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Zoltan Kovacs

Zoltan Kovacs

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Szecskay Attorneys at Law
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Dr. Zoltan Balazs Kovacs is a Hungarian attorney admitted to the Budapest Bar Association. He received his JD, summa cum laude, from the Eotvos Lorand Faculty of State and Legal Sciences in 2000. He continued his studies at the Institute of Comparative Law at McGill University in Montreal and earned his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in International Labour Standards in 2002. Dr. Kovacs was an associate at Martonyi es Kajtar Baker & McKenzie Attorneys-at-Law between 2002 and 2004. He practiced at his own office before associating with the Firm in 2006. Dr. Kovacs currently specializes in corporate and commercial law, M&A, insolvency and labour law as well as data protection law.

Bar Admissions

Budapest Bar.

Education

Eotvos Lorand Faculty of State and Legal Sciences;
Institute of Comparative Law at McGill University in Montreal.
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

Martonyi es Kajtar Baker & McKenzie - 2002 and 2004.
Blogs

The Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) II (Consultation with the Data Subjects and the DPA)
Posted on February 22, 2018
Practice Group: Technology, Media & Communications - Europe

The Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) II (Consultation with the Data Subjects and the DPA)

The GDPR contains rules on when controllers are required to prepare a data protection impact assessment (DPIA), when they have to seek ...


Articles

Resolutions of the Hungarian Data Protection Authority Imposing Fines Under the GDPR (21 June 2019)
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, July 2019

Below you will find a brief summary of the resolutions of the data protection authority uploaded on their website up until today imposing a fine under the GDPR. 1. Failure to facilitate the exercise of data subjects' rights The data subject wanted to exercise his access right, right to receive a copy, and his right to restrict processing of camera recordings of him at the reception area of a service provider...

Labour Code Changes Due to the GDPR
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, April 2019

Due to the GDPR, the Hungarian Parliament passed a law on 1 April concerning changes to a number of acts containing data protection provisions. The Hungarian Labour Code is one of the laws that has been changed. The new law is expected to be published soon and its rules, which affect quite a number of data controllers, will become applicable on the 15th day following their publication. It can be expected that the new rules will become effective around 1 May...

The GDPR and the Data protection officer (DPO)
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, February 2018

The GDPR contains rules on when it is mandatory for controllers and processors to designate a data protection officer. The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (WP29) issued guidelines on the data protection officers (DPOs) interpreting the respective provisions of the GDPR (Articles 37-39 and Recitals 77 and 97). The Data Protection Officer (DPO) The GDPR contains rules on when it is mandatory for controllers and processors to designate a data protection officer...

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