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Dispute Resolution

Hungary

CMS has a wealth of experience across CEE in helping clients to resolve their disputes. Our lawyers from 15 offices in the region represent multinationals and leading local players in a wide variety of complex disputes ranging from international arbitrations and high-stake class actions to criminal investigations.

Whether you are from the construction, life sciences, technology, energy, financial services or automotive industry, you will find in our CEE dispute resolution team many industry specialists who fully understand well your market and the business context of your dispute. We take pride in assisting our clients in dispute prevention but, if necessary, we know how to prevail in the courtroom. In 2015 Chambers Europe listed CMS in Band 1 for Dispute Resolution in CEE.

One of the best in the country.
Chambers, 2019

In CEE our dispute resolution lawyers are not just litigators and arbitration specialists, but business-minded problem solvers. We represent clients from all industries before courts, arbitral tribunals, public prosecutors and regulatory authorities. Our in-depth industry knowledge combined with procedural savvy, outstanding advocacy skills and high efficiency make our CEE Disputes team invincible in the eyes of many clients of ours.

Whether you are faced with corporate, commercial, labour, intellectual property, competition, insurance or product liability disputes, we can support you in any CEE jurisdiction, obtain injunctions and deal with enforcement procedures for foreign judgements and arbitral awards. Sectors in which we have a particularly strong track record of providing dispute resolution services include construction and infrastructure, financial institutions and services, life sciences, energy, technology, media and telecommunications, and consumer products. Most importantly, apart from the dispute resolution services we offer our clients sophisticated dispute prevention solutions as well as early case assessment services by the use of a cutting edge software tool called CMS Evidence

Our Dispute Resolution Team in Hungary is one of the largest in the country. Our specialised litigators master civil procedure and / or criminal law and are very familiar with disputes emerging in their specific industry sector. We are a leading firm in arbitration and white-collar investigations and are proud to deliver top quality legal advice in every case we handle.

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30 July 2019
High­lights of ex­per­i­ence in Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion in Hun­gary
Siemens in ap­prox. EUR 63 mil­lion con­struc­tion ar­bit­ra­tion pro­ceed­ings re­lat­ing to the con­struc­tion of the Bud­apest M4 metro line.Ma­jor in­ter­na­tion­al com­pany on white-col­lar in­vest­ig­a­tions de­fence (crim­in­al...

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Hun­gary ex­tends scope and dead­line for ap­plic­a­tion of tem­por­ary FDI con­trol...
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12 March 2021
ICC re­port on the Ac­cur­acy of Fact Wit­ness Memory in In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion
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See the Over­view of the Rep­res­ent­at­ive Ac­tions Dir­ect­ive >> 1. Do you have a spe­cif­ic pro­ced­ure or pro­ced­ures for bring­ing “opt-in” class ac­tions?  If so, please out­line such pro­ced­ure(s) and...
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Prac­tic­al ex­per­i­ence in ap­ply­ing the new Civil Pro­ced­ure Code
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Five years after Hua­wei ZTE FRAND li­cens­ing ob­lig­a­tions again be­fore the...
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Is the sun set­ting on the En­ergy Charter Treaty? An up­date on the mod­ern­isa­tion...
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Ar­bit­ral rules – The sea­son of change con­tin­ues: ICC Ar­bit­ra­tion Up­date
On 1 Decem­ber 2020, the ICC In­ter­na­tion­al Court of Ar­bit­ra­tion launched its re­vised ICC Ar­bit­ra­tion Rules (the “Rules”), which will ap­ply to ar­bit­ra­tions sub­mit­ted to the ICC Court from 1 Janu­ary...
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In­ter­na­tion­al Me­di­ation Up­date: the Singa­pore Con­ven­tion in force on 12...
The United Na­tions Con­ven­tion on In­ter­na­tion­al Set­tle­ment Agree­ments Res­ult­ing from Me­di­ation (known as the “Singa­pore Con­ven­tion”) comes in­to force to­mor­row on 12 Septem­ber 2020. The Singa­pore Con­ven­tion...