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Reference documents on fighting late payments

A new proposal to strengthen the Directive

In April 2009, the Commission proposed further measures to combat late payment in commercial transactions:

  • Press release
  • Citizen's summary pdf - 114 KB [114 KB] български (bg) čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it) latviešu valoda (lv) lietuvių kalba (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv)
  • Text of the proposal

This proposal will be examined by the European Parliament and the Council under the Co-decision procedure.

Study on the effectiveness of EC legislation on combating late payment (2006)

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