Galin Atanasoff is a Senior Associate at DGKV, where he specializes in the fields of litigation, arbitration and insolvency. Galin joined the firm in 2016 and is an active member of the teams handling some of the firm’s key commercial and litigation projects. He also is very experienced in disputes and settlement negotiations before Bulgaria’s courts and arbitration tribunals involving, inter alia, the performance of commercial and insurance contracts, asset tracing, and recovering of fraudulently obtained assets. He is also an active member of DGKV’s general Corporate and Commercial, Regulatory, and Anti-Money Laundering practices.
Recent representative projects include:
- Representing Mechel International Holdings GmbH in a high-value registered pledge collection matter against Thermal Power Plant Pleven and Thermal Power Plant Rousse regarding the latter’s sale, and in related litigation against the National Electricity Company.
- Representing the Bulgarian Financial Supervision Commission in a total of 19 proceedings in the Supreme Administrative Court involving IsaOdit Ltd.’s appeal of the watchdog’s decision to remove it from the list of auditors that were approved to verify the assets of Bulgarian pension and insurance companies.
- Representing a Bulgarian specialized eye hospital in civil litigation against the Bulgarian National Health Insurance Fund regarding payments made by the NHIF in remuneration for health treatments, hospitalization, and ambulatory services performed by the hospital.
- Representing CEZ Electro Bulgaria AD in a complex commercial dispute with Receiver ChB EOOD related to the insolvency proceeding of Bulgarian energy trader Future Energy and receivables of CEZ Electro Bulgaria AD stemming from a settlement agreement with Future Energy and Karpleon, one of Future Energy’s privileged creditors.