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Arno Mamassian

Georgiev, Todorov & Co - Sofia

Arno Mamassian - Georgiev, Todorov & Co
  • 27 Parchevich Street
  • Sofia, Sofia City, Bulgaria
  • 1000

Profile submitted by Arno Mamassian

Main Areas of Law

Commercial disputes, Corporate, Banking & Finance, Insurance, Energy, Real Estate, Construction.

Work Highlights


Experience

Arno Mamassian joined Georgiev, Todorov & Co in 1996 and became a partner specializing in Corporate and Commercial Law, Privatisation and Litigation. He graduated from Sofia University, Faculty of Law in 1991 and is registered with the Bar Association. He was the chief privatisation expert in the Ministry of Industry.

Mr. Mamassian has extensive experience in commercial transactions and disputes in the energy and infrastructure sector where he has acted for Dundee Precious Metals, Aurubis Bulgaria, Asarel Medet, Petroceltic, the Road infrastructure Agency, Trace Resources and others. He successfully advised Gasprom on their investment in a local company (Topenergy), as well as on the regime of licensing and of import and export of gas. He advised ENEL with regards to their projects in Bulgaria, including the construction of the thermal power plant ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 TPP.

His practice includes participation in projects of EBRD, ECM – Bulgarian Post Privatization Fund, the Bulgarian Telecommunication Company (BTC). He was a legal adviser to the Sofia municipality for the project for publishing Eurobonds and preparation of due diligence report with regard to the privatization of Pharmachim Holding AD.

Most recently he represented Bulstroy Engineering in litigation concerning an infrastructure project for the construction of one of Bulgaria’s highways. Currently representing Brikel in administrative dispute in relation to their Integrated Permit.
Arno Mamasian has consulted Piraeus Bank, Credit Bank, International Asset Bank, Bulgarian Stock Exchange, DSK Bank, Astra Zeneka.

He is listed in the Register of industrial property representatives for inventions, utility models and trademarks.

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar

Languages Spoken

He is fluent in English and his native Bulgarian.

Publications

Opinion for the “Center for International legal studies” catalogue, regarding the legal status of privatization in Bulgaria.