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Monika Horvath

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Name: Monika Horvath
Date registered: 8 January 2013

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  1. Increase of ratio of film support — 11 September 2014
  2. Advertisement Tax — 11 September 2014
  3. The EU Cinema Communications 2013 – A Closer Look — 20 December 2013
  4. European Commission approves the continuation of Hungarian Film Support Schemes until December 2019 — 19 November 2013
  5. Ukraine: Abolishment of personal data databases registration requirement and other changes in personal data protection legislation — 6 August 2013

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Increase of ratio of film support

On 24 June 2014 the European Commission resolved that it does not object to an increase in indirect state support (in the form of a tax rebate), from 20% to 25%, for the production costs of films produced in Hungary. It is expected that during the next Parliament session (autumn 2014) the Hungarian Parliament will amend …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/mediaandsport/2014/09/increase-of-ratio-of-film-support/

Advertisement Tax

On 15 August 2014 a new act (Act no. 22 of 2014) entered into force in Hungary, setting out the rules of a new tax category: advertisement tax. According to the act, an advertisement is subject to the tax if it is published beside others (i) in any media service, (ii) in newspapers or periodicals …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/mediaandsport/2014/09/advertisement-tax/

The EU Cinema Communications 2013 – A Closer Look

Last month, we reported on the publication of the European Commission’s new Cinema Communication 2013 Communication from the Commission on State Aid for Films and Other Audio Visual Works)  ( the “Communication”).   We now consider the Communication in more depth, detailing the background and the various provisions.

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Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/mediaandsport/2013/12/the-eu-cinema-communications-2013-a-closer-look/

European Commission approves the continuation of Hungarian Film Support Schemes until December 2019

The European Commission approved with its resolution as of 16 July 2008 the Hungarian film support schemes until 31 December 2013. Under this scheme a tax payer who provides support for film production which complies with certain conditions is entitled to a tax incentive. The maximum amount of support is 20% of the Hungarian expenditure of the film production …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/mediaandsport/2013/11/european-commission-approves-the-continuation-of-hungarian-film-support-schemes-until-december-2019/

Ukraine: Abolishment of personal data databases registration requirement and other changes in personal data protection legislation

By Natalia Pakhomovska and  Roman Inozemtsev Ukrainian personal data protection legislation will be substantially altered after 1 January 2014. The changes are envisaged by the Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine regarding Improvement of Personal Data Protection System” dated 3 July 2013 No. 383-VII which has been signed by the President of …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/mediaandsport/2013/08/ukraine-abolishment-of-personal-data-databases-registration-requirement-and-other-changes-in-personal-data-protection-legislation/

Czech court confirms that footballers can be engaged as contractors or employees

The Supreme Administration Court of the Czech Republic has ruled in its recent judgement that a professional football player may perform his duties to the club under a business contract (i.e. as an entrepreneur) rather than an employment contract. Before this judgement, the relevant public authorities strictly considered athletes as employees with respect to their …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/mediaandsport/2013/03/czech-court-confirms-that-footballers-can-be-engaged-as-contractors-or-employees-3/