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Klaus Rennert: There is an essential need for communication between the national courts of the European countries

A joint judicial seminar was held by the Curia of Hungary and the Federal Administrative Court of Germany (Bundesverwaltungsgericht) on 10-12 October 2018 in Budapest. The event sought to provide a platform for the participants to discuss issues related to the latest development of the administrative courts’ case-law, the new Hungarian Code of Administrative Litigation and the restructuring of the Hungarian administrative court system.

General anti-avoidance rules, tax procedures and the courts’ changing case-law at the IATJ’s tax law conference in Canada

The President of the Curia of Hungary attended the 9th Assembly and Conference of the International Association of Tax Judges (IATJ). Dr. Péter Darák and the judicial delegation led by him participated in the event in Ottawa, Canada on 27-30 September 2018.

During the conference, the President of the Curia of Hungary, as a member of the IATJ’s Board of Directors, attended a number of Board of Directors meetings as well.

Dr. Péter Darák has attended the 6th annual EELF conference on „Environmental loss and damage: attribution, liability, compensation and restoration”

On 12-14 September 2018 dr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia of Hungary, participated in the 6th annual conference of the European Environmental Law Forum held in Como, Italy.

The conference dealt with issues related to environmental loss and damage, including private and corporate environmental liability, international liability and compensation for transboundary environmental damage, the role of criminal liability, and climate change liability.

Budapest, the 17th of September 2018

Péter Darák: a consistent, transparent-to-the-public judicial practice on the application of the novel procedural rules has to be established

Dr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia of Hungary convoked the plenary session of Curia judges on 14 May 2018 to the Curia’s Auditorium. At the meeting, a number of heads of panels reported on the adjudicating activities of their respective judicial panels as well as on international seminars they had attended, in addition, the participants elected the new members of the first and second instance disciplinary tribunals.