Joint Webinar of AmCham Digital Economy and Tax Committees

Joint Webinar of AmCham Digital Economy and Tax Committees

Date(s) - 26/05/2020
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

AmCham Digital Economy and Tax Committees
Cordially invite members to a Webinar
on May 26th, /Tuesday/,
starting at 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m., 
via Webex

Registered AmCham members will receive login instructions and an access link 24 hours prior to the webinar.

14:00 – 14:10Login of guests & Housekeeping rules
Iva Pavlova, AmCham Committee Manager
14:10 – 14:20Welcoming remarks
Iva Todorova and Ivaylo Slavov, AmCham Digital Economy Committee Co-chairs
Milen Raykov, AmCham Tax Committee Chair
14:20 – 15:00Presentation and Q&A
“Protection of software applications. Free software licenses
·       Protection of software applications under Bulgarian law – comparison with world practice
·       Is it possible to patent a software application
·       Problems of the existing protection model – software compatibility, upgrades/updates and maintenance
·       Free software license regimes – legal analysis. Do obligations exist for the creator of software released under a free software license
·       Options for the software creators and software users. Problems with the upgrades/updates and maintenance“
Lyuben Todev, Senior Associate, Dobrev & Lyutskanov Law Firm
15:00 – 15:30  Presentation and Q&A
“Tax Incentives for IP
Transfers of IP from tax perspective
Tax aspects of Hard-to-value-intangibles (HTVI)
·  Transfer pricing considerations when transferring HTVI
·  Tax incentives for developing IP in other EU states
·  Implications of the new Mandatory Disclosure Regime for cross-border tax planning”
Viktor Mitev, Associate Partner, Ernst & Young Bulgaria
Milen Raikov, Partner, Ernst & Young Bulgaria
15:30 – 15:40Call for comments on the impact of Ordinance N-18 and proposals for improvement
Daniel Kiryakov, AmCham Communication and Policy Manager
15:40 – 15:45Miscellaneous

Working Language: Bulgarian


Please note the meeting is open to AmCham members only!
To attend the webinar, please register below by May 25th, COB. We could accommodate up to three representatives of a member.

Registration form