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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Hungary: Bonus claims - evolving court practice

October 2016 - Employment. Legal Developments by Schönherr.

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Although performance-based compensation has long been an integral part of Hungarian employment law, neither the Labour Code nor the relevant commentaries provide a clear-cut definition of a 'bonus'. As a result, the definition and key legal principles governing bonuses have been developed by court practice. read more...

HUNGARIAN CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS IN CARTEL MATTERS

January 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Kinstellar.

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A recent second instance judgment by the Metropolitan Court of Appeal (“Court of Appeal”) provides some interesting insight into the court’s approach in cartel matters. The case before the Court of Appeal concerned the second instance review of a first instance judgment that annulled certain parts of the decision of the Hungarian Competition Office (the “HCO”).

HUNGARIAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST REGIME

October 2011 - Real Estate & Property. Legal Developments by Kinstellar.

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Hungary is the first country in the CEE region to introduce the real estate investment trust (REIT) regime on the back of US and Western European examples. The new REIT regime took effect on 27 July 2011.

LEGAL & TAX | NEWS September 2010

BANKING & FINANCE  .  REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION  .  PROCUREMENT & REGULATORY  .  EMPLOYMENT & PENSIONS

AMENDMENT OF THE FISCAL CODE AND OTHER FISCAL-FINANCIAL MEASURES

Government Emergency Ordinance no. 58 (the “Ordinance”) for the amendment and completion of Law no. 571/2003 regarding the Fiscal Code (the “Fiscal Code”) and other fiscal-financial measures was published in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I no. 431 of June 28, 2010. The Ordinance shall enter into force on July 1, 2010.

Newsletter: Your Legal Key to Hungary

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EC TRADE MARK LAW IN THE LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY AS EXEMPLIFIED BY THE CASE BAYERN INNOVATIV V OHIM

This article tries to shed light on an important area of trade mark law in connection with a decision recently handed down by the European Court of First Instance (the "CFI"), more specifically with respect to the complex question of similarity between marks and confusion of the public. This question is naturally an issue of fact and evidence and is - to a large extent - imbued with subjectivity. Therefore, new cases brought before the courts always have to be assessed afresh, taking all the surrounding circumstances into consideration, and the outcome can at times be surprising, even for experienced trade mark lawyers.

HUNGARIAN DATA PROTECTION LAWS

August 2009 - Employment. Legal Developments by Szecskay Attorneys at Law.

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TRANSFER BY THE EMPLOYER OF EMPLOYEES' PERSONAL DATA TO THE US FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF HUNGARIAN DATA PROTECTION LAWS: In this article, we briefly address the issue of what requirements prescribed by Hungarian laws on data protection must be complied with by an employer that wishes to transfer the personal data of its employees to the United States.

THE "UNDERGROUND PARKING LOT CASE IN SOPRON"

The Supreme Court's decision in this Sopron underground parking lot case has been one of the hottest topics in the legal playing field in the past few months. We briefly discuss the decision below, and describe a possible way to solve the problems it has raised.

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