Erika Tomori is the leading partner of the Gárdos Mosonyi Tomori Law Office, an esteemed legal expert on the Hungarian capital market. Her area of expertise extends to securities market, capital market, financial services, credit transactions and corporate law.
She started working in the early 1990s as a legal advisor to one of Hungary's largest commercial banks, and she was one of the few who had the opportunity to participate in creating the legal framework for the two-tier banking system. During her banking work, she widened her knowledge at the Academy of American and International Law (The Southwestern Legal Foundation, Dallas, Texas, USA) and at the expert courses in banking law at the Eötvös Loránd University Law Training Institute.
In 1992, Erika Tomori was one of the founding members of our Law Office and has since been the head of the firm’s capital market department. She advises and represents financial institutions and investment service providers in matters of government licensing and supervision, as well as in individual financial transactions, both domestic and cross-border, issuing of securities, IPOs, and litigation. Both the financial market and the legal profession recognise her wide-ranging practice and in-depth knowledge.
She teaches securities law and capital market regulation at the Eötvös Loránd University and the Pázmány Péter Catholic University. She also holds securities law and capital market regulation training courses at the International Banker Training Center, the Budapest Institute of Banking and the Mathias Corvinus Collegium. She teaches financial law at the Corvinus University of Budapest. In recognition of her contribution to legal education, she was awarded the title of Honorary Associate Professor by the Eötvös Loránd University in 2004 and by the Corvinus University of Budapest in 2006. In 2020, the Budapest Bar Association honoured her with the Károly Eötvös Award, the highest professional recognition within the Bar.
Erika Tomori is the co-editor and co-author of “The Commentary to the Capital Market Act” published by Wolters Kluwer, a seminal work in interpreting and applying capital market regulations. She is also the author of several articles and textbooks on securities law.
She is an illustrious member of several distinguished professional organisations: for over a decade, she was a member of the Legal Committee and the Ethics Committee of the Budapest Stock Exchange; a member of the Permanent Arbitration Court of the Budapest Stock Exchange. Currently, she is a member of the Examination Committee of the Budapest Stock Exchange, the Ethics Committee of the Hungarian Association of Investment Fund Managers, and an arbitrator of the Money and Capital Market Section of the Permanent Arbitration Court of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
She is a member of the Budapest Bar Association.