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In a notification to the Council and the European Parliament on 04.05.2021, the European Commission has now issued a recommendation to the effect that the EU should not agree to the UK’s accession to the Lugano Convention. The reasoning for this is that the UK is a third country without a special connection to the internal market. Rather, the Hague Convention of 2005 ("Hague Convention") should apply to future judicial cooperation between the UK and EU in the area of civil law.
In keeping with our good and longstanding cooperation with the University of Warsaw, Schindhelm has given a lecture on the topic of “Energy market liberalization between the EU and China” in the conference “Between China and Europe - Energy for Future Earth” organized and hosted by Warsaw-Beijing-Forum on April 11th, 2021.
As of 1 April 2021 Kancelaria Prawna Schampera, Dubis, Zając i Wspólnicy was transformed into a general partnership (pl. spółka jawna).
Therefore, as of 1 April 2021, the partnership operates under the name Kancelaria Prawna Schampera, Dubis, Zając i Wspólnicy sp. j.
Information technologies and the Internet, which entered our lives rapidly towards the end of the last century and continue to develop at the same pace, find a place for themselves in every aspect of daily life today. Although the informatics world has made human life extremely easy with innovations, our personal data have also been transferred to the cyber environment as a result of this situation. The fact that the information systems contain such a large data pool and the ability to hide identity have paved the way for the increase of actions that will cause illegal results. As a result of the increase in these actions, the concept of "cybercrime" has come into our lives and the necessity to make regulations in this field with both domestic laws and international conventions has emerged in order to protect the victims of these crimes.
As a first step, it is often advisable to assert these claims against the author of the review (if known) and/or the operator of the review platform by means of a letter of request. If they do not respond satisfactorily, these claims can be enforced in court by means of a complaint and an application for the issuance of a temporary injunction. In addition, criminal or data protection measures may be taken, among other things. The package of legislation against “hate on the Internet”, which was published on 1 January 2021, provides for various measures to combat hate on the Internet.
The Hungarian Civil Code lists a series of objective sanctions for the violation of the right to privacy, such as, for example, the judicial determination of the violation, the prohibition for the infringing party to carry out further violations, or the restoration of the situation before the violation. In addition, however, the injured party, in some cases the company, can also demand compensation for pain and suffering or compensation from damages.