AmCham Met with Minister of Justice Nadezhda Yordanova

On June 15th, 2022, AmCham Bulgaria had a meeting with Nadezhda Yordanova, Minister of Justice. On behalf of the chamber it was attended by Petar T. Ivanov, CEO, Omourtag Petkov, Chair, Rule of Law Committee, Stephania Semova, Committee Lead and Daniel Kiryakov, Communications and Public Affairs Manager. The minister was accompanied by Yuliya Kovacheva, Deputy Minister of Justice.

During the meeting both parties discussed joint forms and topics for cooperation. Among the topics there were the changes in the Civil Code in the area of order proceedings, the changes of the state fees in the area “Justice”, the role of mediation at disputes, as well as the Law for the Implementation of the Commercial Law.

Minister Yordanova presented the current changes of the Penalty Law with regard the document fraud related to EU Finds and the Special Pledges Act. Both parties agreed to deepen their cooperation on an expert level.

Source: Ministry of Finance, and AmCham