Fidesz

Type: Organization
Name: Fidesz
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Hungarian government must end its intimidation of NGOs (10/09/2014)

AI Index: EUR 27/004/2014On 8 September around a dozen police officers raided the offices of two NGOs, Ökotárs and Demnet, and confiscated files and computer servers. Both organizations are members of the consortium responsible for the distribution of ... [Published Noodls - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Government to double family tax allowance

, 12:50 PM CETParents raising two children will see their family tax allowance double in 2015, National Economy Minister Mihály Varga said in an interview to Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet last Saturday.Family tax rebates were introduced by the Fidesz ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Taxes, Fidesz, Total Revenue
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Child Harassment Never Should Become Obsolete In Hungary

Ruling Fidesz will submit an amendment to the penal code to remove the obsolescence of sexual abuse of minors, lawmaker of the party Gabriella Selmeczi told a press conference on Saturday.Selmeczi, who is head of parliament’s welfare committee, referred ... [Published XpatLoop.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Hungarian Bill Bans Banks From Raising Fees

Fidesz has submitted a bill to Parliament that will ban banks from unilaterally raising interest rates, costs or fees, caucus leader Antal Rogán told reporters on Friday after the party MPs held their season-opening meeting in Tapolca.The bill also orders ... [Published XpatLoop.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Rogán: Banks must settle by end of Feb 2015

Banks in Hungary must settle with borrowers by the end of February in the case ofcontracts that the courts have deemed unfair, Fidesz’s group leader said. Repayments on forex loans are expected to drop by 25-30%, the ruling party’s Antal Rogán told a ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Forex, Fidesz, Hungary
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hungary’s municipal elections: Fidesz stranglehold likely to ease

The municipal elections across Hungary on October 12 are unlikely to see national conservative governing party Fidesz repeat its landslide victory in the same polls four years ago, which included Budapest, with its traditionally left-liberal orientation. ... [Published The Sofia Globe - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Forint turns south on interbank market

The forint was trading at 314.93 to the euro late Friday on the interbank forex market, down from 314.20 late Thursday. At 314.06 to the euro early Friday, the forint moved between 313.90 and 315.20. It reached the lowest since January 6, 2012, at 317.29 ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Hungary tightens grip on banks, raises bill for loan refund costs

(Adds comment from party, more detail) * Loan refunds bill could top 3 bln euros -lawmaker * Banks' owners will provide funds to cover compensation -PM * Ban on interest rate and fee hikes possibly until April 2016 * Foreign currency loans will be converted ... [Published Sharenet - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Hungary Banks to Refund HUF1 Trillion To Households

BUDAPEST--Hungary's banks will refund about 1 trillion forints ($4.09 billion) to households by March, as a result of a draft bill submitted to Parliament by the Hungary's governing Fidesz party on Friday.The passage of the bill will reduce loan obligations ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Hungary, Fidesz, Bank
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Hungarian banks have until end-Feb to settle refunds on FX loans - Rogán

Foreign currency borrowers in Hungary can expect their repayments on loans to decrease from next February, said Antal Rogán, head of the parliamentary group of the ruling Fidesz party.Repayments on forex loans can decrease from next February or - in the ... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Fidesz, Hungary, Forex
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Government approves bill on settlement of bank refunds (updated)

The government has approved a bill on how banks are to settle compensation to borrowers, government spokesperson Éva Kurucz said in a statement after a cabinet meeting today, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.The cabinet is starting talks with the parliamentary ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Fidesz, Bank
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ominous message to Hungarian banks - FX loan relief could hit even harder

A senior politician of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party has only hinted at yet another bank-shocker measure but Portfolio has learned that the party is in fact considering to oblige banks to reimburse “what they had unfairly taken" also from those borrowers ... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 10 2014]

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1 Amnesty International Public Statement, funds is central to the realization of the right to freedom of association, and called on states "[ t]o adopt measures to protect individuals and associations against defamation, disparagement, undue audits and other attacks in relation to funding they allegedly received." 2 The spokesperson of the governing party Fidesz stated during a press conference that "fake NGOs" are paid to undermine the government and the prime...
"The Hungarian banking sector will have to pay back a 1,000 billion forints (3.2 billion euros, $4.1 billion) to families" said Antal Rogan, parliamentary head of the ruling Fidesz party, said
"Banks will pay these amounts and if there isn't enough (money) in banks now to be able to do this, their owners will inject these amounts (into their units) to ensure that they can continue to operate and at the same time act according to the court rulings" Orbán told public radio MR1 in an interview today
Right now, people are thinking, "Well, the problem is only going to be in eastern Ukraine, and protecting, let's say, a corridor to Crimea or something." But he could go much farther than that...

