Archive for Compliance

Finally, the first ebilling consumer protection regulation is a fact!

Finally, the first ebilling consumer protection regulation is a fact!

Until recently, there was some divergence in Ireland between service providers who provide consumers with paper bills and those who have migrated their customers onto electronic bills (e-bills or online bills). This led to different levels of consumer protection.
However, new conditions were introduced by ComReg on 6 June 2013 (ComReg Document 13/52). All providers offering pre-paid and/or post-paid services will need to familiarise themselves with the new requirements and ensure they can comply by the end of the transitional period. The conditions came into effect at the beginning of August 2013.

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EDICOM Expert Analysis: Electronic Invoicing in Brazil. NF-e, CT-e, NFS-e

Billing processes in Brazil are subject to compliance with certain tax obligations involving the declaration of trading transactions to the Brazilian tax authorities. The Brazilian tax system is largely based on the application of charges that vary in line with the movement of goods by companies throughout the Brazilian territories.
To give an overview of what is required in Brazil, EDICOM has delivered an Expert Analysis of Electronic Invoicing and transport documents in Brazil (mandatory as from December): DOWNLOAD THE ANALYSIS (ENGLISH), DOWNLOAD THE ANALYSIS (PORTUGUESE), DOWNLOAD THE ANALYSIS (SPANISH)

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How to achieve International Compliance for your e-Invoicing? [Free White Paper]

AuthentiDate (a leading IT security specialist for international e-Invoicing processing) has released a free downloadable comprehensive e-Invoicing white paper covering legal frameworks for electronic exchange of invoices.
The 35-page E-invoicing White Paper: explains the legal situation in a simple and easy to understand way, and it clearly lists national requirements for sending and receiving electronic invoices throughout all EU countries and selected countries in Europe, Asia and Americas, i.e. Switzerland, Hong Kong, Mexico and United States of America.

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Boost your SAP: Integrated Freeware for Compliant E-invoicing [Webcast 18.10]

October 12, 2013  |  Compliance, Electronic Invoicing, Events

Logistics, manufacturing, integrating new business partners - regardless of industry, companies today are constantly experiencing change. As new business processes and workflows are being developed, they need to be modelled in your SAP system.
If an existing, standard SAP solution is not available, creating new, custom solutions can be extremely costly and time-consuming. So why not take a look at their award winning SAP Solutions that allow you to manage and monitor your SAP system quickly, easily and transparently?

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TUV Security Certification for AuthentiDate’s Einvoicing Cloud Services

October 9, 2013  |  Compliance, Electronic Invoicing, Europe

AuthentiDate’s SIGNAMUS Cloud Services for secure enterprise data exchange has received the international acknowledged security and data privacy certificate "Approved Cloud Security" from TÜV Saarland. TÜV certified that companies, exchanging electronic invoices, orders or other data, will benefit from secure and compliant data privacy throughout SIGNAMUS data conversion, EDI services, online archiving, digital signatures and time stamps.
The audit covered the complete software architecture as well as the physical, technical and organizational security of SIGNAMUS Cloud Services at AuthentiDate’s headquarters in Düsseldorf/Germany.

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25 Electronic Invoicing Providers sign Charter to ensure Free Interoperability, Roaming [updated]

25 companies specialized in the electronic invoicing operations gathered around GS1 France have officially signed the E-invoicing Interoperability Charter. This charter aims to reaffirm the free exchange of electronic invoices, especially when the electronic bill passes through two different operators.
The development of the E-invoicing Interoperability Charter began almost a year, as part of a working group composed of users GS1 France. It is the result of the will of GS1 member companies, publishers and operators of electronic invoicing solutions, to support the fast adoption of e-invoicing while adhering to legal electronic invoicing requirements.

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Not yet SEPA ready? Time for a plan B!

October 1, 2013  |  Compliance, Europe, Payment

Are you not ready yet for SEPA? Or just about to, but you don't know for sure to meet the 1 February deadline? Or maybe you haven't put SEPA on your agenda yet? Rest assured, you are not alone. A PWC SEPA Readiness Monitor shows that many companies like you face the same problems.
Many companies don't know if or when they are SEPA ready. However this doesn't change the deadline of 1 February 2014: if your company isn't ready by that date, there's a big chance that you won't be able to receive credit transfers or pay your bills. So, make sure to have a Plan B. Want to know how?

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Novus selects Invoiceware for compliant einvoicing in Mexico, Argentina and Chile

September 25, 2013  |  Compliance, Electronic Invoicing, Latin America

Novus International has contracted with Invoiceware International to manage the electronic invoicing compliance requirements in Latin America including: Mexico CFDI, Argentina CAE, and Chile DTE. By taking advantage of Invoiceware International's SAP® electronic invoicing applications and On Demand Latin America E-Invoicing Network, Novus International will streamline their approach to invoice regulation compliance. An important benefit of the new system includes reducing the day-to-day support issues and ongoing change management associated with maintaining local electronic invoicing solutions in each individual country.

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Can you bring compliant e-invoicing to the next level in Brazil? Yes you can!

Meeting e-invoicing compliance in Brazil is complex and requires careful constant monitoring. While e-invoicing adoption is high in Brazil, this complexity is why most service providers only help companies meet the government’s minimum requirements.
But now there is a strategic partnership between Comprova (an officially accredited Brazilian certification service provider and digital signature platform) and OB10. Comprova’s certification solution creates legally compliant invoices for goods, services and transport in BRAZIL. By combining this with the flexibility of the OB10 network, invoices are validated against government and buyer-specific requirements to ensure they are processed and paid faster. Bringing compliant e-invoicing to the next level.

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Latin American e-invoicing compliance for Chemtura thanks to InvoiceWare

Chemtura Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company, selects Invoiceware International to deploy and manage their electronic invoicing processes in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina. By taking advantage of Invoiceware International's SAP(R) Rapid Deployment Templates (RDT) and OnDemand Latin America E-Invoicing Network, Chemtura is eliminating complexity in their upcoming Latin America SAP ERP implementation today, as well as eliminating future change-management issues and IT burdens caused by the constantly changing e-invoicing regulations.

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