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Gábor Tóth

Senior Counsel

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

Gábor Tóth is a senior counsel and member of the Commercial and Corporate/M&A practice groups at CMS Budapest. 

As a native Hungarian and German speaker, he also supports the work of the CEE German Practice. 

He joined CMS from an international law firm and held various in-house positions at a US communications and a German natural gas company. 

Gábor has significant experience in corporate and commercial matters, having advised major international companies on a broad range of legal issues including providing day-to-day advice, corporate and M&A, data privacy and dispute resolution.

In addition, he has valuable experience advising and representing clients active in the automotive, manufacturing and energy sectors. 

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Relevant experience

  • Canon on ensuring cross-boarding GDPR compliance.
  • DIAGEO on GDPR compliance and continuous support in data protection matters.
  • A major international company providing cloud computing platforms on a high-profile regulatory project for Hungary and on cloud services and data protection, contracting terms, and how to render services on public services companies.
  • A US based global financial services corporation on data protection issues regarding the lease contract for their Budapest offices.
  • DHL on logistics services.
  • A German multinational automotive manufacturing corporation on the establishment of a new electric vehicle battery plant in Komárom, Hungary.
  • A German machinery company/group on corporate issues.
  • A US-based global financial services corporation on energy supply related regulatory issues regarding their office leases in Budapest.
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  • 2002 - Doctor of Law, Eötvös Loránd University
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  • Member - Bar Association, Budapest
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Lectures list

  • 2016 - Speaker at AmCham’s breakfast briefing on "Current Issues in International Data Transfer"
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