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Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)


Vilnius, Lithuania
Thursday 10 October 2013

Raitininku str. 4, 09200 Vilnius, Lithuania


On Tuesday, 10 October 2013, the European Commission Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry hosted a seminar in Vilnius on the issue of cross-border credit and claims management within the EU.

SMEs often find it too daunting, complicated or expensive (consulting fees, legal counsel, document translation, etc.), to pursue legal action when needed, against companies or individuals in other Member States. They are also afraid they will not get paid.

The Vilnius seminar on Cross-Border Business was one of a series of national events whose purpose is to help SMEs to understand what options are available to them for successfully managing cross border credit and for recovering cross-borders payments. This will also help increasing their overall business efficiency and competitiveness.

This campaign is organised in the context of the pilot project "Rapid and efficient enforcement of outstanding claims by SMEs operating across borders" funded by the European Union.


Guide to cross-border credit and claims management pdf - 753 KB [753 KB] български (bg) čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) français (fr) hrvatski (hr) 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)

Final Agenda pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] lietuvių kalba (lt)

Poster pdf - 567 KB [567 KB] lietuvių kalba (lt)

Speakers CVs:

Speakers' presentations

  • Laura Čereškaitė-Kinčiuvienė pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] lietuvių kalba (lt)
  • Paula Carney pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]
  • Miroslav Nosevič pdf - 891 KB [891 KB] lietuvių kalba (lt)


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) pdf - 5 MB [5 MB] lietuvių kalba (lt)



For further details, please contact Justyna Ciruk by email at

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This event is a part of European SME Week 2013

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