matter nor effect and even an enormous amount of signatures and declaration is gathered they will not matter.The new propositions include lowering the count of deputies that could ask for a referendum - from to 1/10 or 24 people. Also the bill foresees that the results of the referendum become automatically due and binding instead of them being approved by the parliament. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 397 Fri, 23 Jan 2009 08:47:22 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-chairman-of-the-bulgarian-parliament-promised-to-help-with-the-passin-of-the-referendum-act-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-chairman-of-the-bulgarian-parliament-promised-to-help-with-the-passin-of-the-referendum-act-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/referendum_in_bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-chairman-of-the-bulgarian-parliament-promised-to-help-with-the-passin-of-the-referendum-act-in-bulgaria legal 80 negotiable Foreign solicitors are not preferred in Bulgaria info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria) As the European Directive allows to attorneys from all EU member-states to work and represent in Bulgaria some of the biggest European law firms set branches in the state. Although some clients may think that they will receive better representation from familiar to them companies this is not the exact situation in Bulgaria. Since the Bulgarian law system (Continental) is different from the British and American (Anglo-Saxon) systems you cannot expect a British solicitor to have the power and authorization to represent you in a Bulgarian court. They are not legally able to represent a client in court and also are not responsible and liable as Bulgarian solicitors. Since the foreign law companies register in Bulgaria as consultant companies they are only bound to what they consulted you. The consultation cannot be held as a legal advice. This means that if you receive a bad consultation and bad legal advice from a branch of a foreign solicitor's company in Bulgaria it will be totally on your… For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 396 As the European Directive allows to attorneys from all EU member-states to work and represent in Bulgaria some of the biggest European law firms set branches in the state. Although some clients may think that they will receive better representation from familiar to them companies this is not the exact situation in Bulgaria. Since the Bulgarian law system (Continental) is different from the British and American (Anglo-Saxon) systems you cannot expect a British solicitor to have the power and authorization to represent you in a Bulgarian court. They are not legally able to represent a client in court and also are not responsible and liable as Bulgarian solicitors. Since the foreign law companies register in Bulgaria as consultant companies they are only bound to what they consulted you. The consultation cannot be held as a legal advice. This means that if you receive a bad consultation and bad legal advice from a branch of a foreign solicitor's company in Bulgaria it will be totally on your account and expense. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 396 Fri, 23 Jan 2009 08:35:05 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/foreign-solicitors-are-not-preferred-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/foreign-solicitors-are-not-preferred-in-bulgaria http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/solicitor_bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/foreign-solicitors-are-not-preferred-in-bulgaria legal 80 negotiable The Bulgarian Government is considering constituting an Agency for Student Loans info@solicitorbulgaria.com (SolicitorBulgaria)  As a measure against the global financial crisis the Bulgarian Government is considering to constitute an Agency for Student Loans. According the Minister of Education Mr Daniel Valchev this is the last possible option to secure student loans. He expects that he will have a resolution in a few weeks time.The act for student credits was passed this summer. It was agreed that the Government will pay half of the monthly interest to the bank. Due to the global financial crisis the Banks' association in Bulgaria asked for increase of the interest. Still the negotiation are running and there is no certain position. For more information visit http://www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 395 - As a measure against the global financial crisis the Bulgarian Government is considering to constitute an Agency for Student Loans. According the Minister of Education Mr Daniel Valchev this is the last possible option to secure student loans. He expects that he will have a resolution in a few weeks time.The act for student credits was passed this summer. It was agreed that the Government will pay half of the monthly interest to the bank. Due to the global financial crisis the Banks' association in Bulgaria asked for increase of the interest. Still the negotiation are running and there is no certain position. For more information visit www.solicitorbulgaria.com id: 395 Fri, 09 Jan 2009 11:34:21 +0000 http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-government-is-considering-constituting-an-agency-for-student-loans http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-government-is-considering-constituting-an-agency-for-student-loans http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/static2//userfiles/Image/_articles/256/student_loan_in_bulgaria.jpg EUR http://web.solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/the-bulgarian-government-is-considering-constituting-an-agency-for-student-loans legal 80 negotiable