No April Fool Pranks – Legislative Amendments Required for the Implementation of the European Union’s Data Protection Reform

On April 1, 2019, the Hungarian Parliament adopted the bill on legislative amendments required for the implementation of the European Union’s data protection reform, which was promulgated on April 11 in Act XXXIV of 2019 (hereinafter referred to as: Enforcing Act). The Enforcing Act aims to adapt the Hungarian legal system to...
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It’s Never Too Late – Gentle Reminder to the GDPR and the Hungarian Privacy Act

On July 25, 2018, that is exactly two months after the prescribed time-limit for the application of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, i.e., the new General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter: GDPR), the Hungarian legislative harmonization targeting amendment (Act XXXVIII of 2018,...
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Significant Legal Changes as of January 1, 2019

On January 1, 2019 the amendments of several statutes entered into force. PHARMACEUTICAL LAW Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/161 laying down detailed rules for the safety features appearing on the packaging of medicinal products for human use shall be mandatorily applied as of February 9, 2019. The purpose of the...
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It is Mandatory Again for Medical Sales Representative to Obtain and Carry the OGYEI Issued Identification Card for the Promotion of Medicinal Products and Medical Aids

As of July 5, 2018, under the most recent amendment to Decree No. 3/2009 (II. 25) of the Minister of Health on the Detailed Rules Relating to the Promotion of Medicinal Products and Medical Devices for Human Use, the Registration of Persons Performing Promotion Activities and the Commercial Practices Related to Medicinal Products and Medical...
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