Katalin Horvath

Katalin Horváth

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP Magyarországi Fióktelepe
YBL Palace
Károlyi utca 12
1053 Budapest
Languages Hungarian, English, German

Katalin Horváth is senior associate in the commercial team of CMS Budapest, she joined the law firm in 2018. She specialises in data protection, IT, technology and software law matters.

Katalin advises domestic and foreign companies in data protection issues, as well as software developers, mobile application operators, mobile plazas, IT and Fintech companies in e-commerce, IT, technology and software law matters, with a particular focus on online and mobile services, payment solutions, web stores and FinTech services. Besides these practice areas she has extensive experience in copyright law as well.

Before joining CMS Katalin was a partner in a well known domestic boutique IP law firm.

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2005 - Doctor of Law, Cum laude, Faculty of Law, Eötvös Lorand Science University

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Council of Copyright Experts

Hungarian Copyright Forum

LIDC (International League of Competition Law)

Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright

Budapest Bar Association

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The Hun­gari­an Na­tion­al Au­thor­ity for Data Pro­tec­tion and Free­dom of In­form­a­tion (NAIH) re­cently is­sued two de­cisions deal­ing with breaches of data pro­tec­tion rules set by the European Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion (‘GDPR’).
Hun­gary is­sues GDPR in­ter­pret­a­tion for crim­in­al checks and bio­met­ric...
Hun­gary's Au­thor­ity for Data Pro­tec­tion and Free­dom of In­form­a­tion (NAIH) has just handed down two de­cisions on the pro­cessing of data for crim­in­al checks and bio­met­ric in­form­a­tion vis-à-vis the EU­'s Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion (GDPR).
Hun­gari­an data pro­tec­tion au­thor­ity is­sues key GDPR-re­lated rul­ings
Dur­ing the second part of 2018 the Hun­gari­an Data Pro­tec­tion Au­thor­ity (NAIH) is­sued im­port­ant opin­ions on GDPR is­sues in the areas of pho­to­copy­ing ID cards, eDM sub­scrip­tions and gen­er­al data trans­fers, which Hun­gari­an-based com­pan­ies and em­ploy­ers must in­clude.
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The Hun­gari­an Au­thor­ity for Data Pro­tec­tion and Free­dom of In­form­a­tion (NAIH) has just re­leased a list of spe­cif­ic data pro­cessing op­er­a­tions where data con­trol­lers must con­duct data pro­tec­tion im­pact as­sess­ments and doc­u­ment the res­ults.