Our work in Finance

  • 19 April

Our work in the financial sector has been multidimensional, and we would even dare say, pioneering, for the Greek standards. The effort of EKPIZO in this sector is what has distinguished and highlighted its prestige not only in Greece, but in Europe as well. The Legal Protection Office has been operating since 1996, and it was initially funded by the European Commission. It has now managed to...

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New amendments on Over-Indebted Households’ Law

  • 19 April

Attention! The update of pending applications of over-indebted natural persons ends in February 14th, 2016.  Joint Ministerial Decision number 8686 (GG B’ 2208, 14/10/2015) specifies the certificates that applicants need to present to the Court’s Secretariat in order to update the data of their pending applications, provided there has been no prior discussion of it. The necessary...

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Settle your debts

  • 19 April

Let’s find together the most convenient solution to settle your debts According to the current legal framework, there are various ways of settling your debts: Out of court (either with the mediation of the Consumers Association, or by adhering to the Code of Conduct) Law on Over-Indebted Households (Ν. 3869/10) Through the Code of Conduct of the Bank of Greece EKPIZO is a certified...

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Class actions on housing loan costs and prepayment penalty

  • 01 December

We keep bringing class actions against banks, asking the refund of deposited housing loans costs and prepayment penalty. The Supreme Court rulings are already known to our members – and to judges as well - throughout the pages of our Open Line; as a result, more decisions are being ruled in favour of our members. Unfortunately, although all bank groups are aware of these rulings some of them...

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Say again ΝΟ to home foreclosures of overindebted Greeks!

  • 01 January

Why this is important Just two years ago, we asked for your support, to prevent, by January 2014, the bank foreclosure auctions on the property of overindebted Greek households. You helped to collect more than 130,000 signatures, which were handed over to the Greek Parliament. You helped to suspend auctions on foreclosed properties, even for a single year, even with less favorable terms...

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