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South Sudan Debt Collection – No Win No Fee
Creditreform operates a global specialist International debt collections 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. All our international offices and partners initiate the collection processes by sending the debtors a debt collection letter to introduce their involvement.
Main reasons why a local country debt recovery agency is so important rather than trying to recover from a debt collection agency UK are as follows:
The local International Debt collection Partners know:
The local cultures
The best methods of initiating debt recovery letters and processes
Are in the same time zones
Herewith details of our debt collection service South Sudan:
Location of debt recovery office in South Sudan?
Juba. All debt collection letters are sent by the local head office.
Number of debt collection staff?
Four (4) lawyers
Two (2) Advocate Trainees
One (1) Secretary
One (1) cleaner
One (1) Security Guard
Total number of employees nine (9).
Each staff member is allocated a client and all their debt collection letters are personalised in order to effect the best response results from debtors.
How long have you been operating a debt recovery service in South Sudan?
We have been operating an African debt collection service on a no win no fee basis in South Sudan since 2016. South Sudan is included on our debt collection agency list.
- Areas of practice:
Debt collection on behalf of clients;
Representation of clients before courts in both criminal and civil matters;
Representation of clients before other authorities such as labour office, government ministries, etc;
Negotiations on behalf of clients;
Processing legal documents such as chamber of commerce membership certificate, operation license, tax identification number (TIN), tax clearance certificate, etc, to clients;
Registration of both national and international companies and NGOs;
Registration of trade marks and copyrights;
Doing other legal work.
What type of debt collection services do you provide? Do you do commercial debt recovery (B2B) and consumer debt recovery (B2C)?
We handle both Business to Business debt recovery cases and Business to Consumer debt collections cases. There is different content for business to business debt collection letter templates and business to consumer debt collection letters templates.
Statue of Limitation in South Sudan?
There is no statute of limitation perse, however, there are some statues such as the Criminal Procedure Act, 2008 under section 47(1) which states that no criminal case shall be initiated with respect to an offense for which the period of limitation has lapsed. Subsection 2 of the same section states that the following offenses shall have uninterrupted period of limitation as follows:
(a) ten years in any offense, the commission of which is punishable with death;
(b) five years, in any offense commission of which is punishable with imprisonment for more than one year;
(c) two years in any other case.
Subjection 3 of the same Section 47 states that the running of limitation shall be interrupted when and if the criminal case is initiated within the period of limitation.
The Civil Procedure Act, 2007 has no provision on limitation period.
How EU (European Union) laws effect debt collection in South Sudan?
Very little impact with EU.
There is currently no Free Trade Agreement that have been signed or any ongoing negotiations between South Sudan and European Union.
How many companies registries in South Sudan for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)?
There is 1 company registry in South Sudan which is called Ministry of Justice – Business Registry / The Republic Of South Sudan Business Registration Services (BRS) located in Juba, South Sudan.
We have access to South Sudan Company Registry searches to find out who further background information on all South Sudan companies.
With regard to registries in South Sudan, there is Ministry of Justice and Constitution Affairs having Department of Business Registry responsible for registration of companies and issuing certificate of incorporation or certificate registration to South Sudanese and international companies respectively. It is also responsible for registration of trademarks and copyrights.
Chamber of Commerce do issue chamber of commerce membership certificate to companies. Operation License is being issued by state government of each state to operate within its jurisdiction. Then it is the Ministry of Finance and Planning, Directorate of Taxation which issue Tax Identification Number and Tax Clearance Certificate to companies. Taxes are paid quarterly (after every three months).
As a matter of practice companies and other entities are required to process a document call stamp approval from Ministry of Interior, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in order before making stamp.
Non-Governmental Organizations, Societies and Associations are registered by Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) in accordance with provisions of Non-Governmental Act, 2016. Before RRC was established, Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs used to register both companies and NGOs.
Churches are registered with Office of the President, Bureau for Religious Affairs.
When we say South Sudanese company we mean company which it's first registration is done in South Sudan and when we say international company we mean company which was first registered in a foreign country but want register or has registered a branch in South Sudan.
Average length of time to collect a debt?
Can late payment fees / interest to be added to claims?
Unfortunately late payment interest is not usually recoverable for South Sudan debt collection cases.
Details on legal service / process in South Sudan?
It is a legal requirement for any company with a foreigner as a shareholder to have a South Sudanese partner with 31% share in the company. It is also a legal requirement that companies should not have less than two shareholders. Photocopies of valid identity documents of the shareholders is required to be attached to memorandum and articles of association of companies and each shareholder sign against his or her name. The Companies Act, 2012 allows a company to be a shareholder in another company.
For an international company to register a branch in South Sudan it must bring the following documents:
Authenticated copy of power of attorney to a person authorized to follow registration process in South Sudan;
Authenticated copy of resolution of board of directors of the company to register a branch in South Sudan;
Authenticated copy of memorandum and articles of association of the company;
Authenticated copy of certificate of incorporation of the company from the country of origin;
Authenticated copy of tax clearance certificate from country of origin for the last three months;
Authenticated copy of relevant documents from the country of origin;
The authentication should be done by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and related institutions such as judiciary in country of origin an by South Sudan Embassy in the country of origin or South Sudan Embassy in neighbouring country but covering country of origin.
The authenticated documents should then be send to South Sudan. After the documents arrive South Sudan, the documents should then be taken to Embassy of country of origin in South Sudan for re-authentication by followed by re-authentication by South Sudan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
After re-authentication, the documents should then be taken to Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs for registration of the company and the company can then be issued certificate of registration.
The law requires that the registration process of companies and NGOs should be done by a registered lawyer in South Sudan.
The registration fees for international companies is United States Dollars Twenty Thousand ($ 20,000.00). The fees is inclusive of Law Firm fees and government fees.
South Sudan Business Credit Reports
Creditreform provides over 88 million international business credit reports throughout Europe and 200 million international business credit reports worldwide. We provide freshly investigated South Sudan Credit Reports which can be done prior to trading to make sure the company you will be dealing with can meet the commitment or once the debt becomes overdue to ensure the debtor can meet the amount owed.
South Sudan Skip Tracing Agents
Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert local South Sudan tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor. This debtor tracing service is provided on a No Find No Fee basis only charging for a successful trace..
Specialist Debt Recovery Experts
There are many unique requirements to recovering international debts in all countries including South Sudan debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert international debt collection agencies and not from debt collectors UK. This method of international debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases try and recover debts from a UK debt collector 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.
Who are the main trading partners for South Sudan?
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What is the Supreme Court in South Sudan?
The South Sudan Supreme Court is the highest court in South Sudan.