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Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)


Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Thursday 15 May 2014

Chamber of Trade of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
2 Circuit de La Foire Internationale
1347 Luxemburg City, Luxembourg


On Thursday, 15 May 2014, the European Commission Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry hosted a seminar in Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg 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)

Agenda pdf - 88 KB [88 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr)

Speakers' CV

Poster pdf - 651 KB [651 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr)

Speakers' presentations

  • Michael SAUTER pdf - 686 KB [686 KB] Deutsch (de)
  • Jacques WOLTER pdf - 545 KB [545 KB] français (fr)
  • Patrick GOERGEN pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] français (fr)
  • Jan KAYSER pdf - 1023 KB [1023 KB] français (fr)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) pdf - 470 KB [470 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr)



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