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By Dóra Katalin Kuti
The Act CXXX of 2016 on the Code of Civil Procedure (Ccp.) currently in force, in order to meet the requirements of accelerated technical development, already incorporated - upon its entry into force in 2018 - the rules for the use of electronic technologies and devices. However, no one would have thought that their use will be tested so widely in action, in such a short time.
Liability, competition, and the economic aspects of the changing legal environment
by Viktória Villányi
#Stayhome…even if you need a lawyer
Attorney’s countersigning in the digital space
(April 24, 2020)
Gábor Márky, Senior Associate
Further information: here
Humanity is facing the greatest challenge of the 21st century. As always, our office is at your full disposal to digitally serve you with highest professional care, diligence and proven commitment. We realize that your queries are of larger importance and of higher urgency than ever.“There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.”(Friedrich Nietzsche)
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH is the WINNER for Hungary at the Euromoney European Women in Business Law Award 2019. Our law firm has been recognized among the best legal professionals where Euromoney LMG acknowledged our initiatives for innovation. We are honoured to see our lawyers recognized again.
Our managing partner, Dr. Andrea Jádi Németh, Managing Partner at bpv Jádi Németh Attorneys at Law is officially the Chair of the Supervisory Board, which was approved by the AmCham General Assembly.
The Budapest Court of Public Administration and Labour declared in its judgement yesterday that Hungary violated the fundamental freedom to provide online gambling services and acted unlawfully when it imposed fines on foreign operators and banned access to their websites. The decision may affect hundreds of pending lawsuits in Hungary.
Krisztina Ivanics, Head of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH's IP/IT Competence Center will be among the lecturers of a high-level Hungarian conference on preparation for the GDPR. Clients and Partners of our firm are eligible for a discounted participation fee by using the EA500427 code upon registration. Further details: http://infoszfera.hu/Rendezvenyek/az-uj-europai-adatvedelmi-szabalyozas/
Our legal services have been recognized by leading legal directories this year again! Our practice and Partners are recommended in 6 areas by Legal 500 EMEA 2017, furthermore Andrea Jádi Németh is leading individual in the prestigious Chambers & Partners directory and we are proud to share that this year our firm has been ranked in a new practice area as well: Dispute Resolution. We heartfully thank to all of our clients and partners for their continuous trust.
Dr. Edina Katalin Parragi, LL.M., Partner and Dr. Ilona Boros, Junior Associate summarize the most important aspects of inheritance and succession regulation in the April edition of the Hungarian K&K Magazin.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law is delighted to share that Dr Péter Garancsi has been appointed to Office Leading Partner. Besides his management duties, Péter remains the practice leader of the corporate / M&A as well as banking & finance areas at the firm. Furthermore, Dr Attila M. Kovács has been promoted to Partner, primarily responsible for regulatory matters.
COMMON RESPONSIBILITY? DATA PROTECTION & DATA PROCESSING
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH has acted as sole legal counsel of the purchaser in a recently closed major Hungarian real estate deal; the acquisition of Office Garden I, a category A office building in Budapest's 11th district.
We had a wonderful time with clients, partners and friends celebrating the 10th Anniversary of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH late November in the heart of Budapest. We would like to thank all of you who were with us at the Party and during the last 10 years. We cannot wait to see what the next 10 years bring for us. Enjoy our gallery here.
Rapidly developing digital technology is continuously raising complex legal and corporate governance issues that require highly skilled expertise, comprehensive market knowledge, a practical approach and an international mindset. To serve this business sphere with the highest standard of legal advice, bpv JÁDI NÉMETH is proud to announce the arrival of Dr Krisztina Ivanics, who will head up our new IP/IT competence center.
Andrea Jádi Németh presented at the HR Conference organized by the Hungarian Association for Human Resources Management about the legal aspects of employee retention.
We are thrilled to share that bpv JÁDI NÉMETH has been recommended in 7 practice areas in this year’s LEGAL 500 ranking where all of our partners are recommended lawyers!
