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Семинар на тема „Брачни отношения и брачен договор - правни и икономически аспекти”
Seminar “Relations between Spouses and Marriage Contract - Legal and Economic Aspects”

Author(s): Yaroslava Genova, Angel Shopov
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Published by: Институт за държавата и правото - Българска академия на науките

Summary/Abstract: Research team from Plovdiv University, Bulgaria, presented there a seminar in November 2013. The team includes researchers in various branches of Law and a researcher in Economics. Jurists-civilians Krassimir Mitev, PhD and Angel Shopov, PhD presented their collective work on legal views on marriage. Main question was whether it is a special kind of contract or not. They shared the opinion that marriage could not be considered as a kind of contract. Atanas Vladikov, PhD in Economics commented statistical data on marriage model in Bulgaria. He had second intervention at the seminar’s end on the US approach for evaluation of human capital within the marriage. Dimitar Topuzov, PhD student in Family Law, defined marriage contract (or marital agreement) and reviewed its main Bulgarian legal regulation through comparative prism. Radoslava Yankulova, PhD student in Constitutional Law, scrutinized the German experience on the horizontal effect of constitutional rights in the light of marital agreement. At the end, Yaroslava Genova, PhD in Labour and Social Security Law, explored the topic “Right to work, salary and marriage contract”. Seminar participants had to answer to many questions. The audience was of different profession and social activity – there were jurists, students, sociologists, etc. Research team is planning to publish collected works on the discussed topic.

  • Issue Year: LV/2014
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 110-112
  • Page Count: 3
  • Language: Bulgarian