News

  • News
    06 June 2015
    Mr. van der Vaeren, what are the main challenges for ABR-BVI in the year 2015?
    1. Get the legislator to understand that additional support for our profession would be good for the economy (investment & growth need good payers, and paying well is encouraged by debt collectors both in prevention and after a claim); good for settling more claims out of courts (where courts are expensive for the government).

  • News
    02 February 2015
    The scenic landscape around the inviting Radisson Blu Resort & Spa in Dubrovnik, located directly at the coast of the Adriatic Sea, provided an exceptional ambience for this event. FENCA gathered more than 135 participants from almost 30 EU and non-EU countries. Even attendees from the USA, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey and Dubai followed our invitation to meet their European colleagues. Some of them already met at a Welcome BBQ on Wednesday evening to talk with old and new acquaintances from the industry in a nice and relaxed atmosphere.

  • News
    30 January 2015
    Collection experts from Europe and all across the world will gather from October 15 to 17 in Stockholm. Learn about the latest developments in debt collection and receivables management. Please save the date!

  • News
    26 September 2014
    First impressions of FENCA European Collection Congress 2014 are online and ready to be viewed on Flickr.

  • News
    16 September 2014
    Between 2012 and 2014 the Bundesverband Deutscher Inkasso-Unternehmen (BDIU), the Credit Services Association (CSA), the Inkassoverband Österreich (IVÖ), the Polski Zwi?zek Windykacji (PZW) and the Deutsche Inkasso Akademie (DIA) have successfully finished a Leonardo Partnership project funded by the European Commission.

  • News
    25 April 2014
    On 12 March 2014, the European Parliament accepted with clear majority their proposed amendments to the Commission’s draft regulation. The Council’s discussions to conclude with a common position are still ongoing. The Parliament’s rapporteurs expressed their hope and expectation that the newly elected European Parliament and the European Commission will continue to push for the data protection reform, without having to start from scratch.

  • News
    27 February 2014
    On  February  12th,  2014  the  Enterprise  Europe  Network,  the  Austrian Chamber  of  Commerce,  and  the  Bavarian  Chambers  of  Commerce  invited to a panel discussion on the proposed data protection regulation and its impact on the European economy and its businesses. Among the 250 participants of this event were high-ranking representatives of European Institutions, as well as national stakeholders of politics and business.

  • News
    22 November 2013
    In the coming year, the EU wants to issue a regulation to implement uniform data protection standards across Europe. Now an expert constitutional law opinion, commissioned by the German Debt Collection Association BDIU, warns that the known proposals violate Germany's Basic Law as well as central European constitutional rights. They endanger, among other things, the work of credit agencies and collection agencies. The consequences would not only be borne by these two industries but by the entire European economy.

  • News
    28 September 2013
    Andreas Aumüller is the new President of the Federation of European National Collection Associations (FENCA). The members’ general meeting of the European collection umbrella organization elected the 59-year-old entrepreneur at their annual congress in Taormina, Italy, on Saturday. Aumüller, who is also board member at the German Debt Collection Association, was formerly the treasurer on the FENCA board, the executive committee of the European collection industry.