COVID-19

  • RELEVANT CHANGES UNDER HEALTH ACT AMENDMENT ACT RELATING TO EMPLOYERS

    • 18 May 2020

    The amendment of the Health Act has been adopted on 13 May 2020 and enforced on 14 May 2020 in order to ensure the legal continuity of some anti-epidemic measures, introduced during the emergency state, as well as to adopt completely new measures, despite the end of the emergency state in Bulgaria by the time of the abovementioned date.

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  • LEGAL & PROCEEDING TERMS RESUMED

    • 24 Apr 2020

    This legal alert sets out some changes made to the extension and suspension of various statutory terms according to the Amending and Supplementing Act to the State of Emergency Act adopted on April 9th, 2020.

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  • COVID-19 AND EMPLOYMENT: PRACTICAL ASPECTS

    • 11 Apr 2020

    The world of work is profoundly affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, employers face unprecedented challenges and concerns that must address within the law while keeping their businesses afloat.

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  • COVID-19 AND THE LEGAL DEFENSE OF "FORCE MAJEURE"

    • 30 Mar 2020

    With view of COVID-19 pandemic this is an important legal alert in order to be able to use the legal defense of "force majeure" in the event of non-performance under any commercial agreement.

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  • KEY PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO BUSINESSES IN BULGARIA UNDER THE "SEMA"

    • 26 Mar 2020

    On 23.03.2020 the Bulgarian Parliament finally adopted the State of Emergency Measures Act providing for various legal and administrative measures to mitigate negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic (the “SEMA”).

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