Omourtag Petkov, Partner at DGKV, was one of the driving forces and was entrusted to moderate a special panel dedicated to the position of the legal profession at the JUDICIAL REFORM: The Voice of Business Conference. Organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria, the British Bulgarian Business Association and Confindustria Bulgaria, the event shall bring together leading lawyers, judges, foreign investors and Bulgarian entrepreneurs.
What measures are needed to improve the current state of the judicial system? What are the necessary steps for the real reform? The “Judicial reform: lawyers’ perspective” panel shall discuss the role of the efficient judiciary and prosecution for establishing a level-playing field for all economic actors and shall indicate the main reasons for the ineffectiveness of Bulgarian judicial system. The prominent speakers’ list on this topic includes Thomas Firestone (Baker & McKenzie LLP), Bogdan Bibicu (Kinstellar) and Dimitar Smilenov (Kolcheva, Smilenov, Koev and Partners Law Firm).
Join us on 8th June 2017 at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Auditorium 272!
* Omourtag Petkov is a leading partner at DGKV’s M&A and Corporate Practice, which he joined in 2003. He has extensive experience and expertise in shareholder relations matters, shareholder agreements, JVs, contract law, public procurements, and bankruptcy proceedings, and has been part of the teams or a leading counsel on some of the landmark M&A projects in Bulgaria. Omourtag provides on a regular basis corporate and regulatory advice to major corporations present, or interested, in Bulgaria. Omourtag has been the lead local counsel to some of the largest international industrial groups investing or interested to invest in Bulgaria. He is a New York Bar member and Vice Chairman of the British Bulgarian Business Association.