This week the EU Parliament has voted in favour of abolishing mobile roaming fees and maintaining net neutrality. While US lawmakers have generally favoured corporate entities on these matters, this show the European Union’s tendency to share forces with consumers.
So what’s the deal on this with regard to e-invoicing? Well, not much at first glance. But let’s focus on the roaming fees.
eFinans,provides e-Invoice Integration, tailor-made e-Invoice support, e-Invoice archiving, e-Ledger application services – as well as online banking solutions through its e-Commerce portal in Turkey. Since September 2013, companies in Turkey have to comply to new mandatory requirements in e-invoicing. Please click here to download and examine the detailed offering of eFinans, especially for BCCT (Britisch Chamber of Commerce of Turkey) members.Read More
Just six months after purchasing Orbit UK (the insurance EDI and ebusiness specialists) the rapid expansion of Atlas Products International now processes a whopping 25 million eInvoices. Every month! That is 300 million einvoices processed a year.
Atlas has significantly expanded its eInvoicing activities and credentials in the UK, Ireland, the rest of EMEA and North America over the past 12 months, surpassing many of its competitors through the provision of their intelligent eInvoicing platform, combined with industry leading delivery and customer service.
We were a bit in doubt whether we should write about a press release we just received in our e-mail inbox. Or whether we were to covertly tweet about it. It concerns the frequently asked questions about e-invoicing in public e-procurement. Similar to the explanatory notes on the 2010 EU e-invoicing directive here and here.
Though it does provide some clearance. However some things are still left unanswered. Like "what is an e-invoice?" or "What is de role of PEPPOL in this topic?". So in the near future we hope to unlock these also. But for now....here goes:
More than 9,000 million (9 billion!) electronic invoices issued by different companies and entities in Mexico the past decade displays the success of the Mexican Einvoicing initiative. It represents a major step in the country's progress in its goal towards the development of e-government that provides greater efficiency, avoide the use of paper, to minimize fraud and to increase in public agility.
The successful implementation of electronic invoicing in Mexico has attracted much interest of the European Commission, as well as single EU Member States.
The study "The Electronic Invoice in Spain 2012-2013" also confirms that 35% of all Spanish companies use e-invoicing. From 2012 to 2013 the absolute amount of companies grew from 120.000 to a total of 130.000. A growth of 10.2%, even while the number of firms in Spain has decreased by 1.84% during that period.Read More
AMEXIPAC is a non-profit organization that represents the leading e-Invoicing companies in Mexico. Our members are certified by Mexican Tax Authorities, (SAT) and as a group represent the majority of e-invoicing transactions issued in the country.
All AMEXIPAC members offer tax compliant e-Invoicing as well as value added services, such as sending and receiving solutions for different market verticals and segments, oriented towards improving customers´ business efficiency. AMEXIPAC brings together highly qualified legal and technical experts in order to meet the stringent requirements for e-invoicing in Mexico.
The implementation of these requirements by all members of AMEXIPAC have been set as a benchmark for e-Invoicing best practices in Mexico and Latin America.
Late 2013 Target (a massive US retailer) revealed it had been targeted by a team of unknown hackers, who managed to gain access to the personal info (and credit card numbers) of a whopping 110 million customers. It was, as onlookers noted at the time, a "disaster," and the impetus for at least one lawsuit.
Today comes news that the breach may have originated with Fazio Mechanical Services, a small heating and refrigeration contractor based in Pittsburgh.
Over 20 leading U.S. companies have removed their "anti-paper" green claims, used to promote electronic billing and other e-services as a more environmentally-friendly solution than paper. These companies are primarily top Fortune 500 organizations in the banking, utilities and telecommunications sectors.
The removals follows on an educational campaign by Two Sides U.S. to correct greenwashing related to print and paper products.
The European Commission considers this measure necessary in order to reduce the likelihood of both domestic and cross border payment disruptions.
Technically, the current deadline of February 1 remains in effect, but the European decision enables an ultimate additional transition period of six months during which domestic payments without IBAN number can still be made, in other words: payments that not yet meet the new European standard.