Seizure of evidence facilitated in EU

The seizure of assets or evidence within the EU is set to be made easier. This will be particularly advantagious for small enterprises which so far have had problems in collecting receivables from defaulting customers and frauds abroad. A new draft by the German government which is to transpose EU law from July 2003 into German law is to provide a solution to this kind of problem.

The upper house of the German parliament has already signaled its approval. GERMAN