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A novelty introduced in 2017 was that tax returns prepared by the tax authority will be available for tax payers online on the so-called “Ügyfélkapu” from 15 March 2017.

Oppenheim has advised Skanska on its December 2016 agreement to lease a 17,300 square meter space in its Mill Park complex in Budapest to IT Services Hungary, the largest ICT employer of Hungary, starting in Q2 2018. The Ormos Law Firm advised ICT Services Hungary on the deal, which Oppenheim claims was "the second biggest office leasing transaction in Hungary in 2016."

Weil has represented MOL in its acquisition of a majority interest in the OT Industries Group, which Weil describes as "a key market participant of the Central and Eastern European oil and gas industry with its main profile in EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) project implementation."

Jeantet has advised listed hotels group Orbis, a unit of the French group Accor, in a buyback transaction involving five hotels in downtown Budapest operating under Accor brands from Erste Group Immorent Holding GmbH. CMS advised Erste Group Immorent on the deal. The aggregate price for the acquisition of the five hotels was EUR 64.3 million.

A new Hungarian act on statistics repealing and replacing the former act on statistics entered into force on 1 January 2017. The adoption of the new act became necessary due to the modification of the relevant EU directives. 

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