The first Hungarian BIM Handbook has been prepared and published on the website of Lechner Tudásközpont on 22 June 2018, free of charge. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a new approach to design, construction and facility management, where the digital representation of the building process is used to facilitate the exchange and interoperability of information in digital format. BIM is beginning to change the way buildings look, the way they function and how they are designed and built.
The Hungarian Ministry of Justice proposed new bills on the freedom of assembly and the protection of privacy to the Hungarian Parliament on 26 June 2018.
Several amendments to the Company Registry Act entered into force on 1 July 2018. The new provisions include a new information obligation for the legal representatives, meaning that in case of the indication of personal data in addition to the statutory data content of the company register, the legal representative must draw the attention of the natural person to the fact that his/her consent to include his/her natural data in the document means that such data will be available for the public.
Higher tariffs can be imposed on dumped or subsidised imports in order to better protect EU jobs and businesses, under a December 2017 informal agreement approved by the European Parliament in May 2018.
A joint statement was issued by Andrus Ansip (EC Vice-President), Dimitrisz Avramopulosz, Julian King and Mariya Gabriel (EU Commissioners) on the first EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity, i.e. the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive) that Member States had to implement into national law by 9 May 2018. The aim of the NIS Directive and the efforts in the field of the cybersecurity is to ensure that products and services in the digital world are safe to use.