Milka Ivanova is a Senior Associate with the Communications & Technology Practice of DGKV. She specializes in communications & technology law, data protection law and commercial law. Milka has more than 20 years of practical experience in advising on the regulatory framework in the area of electronic communications, information technology, digital services, data protection and e-commerce. She is a legal adviser to a number of electronic communications, digital services, IT and other companies operating across a range of industries and sectors in relation to the regulatory and data protection compliance and the numerous commercial and other aspects of the activities of such companies. Milka has extensive IoT sector experience gained in the course of provision of ongoing regulatory and data protection compliance legal advice or on-going support for a number of OEMs in the automotive, home appliance and medical devices industry. In addition, she worked on major TMT, е-commerce and digital services projects in Bulgaria and has extensive experience in providing expert advice to a range of companies from SMEs and start-ups to big multinationals. Milka also advises clients on various commercial issues, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts, internal corporate instruments and transaction documents.
Involvement in recent representative projects:
- Part of DGKV’s team advising a private investment group on the acquisition of one of the largest Bulgarian telecom operators. DGKV’s services included legal due diligence exercise, drafting of the transaction and financing documents.
- Advised a company, which provides computer program services, on the regulatory and licensing requirements associated with the operating of the technical infrastructure (i.e. data centres and networks).
- Advised a global entertainment company in relation to assignment of rights documents and advice on vesting and licensing of performers’ rights thereunder, as well as with regard to the payments due for secondary use of dubbed materials.
- Advises a world pharma company on comprehensive day-to-day legal matters, including mainly regulatory matters, relationship with the Health Insurance Fund, employment, corporate, commercial, tax, data protection and privacy matters, as well as on anti-corruption and litigation matters.