We would like to thank our clients and partners for their continuous trust in our pragmatic advisory services and innovative, flexible legal solutions that resulted in this fantastic achievement.
Dr Edina Katalin Parragi, partner at bpv JÁDI NÉMETH lectured on work environment related legal cases and lessons learned at the HR conference co-organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Győr-Moson-Sopron County and the Széchenyi István University of Győr on 7 April 2016.
Among others Edina talked about the regulations of workplace accidents and occupational diseases as well as about the rights and liabilities of employees and employers.
We cordially invite you to our Legal Breakfast where Dr. Edina Katalin Parragi speaks about the most important aspects of the regulation of inheritance and succession.
Dates (both sessions will cover the same topics):
14 April 2016 (9:00 AM – 10:30 AM)
Location: bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law
Year after year our experts contributing to the Hungaian chapters of the World Bank Group’s publications. We are proud to share that Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency has been published and contains valuable contributions from our lawyers.
The report is available at the following link: http://www.doingbusiness.org/~/media/GIAWB/Doing%20Business/Documents/An...
Dr Márton Horányi, Head of Competition Practice Group at bpv JÁDI NÉMETH gave a presentation together with the president of the Hungarian Competition Office about the recent changes of SMP regulations at the Competition Law Conference organized by the Hungarian Legal Forum (Jogi Fórum). In his presentation Márton covered the following topics: presumption of market dominance applicable to large food retailers in Hungary; communication between suppliers and retailers; hub & spoke cases; developments in the regulation of e-commerce.
Inheritance and Succession were the two key topics of the private Business Breakfast series organized by bpv JÁDI NÉMETH in late 2015 in Budapest. The sessions led by Dr Edina Katalin Parragi provided family business leaders with an opportunity to learn more about rules of inheritance and succession planning as well as to discuss specific cases.
Dr Andrea Jádi Németh talked about the legal aspects of knowledge sharing and incubation programmes as panel member of a Knowledge Transfer Budapest event, a newly launched series, an open forum for scientists, students, business and opinion leaders and those who are interested in how scientific and business communities can succeed by building open and sharing networks.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH has been invited to contribute to the 11th Polish-German Legal Forum conference held in Wroclaw, Poland in November 2015 organized by six Polish chambers and the German Bar Associations of Saxony and Berlin.
Dr Éva Nikolett Torma, Associate of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH gave a presentation titled „Cross-border legal services from practical perspectives” at the conference attended by around 200 international lawyers gathered to discuss „What challenges do lawyers face today?”
Dr Péter Garancsi, partner of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH was guest speaker of the „First-hand practical advice for a successful US market entry” session and Dr Andrea Jádi Németh, the firm’s managing partner acted as moderator of the Competitiveness panel discusssion at the XXX. Jubilee CEO Summit.
We were delighted to welcome guests at our full house event about succession planning of family businesses where prominent guests shared their most personal experience regarding value creation, preservation and transmission within businesses.
Dr Edina Katalin Parragi, partner at bpv JÁDI NÉMETH talked about the challenges of family businesses and succession planning at a conference focused on managing different generations in the workplace.
In order to establish the successful future of domestic family businesses as well as small and medium-sized enterprises we initiate a dialogue.
Dr Veronika Francis-Hegedűs, Associate at bpv JÁDI NÉMETH held a presentation about legal aspects of the Fashion industry at the Members' Meeting of the National Fashion League Hungary, while Dr Anikó Nagy, junior associate of the firm talked about Hungarian employment regulation at a workshop organized be the National Humanmanagement Association for foreign students.
We are most proud to share that in 2015 bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law has been recommended in 5 practice areas by the prestigous LEGAL 500 in Hungary. Furthermore Péter Garancsi (Projects and energy; Corporate M&A) and Andrea Jádi Németh (Corporate M&A) are „highly recommended individuals”.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that Dr Márton Horányi LL.M. has joined the law firm as a Partner and Head of the Competition Practice. Márton is highly experienced and internationally recognized in competition law. His expertise ensures the most outstanding professional care and diligence in competition and antitrust matters for bpv JÁDI NÉMETH’s clients.
