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Communications & Technology


Recent matters DGKV’s Communications team has worked on include:


  • Advising PPF Telecom Group B.V. on the Bulgarian-law aspects of its sale of a 30% stake in CETIN Group N.V., the leading telecommunications infrastructure provider operating across Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Advising Blantyre Capital LimitedBlackRockEBRD, and the Bulgarian Development Bank on the restructuring of Bulsatcom EAD, the leading satellite TV provider in Bulgaria.
  • Advising Apple Inc. and its subsidiary Apple Distribution International Ltd in an investigation initiated by the Bulgarian Competition Protection Commission regarding Apple Inc.’s alleged abuse of superior bargaining position vis-a-vis the Bulgarian Telecommunication Company regarding the supply and distribution of smartphones in Bulgaria.
  • Advising Google and two of its subsidiaries in an investigation of alleged unfair competition practices initiated by the CPC.
  • Advising Telenor Bulgaria on its bid at auction for Blizoo and on its potential acquisition of NET 1 EOOD, one of the largest Bulgarian cable and Internet providers.
  • Advising the Walt Disney Co. on Bulgarian-law aspects of its global acquisition of the major entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox and assisting it with the implementation of the acquisition in Bulgaria.
  • Advising Progress Software on its USD 263.5 million acquisition of Telerik AD – the largest ever deal involving an independent software company in Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Advising a portfolio of leading global telecommunication operators on telecom regulatory matters and representing them before Bulgaria’s Communications Regulation Commission with respect to their operations in Bulgaria, as well as advising them on contractual matters vis-à-vis their clients in Bulgaria.
  • Providing recurring telecom-regulatory, AdTech, data-breach-notification, and security-incident-procedure advice to global tech companies, OTT operators, and platforms, as well as advising them on consumer protection and other compliance requirements associated with their operations in Bulgaria.
  • Advising a private investment group on the acquisition of one of the largest Bulgarian telecom operators.
  • Advising a computer programming company on the regulatory and licensing requirements associated with operating its technical infrastructure, including data centers and networks.
  • Advising a global entertainment company on assignment-of-rights documents and on the vesting and licensing of performers’ rights thereunder, as well as on payments due for secondary use of dubbed materials.
  • Advising several leading global automobile producers on connected-car services and related IoT issues, including helping provide requisite notifications to the respective regulators and obtaining necessary licenses and authorizations, and advising on consumer-protection, data-protection, and competition matters.
  • Advising a leading European truck manufacturer on legal considerations related to its implementation of IoT-product-monitoring of vehicle-location, fuel-consumption, logistics, and other fleet-vehicle-management data. 
  • Advising the Bulgarian subsidiary of a US operator of data centers on regulatory aspects associated with the operation of essential telecom infrastructure in Bulgaria as well as on legal issues related to the construction of a new data center in the country.
  • Providing ongoing advice and assistance to Tata Communications on telecommunications and regulatory matters.