Countries on the grey list (which includes 47 jurisdictions) have committed to changing their tax rules to abide by EU standards on transparency and cooperation. However, if these countries fail to respect their engagements, they can be moved back to the blacklist.
Europe's transition to a clean and modern economy is the goal of the Energy Union. In January 2018 the EU decided to support 17 selected electricity and gas projects to upgrade and make the European energy system more competitive that will ultimately deliver cheaper and secure energy to all European…
Every year around 25 million tons plastic waste is generated across the EU, but only 30% is collected for recycling. Therefore, in January 2018 the European Commission adopted the first-ever European strategy on plastics to protect the environment from plastic pollution and to promote the transition to a circular economy…
Fighting cartels in public procurement requires 21st century tools. The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) and the Public Procurement Authority of Hungary (KH) cooperate to promote fair competition in public procurement procedures.
On the basis of the information published by the Hungarian Ministry of National Economy, the National Tax and Customs Office (in Hungarian: NAV) has introduced a paper-free, online audit system.
The European Commission intends to reduce the debates over value added tax rates by giving Member States more powers to set their own charges on most products.
On 25 January 2018 the EU Commission issued a guidance on the direct application of the GDPR. The Commission reminds the Member States to the fact that GDPR requires significant adjustments in the following aspects.
In the recent years, the cyber-attacks have enlarged and the EU institutions are already targets beside the hospitals, transport companies and organisations in the finance and energy sectors. On 20 November 2017, the General Affairs Council stated that the European Union should strengthen the cyber security throughout its territory
Information website has been launched about the electronic communication with courts and authorities
According to a recent amendment to the Hungarian act on the general rules of electronic administration and confidential services and to its implementing decree, all state organisations providing electronic administration, including all the courts and the National Office for the Judiciary (in Hungarian: “OBH”), must ensure the electronic communication in…
The European Commission, as part of the follow-up to the European Pillar of Social Rights, adopted a proposal in December 2017 in order to improve transparency and predictability of working conditions across the EU.