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2018
Feb
20

’Cooperation for a more competitive Hungary’ recommendation package presented to State Secretary István Lepsényi

István Lepsényi, Secretary of State for Economic Development and Regulation and other high-level representatives of the Ministry for National Economy (NGM) met the AmCham delegation led by AmCham president Dr. Farkas Bársony on February 15, 2018 at the first AmCham-Ministry for Economy quarterly strategic working group meeting in 2018.

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2018
Feb
12

AmCham sent “Cooperation for a More Competitive Hungary 2018” recommendation package to the Prime Minister and his cabinet

On January 29, the new “Cooperation for a More Competitive Hungary 2018” recommendation package was sent to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his cabinet.

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2018
Feb
06

Dr. Viktor Łuszcz, president of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office met the AmCham Innovation PTF in January 2018

On January 18th, 2018, Dr. Viktor Łuszcz, President of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) and colleagues gave an overview of HIPO’s activities and goals at a high-level meeting organized with the AmCham Innovation Policy Task Force (PTF).

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2018
Feb
02

The Role of the Data Protection Officer - A Regulatory Committee Input for GDPR Preparations

The Chamber's Regulatory Committee published a document to summarize the role and employment status of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) in order to help member companies in interpreting the applicable DPO-specific rules of the GDPR.

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2018
Jan
30

AmCham volunteers held lectures at the newly introduced Career Orientation Day at the Kispesti Deák Ferenc Gimnázium

Andrea Juhos PTF Lead, Péter Csucska, First Vice President of AmCham and Zsuzsa Beszteri, member of the Competitive Workforce PTF and the working group responsible for the content development of the new AmCham initiative visited the Kispesti Deák Ferenc High School to talk about their work and career, and shared their experience with high school students whose future may also be shaped by...

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2018
Jan
30

AmCham Hungary hosted the January meeting of the Hungarian Pact4Youth working group

On 26th of January, the third meeting of the Hungarian Pact4Youth working group was held at AmCham Hungary. The working group gave an opinion on the current programs initiated by the Ministry of Human Capacities and discussed the objectives and next steps of the Hungarian Pact4Youth initiative.

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2018
Jan
30

AmCham's Regulatory Committee met Chargé d’Affaires David J. Kostelancik

On January 26, Chargé d’Affaires David J. Kostelancik hosted a delegation of the Chamber's Regulatory Committee for a Fireside Chat to discuss the latest developments in GDPR.

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2017
Nov
30

European Vocational Skills Week attended by AmCham Hungary

AmCham Hungary was invited to the European Vocational Skills Week in Brussels on November 23, 2017 as part of the Pact4Youth initiative.

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2017
Nov
30

AmCham Innovation Policy Task Force Co-Lead Joerg Bauer (President of GE Hungary) presented at the „MAGEOSZ Day at Budapest University of Technology and Economics” on increasing the efficiency of business-academia cooperation

AmCham perceives the R&D&I based university-industry cooperation as a competitiveness issue, therefore the Innovation PTF launched the Business Meets Universities (BMU) Project in January 2017 to initiate a dialogue that creates a mutually beneficial advantage, and to facilitate cooperation with measurable benefits for both the academic and the business spheres.

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2017
Nov
27

AmCham advocacy success regarding the procedure for the licensing of third-country employees

Recognizing our member companies’ problems in finding the required labour supply in Hungary, AmCham has been advocating for the further facilitation of the employment of non-EU (third country) residents.

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