Modifications again relating to the formal requirements of using witnesses

According to the current wording of the Code of the Civil Procedure, a private document, until proven otherwise, must have full probative force, verifying that the issuer has in fact made the statement that the document contains, or undertakes to consider himself bound by such statement, provided that the rules regarding the form of using witnesses is observed.

The European Pillar of Social Rights for fair and predictable employment contracts

The European Pillar of Social Rights, presented by the European Commission in April 2017, is a general framework for addressing employment and social performance in the EU. The European Pillar of Social Rights sets out key principles and rights in order to support fair and well-functioning labour markets throughout the EU. It is aimed at achieving convergence between Member States towards better working and living conditions by taking into account the current changes in the world of work.

Environmental protection product charges: changes on the horizon

The Hungarian Government submitted a bill on environmental protection product charges to the Hungarian Parliament in September 2017. The bill implements the changes of Directive 2012/19/EU on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, which targets to make easier the payment of the charge and to reduce the administrative burden of the undertakings.