Economic Criminal Law

Criminal proceedings and their potential consequences might severely impact company operation if the appropriate measures are not taken

The Hungarian investigation authorities have recently been paying close attention to white-collar crime both in the public and private sectors. As a result of the economic downturn between 2008 and 2010, criminal acts related to the incorporation, operation, sale, acquisition and liquidation of companies have been brought into the limelight. The criminal liability of owners and shareholders might also arise in the course of criminal proceedings, which poses a very serious threat.

Consequences like the unfavorable actions of public authorities, negative social stance, loss of good (international) reputation, as well as financial and operative hardships are often severe and prolonged.

The assessment of demeanor harming the good reputation and damaging the operation of enterprises in the financial sector from a criminal law point of view, taking the necessary measures in the case of a criminal act, and effective legal representation to disadvantaged parties in criminal proceedings are fundamental expectations from the owner to the management.

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