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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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2018
Oct
19

Extraordinary Regulatory Committee Meeting

On 11 October AmCham’s Regulatory Committee welcomed Deputy State Secretary Dr. Zoltán Nemessányi and a Chief Advisor to the Minister Dr. Tibor Bogdán from the Ministry of Justice.

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2018
Oct
15

Second meeting with European Commissioner Dr. Tibor Navracsics in 2018

Dr. Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport met representatives of the Hungarian Pact4Youth initiative on 12th of October, 2018.

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2018
Oct
10

AmCham Hungary is a founding member of the newly established AI Coalition

On 9th of October, by invitation of Minister László Palkovics and Roland Jakab, leader of the AI Coalition, businesses, professional organizations, chambers of commerce, academic and governmental institutions gathered together to establish the AI Coalition. AmCham president Dr. Farkas Bársony participated at the ceremony at the Infotér Conference and signed the founding document of the...

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2018
Oct
08

Ministry of Human Capacities reflects on AmCham’s recommendations

Official feedback was sent to AmCham by Minister Miklós Kásler from the Ministry of Human Capacities, which reflected on AmCham’s Competitive Workforce related recommendations in the ’Cooperation for a more competitive Hungary 2018’ recommendation package.

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2018
Oct
03

When Business Meets Government, “Everything is Connected”

When it comes to reforming the education system to provide businesses with the workers of the future, “Everything is connected to everything,” Deputy State Secretary for Vocational Training and Adult Education Gáborné Pölöskei told AmCham’s fourth Business Meets Government Summit on October 1.

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2018
Oct
02

State Secretary Roundtable with Nobert Izer in September

The AmCham Tax Committee and Investment Policy Task Force members met Norbert Izer, State Secretary reponsible for Taxation, from the Ministry of Finance on September 12, at the AmCham Conference Room.

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