Transformation. Administrative Justice for Business: Energy and Mining Industry

Transformation. Administrative Justice for Business: Energy and Mining Industry


2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Continuing the established dialogue and aiming to increase the knowledge exchange and mutual subject-matter understanding between the business and the judges community, AmCham Bulgaria and the Association of Bulgarian Administrative Judges organize a round table discussion entitled “Transformation. Administrative Justice for Business: Energy and Mining Industry Transformation”.


14:00 – 14:15 Welcome Coffee

14:15 – 14:30 Welcoming Remarks
  • Ivan Mihaylov, CEO, AmCham Bulgaria
  • Lyubomir Gaydov, Chairman, Association of the Bulgarian Administrative Judges

14:30 – 15:15 PANEL 1: Administrative acts with unclear status in the field of energy and their appealability – strategies, instructions, etc.
  • Judicial procedures and proceedings under the Еnergy Act and aspects of European law


  • Anton Krastev, Energy Expert, Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov, and Velichkov
  • Mario Dimitrov, Judge, 3rd Unit, Supreme Administrative Court

15:15 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30 PANEL 2: The role and involvement of expert witnesses and the full use of their expertise in the adjudication of energy cases by administrative courts and the Supreme Administrative Court
  • Non-compliance with court decisions in proceedings under the Energy Act and the Renewable Energy Act
  • State and Municipalities Liability for Damages Act (ЗОДОВ) – damages for the business
  • Тacit refusal


  • Judge Aglika Adamova, Supreme Administrative Court – ЗОДОВ, Liabilities
  • Att. Atanas Valov, Penkov, Markov & Partners

The audience includes representatives of AmCham Bulgaria members (Energy and Mineral Resources Sectors), bilateral chambers, legal advisors, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Environment and Waters, Ministry of Regional Development and Publics.

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