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VJT & Partners

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Andrea Belényi is leading the firm’s competition law practice.

Andrea’s whole professional life has been seen through competition law. She worked as one of the heads of the Hungarian Competition Authority for nearly ten years, so she knows the field in and out. As a secretary-general of the GVH, she had a deep insight into some of Hungary’s most defining competition cases. After 10 years with Hungarian Competition Authority, she started and has been since advising market players on the same matters. She helps companies and associations in competition proceedings. She regularly performs private competition law compliance audits, does competition awareness trainings and monitors “mock” down raids.

Lawyer Rankings

Hungary > Competition

Owing to its ‘familiarity with the practice and procedures of the competition regulator’, VJT & Partners is often instructed to represent clients in merger control proceedings, cartel investigations and unfair commercial practice investigations. On the non-contentious side, the Andrea Belényi–led team is also experienced in drafting agreements restricting competition and commercial contracts with non-compete clauses in line with the Hungarian and European competition regulation and requirements.

Hungary > Data privacy and data protection

(Next Generation Partners)

Andrea Belényi  –  VJT & Partners

The team at VJT & Partners is noted for its ‘outstanding knowledge, combined with client care and commercial mindedness.’ The ‘first-class team‘ includes managing partner and ‘seasoned expertJános Tamás Varga. Also of note are Endre Várady and Andrea Belényi, both of whom have ‘extensive experience of supporting businesses in the e-commerce and fashion sectors’. The group advises on the full-range of data protection and privacy issues, such as sector-specific concerns, complex GDPR audit projects and matters before the Hungarian Data Protection Authority.

Hungary > TMT

VJT & Partners has a strong track record in the Hungarian TMT market. It is well-known for its longstanding relationship with Google CEE, for whom it advises on various IP, telecoms and media issues, such as the implementation of AVMS or DSM Directive in the context of YouTube, block-listing and geolocation issues. It also assists with issues concerning copyright law, advertising regulations and data protection. The firm is also a strong choice for TMT related asset acquisitions and investments. János Tamás Varga advises IT outsourcing services providers on their biggest Hungarian projects in the financial services, telecoms, energy and utility sectors. Endre Várady is noted for his expertise in digital media, advertisement, e-commerce and data protection. Andrea Belényi is active in regulatory mandates.