July 04, 2021
We would like to inform you that the ownership structure of Ecovis Hungary Legal has changed and our law firm will continue to operate from 1 July 2021 with a changed name, with 7 partners at the same registered office. The founding equity partner of our firm, Dr. Péter Róbert Balogh, has left the partnership and Ecovis Hungary Legal will keep on cooperating with his new firm. Our professional... »
May 28, 2021
In the last 1 year, we have become accustomed to our lives becoming unpredictable. Almost every family has experienced the insecurity of the disease and many have lost their loved ones unexpectedly. Responsible decisions need to be made under incredible stress.   Many of our clients have asked for legal or even mediation assistance in managing probate matters. We have published some... »
April 30, 2021
For a property owner, it is a must to know that such a valuable asset comes with many and recurring obligations. But not everyone is aware of the regulations that are also mandatory to meet in addition to the usual financial burdens (e.g. duty, building tax, overhead, common charges, renovation fund). Although we rarely hear about the following 2 tasks, these are our statutory liabilities and... »
March 25, 2021
It is easy to commit defamation if you get into a heated dispute in social media. When you are harshly criticised or when it is you having a bad day and you fail to remain objective in a comment - it can even fall into the category of defamation. And if someone takes it seriously and makes a report, it can also lead to criminal liability and legal consequences. What is defamation? According... »
February 25, 2021
After 16 years, a new law on viticulture and winery was adopted which will replace the old regulation from 1 August 2021. As it is a special food industry product, the main subject of the law is the regulation of wine products intended for public consumption by formulating consumer protection and quality assurance standards - but it also contains a chapter on viticulture.   - Is a new law... »
January 27, 2021
It has become a general question: If I signed the contract for a newly built home last year, can I claim the difference back this year? And am I going to pay less for the next installment?  According to the VAT reduction, the invoice for the purchase of a newly built apartment issued after 1 January 2021 is taxed at a rate of 5% instead of the previous 27%.   Our brief legal opinion... »