European Commission launches infringement proceedings against Hungary

The European Commission announced today that it will launch accelerated infringement proceedings against Hungary, inter alia, due to the violation of independence of its data protection authority, since the new data protection legislation of Hungary prematurely terminated the Data Protection Continue reading European Commission launches infringement proceedings against Hungary

Infringement Procedure Against Hungary Due to the Violation of the Independence of the DPA?

As of 1 January 2012 a new Agency (Data Protection and Freedom of Information Agency / NAIH) is responsible for the compliance with data protection and freedom of information laws in Hungary. According to the information of the news portal Continue reading Infringement Procedure Against Hungary Due to the Violation of the Independence of the DPA?

Report on the Conference on ‘The Hungarian Parliamentary Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information 1995 – 2011’

We are pleased to share a guest post by dr. Ákos Süle – managing partner of Süle Law Firm – who attended the latest conference of the Hungarian Data Protection Commissioner on 28 September 2011. On 28 September 2011 we Continue reading Report on the Conference on ‘The Hungarian Parliamentary Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information 1995 – 2011’