On February 22, the government extended the state of emergency by 90 days, to May 23. The extension also applies to the transitional provisions the government passed in the earlier phase of the pandemic for the protection of health and the economy. Among these transitional rules is the so-called Home Office Decree. This decree relaxed the regulation in the field of the otherwise strict and rigid rules pertaining to teleworking and home office work. This is vital for employers as a large number of employees are forced to work from home...
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Part 2 of this series is about data protection. In case of questions, please contact Zoltán Balázs Kovács. How do you secure data in the home office environment? What policies should be in place to secure data and devices? What does a data breach mean? Employers must comply with the principle of accountability and demonstrate compliance (including by way of applying proper internal policies). This is important also from the perspective of data security...
Szecskay Attorneys at Law proudly announces that its founder and Managing Partner, Dr. András Szecskay, was awarded with the Jedlik Ányos Award by the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO), the central department for the protection of intellectual property, on 8 June 2021. The honour was handed over by Tibor Gulyás, Deputy State Secretary in charge of innovations, and Gyula Pomázi, President of HIPO. András Szecskay received the award for his “excellent standards and efficiency in protection of industrial property.” "I am extremely honoured to receive this highly reputable award...
Gyorgy Wellmann and Bence Molnar Sz. to further drive the firms organic growth efforts. Szecskay Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that Gyorgy Wellmann, who will lead the Public Procurement Practice, and Bence Molnar Sz., who will continue to expand the firms corporate and digital form practice, have been promoted to the firms partnership effective 1 January, 2021. Gyorgy Wellmann will head the provision of legal services to domestic and foreign clients in Public Procurement proceedings and in the enforcement of related claims. At the same time, he will continue to play a key role in the firms Dispute Resolution team...