ASB Schuldnerberatungen GmbH
The ASB Schuldnerberatungen GmbH, a limited company, is a private non-profit making organisation (NPO) and the umbrella organisation of all debt advice services in Austria, based in Upper Austria. It also has an office in Vienna dealing with public relation and lobbying issues. The general managers of the debt advice services hold membership of the ASB (ten at the moment). Members of the asb need to be established as non-profit organisations and to satisfy certain quality criteria in order to be officially acknowledged by the Austrian Ministry of Justice.
The ASB Schuldnerberatungen GmbH acts as an interface between debt advice services and creditors as well as ministries, political decision makers and institutions and research institutes. The main activities are - beside the exchange of information - training of debt advisers, development of quality management, coordination of PR-work and lobbying as well as data collection and research on debt-related matters. The ASB also acts as a trustee in legal private bankruptcy proceedings.
The company is an active member of ecdn – european consumer debt network.
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