Legal

March 27, 2018
Business mediation is a quick, cost-efficient and private way of dispute settlement and the success of which depends on the parties’ ability to reach consensus. The mediator of the dispute does not make a decision, but helps the parties by approximating their interests and goals.   This mutual and unique dispute resolution can replace in many cases the costly, complicated and lengthy... »
 
March 13, 2018
The Act on Fixed-rate Tax of Low Tax-bracket (a.k.a. KATA) provides an extremely favorable condition for taxation, however many misuse it: to reduce taxes, enterprises rather make independent contractor agreements falling under small business tax with their employees. This is clearly a disguise for employment. If the reported revenue exceeds HUF 1 million a year, the tax administration will... »
 
February 27, 2018
Most call centers record telephone calls and the caller is informed of it by an automated voice. However, our voice is a type of personal data and its recording and storage is lawful if a compulsory law prescribes it or the person involved in the call has given consent to be recorded. This conduct is obvious in the case of certain companies and public services providers who fall under the... »
 
February 13, 2018
Under the regulation of the European Union airlines are obliged to pay compensation to passengers in the event of denied boarding, cancellation or delay of flights. If your flight has been delayed by at least 3 hours, it can somewhat ease your mind that you are entitled to EUR 250-600 in compensation. But what exactly does it depend on how much money you will get? Which flights and what... »
 
January 30, 2018
In 2018 six Saturdays will be working-days. Practice shows that many of the employers either allow employees leave office earlier or do not even request them to go to work at the weekend. However employers can decide to allocate vacation time to Saturdays being working-days and in this case employers have no other choice but to accept it unless their labor contract specifies otherwise. How is... »
 
January 16, 2018
The Government Decree no. 455/2017. (XII.27.) entered into force on the 27 of December, 2017 grants pre-emptive rights in favour of the Hungarian State in respect of some ten thousand real estates located at world heritage sites. How do you know where these sites are? What does it even mean that the State has a pre-emptive right on the real estates listed on 1824 pages in the annex to the... »
 
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