We most proudly share that Andrea Jádi Németh won a „Highly Commended” accolade from the Jury of the most prestigious The Lawyer European Awards 2015 in the European Managing Partner of the Year category. The international recognition means a genuine acknowledgement to the whole team of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH and an inspiration to continue to strive for excellence.
Cordial congratulations to the all of the awardees and nominees!
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law was delighted to welcome the guests of a full house panel discussion about Hungary’s role as a regional competency center and industry hub for German companies.
HUNGARY - Regional competency center and industry hub for German companies
FROM GOOD TO GREAT
In recognition of German investors’ major role in the Hungarian economy and in anticipation of their growing contribution to a sustainable knowledge based society, bpv JÁDI NÉMETH has taken the strategic step to create a German Practice.
Renewable professional support in the business and legal information market
Document templates integrated in the online legal database provide business people with support by broadening professional legal materials. Thanks to the cooperation of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH and Opten, updated and reliable labour law document templates are now available for the economic organizations.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH is delighted to share that Andrea Jádi Németh is among the six candidates from the whole continent to win the European managing partner of the year award by the most prestigious The Lawyer magazine.
Through the Magic Lamp Wish Fulfilling Foundation bpv JÁDI NÉMETH helped to fulfill the wish of the 8-year-old Krisztian. Krisztian is a second grade, cute, cheerful, talkative, direct boy. He wished for a laptop to surf the web, to draw, to play a lot and many more. Her mother added that she is confident that the laptop will be a great help in learning as well. Krisztian received the laptop with surprise, but then with a huge smile on his face he grabbed it and could not wait to turn it on.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH’s exclusive Celtic Christmas Reception organized under the patronage of the Irish Ambassador to Hungary was highly appreciated by the partners and friends of the firm.
We proudly share that our Managing Partner, Dr. Andrea Jádi Németh has been elected as Second Vice President of the American Chamber of Commerce for a two year-term. Congratulations to the new President, Mr. Ferenc Pongrácz and for the new Board Members as well!
Dr. Andrea Jádi Németh will give a talk entitled Protecting our data, managing our secrets – Where is legislation heading at the beginning of the 21st century? at the professional conference of the Joint Venture Association on 6 November 2014.
You can find the detailed program of the event here.
The Third Entrepreneurship Summit: What is Success? - Discover Your Own Way!
Why do only some entrepreneurs succeed?
You can read here the conversation in Hungarian:
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH is the WINNER for Hungary at the Euromoney European Women in Business Law Award 2014. The winners were announced at the award ceremony on June 18 in London. Our law firm has been recognized among the best legal professionals where Euromoney LMG acknowledged our initiatives for innovation. We are honoured to see our lawyers recognized for the second time after we were awarded the winner law firm for Hungary also in year 2013.
Dr Bálint Bassola, partner of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys will moderate the panel discussion at the Hungarian Innovation TechShow (HITS)between the repsentatives of enterpreneurs and policymakers, namely from Facebook, Google, the Design Terminal and the Hungarian National Innovation Agency.
The partner of our law firm, Dr Peter Garancsi, LL.M. will address the topic of the establishment of start-ups from the legal point of view at a conference in Debrecen on May 15, 2014.
We are pleased to share our recent honour that our law firm is shortlisted for the Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2014. Other selected law firms from Hungary include: CMS Cameron McKenna, DLA Piper, Kinstellar and White & Case.
We proudly share the recent acknowledgement of our professional team in the field of Corporate/M&A, Competition, Energy, Real estate & Construction and Employment law in The Legal500 EMEA 2014 directory.
Published for over twenty years, The Legal500 series provides the most comprehensive, full in-depth worldwide coverage currently available on legal services providers, in 64 jurisdictions.
