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November 16, 2017, by Alex Bivol

The European Commission’s regular reports on progress under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) have always elicited the same reaction in Bulgaria, as parties in government would cherry-pick the positives […]

CVM report spares Bulgaria’s blushes ahead of upcoming EU presidency

November 15, 2017, by Alex Bivol

As Bulgaria puts the finishing touches on preparations to hold the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU starting a few short weeks from now, t ...

Bulgaria high court to seek constitutional ruling on existence of specialised anti-corruption courts

October 27, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Judges at Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) voted on October 27 in favour of a motion to challenge at the Constitutional Court the cre ...

Bulgarian President appoints Georgi Cholakov to head high court

October 23, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Roumen Radev has signed the decree appointing Georgi Cholakov as the next head of the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC), one of t ...

  • Bulgarian President declines to appoint high court chief
    October 4, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Roumen Radev said on October 4 that he would not sign the decree appointing Georgi Cholakov as head of the Supreme Administrative Court. Speaking to reporters at Sofia […]

  • Bulgaria’s new Supreme Judicial Council takes office
    October 3, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The new line-up of Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) took their oaths of office on October 3 in a ceremony at the Palace of Justice in Sofia and were scheduled […]

  • Bulgaria’s SJC elects Georgi Cholakov to head high court
    September 11, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) elected Georgi Cholakov as the next head of the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC), one of the country’s two high courts, on September 11. Cholakov was […]