Advocacy Timeline

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2019
Mar
13

AmCham channels members’ input on new industrial PhD concept to decision-makers

As per the request of the National Research, Development, and Innovation Office (’NKFIH’) AmCham collected members’ suggestions to help develop a new industrial PhD scheme.

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2019
Mar
12
2019
Mar
05

Second strategic meeting held between AmCham and State Secretary László György, Ministry for Innovation and Technology

On 13th of February, AmCham EC Members, Policy Task Force (PTF) Leads and Board representatives of the four PTFs had a closed-door discussion with László György, State Secretary for Economic Planning and Regulation, and his expert colleagues, at the AmCham office.

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2019
Mar
05

Regulatory Committee gives input to modified sectoral legislation related to GDPR

In January 2019, upon the request of the Ministry of Justice, the Regulatory Committee has reviewed those draft pieces of sectoral legislation that need to be modified in relation to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR) in Hungary. The AmCham position, listing a detailed set of recommendations, was sent to the Ministry of Justice.

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2019
Mar
01

Meeting with István György Tóth, Director of Tárki Institute

AmCham Competitive Workforce Policy Task Force members met István György Tóth, PhD in sociology, director of theTÁRKI Social Research Institute and affiliated professor at the Budapest Corvinus University on 28th of February. Mr. Tóth shared the findings of the new Hungarian Social Report that was released on 5th of February, 2019 with members of the PTF. The Social Report has several...

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2019
Jan
23

Tax Committee meeting with Attila Czinege, Professional Director General of the National Tax and Customs Administration.

On January 17, AmCham’s Tax Committee welcomed Attila Czinege, Professional Director General Of the National Tax and Customs Administration (NAV) at an extraordinary Committee meeting.

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2019
Jan
23

Ministry of Justice and AmCham renew their Strategic Partnership Agreement

The Strategic Partnership Agreement was signed by the Minister of Justice and the President of AmCham Hungary as a manifestation of a closer cooperation between the business sector and legislators.

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2019
Jan
23

Extraordinary Investment Policy Task Force Meeting

Hungary’s competitiveness according to the World Economic Forum – discussion at AmCham’s Investment PTF meeting with Mr. Péter Vakhal, research associate of Kopint-Tárki

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2018
Nov
14

AmCham position - sectoral rules relating to the EU data protection reform

In early October, upon the request of the Ministry of Justice, the Regulatory Committee in cooperation with the Hungarian Competition Law Association has compiled and sent a set of recommendations to the draft Hungarian legislation aiming at the review of sectoral rules relating to the EU data protection reform.

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2018
Nov
09

Life after the GDPR: Good Data Protection Rules and Prospects for the Future

On October 18 the University of Szeged and the Ministry of Justice hosted an international conference, focusing on the challenges associated with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation and the future of data protection. At the event, a professional roundtable discussion was organized on the application of the GDPR at enterprises, moderated by AmCham Regulatory Committee...

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