The partner of our law firm attended as a committed volunteer the 'Board Simulation' meeting put on stage by the Governance and Transparency Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary (AmCham) at the Faculy of Law at the ELTE University on April 29.
Koen Lenaerts, Vice President of the Court of Justice of the European Union was invited as the guest speaker of a discussion at the residence of the Ambassador of Belgium on April 14, 2014.
More than 50 companies have already tested our unique product in the field of the labour and employment law in the Hungarian market. The executives of these companies evaluated the interactive e-learning package ‘Labour Law E-Training for Executives’ extremely useful, easy-to-use, practical, and at the same time highly professional.
Gladly responding to the expectations and the demand of our clients, the program is NOW AVAILABLE ALSO IN ENGLISH!
Senior Attorney of our law firm, Dr Éva Fülöp is going to hold her presentation titled ‘Liability issues in the new Hungarian Civil Code’ at the sold out conference on The new Civil Code on April 2nd at Hilton Budapest City. You can reach here more detailed information on the invited speakers and topics of the event.
Dr Andrea Jádi Németh holds her presentation at the Budapest Bar Association today. Please find here the program of the conference 'The new Civil Code - Preparation for the changes':
AZ ÚJ PTK. HATÁLYBALÉPÉSE - FELKÉSZÜLÉSE A VÁLTOZÁSOKRA
Helyszín: Budapesti Ügyvédi Kamara díszterme (1055 Budapest, Szalay utca 7.)
Időpont: 2014. március 11. 9.00-16.30
We had a fascinating AIA (An Interesting Afternoon) event in Budapest on March 6 at the Corvinus University. The interactive participation of the audience also made the event a great success!
All the speakers combined different aspects to success in their lives, entwining financial success with positive impact on society:
We proudly announce that Dr Andrea Jádi Németh, managing partner of our law firm has been elected to the Committee of International Affairs of the Budapest Bar Association (BBA) at the last Annual Assembly of the Association on February 21st. The introduction of the newly elected officers and Committee members will take place in the ceremonial hall of the BBA on March 12, 2014.
On the occasion of the traditional Vienna Lawyers Ball (Juristenball) 2014 in the festival halls of the former Austrian Emperors Palace Hofburg, bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte held the yearly law symposium, the 17th Wiener Juristengespräche in Vienna. This year, the symposium was dedicated to the up-to-date topic "Secrecy and Privacy Protection".
More than 120 participants attended our extremely successful seminar ’A Silicon Valley Perspective - from Budapest to the global arena’ at the Ballroom of the Budapest Marriott hotel on January 16, 2014.
We had the honour to welcome among our highly esteemed guests:
IFLR1000, The Guide to the world's leading law firms by Euromoney listed our managing partner, Dr Andrea Jádi Németh, LL.M. as leading lawyer in the M&A category.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law invited partners and clients to a seminar serie on the effects of the new Civil Code (effective in Hungary as of March 15, 2014) to the board room of the law firm. The experts of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH were happy to welcome more than 50 participants from 34 companies. All participants evaluated the presentations beneficial – also the interactive participation of the audience made the serie informative.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law invited its partners and clients to the opening Cocktail & Macaron Reception held on the occasion of the Paris photo exhibition („Magnifique Paris”) of our partner Dr Bálint Bassola and his wife, Judit Folly.
We were very pleased to have conversations in a relaxed atmosphere with many of our partners while tasting the selected wines of the Folly Winery of Badacsonyörs and while listening to French chansons performed by the star singer Micheller Myrtill.
The happiness of the winner
"Each award brings a thrilling inspiration for one" - says Dr Andrea Jádi Németh. Our law firm has won the Euromoney Europe Women in Business Law Awards for Hungary.
