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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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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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