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By sekundi
February 19, 2019
Category: sekundi news

Nos complace anunciaros que desde esta semana somos el socio exclusivo en España de la red internacional de recuperaciones SEKUNDI 

Gracias a su CEO hans kuik y socios por su calurosa bienvenida! We are proud to announce that we are the Spanish exclusive partner of the international collection network SEKUNDI 

Thanks to its ceo hans kuik and partners for your warm welcome!

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Protection of personal data in Poland – access

By sekundi
November 21, 2016
Category: sekundi news

In Poland is a high awareness of issues connected to protecting and sharing of personal data. All offices and institutions are particularly sensitive on this kind of this issue.


Many of the data, especially those relating to potential assets of a company or a natural person can be accessed only by authorized bodies.

In cases involving, debts such authority is the bailiff. The Efficient debt collector is able to reach... Continue reading

Tags: Poland data protection debt

Since 2014, the invoices of Lawyers cq. law offices are 21% VAT included (EN)

By sekundi
October 24, 2016
Category: sekundi news

Since 2014, the invoices of Lawyers cq. law offices are 21% VAT included.

Today we read that the Belgian government has received 122 million euros by this way of taxes…

Legal professionals warn that more clients aren’t able to pay their legal counsel anymore because of this substantial increase.

Will this lead to be the first step towards an American way of invoicing the clients ? No cure, no pay ? Has to be followed up. 

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Tags: Advia Lawyers Belgium VAT

Advia, Belgium Sekundi partner, informs you about the the 2ND Credit Expo that will be held in LEUVEN, BELGIUM the 20 October 2016. (EN)

By sekundi
October 12, 2016
Category: sekundi news

More than 600 participants are already registered. If you would like to look into the Belgium way of doing collection & offering credit management services, please feel free to participate yourself.

For more information, please contact Manon at or visit:  ADVIA .

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Tags: Advia Sekundi Partner Credit Expo

Solvency check in Poland (EN)

By sekundi
October 12, 2016
Category: sekundi news

Solvency check, as a tool based on official financial data, in Poland cannot be treat as reliable information about the current situation in some company. 3 millions from 4 millions registered companies in Poland are private businesses run by natural persons.


They in mostly are not obliged to passing annual financial report therefore solvency check cannot be use as tool giving information about current financial situation - especially when we are searching data about a debtor where situation is dynamic.

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12 & 13 th October - Conference

By sekundi
October 06, 2016
Category: sekundi news

ADVIA, Belgium Sekundi partner will join this important meeting. 
For more information or participation, please contact Manon TARIS at

This conference addresses the legal issues of the international logistics, transport and forwarding industry. It presents a unique occasion to hear insights from a panel of lawyers who are part of Forwarderlaw, which is a worldwide network of international transport lawyers.The Hanjin operation will be discussed in day 2.

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Tags: news conference Law and logistic ADVIA

Quick legal procedure: 40 Days decision in Belgium

By sekundi
October 06, 2016
Category: sekundi news

In order to avoid financial problems for SME caused by late payments and also to reduce the arrears the Belgium courthouse are dealing with, the Belgium Government decided to introduce a quick legal procedure to receive a judgment within 40 days for non-disputed-claims.

The only requirements are:

B2B – claims
Invoice / general or contractual terms available.

At this moment, only national (Belgium) B2B – cases are allowed. 

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Smooth International Debt Collection with PPG and Sekundi (EN)

By sekundi
September 26, 2016
Category: sekundi news

Debt recovery from a foreign country can be a frustrating experience.

Sekundi’s network of international debt collector professionals solves this problem efficiently. Pappila Penkkala Group Oy is the only Finnish member of the organization.

In Finland, our debt recovery service works by first sending a note of complaint. If this doesn’t work, a collection letter will be sent to the debtor. In the case of substantial sums of money, the process may proceed to bankruptc... Continue reading

Tags: Debt collection PPG Sekundi Finland

EAPO (European Account Preservation Order) (EN/NL)

By sekundi
September 19, 2016
Category: sekundi news

Starting January 2017 the European Regulation “EAPO” will be effective in all member states of the European Union (excepted England and Denmark).


The EAPO facilitates cross-border debt recovery in civil and commercial matters and is a provisional measure through which the bank account of the debtor in another country than the creditor is seized.


The procedure to get an EAPO will be very much like the one to get a European Payment Order, this is by filling i... Continue reading

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Debt collection in Poland (EN/FR/DE)

By sekundi
August 18, 2016
Category: sekundi news

Debt collection in Poland

In Poland creditor with B2B file can use two main ways: traditional law office or debt Collection Company.
Acting with law office is mostly related to pay the reward in advance. In the case of debt collection, company creditor can expect the payment "success fee" only in the case of successful recovery.
Experienced debt collection companies also have legal services provided by licensed lawyers and thus they provide both services: the debt collection with legal actions.

