On 10 February 2020, the Curia of Hungary held its first plenary session of the year in the supreme judicial forum’s ceremonial hall. At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Péter Darák welcomed the Curia’s freshly seconded justices and publicly thanked retiring Heads of Department Dr. Ákos Székely and Dr. György Wellmann for their hard work.
The President of the Curia delivered a lecture at an international students’ seminar in Regensburg. Upon invitation from the Institute for Eastern European Law in Munich and the University of Regensburg, Dr. Péter Darák paid a visit to the Bavarian city on 9-11 October 2019. The event was co-organised by the aforementioned two host organisations as well as their Ukrainian and Kazakh partner institutions.
Dr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia of Hungary attended a jubilatory colloquium organised on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the General Court of the European Union on 25 September 2019 in Luxembourg. The conference’s topic was “The General Court of the European Union in the Digital Era”.
Dr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia of Hungary, attended the annual assembly and conference of the International Association of Tax Judges (IATJ) in Cambridge on 13-14 September 2019.
The conference, which was attended by tax judges from five continents, discussed the various tax and penalties regimes, the tax procedures, legal reasoning in tax cases, the role of soft law in tax adjudication, and recent case law on partnerships and beneficial ownership.
The 2020 year IATJ annual conference will be hosted by the Curia of Hungary in Budapest.
Upon invitation from the President of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands, a three-member Curia delegation led by the President of the Curia of Hungary paid an official visit to The Hague on 8-10 September 2019 with the aim of deepening the bilateral professional ties between the supreme judicial forums of the two countries.