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The EU’s comprehensive strategy for the COVID-19 pandemic: SURE

In April 2020, the European Commission proposed the SURE (Support to mitigate unemployment risks in an emergency) Regulation, as part of the European Union’s response to COVID-19. On September 2020, all Member States signed the guarantee agreements and the first payment was completed at the end of October 2020.

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Solar and renewable energy sector to benefit from residential solar tender for Hungary

The draft of a huge EU solar tender for the residential sector was published by the Hungarian Government at the end of August 2021.

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Curia's unity decision on the transfer of contracts

The Curia has made a legal uniformity resolution no. 7/2021 PJE on the enforcement of the rules of contract transfer.

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Changing company rules in the Hungarian Civil Code

With respect to the evaluation of the success of the incorporation of certain provisions of the Hungarian Civil Code in the practice and the regulatory proposals developed by the case law, the amendment of the Civil Code has become necessary, therefore, at the end of June 2021, an act amending the Hungarian Civil Code has been published.

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New Standard Contractual Clauses released by the EU

The European Union has released a new set of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) in order to further enhance data protection of EU citizens.

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New synthetic securitisation instrument is approved by the European Commission

The European Commission approved the creation of a new synthetic securitisation product under the EU State aid regulation.

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Parliament’s action for fair minimum wages in the EU

In 2020, the European Commission published a proposal for a directive to improve the adequacy of minimum wages in the EU.

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Restrictions on the export of building materials

At the beginning of July 2021, a new Government Decree (402/2021. (VII. 8.)) entered into force on the registration procedure of raw materials and products with strategic importance for the security of supply in construction and on other measures.

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Remote working vs. home office in Hungary

Legislation concerning remote work is once again in the spotlight, as Government Decree 487/2020. (XI. 11.) on the application of teleworking rules during the state of emergency modified the provisions of telework as of 3 July 2021.

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A “Special” Employee Stock Ownership Plan has been introduced

The provisions creating the legal framework of the Special Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“Special ESOP”) entered into force on 13 July 2021, providing a new special ownership opportunity for employees or board members of limited companies to acquire stocks at a more favourable rate than before.

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