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Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Zoltan Kovacs

Zoltan Kovacs



  • Corporate and Business
  • Employment and Labor
  • Insolvency
  • Labor Law
  • Internet and Cyberspace

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WSG Main Group
Compliance & Forensic Group
Group Leader
Technology, Media & Communications Group
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Dr. Zoltan Kovacs is a partner at Szecskay Attorneys at Law. His primary focus area is data protection, with a special emphasis on the GDPR. Dr. Kovacs supports various local and foreign companies regarding data protection issues, including data processing at work, whistle-blowing schemes, GDPR and trainings. Currently, he is involved in a number of data protection audits supporting clients with GDPR and compliance.

He is a true ambassador of GDPR and the author of a blog on this topic.

Bar Admissions

Budapest Bar.


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

Corporate and Business | Employment and Labor | Insolvency | Internet and Cyberspace | Labor Law | Mergers & Acquisitions | Workers Compensation

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

Martonyi es Kajtar Baker & McKenzie - 2002 and 2004.

Management of Occupational Safety and Data Protection Risks Arising During Work from Home Part 1
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, September 2020

Part 1 of this series discusses labour law and labour safety issues. What is it that has changed regarding home office and teleworking because of Covid-19? What can we expect in the future? How can employers prepare for the “new normal” and how can employees manage things from their side? Before Covid-19, teleworking and working from home in Hungary represented a percentage of 1.2 among employees aged between 15-64, according to Eurostat...

New Job-Creating Wage Subsidy Helps Companies Rebuild in the Midst of the Pandemic-Caused Economic Crisis
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, June 2020

In its notice published on May 18, 2020, the National Employment Service (Nemzeti Foglalkoztatási Szolgálat) laid down the fundamental criteria that must be met by an applicant to be eligible for the new EU-supported wage subsidy intended to help create new jobs in Hungary in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is an enormous difference between the Kurzarbeitwage subsidy and this job-creating wage subsidy...

What can UK-Based (Re)Insurers Currently Providing Cross-Border Services in Hungary do to Prepare for the End of the Implementation Period Set in the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement?
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, April 2020

How can UK-based insurance companies providing cross-border insurance services to Hungary prepare for 1 January 2021 (i.e...


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 ...

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