Competition and Consumer Protection

Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm provides a wide range of legal services in the fields of competition and consumer protection.

We consult domestic and foreign clients with various areas of activity in regard to unfair commercial practices, abuse of dominant position, cartel agreements, concentration of undertakings, including preparation of concentration notices and concentration assessment, as well as marketing strategies for the purpose of ensuring their compliance with the applicable competition legislation. We perform representation of the clients before the Commission on Protection of Competition in the relevant proceedings, and if necessary – before the Supreme Administrative Court.

Our team members have represented one of the biggest tour operators in Bulgaria before the Supreme Administrative Court in proceedings initiated in regard to appeal of a decision of the Commission on Protection of Competition for imposition of a property sanction on the company amounting at EUR 2 800 000 for conclusion of prohibited agreements.

Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm consults its clients on all issues in the field of consumer protection which may arise in their daily commercial activity, including marketing strategies, advertisement campaigns, distance sales contracts, complaints procedures, labelling of goods. We prepare internal rules, framework agreements, general terms and conditions, etc., as we represent the relevant companies before the supervisory authorities and provide them with the necessary assistance for resolving consumer disputes.

Our team carries out annual internal trainings of its clients in regard to the compliance with the legislation in the field of competition and consumer protection.