The legal practice analyser group of the Curia (i.e. the Hungarian supreme court) published a summarizing opinion on the judicial practice of the possession protection cases initiated before Hungarian notaries.
About one year after the entry into force of the fourth anti-money laundering directive and terrorist financing, a new directive in that regard entered into force on 9 July 2018.
Presented as a time saver for citizens and companies, the Single Digital Gateway (‘SDG’) is meant to help to access information (as to employment and tax rules or cross-border activities for instance) and administrative procedures online, e.g. business permits or social security notifications.
The EU aims to strengthen the business environment for EU investors.
Engaging in ‘dual quality’ products means the marketing of products as being identical in several EU countries while their composition is significantly different – which is illegal on the ground that it may mislead the consumers.
In a recent case a photographer authorized the operators of a travel website to publish one of his photographs on their website. A pupil at a secondary school in Germany downloaded that photograph from the travel website (on which it was freely accessible) in order to illustrate a school presentation,…
The European Commission („EC”) has launched an infringement proceeding against Hungary in July 2018. According to the EC, the Hungarian law excludes certain cost types from the electricity and internal gas network charges, which are in infringement of the prescribed cost recovery plan set out in the Directive of Electricity…
The Hungarian Minister of Finance announced on 7 August 2018 that the maximum number of third-country nationals who might be employed in Hungary with work permit shall be 55,000. Last year the limitation was 59,000, which means that the maximum number of third-country nationals has been reduced with 4,000.
The discounted 5% VAT rate introduced in 2016 will be abolished as of 1 January 2020, meaning that the 27% VAT rate will be applicable from that date, which can have significant effect on the market.
The Hungarian Parliament amended the Hungarian Data Protection Act in June 2018 in order to ensure the consistency of the Hungarian legislation with the provisions of the GDPR.