The full Hungarian version of the interview is available by clicking on the following link.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that Dr Bálint Bassola, LL.M. has joined the law firm as a partner. Dr Bassola is a highly recognized and experienced professional for competition and antitrust matters. The law firm also boosts its banking & finance as well as the regulatory practice with promoting Dr Péter Garancsi, LL.M. to partner.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH law firm was pleased to welcome our colleagues from bpv LEGAL Alliance during our last Summer Outing meeting in Budapest. We really had a great time together! The participants evaluated very much both the training sessions and the leisure activities.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH is the WINNER for Hungary in “Best in Country” at the Euromoney Europe Women in Business Law Awards. The winners were announced at a ceremony held at The Dorchester London. This initiative celebrates the achievements of law firms and women leading the field in the legal sector across Europe. With this award, bpv JÁDI NÉMETH has been recognized for its professional accomplishments as well as advocacy and influence within its practice fields.
We would like to express our thanks that so many of you joined us at our first Open Day.
It has been a wonderful day for us and we hope that also our partners found the event rewarding.
from our Open Day guest book:
“I am very pleased about the opportunity to have met such an excellent team of lawyers and their colleagues. In the hope of our further cooperation I wish all the best for the team of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH.”
We are honoured to announce that bpv JÁDI NÉMETH is shortlisted in the Best in country category for the Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2013. Other nominee law firms from Hungary include CMS Cameron McKenna, DLA Piper and Kinstellar.
The Governance, Integrity and Enterpreneurship Committee of AmCham Hungary put a “Board Simulation” meeting on stage at Budapest Corvinus University to illustrate through a case study to the attending professors and students real-life business issues, challenges and potential resolutions. Dr. Péter Garancsi, Managing Associate at bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law participated as Member of the Board.
Interview with dr. Andrea Jádi Németh, President of the Jury of the Women of Excellence Award of AmCham, in the January-February 2013 issue of the Haszon Nőknek magazine
IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: All such business associations are concerned by the statutory filing of amended company data, which were established or by which the last amendment was filed before March 1, 2012.
You can read our Notification by clicking on the link.
The Corporate LiveWire Lawyer of the Year honours the achievements of those individuals that have consistently shown best practice and demonstrated general excellence in every endeavour throughout 2012. The winners have been selected at both international and national level and cover a wide spectrum of specialisations ranging from Mergers & Acquisition through to Aviation Lawyer of the Year.
The partners and lawyers of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law also participated at the EU and Competition Law Seminar of the bpv LEGAL Alliance in Brussels in December 2012.
New and loyal members of the German-Hungarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce introduced themselves at the recent Jour Fixe event on November 29, 2012 at the Dunapark Resturant in Budapest. The lawyers of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH, dr. Ágnes Tigelmann and Sascha Müller made a short dialogue-type introduction into the wide-range of our legal services. Participants greatly appreciated this amusing presentation. The event was closed by a buffet dinner.
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH provides comprehensive solutions for the highly complex legal and economic challenges of its clients. To this end, we welcome among our of counsel lawyers dr. Zoltán Somos with special expertise in criminal law. Dr. Somos gained an extensive experience in white collar crime as well as the field of economic and finance related crime prevention.
For the first time in Hungary, bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law, an international law firm providing premium legal services developed jointly with Innotica Group an interactive online electronic learning package called ‘Executives’ Labour Law Guide.
The full English version of the interview with the partners of our law firm in the Diplomacy & Trade magazine is available by clicking on the link.
Interview with dr. Andrea Jádi Németh about her professional career, work and successes published in the June 2012 edition of Ügyvéd Világ (Lawyers' World).
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH announced Law Firm of the Year - Corporate Finance and Banking, CEE
DealMakers Country Awards recognize a select number of leading professional firms, across the globe, for their individual areas of specialization, within their geographical location.
As successful woman leader, Managing Partner of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law, a law firm providing premium legal services, gained numerous domestic and international recognitions in 2011 by majors both in economy and the international legal society.
Full version of our press release is available here.
We celebrated with our guest in festive spirit with Trio.Phonia jazz & soul crossover magic and Tóth Vera on 2 December 2011 at Gerbeaud House.
