Safe Harbor ruling affecting Hungarian businesses

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In its recently released decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared that the EU Commission’s US Safe Harbour adequacy decision (Commission Decision 2000/520/EC of 26 July 2000) is invalid and therefore no longer a valid method Continue reading Safe Harbor ruling affecting Hungarian businesses

New Basic Law: Commissioner Replaced by Administrative Agency

The Hungarian Parliament has recently passed the new constitution (the Basic Law), which has been signed and promulgated by the President of the Republic on 25 April 2011 and scheduled to enter into force by 1 January 2012. The Government Continue reading New Basic Law: Commissioner Replaced by Administrative Agency

Hungarian DPA Announces Proposal for Information Commissioner

The legislative consultation on adoption of the new Hungarian Constitution is currently in progress and the parliamentary preparatory commission in charge has invited several persons and institutions to submit their views and recommendations in relation to the legislative concept of the new constitution.

András Jóri, the Hungarian Data Protection Commissioner has recently submitted its proposal in connection with the future regulation of the new Hungarian Data Protection Agency which contains some remarkable comments Continue reading Hungarian DPA Announces Proposal for Information Commissioner