AmCham Coronavirus Updates

  • March 13, 2020
On this page you can inform about the latest updates regarding AmCham Hungary's Coronavirus policies and member service offers.

AmCham Hungary's Coronavirus Policy

last updated: April 30

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In light of the recent COVID-19 virus outbreak, AmCham Hungary has decided to take precautionary measures, as the health and safety of our Members and Partners is of paramount importance for us.

Office and staff

The AmCham Office is closed until further notice. The staff works from home to practice social distancing. We are all available via email and mobile phone in regular business hours.

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Events and Meetings

All AmCham events and meetings (including Committee, Policy Task Force and other working group meetings) that were supposed to take place in March-May are postponed until further notice or moved online.

We have launched AmCham Live! a new webinar series to discuss current events and challenges we face during the pandemic.

In case you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Members' News and Offers

Some of our members have already offered a helping hand. You can learn about the services, recommendations, offers and alternative solutions of our Members below.

 

Insights

Dentons: Further economic and job protection measures in Hungary in response to the COVID-19 emergency

Eversheds Sutherland Attorneys at Law : Tax and Corporate Law Measures

Eversheds Sutherland Attorneys at Law: Revised Employment Law

Bird & Bird: A magyar „Kurzarbeit”, azaz állami bértámogatás szabályai és a munkaidő-keretre vonatkozó változások

Eversheds Sutherland Attorneys at Law: Special corporate governance rules introduced during the pandemic

Eversheds Sutherland Attorneys at Law: New employment related Government measures

Szecskay: Summary of the statement of the European Data Protection Board on data processing during the pandemic

bpv Jádi Németh: Life under quarantine - Home office or compulsory vacation?

bpv Jádi Németh: When shops close – but the lease goes on

PwC People Playbook: avagy hogyan küzdjünk meg a HR kihívásokkal a válság alatt és után

Dentons: Corporate governance during the state of emergency in Hungary – measures adopted due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Dentons: Corporate Client Alert on electronic contracting in light of the COVID-19

Oppenheim Law Firm: Coronavirus and Certain Law Issues

Szecskay Attorneys at Law: Summary of the European Data Protection Board's Statement on data processing during the pandemic

bpv Jádi Németh: Life under quarantine - Home office or compulsory vacation?

bpv Jádi Németh: When shops close – but the lease goes on

Dentons COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hub

Dentons: Employment and Data Protection Recommendations

Dentons: Further economy and job protection measures

Oppenheim Ügyvédi Iroda: Gyakori adatvédelmi és munkajogi kérdések

Dentons: Impact of COVID-19 on Contractual obligations

KPMG: Szakértői összefoglaló a COVID-19-ről

Orientax: Further Details on the Extraordinary Tax Measures Released by the Government

Summary of the government’s Coronavirus emergency package from OrienTax

Bird&Bird Employment COVID-19 Briefings

Bird&Bird: Munkajogi és adatvédelmi jogi kihívások a koronavírus terjedésének idején

News

Dr. Rose Magánkórház: Pácienseink biztonsága az első

ABB and employees donate to the International Committee of the Red Cross

A Ford a Nemzeti Humanitárius Koordinációs Tanáccsal együttműködve 15 személygépkocsit bocsát a humanitárius segélyszervezetek rendelkezésére a koronavírus elleni küzdelem segítésére

MKB Bank: Indul a VideoBank! Újabb fontos digitális innováció az ügyfelek érdekében

Blue Colibri első között csatlakozott a bajba jutott munkavállalók megsegítését célzó mozgalomhoz

MOL: Kéz- és felületfertőtlenítő gyárrá álakult át az egyik üzem.

Services

GRANT THORNTON MAGYARORSZÁG BEINDÍTJA A KKV HOTLINE SZOLGÁLTATÁSÁT

Hungária Med-M’s proposal: rapid testing for COVID-19 and related on-call services

Easter Home Delivery from DNB Budapest - Every Order Supports the National Ambulance Service

AAM Veszélyhelyzeti Szolgáltatások

Bistro Fine: your favorite delivered to your home

Bistro Fine: Elindult az ebéd kiszállítás

Blue Colibri: Ingyenes Smart kríziskommunikációs csomag

LogMeIn provides free Emergency Remote Work Kits for companies hit by coronavirus

Ingyenessé teszi a Logmein távmunka-szoftvereit, hogy segítse a koronavírus elleni harcot

A Telekom segít: 10 GB extra adat minden havi díjas és Domino ügyfelünknek

Telenor: 100 GB extra Hipernet


Charity Campaigns

United Way: #UNITED TO HELP

Összefogás és Segélyalap Szervátültetett Gyermekek és Felnőttek megsegítésére

 

If you would like to offer any services that can ease the disruption caused by the virus outbreak, do not hesitate to contact our colleagues at vivien.csernik-tihn@amcham.hu or peter.kovacs@amcham.hu. Thank you!

For credible information about the COVID-19 situation and economic relief in Hungary, please click here.

For COVID-19 facts, health and safety advice, please click here.