Archive for Europe

EESPA + OpenPEPPOL Position Paper: reduce the amount of syntaxes

EESPA and OpenPEPPOL are very concerned by the provision in the Directive 2014/55/EU that all 300.000+ EU public sector contracting authorities will need to be able to receive electronic invoices expressed in any of a list of up to four syntaxes to be recommended by CEN TC 434 for a European core invoice standard. They propose 2 syntaxes.

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Five key points for selecting a PEPPOL access point provider

July 8, 2016  |  Digitalisation, Europe, Procurement

If you are a medical or in-vitro device supplier, to be compliant with the UK Department of Health’s e-procurement strategy, you will need to have made a commitment to PEPPOL by September 2016. Here are five key points to selected a proper PEPPOL provider.

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Germany prepares legislation to mandate future B2G e-invoicing

The German Ministry of Internal Affairs (BMI) has drafted new legislation to transpose the EU Directive 2014/55/EU into German legislation. However, the new German draft regulation has an ambition that goes far beyond the EU Directive 2014/55/EU.

It shall for example affect all invoices, regardless of the amount. In addition it paves the way for the government to define further requirements, for instance mandating suppliers to send invoices just in electronic format. The latter however has net yet been drafted.

CEGEDIM develops e-invoicing for Sage

Sage makes it easier to send and receive e-invoices with its interoperable Sage eFacture platform, thanks to Cegedim. The platform lets companies bring themselves into compliance with the legal framework for e-invoicing that will take effect between 2017 and 2020.

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What does the ‘Brexit’ mean for UK Peppol implementations?

Will the Brexit undermine the current e-procurement strategy and throw it into turmoil? Or will e-trading remain a very real necessity in driving down costs and suppliers, who trade across Europe, will continue to benefit from a consistent, though locally developed, PEPPOL infrastructure?

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E-invoicing in Public Procurement: why PEPPOL?

June 30, 2016  |  Europe, Events, Procurement

In this session Nigel Ransom, Business Development Manager at Data Interchange covers the benefits of using PEPPOL and how this can be implemented into your organisation and how public sector can make cost savings though the use of PEPPOL.

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Tax compliance expert weighs in on hidden opportunities from Brexit

June 28, 2016  |  Compliance, Europe

Andy Hovancik, CEO of global compliance solution Sovos Compliance, helps multinationals like Coca-Cola, Nationwide, Fidelity and 3,000 other clients comply with complex tax regulations like those in the E.U., and he anticipates two key benefits from Britain’s exit.

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EESPA and OpenPEPPOl cooperate to support the adoption of EU E-invoicing

June 24, 2016  |  Cooperation, Europe, Interoperability

The cooperation aims at developing common positions on EU public policy support for e-invoicing, promoting interoperability and rolling out easy-to-use services.

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UK NHS e-Procurement Strategy: Key actions to take before 2016

June 16, 2016  |  Compliance, Europe, Procurement

Due to the breadth of the project, an e-procurement strategy rollout is divided into different phases. The next deadline to be met is September 30, by which time suppliers must have PEPPOL/GS1 compliance plan, join a PEPPOL Access Point, assign the GLN code to suppliers and upload it to the GLN registry and add a GTIN designation to the products.

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Anachron’s Order2Cash e-Invoicing solutions certified as PEPPOL Access Points

The aim of the OpenPEPPOL project is to simplify electronic procurement across Europeanborders by developing technology standards that can be implemented across all governments within the region.

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