Virág Balogh

Virag Balogh graduated from ELTE FAculty of Law in Budapest. She started her professional career at the Consumer Section of the Hungarian Competition Authority. She worked throughout the hungarian implementation of UCPD as a point person of the HCA. She was international fellow at the Federal Trade Commission, Washington DC, where she worked at the Bureau of Economics studying the economic approach to consumer law enforcement. She became Head of the Consumer Section of the HCA in 2008 - as section head, she was responsible for consumer law enforcement of the HCA, as well as formulating HCA's consumer policy and acting as a spokeperson for the agency on numerous occasions. After leaving HCA, she became Practice Leader of the competition/advertising law practice of CLV Law Firm. Currently she's general secretary of the Hungarian Advertising Association. As the operative leader of the Associaton, she has acted as spokesperson on policy issues, organized educational events and also acts as a liasion to the regulatory bodies. She regularly speaks at conferences, is the author of numerous articles on books on consumer  law and policy, and gives seminars at different universities.