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Prof. Dr. Tamás Sárközy
Founding and naming partner of Kántor, Szilasi, Sárközy & Partners
ACADEMIC AND OTHER STUDIES
1963: Doctor of law at ELTE
Member of the Budapest Bar Association since 1993
Member of the office since 1993
Research fellow at the Institute of Law of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences from 1969, senior fellow, scientific head of department, scientific counsel. Currently research professor emeritus.
1973: candidate of jurisprudence
1978: doctor of jurisprudence
1999-2005: Member of the Supervisory Board of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2008-2014: President of the College of Trustees of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1972: Associate professor
1979: University professor
Head of Faculty at the Budapest University of Economics from 1983-2001, Director of the Institute from 2005-2010 at the same university.
University professor at the Technical and Economics University of Budapest from 2000. Founder of the faculty of business law, head of the faculty of management and social sciences until 2011.
Currently professor emeritus at the Institute for business law, with a main professional field of economic and company law, touching on the subject of legal problems concerning insolvency.
2008-2011: Rector of the Budapest College of Management.
CAREER IN STATE ADMINISTRATION
1963-1969: legal lecturer at the Ministry for Urban Development, responsible for preparing legislation
1980-1990: Deputy Minister of Justice, responsible for preparing economic legislation, has led inter alia the working processes of committees responsible for creating company law and related legislation.
1989-1990: Government commissioner for deregulation, has managed the complete overhaul of the Hungarian legislation background.
2004-2007: Government commissioner for government transformation.
MAJOR HONORS AND AWARDS
1985: State Award (predecessor of the Széchenyi Award)
2002: Middle Cross of the Order of the Hungarian Republic
2006: Middle Cross of the Order of the Hungarian Republic with a star decree
MAJOR SOCIAL FUNCTIONS
1994-2002: President of the Hungarian Lawyers’ Association
from 2010 (present): President of the Hungarian Lawyers’ Association
from 2008 (present): Vice Chairman of the Association of Economic and Scientific Societies
from 1993 (present): Chief editor of the magazine titled Economics and Law.
PARTICIPATION IN LEGISLATION
1988: Head of the Codification Committee of the Code of Company Law;
1996: Head of the Codification Committee of the Code of Company Law;
2005: Head of the Codification Committee of the Code of Company Law;
1998-2012: Member of the Main Commission of the Codification of the Civil Code
1998-2012: Member of the Editorial Board of the Codification of the Civil Code
2014 (present): Head of the Codification Committee of the Code of Company Registration and Liquidation
Over 60 monographs, books, commentaries, textbooks, etc.
Over 200 studies, articles, etc.
A considerable part of the above is available in foreign languages as well.