Advocacy Timeline

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2017
Nov
13

AmCham met representatives of the Site Selectors Guild (SSG), an association of professional site selection consultants

AmCham was invited to a business dinner with representatives of SSG as a professional partner of HIPA to jointly present Hungary’s potential as an investment location.

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2017
Oct
27

Modification of the Law on Labor Safety is in the pipeline – an AmCham advocacy success

In line with AmCham’s main goal to promote a clear and up-to-date regulatory environment for flexible employment schemes, during 2017 AmCham has been engaged in several discussions with the Ministry for National Economy about the regulatory environment for remote work. The Ministry plans to modify the law regulating labor safety (Act XCIII of 1993 on Labor Safety), impacting this regulatory...

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2017
Oct
10

AmCham consultation with Attila Péterfalvi, president of The Hungarian National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (’NAIH’) on GDPR

AmCham’s Regulatory Committee met Attila Péterfalvi, president of The Hungarian National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (’NAIH’) to present and discuss the AmCham position on the planned modification of Act CXII of 2011 on Informational Self-Determination and Freedom of Information ("Privacy Act") which will be modified to harmonize Hungarian law with...

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2017
Oct
10

7th AmCham-NGM Strategic Working group meeting with Antal Nikoletti, Deputy State Secretary for International Economic Relations

The AmCham delegation led by AmCham president Dr. Farkas Bársony met Deputy State Secretary Antal Nikoletti and other high level representatives of the Ministry for National Economy on 6th of October, 2017.

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2017
Sep
29

Promising Signs, But a Lot More Work to Do - III. Business Meets Government Summit recap

The American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary (AmCham), together with the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) organized the third Business Meets Government Summit on September 28, with the aim yet again of setting out proposals on how to improve education, taxation, the regulatory environment and innovation.

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2017
Sep
21

AmCham’s position on the planned modification of the Law on Labor Safety

In line with AmCham’s main goal to promote a clear and up-to-date regulatory environment for remote work, AmCham’s Competitive Workforce Policy Task Force and Regulatory Committee have jointly reviewed the planned modification of the law regulating labor safety (Act XCIII of 1993 on Labor Safety) which impacts the regulatory framework of remote work. AmCham’s position has been sent to the...

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2017
Sep
14

AmCham’s Regulatory Committee sends its feedback to the Ministry of Justice regarding the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Within the framework of the Strategic Agreement between AmCham and the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry asked AmCham to send its feedback on the planned modification of Act CXII of 2011 on Informational Self-Determination and Freedom of Information ("Privacy Act") which will be modified to harmonize Hungarian law with the GDPR of the European Union to be implemented by 25 May, 2018.

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2017
Aug
31

The Regulatory Committee of AmCham comments on the planned modification of the Prohibition of Unfair and Restrictive Market Practices legislative piece

Within the framework of the Strategic Agreement between AmCham and the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Justice asked AmCham’s Regulatory Committee to send its feedback on the planned modification of the Act LVII of 1996 on the Prohibition of Unfair and Restrictive Market Practices legislative piece.

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2017
Jul
31

AmCham was asked to give opinion on "Industry 4.0" Strategy by the Ministry for National Economy (NGM)

AmCham delegation met Zoltán Marczinkó, Deputy State Secretary for Economic Development and Regulation and other representatives of the Ministry for National Economy to discuss the Industry 4.0 Strategy created by the National Technology Platform and the Proposal for the Government prepared by the Ministry.

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2017
Jul
06

AmCham July 5 meeting with State Secretary István Lepsényi

István Lepsényi, State Secretary for Economic Regulation, Gáborné Pölöskei Deputy State Secretary for Vocational Training and Adult Education, Simon Attila István, Deputy State Secretary of Labour Market and other high-level representatives of the Ministry for National Economy (NGM) met the AmCham delegation led by AmCham President Dr. Farkas Bársony on July 5, 2017 at a quarterly...

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