Ecuador Debt Collection – No Win No Fee
Creditreform operates a global specialist International debt collection service. We have local offices and fully approved expert international debt collection agency partners in every country worldwide. All our International debt collection agency partners and offices operate on a No Win No Fee basis charging an agreed commission against monies recovered only.
– Location of office(s) in Ecuador:
– Number of staff:
Option for sub-hiring a private investigator
– How long been operating in Ecuador:
– What type of debts do you recover?
Both commercial (B2B) and consumer (B2C) debts
– Statute of limitation in Ecuador:
10 years for normal invoices, 5 years for IOU’s (as an expedite process, then an ordinary process is still available for the 10 year period).
– How many registries in Ecuador for businesses? (i.e. UK just has 1 central registry) :
The Superintendence of Companies, Values and Insurance, and the Superintendence of Banking
– What is the process in Ecuador?
Start with extrajudicial efforts, if a payment plan is proposed and accepted have it signed before a Mediator, so that it acts as a last judicial instance, and thus, executable, sentence. If the agreement is not complied with, or no payment plan is offered, a judicial process (execution or first instance) needs be filed in order to attempt to collect.
– Average length of time to collect?
With mediation, 1 month and depending on the payment plan; or, if a first instance judicial process approx 1 year (with further appeals to Provincial and then National Coursts ~ approx. 4+ years); or if within a mediation minutes execution process, approx. 2 months for the payment order, or 5+ for insolvency, etc.
– Can late payment fees / interest be added to claims?
Yes, whatever was agreed as penalty in the contract, and/or Ecuadorian maximum legal interest (currently around 9% yearly).
– Details on legal service / process in Ecuador:
It is slow and uncertain, thus, usually advisable to accept a lengthy payment plan with an acceleration clause before a Mediation Centre
There are many unique requirements to recovering international debts in all countries including Ecuador debt collection services which differ from the UK and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert international debt collection agencies and not from the UK office. This method of international debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases try and recover debts from a UK office base only. Using the local offices and partners enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service.