The American Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Assembly on December 1, 2011 at the Budapest Marriott Hotel. On this prominent event, dr. Andrea Jádi Németh, the managing partner of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law has been elected to Second Vice-President of AmCham, one of Hungary’s most powerful non-governmental organisation.
AmCham organized the Fifth Annual Conference on Diversity on November 8, 2011. In line with this, AmCham is recommending for the second time such women in leading roles who set an outstanding example for others.
Related article with the complete interview with dr. Andrea Jádi Németh published in Voice magazine is available here.
At the request of business gazette Világgazdaság, dr. Andrea Jádi Németh delivered an interview and shared her extensive professional experience in connection with legal costs and expenses of international proceedings.
The full Hungarian version of Világgazdaság article published on 28 October 2011, is available here.
In the summer of 2011, the team of bpv LEGAL spent its annual holiday and celebrate their 5 years anniversary in the south of Danube Delta, Romania which is forming part of the World Heritage areas.
As part of the seminar series “Current legal and tax issues” of the German-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DUIHK) , bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law held a labour law seminar on 27 April 2011.
Our experts, dr. Ágnes Tigelmann and dr. György Kovács provided practical advice and recommendations to attendees in connection with possible schemes, options and legal methods for Employers to develop their most appropriate and flexible HR policies.
Dr. Ágnes Tigelmann and dr. Péter Garancsi commented trends and strategies of Hungarian legal market during the global economic downturn as well as their professional career in the January 2011 edition of Ügyvéd Világ (Lawyers' World).
You can reach the article here.
The year 2010 is soon coming to its end, at some companies, the production will be stopped within a few days, whereas, at other corporations the large-scale works are just getting started now. Do you wonder which employees have already taken their annual leave entitlement, and which of them do still have many days of leave left? Which provisions shall executives take into consideration, when it comes to deciding about the allocation of leave or to approve it?
Our Alliance size the opportunity to discuss economical matters during an EU Competition Seminar organized by bpv Hügel on December 14. bpv JÁDI NÉMETH will be deputized by dr. Andrea Jádi Németh, whose presentation covers the subject of assessment of standardisation agreement from a competition law aspect.
Our law firm held its annual seminar on Competition Compliance on September 16, 2010. Our competition law experts provided practical advice on the management of competition law risks.
You can read here the program of the seminar.
In the summer of 2010, the team of bpv LEGAL spent its annual holiday in Grundlsee – a beautiful jewel of Austria.
The American Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 20th Annual General Assembly on December 1, 2009 at the Budapest Marriott Hotel. After strong campaign speeches by all candidates, dr. Andrea Jádi Németh, managing partner of bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law was elected into the Board.
Our bpv LEGAL Alliance sized the opportunity to discuss economical matters during a Legal Competition Seminar held in Prague, organized by bpv Braun Haškovcová.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary and bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law invite you to join us for a seminar on the topic: Economic turbulences in the light of labor law.
In the given economic situation it is the very important role of business consultants to advise their clients on all methods that may result in the reduction of costs and business or legal exposures.
Corporate International, the premier strategic finance magazine honored bpv JÁDI NÉMETH Attorneys at Law with a Legal Award for Practice Excellence as the Best Law Firm of Hungary in 2009, in the field of M&A legal work. In accordance with Corporate International, bpv JÁDI NÉMETH demonstrated the unparalleled ability, flexibility and perseverance to get deals done in a difficult environment and helped its clients to find sources of funding to make acquisitions a reality.
hosted by bpv JÁDI NÉMETH and the Joint Venture Association
bpv LEGAL has been organizing the highly acclaimed “Wiener Juristengesprache” for several years and the focus this year was "Mergers and Acquisitions in a changing environment".
bpv JÁDI NÉMETH will be responsible for UTC operations, transactions and litigation legal services for the next 3 years. UTC specializes in industrial products like air conditioning systems, elevators and escalators, aircraft engines, helicopters as well as in protection services. The group with its 4000 locations in approximately 62 countries and 215.000 employees is the 47th largest employer and 55th largest publicly held manufacturer in the world.