GDPR became enforceable beginning 25 May 2018 Aug29

GDPR became enforceable beginning 25 May 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 or GDPR is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union and the European Economic Area. It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU and EEA areas. The GDPR aims primarily to gi...

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The Bulgarian measures against money laundering act sets up new requirements for the obliged persons Apr07

The Bulgarian measures against money laundering act sets up new requirements for the obliged persons

The new Bulgarian Measures Against Money Laundering Act (MAMLA) was promulgated in March 2018. The law sets up new requirements for 35 categories of persons listed in Art. 4 of MAMLA. The measures for the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering are binding for the financial institutions, the...

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International Forum for Foreign Investment and Investment in Real Estate gathered leading attorneys Apr16

International Forum for Foreign Investment and Investment in Real Estate gathered leading attorneys

The managing partners and from "Kancheff, Gicheva, Marnikas and Partners" Law Firm took part in the international seminar "Foreign Investments and Investment in  - European and Bulgarian Regulations", which took place on 12-13 April 2019 in Sofia. The forum was organized by the UIA in cooperation with the Supreme Bar Council ...

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The KGMP team received certificates for data protection officer Jun06

The KGMP team received certificates for data protection officer

Att. Stefania Gicheva and Att. Pepa Marnikas from Kancheff, Gicheva, Marnikas & Partners Law Firm have completed a training course for (DPO). During the training, were observed the legal and technical aspects of personal data protection, the rights and obligations of the data protection officer, the responsibilities of controlle...

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The operator of a website with a Facebook ‘Like’ button is a controller jointly with Facebook in respect of the collection and transmission to Facebook of the personal data of visitors to its website Aug14

The operator of a website with a Facebook ‘Like’ button is a controller jointly with Facebook in respect of the collection and transmission to Facebook of the personal data of visitors to its website

In its judgment in  (Fashion ID case), the Court of EU finds that the operator of a website that features a Facebook ‘Like’ button can be a controller jointly with Facebook. When a visitor consults the such website, that visitor’s personal data are transmitted to Facebook. That transmission occur...

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SEPA direct debit payments cannot be subject to a condition of residence in the national territory Sep09

SEPA direct debit payments cannot be subject to a condition of residence in the national territory

In its judgment in , the Court of EU rules that Article 9(2) of Regulation (EU) No 260/2012 establishing technical and business requirements for credit transfers and direct debits in euro must be interpreted as precluding a contractual clause, which excludes payment by direct debit in ...

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The KGMP team participated in a training seminar on personal data protection Oct03

The KGMP team participated in a training seminar on personal data protection

On October 2, 2019, a training seminar on personal data protection was held in Sofia Tech Park. The training was aimed at the specific business needs of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the application of GDPR as well as the legal advisers dealing with data privacy issues. On behalf of the "Kancheff, Gicheva, Marnikas an...

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An International Cybersecurity Forum brought together leading experts in Sofia Oct12

An International Cybersecurity Forum brought together leading experts in Sofia

The KGMP Managing Partner Att. Pepa Marnikas took part in the International Cybersecurity and Cyber ​​Policy Forum, held on 11.10.2019 in Sofia Tech Park. The event was organized by the Bulgarian Commission for Personal Data Protection. During the Forum, leading experts in the...

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The challenges facing e-commerce retailers were discussed by business representatives Nov20

The challenges facing e-commerce retailers were discussed by business representatives

The KGMP managing partner Att. Pepa Marnikas took part in the ‘Challenges facing e-commerce retailers’ Seminar, held on November 19, 2019 in Sofia. The event was organized by the Еnterprise Europe Net...

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Lawyers from Bulgaria, Greece and Romania exchanged good practices on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights implementation Nov26

Lawyers from Bulgaria, Greece and Romania exchanged good practices on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights implementation

Att.Stefania Gicheva and Att. Petromir Kancheff from Kancheff, Gicheva, Marnikas & Partners Law Firm participated in the International Conference on the Exchange of Good Practices on Practical Problems in the Implementation of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, held on 22-24.11.2019 i...

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