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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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10 October 2019
AI and data min­ing – ques­tions of copy­right
07 May 20
Hun­gari­an gov­ern­ment over­writes the GDPR in its COV­ID-19 state-of-emer­gency...
In De­cree No. 179/2020 is­sued on 4 May, the Hun­gari­an gov­ern­ment has re­stric­ted the pro­tec­tion and rights of data sub­jects con­cern­ing anti-pan­dem­ic meas­ures as stip­u­lated by the EU­'s Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion...
August 2019
Are gamers be­ing ex­ploited?
30 Apr 20
The in­ter­play between PSD2 and GDPR
The un­cer­tain in­ter­play between the Pay­ment Ser­vices Dir­ect­ive 2 (PSD2) and the Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion (GDPR) has made pay­ment ser­vice pro­viders (PSPs) ques­tion which pro­vi­sions they should...
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Se­cur­ity Token Of­fer­ings
12 Mar 20
Hun­gary: Data pro­tec­tion au­thor­ity is­sues guid­ance on coronavir­us
The Hun­gari­an data pro­tec­tion au­thor­ity (NAIH) has is­sued a guid­ance to or­gan­isa­tions re­gard­ing the pro­cessing of per­son­al data vis-à-vis pro­ced­ures for pre­vent­ing the spread of the coronavir­us. Com­pared...
05 Mar 20
Coronavir­us and the GDPR – pri­vacy ad­vice for com­pan­ies
When in­tro­du­cing meas­ures for em­ploy­ees, vis­it­ors and con­tract­ors to re­spond to the coronavir­us threat, com­pan­ies must choose pro­ced­ures that min­im­ise both the risk of in­fec­tion and pri­vacy non-com­pli­ance....
30 Oct 19
Hun­gary's Na­tion­al Bank pub­lishes its FinTech strategy
On 25 Oc­to­ber 2019, the Na­tion­al Bank of Hun­gary (MNB) was one of the first cent­ral banks in the CEE re­gion to pub­lish its new Fintech Strategy in line with the na­tion­al strategy is­sued earli­er this year....
03 Jul 19
New data pro­tec­tion fines in Hun­gary make it es­sen­tial to check bal­an­cing...
The Hun­gari­an Na­tion­al Au­thor­ity for Data Pro­tec­tion and Free­dom of In­form­a­tion (NAIH) re­cently im­posed fines in two sep­ar­ate cases, in­volving bal­an­cing tests and sub­ject ac­cess. In the first case, the...
20 Jun 19
Hun­gary: GDPR fines giv­en for delayed breach no­ti­fic­a­tion and in­ap­pro­pri­ate...
The Hun­gari­an Na­tion­al Au­thor­ity for Data Pro­tec­tion and Free­dom of In­form­a­tion (NAIH) re­cently im­posed fines in two sep­ar­ate cases of data in­fringe­ment and vi­ol­a­tion of the EU­'s Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion...
04 Jun 19
Hun­gary is­sues rul­ing on data eras­ure and data-device de­struc­tion
On 31 May 2019, the Hun­gari­an Na­tion­al Au­thor­ity for Data Pro­tec­tion (NAIH) is­sued a new rul­ing on the eras­ure of per­son­al data and the de­struc­tion of data car­ri­ers (e.g. disks, pen­drives, and elec­tron­ic...
30 May 19
Hun­gari­an data pro­tec­tion au­thor­ity is­sues a warn­ing after a data...
On 27 May 2019, the Hun­gari­an Na­tion­al Au­thor­ity for Data Pro­tec­tion and the Free­dom of In­form­a­tion (NAIH) is­sued a warn­ing to an or­gan­isa­tion for fail­ing to prop­erly no­ti­fy the af­fected in­di­vidu­als of...