Kameliya Naydenova

Johnson & Johnson (Sofia)
Legal Manager

Ms. Kameliya Naydenova is Legal Manager at AVON Balkans being responsible for the full-scope legal advising for five markets in the Balkans region. Prior to joining AVON, Kameliya was working for more than four years as Legal & Compliance Officer at Johnson & Johnson, the multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer goods manufacturer. Her work experience is focused on anti-competitive practices and mainly vertical agreements, information exchange between competitors and companies active at different levels of the supply chain, abuse of a dominant position and unfair competition (misleading and comparative advertising). Ms. Naydenova graduated LL.M. in Competition Law with Merit at the University of London, International Programs. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Economic Regulation and Postgraduate Certificate in International Business Law from the University of London and a Master degree diploma in Law awarded with Distinction from Sofia University. Ms. Naydenova has worked as a lawyer in leading international and Bulgarian law firms. In the period 2010-2013 she was Arbitrator at the International Arbitration Court of the Legal Interaction Alliance Association in Bulgaria. Kameliya speaks English, Spanish and Bulgarian.


1416 Bulletin

Kameliya Naydenova The Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition publishes the result of an inquiry in the fuel sector and opens proceedings regarding possible price-fixing cartels and abuse of dominance


On February 25, 2016 the Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) in Bulgaria has published its Conclusion of the sector inquiry on the Bulgarian market for the manufacture and sale of petrol and diesel fuels. The sector inquiry was initiated the middle of 2015 as doubts occurred that (...)

Kameliya Naydenova The European Commission accepts the commitments proposed to end the competition restrictions on Bulgaria’s wholesale electricity market (Bulgarian Energy Holding)


On December 10, 2015 the European Commission accepted the commitments proposed by Bulgarian Energy Holding to open up the Bulgarian wholesale electricity market. The decision should lead to greater liberalization and transparency on the wholesale electricity market in Bulgaria, thus enhancing (...)

Kameliya Naydenova The Bulgarian Commission on Protection of Competition and the UNCTAD organize a forum to assist competition authorities in the Balkan region in enforcing their competition regimes


The 7th meeting of Sofia Competition Forum was held on November 12, 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria. It has been its third consecutive year since SCF was created in 2012 as a joint initiative of UNCTAD and the Bulgarian Commission on Protection of Competition. The aim of the Forum is to assist (...)

Kameliya Naydenova The Bulgarian Supreme Administrative Court confirms Commission on Competition’s decision of the decision ordering for a transportation company to suspend operations in Bulgaria for immediate enforcement (Uber)


On September 23, 2015 the five-member panel of the Bulgarian Supreme Administrative Court confirmed the decision of the Commission on Protection of Competition for immediate enforcement of the decision ordering for Uber to suspend operations in Bulgaria. On June 30, 2015, the CPC adopted its (...)

Kameliya Naydenova The Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition fines three power distribution companies for abusing their dominant market positions by imposing excessive prices to cable operators (CEZ, EVN and Energo-pro)


On May 27, 2015 the Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition adopted three separate decisions imposing sanctions on each of the three power distribution companies, and namely CEZ Distribution Bulgaria AD , EVN Bulgaria Electrical Distribution AD and ENERGO-PRO Grids AD for abusing (...)

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