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Tags: debt collection poland Recouvrement de Créance Inkasso von Gewerblichen Forderungen

Registration of Residence mandatory in Austria (EN)

By sekundi
August 09, 2016
Category: sekundi news

Unlike many other European countries, there is an obligation to register your place of residence in Austria (first residence as well as any other after a movement). Ignoring this duty commits an administrative offense possibly followed by a penalty.

A further Austrian specialty is the existence of a central register of residency, in which all main and secondary residences of all inhabitants as well as temporary residences and also tourists stays in a Hotel, B&B etc. are recorded.

Debt Collection Agencies in Aus... Continue reading

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Debt Recovery Guidelines UK (EN/FR)

By sekundi
August 05, 2016
Category: sekundi news

1. Pre-action protocols explain the conduct and set out the steps the court would normally expect parties to take before commencing proceedings for particular types of civil claims.

Objectives of pre-action conduct and protocols

2. Before commencing proceedings, the court will expect the parties to have exchanged sufficient information to—
(a) Understand... Continue reading

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Extrajudicial debt collection in Greece (EN)

By sekundi
August 01, 2016
Category: sekundi news

KPAG Kosmidis & Partners Law Firm approaches each case carefully and chooses the fastest and most cost-effective way to secure debt recovery.

Our team starts the extrajudicial recovery proceedings by sending a written demand of payment to the debtor by First Class recorded delivery, followed by phone calls. In certain cases, the demand of payment is served on the debtor by a clerk, so that the debtor takes the letter more se... Continue reading

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Collection of the debts under 10 000,00 € in Luxembourg (EN/FR)

By sekundi
July 25, 2016
Category: Debt Collection

The cases involving less than or equal to 10,000 EURO debt are heard by the justice of the peace.


Debts of EUR 10,000 or less come under the jurisdiction of the magistrate's court of Diekirch, Esch-sur-Alzette or Luxembourg.


There are two possible procedures in case of debt below 10000 EUR: conditional payment order (fast procedure) or the summons (proceedings on the merits).


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Tags: debt collection Luxembourg

Stricter information obligations towards private persons (EN/DE/FR)

By sekundi
July 18, 2016
Category: sekundi news

In the past, it was sufficient that debt collection agencies and lawyers examined the legality of a claim. Now, they must provide detailed information with the first request for payment, irrelevant of whether they are pre-trial or enforceable claims.

Therefore, with considerable extra effort creditors and collection companies have to list the following information:

Mention of the client
 Demand basis, such as enforceable or contractual claim
Contractual objects, such as ren... Continue reading
Tags: Information collection companies legality

Commercial debt recovery in Italy (EN/FR)

By sekundi
July 04, 2016
Category: Debt Collection

In Italy, the ordinary limitation period for claiming a credit right is 10 years pursuant to article 2946 of the Civil Code.

Shorter limitation periods are also provided for example:

Limitation of rights relating to rents, periodic... Continue reading
Tags: Italy Debt recovery commercial debt recovery

Statutory interest in Poland (EN/DE/FR/NL)

By sekundi
June 28, 2016
Category: cash management

One common for everyone (companies and natural persons) legal interest rate expressed in percent and independent on other interest rates since 1st January 2016 in Poland are divided on those connected with business and not. Now for natural persons (debtors) not connected with any economic activity is one rate depends on Polish National Bank reference interest rate.

More changes are inside this division but for business debtors because now creditor must choose one rate from three available... Continue reading

Tags: Statutory interest Polen business debtor interest rate

Wer seine Rechnungen korrekt bezahlt – und wer nicht (DE)

By sekundi
June 23, 2016
Category: cash management

Original Post von Carsten Dierig Wirtschaftskorrespondent

In Europa herrscht eine schlechte Zahlungsmoral. Durchschnittlich jede fünfte Rechnung wird von Unternehme... Continue reading

Tags: Zahlungsmoral Inkasso Europa Zahlungsverzug

Debt Collection in Switzerland (EN/DE/FR/NL)

By sekundi
June 22, 2016
Category: Debt Collection
At first an important aspect for Inkasso in Switzerland: unlike many other countries in Europe in Switzerland it is not allowed to put the debtor in account for the cost if the debt collection service providers. The have to be adopted completely by the creditor.   Procedure of BURG Inkasso AG

Receiving a collection order the team of BURG Inkasso AG initially hits clarifications concerning address, borrower's creditworthiness or the status of a company in the commercial register.

Afterward, t... Continue reading

Tags: Debtcollection Switzerland Inkasso Schweiz Recouvrement Suisse

Debt collection In Turkey (EN/FR/DE/NL)

By sekundi
June 14, 2016
Category: Debt Collection
Debt collection as a separate industry is a new concept in Turkey.  Until the 1990s, it has been only the law firms who were involved in collections with the notion of administrative follow-up (idari takip) by hiring young people who are not lawyers but capable of negotiations. With the development of debt purchase industry in Turkey for banking claims (B2C) during the 1990s, asset management companies started to build up their collection teams in the form of a call center by hiring people experienced in phone conversations. ... Continue reading
Tags: Debt collection Turkey Inkasso

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