The sudden flurry of conspicuous law enforcement activities is a two-pronged campaign
So, what made Bulgaria the European Commission's darling?
After the sector shrunk by four banks in the last five years, at least two more sales and a merger are expected before year-end.
Bulgarian politicians helped create Delyan Peevski’s media empire, but now fall prey to its unrestrained influence and his demands
The end of the Council of EU Presidency, the cabinet is already shaking, Desislava Ivancheva, the Bulgarian judiciary
The broad political support for the deal coupled with doubts about the identity of the real buyer raises fears that Municipal Bank may suffer the fate of collapsed Corpbank
Bulgartabac as a case-study in the effects of Bulgaria's politically entangled privatization process: How Delyan Peevski managed to transform the one-time tobacco giant into a midget despite massive state support.
The European Central Bank seems unenthusiastic about Sofia's intention to apply for admission into the eurozone's training grounds
In a verbal spat between General Rumen Radev, a former fighter pilot, and General Boyko Borissov, a former fireman, the rarely mentioned name of business mogul Delyan Peevski emerged but that may not amount to much
The government is pressing ahead with turning Bulgarian Development Bank into a new milker for businesses politically well-connected
Bulgaria’s presidency of the Council of the EU is likely to run well but corruption, ultra-nationalists and language used by PM Boyko Borissov could spoil it all.
Bulgaria remains a state captured by strong economic interests exerting systemic influence over key bodies in the administration and the judiciary
A war for the remnants of Corporate Commercial Bank’s heritage looms large behind a drive to nationalize Bulgaria’s fourth largest armaments company
The answer is not so clear-cut, as it used to be few years ago
The currency board, probably the only unquestionable institution in Bulgaria, is viewed as a facilitator for accession to the Eurozone
Sofia is trying to use the current political climate in the EU to move closer to the Eurozone