In the absence of an agreement between the EEA and the UK (no-deal Brexit), the UK becomes a „third country” as of 00.00 am CET on 30 March 2019
The Hungarian Government submitted a bill to the Hungarian Parliament in February 2019.
The European Parliament adopted a new regulation on the free flow of non-personal data in the European Union in October 2018.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has recently stated in a decision that administrators of fan pages (like Facebook) must be considered data controllers, despite the fact that the audience statistics compiled by Facebook are transmitted to the fan page administrator only in anonymised form.
With the emergence of new technologies, such as cloud computing, big data and artificial intelligence, the possibility to move data freely has become a key issue for European companies.
Hungarian businesses have the “sword of Damocles” hanging over their head as the new European data protection regulation (“GDPR”) is applicable as of 25 May 2018. Due to the fact that the majority of the Hungarian companies are micro-enterprises, the administrative burdens cause an impossible obstacle to them.