09 January 2024
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New NPL Law in Germany: German Secondary Credit Market
Act– Revitalization of the Non-Performing Loans Market and
Creating New Market Opportunities?
On 30 December 2023 the German Secondary Credit Market Promotion
Act (Kreditzweitmarktförderungsgesetz) entered into force,
which simplifies dealing in non-performing loans (“NPLs”)
by introducing a new law, the German Secondary Credit Market Act
The Secondary Credit
Market Act transposes EU Directive 2021/2167 on credit servicers
and credit acquirers of 24 November 2021 (“Credit Servicer
Directive”) into German law.
This new law could significantly change the market for NPLs.
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