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Monetary claims

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EU law on civil and commercial litigation can be used in cases which have a cross-border element to claim money owed.


Monetary claims

This section describes

  • the European Payment Order – a simplified procedure for cross-border monetary claims which are uncontested by the defendant
  • the European Small Claims Procedure – a simplified procedure which speeds up cross-border claims that do not exceed 2.000 euro,
  • Insolvency – national and Community forms of protection when a firm you have a claim against faces bankruptcy

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Last update: 31/05/2013