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Hungarian government must end its intimidation ... [Published Noodls - 10 hours ago]
Government to double family tax allowance [Published Budapest Business Journal - 12 hours ago]
Child Harassment Never Should Become Obsolete I... [Published XpatLoop.com - 14 hours ago]
Hungarian Bill Bans Banks From Raising Fees [Published XpatLoop.com - 15 hours ago]
Rogán: Banks must settle by end of Feb 2015 [Published Budapest Business Journal - 16 hours ago]
Banks facing EUR 3 billion forex bill [Published Budapest Times - Sep 14 2014]
Hungary’s municipal elections: Fidesz strangleh... [Published The Sofia Globe - Sep 14 2014]
Fidesz stranglehold likely to ease [Published Budapest Times - Sep 13 2014]
Forint turns south on interbank market [Published Budapest Business Journal - Sep 12 2014]
Hungary tightens grip on banks, raises bill for... [Published Sharenet - Sep 12 2014]
Socialist MEPs set their sights on Bratušek [Published European Voice - Sep 12 2014]
Hungarian banks face $4-billion hit under new law [Published XinMsn - Sep 12 2014]
Hungary Banks to Refund HUF1 Trillion To Househ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
AFP - Hungary-economy-banking-mortgage [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 12 2014]
Hungarian banks have until end-Feb to settle re... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 12 2014]
Hungary FX loan repayments could decrease by on... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 12 2014]
Hungary PM: household loan repayments to drop a... [Published Sharenet - Sep 12 2014]
BUX down on Magyar Telekom [Published Budapest Business Journal - Sep 11 2014]
Forint further up on interbank market [Published Budapest Business Journal - Sep 11 2014]
There will be national liquor stores in Hungary... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 11 2014]
RECOVERY IS UNDER WAY [Published Global Finance Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
Government approves bill on settlement of bank ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - Sep 10 2014]
New European commissioners: Juncker is effectiv... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
Ominous message to Hungarian banks - FX loan re... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 10 2014]
Hungary May Widen Scope of Loan Refunds as Bank... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 10 2014]
If forces are joined, the results will come [Published Miniszterelnök - Sep 10 2014]
Hungary’s Illiberal Experiment [Published Emory Wheel - Sep 09 2014]
Hungarian Motorway M0 Reconstruction Project Ha... [Published XpatLoop.com - Sep 08 2014]
Hungary's Orbán: we will be doves in the economy [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 08 2014]
Forex law ‘imminent’ [Published Budapest Times - Sep 07 2014]
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Fixing Europe’s Hungarian Prime Minister Orbán ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 20 2014]
In April, when German Chancellor Angel Merkel congratulated Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on his reelection, she let it be known that his large majority implied a “special responsibility” to use good judgment and behave with sensitivity toward ...
Illiberating Hungary [Published FT Alphaville - Aug 11 2014]
There has been a lot of international politics around, so it may have been easy to miss events in one of Europe’s smaller economies, Hungary. Some attention may be warranted. Viktor Orban, the prime minister, recently used a speech to a gathering of ...
Hungary limps toward fascism [Published RedState Blog - Jul 29 2014]
In a speech to his party’s faithful, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán seemed to signal a course that would not only make Hungary’s continued membership in the EU problematic but would result in a government that looked to Moscow for leadership ...
Hungary’s foreign policy: Between Brussels and ... [Published The Economist - Europe - Jul 17 2014]
VIKTOR ORBAN is not used to losing. His right-wing Fidesz party won a two-thirds majority in April’s election, repeating its 2010 triumph. Yet alone (except for Britain’s David Cameron), he refused to back Luxembourg’s Jean-Claude Juncker as president ...
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