Big hope is placed on EU Trade policy for delivering on growth, jobs and prosperity for the Member States. All eyes are now on the new European Commission, expected to take office in December 2019. While not all EU Commissioners are yet confirmed, Phil Hogan, an Irishman, outgoing Agriculture Commissioner and the EU’s next Trade […]
Bogdan Evtimov is a partner in DentonsBrussels office. He has worked extensively in international trade and WTO law in leading global and EU practices in Brussels since 2001. Bogdan is recognised as one of the leading trade lawyers in the EU and worldwide (Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Whos Who Legal, Best Lawyers). He has specific knowledge and expertise in the interface between EU law and international trade, specifically competition and trade laws. Bogdan has gained deep knowledge of the WTO agreements through extensive involvement over a number of years in the context of WTO accession negotiations. Bogdan is admitted in Sofia, Bulgaria and in the Brussels Bar (E-List), and is a seasoned EU litigator with solid experience in trade defence litigation.
Maria Krestiyanova is a senior associate in Dentons’ Brussels office. She specialises in advising on international trade, customs law and WTO, with particular emphasis on trade defence instruments. She has vast experience in dealing with anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard investigations in the EU, Eurasian Economic Union and other jurisdictions worldwide. She assists clients in choosing the best strategy from both a legal and business point of view by analysing and auditing the sales, financial and cost accounting data. She has experience in representing clients in various industry sectors, the main ones being steel and aluminium, but also chemical and automotive. Maria regularly assists various multinational groups with matters pertaining to customs and other related matters. Maria is admitted in the Brussels Bar (A-List) since 2011.