Member since Aug '09

Working languages:
English to Hungarian
Hungarian to English

Laszlo SZABO
translations in Law, Accounting, Finance

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Local time: 15:10 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Hungarian Native in Hungarian
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
Real EstateLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Finance (general)Marketing / Market Research

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Payment methods accepted Visa
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Bachelor's degree - ELTE University
Experience Years of experience: 20. Registered at May 2009. Became a member: Aug 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Hungarian (Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem (Eötvös Loránd University), verified)
Hungarian to English (Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem (Eötvös Loránd University), verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS, XTM
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Professional practices Laszlo SZABO endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
As a translator in Law, Finance and Insurance, with 9 years of professional experience as an in-house translator for two translation agencies with ISO and DIN quality assurance, I provide high quality translations in the English-Hungarian language pair at a quality comparable to that of translation agencies at approx. half their rates. Specialisations in Law, Accounting, Insurance, Taxation, Real estate and related areas. Contact:

E-mail: [email protected]

Skype: ifj.szabo.laszlo

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Languages: Hungarian (mother tongue), English (fluent)

Publications: A Practical Guide to English for Law (to be published this year).

Major Clients:

 Hunnect Ltd., a Hungarian translation company, member of the British Association of Translation Agencies (ATA), translations in Law,

 TRM Translation company,

 Intercontact-Budapest Kft., market-leading translation company in Hungary,

 Interpreter working for the European Parliament: Mr. Peter Tiborszky (for 4 years), assignments in the field of insurance,

 MULTI DATA, a Translation Agency with ISO and DIN quality assurance, also member of Association of Hungarian Translation Agencies (, for 8 years;

 E-SPELL Kft., a Translation Agency with ISO and DIN quality assurance, member of the British Association of Translation Agencies (ATA), also member of Association of Hungarian Translation Agencies (, for 1 year;

 PricewaterhouseCoopers Kft, the Hungarian affiliate of the international accounting and auditing company, regular assignments for 4 years;

Some typical jobs in various areas:

Please find below an incomplete list of document types in various specialisations that I have translated in my professional career as in-house translator for eight years and as a freelance translator since 2009:

• banking

General terms of business of major Hungarian bank,
bank guarantee,
Annual report of the European Central Bank,
Annual report of the National Bank of Hungary,
a project in information technology,
terms of business applicable to the futures transactions of the Bank,
current bank account contract sample,
terms of business for corporate banking department.

• business

Description of services of international overnight carrier,
Terms of business of international overnight carrier,
quality assessment report,
internal audit reports,
Code of Ethics,
internal audit guidelines,
description of corporate bonus system,
cash management regulations, inventory regulations, depreciation policy.

• clinical trials

clinical trial agreements,
Principal Investigator,
Resolutions of the Hungarian Authority of Drug Licensing.

• court documents

Court resolution of the first and second instance in labour law,
Petition and request for preliminary injunction in patent law,
Resolution of the Constitutional Court on premature
termination of employment of judges;
UK court forms in family law,
Petitions, court rulings and witness testimonies in UK family law case,
Petitions in court action relating to trademark infringement,
court documents in an international stock exchange stocks fraud case, on assignment from an international law firm,
court documents in an action relating the tender of radio frequency allocations

• company law

corporate documents: Articles of Association, Deed of Foundation, Corporate bylaws, incorporation certificate, deed of incorporation, consortium agreement, general power of attorney, merger agreement, reorganization plan, general meeting and supervisory board resolutions, business quota transfer agreement, rules of procedure of supervisory board, document management regulations, rules of procedure of arbitration court, business integrity framework.

• contract law

Authorised dealership contract, motor vehicle sales contract, lease agreement, real estate sale agreement, service contract, software license agreement, service agreement, complete loan agreement on construction of a wind power station, lease agreements and official licensing documents on construction of wind power station, complete loan agreement on construction of waste management facility, asset management contract, franchise agreement, confidentiality agreement, hotel privatisation agreement, a sublicense agreement between a major international law firm headquartered in the UK and Hungarian partner.

• finance and accounting

Annual reports, balance sheet, notes to the balance sheet, letter of representation, full transfer pricing documentation, share transfer agreement, due diligence report, asset impairment regulations, regulations on monthly accounting closure, project yield calculation analysis, accounting policy, regulations on the year-end accounting closure process, interim balance sheet, audits, Form 20F report,

• insurance

home property insurance policy, insurance risk analysis on building, accident insurance policy, life insurance policy, annual report of insurance company, motor vehicle insurance, general terms and conditions of travel insurance, fire prevention regulations, war risk insurance, property insurance, business interruption insurance.
insurance policies

• legislation

Hungarian Media Act,
Act on Environmental Product Tax,
Gambling Act,
Amendment to Gambling Act.

• patent law

royalty agreement, court resolution in patent law, trademark license agreement, court resolution on cancellation of trademark;

• private documents

birth certificate, certificate of no criminal record, college and university graduate certificates, vocational school certificate, secondary school certificate, grant of probate. registration course book, Degrees and diplomas.

• public procurement

tender document, bid documentation in major IT project covering modernization of public administration system of the Republic of Hungary,
tender documentation for frequency assignments of Austrian Telecom Authority,
tender documents,
it project documentation,
call for bids in IT tender,
Bid documentation in IT.

• real estate

property rental agreement and bank guarantee, contract establishing land usufruct right, property sales agreement, general construction contract, property appraisal.

• stock exchange

the official financial guidelines of the British Financial Services Authority concerning stock exchange manipulations;
online Forex-platform,
share issue proposal from major US bank,
Key Information for investors document (KIID) of international investment funds.

• taxation

corporate guidelines on tax matters, resolution of tax authority on assessment of tax, tax certificate, statement of beneficial ownership;
a major international accounting and auditing firm (Big Four):
study on taxation concerning secondment of employees
study on an international corporate tax issue

An incomplete list of end-clients (through direct contracts or translation agencies):

UK law:
Bird & Bird Law Firm
High Court of Justice, Chancery Division,
Royal Courts of Justice Group, Queen’s Bench Division, Foreign Process Section.
Financial Ombudsman Service

International Firms:
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Central European Oil Company (UK), Air Berlin, Bull International, Ariba, Samsung, Accenture, Hitachi, Genzyme, Groupama Insurance Co., Allianz Insurance Co.. Federal Express (FEDEX), KIA Motors, SAG Holding, Mariott International;

Hungarian Authorities:
National Media and Communications Authority
National Health Insurance Fund
Central Administration of National Pension Insurance
Tax and Financial Audit Agency

United States of America, Labor Relations Board

European Commission
Committee of European Banking Supervisors
European Works Council

European Central Bank (ECB),
National Bank of Hungary (MNB),
OTP Bank Nyrt.
Erste Bank Zrt.
Takarékbank Zrt.

Budapest, 5 May 2015.
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