Asen Apostolov
Partner, Head of AML

Asen Apostolov, Attorney-at-law, is head of internal working group in the law office, as well as of the specialized working group Measures Against Money Laundering. He specializes in the sphere of Banking and Finance, as well as Fintech regulations, including virtual assets.


His practice relates to structuring of corporate M&A, business transactions and contracts, provision of legal assistance to clients under various compliance regimes – whistleblowing, etc. He is lecturer at seminars, trainings and conferences in cooperation with international legal organizations, commercial chambers, clients of the law firm, etc.

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• What is whistleblowing according to European Union? In co-authorship with Ana Krusteva, PM&P Legal News, issue 41 - 42, 2022

• The future of cryptocurrencies, PM&P Legal News, issue 41 - 42, 2022

• Do we already know who the beneficial owner is? (Anti-money laundering), PM&P Legal News, 2019

• Has the secret of the ultimate beneficial owners come to an end? – Utilities magazine, January – February 2019

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  • Education and professional experience

    Penkov, Markov & Partners - Associated Partner, since 2022

    Penkov, Markov & Partners – Attorney-at-law, 2016 – 2022

    Penkov, Markov & Partners – Trainee, 2015–2016

    Sofia City Court – Trainee, 2015

    Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski - Master in Law, 2015

    Dimitrov and Pelov Law Firm – Trainee, 2012 – 2013

  • Memberships

    Sofia Bar Association

  • Languages