Regulatory Commitee active in consultations about the implementation of GDPR and the planned transposition of the EU Directive on the Protection of Trade Secrets

  • March 08, 2018
Upon the request of the Ministry of Justice, the Regulatory Committee has compiled and sent a robust package of recommendations on those pieces of sectoral legislation that are relevant and need to be modified in AmCham’s view for the sound implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR) in Hungary. The Committee has examine various piecesof sectoral legislation, including the Labor Code, the Act on Electronic Communications, the Act on Attorneys among others.

In mid-January, the detailed set of recommended modifications was sent to the Ministry of Justice, who channeled them to the other Ministries in charge of the specific legislation, and to the Hungarian National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (NAIH). 

During the week of February 26th, the Committee’s GDPR topic leads participated in a series of inter-ministerial expert level meetings to discuss and present the AmCham arguments to the ministry representatives. Parallel to GDPR consultations, the Committee has been actively engaged and supports the Ministry of Justice in its work on the planned transposition of the EU Directive on the Protection of Trade Secrets.

AmCham would like to thank topic leads and committe members for their valuable contribution and expertise to the ongoing projects and consultations.