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2016
Aug
01

AmCham suggestions included in the revised vocational education system

Deputy State Secretary László Odrobina announced the addition of two trades - business services associate in the shared service center and sales representative in the fast-moving consumer goods sectors - to the revised National Register of Vocational Qualification (OKJ) program on the suggestion of AmCham Hungary while discussing the upcoming changes of the vocational education system in...

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2016
Jul
20

Extraordinary Innovation Policy Task Force Meeting

Innovation PTF Members welcomed dr. Antal Nikodémus from the Ministry for National Economy and dr. Ferenc Friedler from the National Research, Innovation and Development Office and discussed the innovation related parts of AmCham’s 19 point recommendation package.

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2016
Jul
04

AmCham Position on the New Civil Procedure Code was submitted to Ministry

Within the framework of the strategic partnership agreement, Ministry of Justice requested AmCham’s feedback on the draft bill on the New Civil Procedure Code (the “New CPC”) in early June.

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2016
Jun
29

AmCham briefing at the annual meeting of the Hungarian Investment &Trade Attaches

On June 24th, AmCham CEO Írisz Lippai-Nagy participated at the annual meeting of the Hungarian Investment & Trade attaches of North America at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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2016
Jun
29

State Secretary Roundtable with Dr. László Palkovics, State Secretary for Education

On June 16, 2016 the Talent PTF hosted State Secretary László Palkovics from the Ministry of Human Resources at an extraordinary meeting in the AmCham Conference Room. AmCham president Ferenc Pongrácz welcomed the State Secretary and representatives of AmCham member companies.

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2016
Jun
03

AmCham’s SSC’s meet with Ambassador Bell

On June 2nd 2016, AmCham Hungary organized a “Fireside Chat” with Her Excellency Colleen Bell, U.S. Ambassador to Hungary. This was the second occasion of a high-level, exclusive but also informal industry-specific meeting series.

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2016
May
06

AmCham Regulatory Committee comments on draft bill modifying the credit Collateral Register scheme

On April 12, 2016, the AmCham Regulatory Committee responded to the Ministry of Justices’ request for recommendations on the draft bill modifying the credit Collateral Register scheme.

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2016
Apr
29

AmCham regular quarterly meeting with State Secretary István Lepsényi

The Ministry for National Economy and AmCham established a Strategic Working Group to ensure more progressive and structured consultation between the two organizations. István Lepsényi, Secretary of State for Economic Regulation and other Ministry representatives met the AmCham delegation on April 29, 2016, following up on the kick-off meeting held on December 9, 2015.

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2016
Apr
19

Minister Szijjártó met with AmCham to discuss "Cooperation for a more competitive Hungary"

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó met a high-level AmCham delegation on April 19, to discuss issues and commitments crucial to the competitiveness and business-friendly environment of Hungary. The Minister has been appointed by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to discuss in detail AmCham’s ‘Cooperation for a More Competitive Hungary’ strategic working plan, sent to the...

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2016
Mar
30

AmCham’s Electronic Manufacturers’ Committee met with Ambassador Bell

AmCham’s Electronic Manufacturers’ Committee - along with AmCham president Ferenc Pongrácz and CEO Írisz Lippai-Nagy - met H.E. Colleen Bell, Ambassador of the United States to Hungary and Dale Wright, U.S. Senior Commercial Officer.

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