Archive for Europe

Long read: EDI adoption in Europe, USA, Latin America

July 3, 2017  |  edi, Europe, Latin America, North America

For some, it is an indispensable tool in the corporate arsenal; for others, a cost generator. In this post, we analyse how each implementation model has evolved.

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Dynatos expands operations to Iberia

The expansion of Dynatos in Iberia is for the the Cronos Group the latest project in their endeavor to increase its global footprint. Dynatos has experienced tremendous growth since 2010.

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Mandatory B2B e-invoicing – a shift in EU policy

Trustweaver published some additional thoughts on the move by the Italian government to make B2B e-invoicing mandatory too - in an effort to combat VAT fraud and closing the VAT gap.

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Will governments still promote PEPPOL once mandatory B2G e-invoicing is in full force?

It will not last for years. Once the authorities receive their invoices electronically from suppliers, you can expect promotion of PEPPOL as well as a related task force to be scaled down. 

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“Italy’s public administration has saved EUR 1 billion with mandatory e-invoicing”

June 25, 2017  |  Compliance, Electronic Invoicing, Europe

Electronic invoicing is one of the key projects in Italy’s Digital Agenda, AGID adds. Since the beginning of this year, the FatturaPA system can be used for free by companies and citizens to send invoices.

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New TrustWeaver launches “Sign-What-You-Scan”, complying with new French regulations

June 22, 2017  |  Compliance, Europe, Invoice Automation

This dedicated solution comprises the signing and time-stamping of the scanned invoice with an e-signature and time-stamp that meets French legal requirements.

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First UBL+PDF demo invoices based on the EN 16931-1 E-invoicing Standard now available!

To support organisations that have to or want to implement this new EN 16931 standard, UBL Ready set out to develop demo reference files based on the UBL syntax and fully compliant with EN 19631. These files are now publicly available. The demo invoices are available in both UBL and PDF format with an explanation on the structure and calculation of the invoice.

UBL Ready currently provides the following demo files:

1. An extensive e-invoice with multiple VAT rates, discounts and surcharges – UBL + PDF

2. The extensive e-invoice, with additional UBL elements allowed by EN 16931 (though not necessary) – UBL + PDF

3. Credit note based on the extensive e-invoice – UBL + PDF

UBL Ready is currently working on other demo e-invoice files based on EN 16931, as well as working on a conversion guideline for those that already implemented UBL2.1/2.0.

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Webinar: Spain Real-Time Transactional SII Reporting

June 15, 2017  |  Compliance, Digitalisation, Europe, Events

Mandate impacts more than 60,000 companies representing 80% of nation’s invoice volume. Join this webinar on June 15, 2017 to learn more about this mandate

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AcceptEmail and Basware offer enterprises complete solution for bill payments

The cooperation with AcceptEmail enables Basware to channel all B2B, B2G and B2C-invoices. An ideal solution for companies that are active in both consumer and corporate markets.

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Nailing successful B2G e-invoicing: Scotland shows how it’s done!

Of course all over Europe government have to be able to receive and process e-invoices from its suppliers. Most of the times when an e-invoicing project is initiated, the initiator tends to make it easier for himself, imposing any burdens on the others. This is worrying to say the least, because as B2G e-invoicing is meant to reduce administrative burdens, it is no exception that the implemented (read: imposed/mandated) solution actually increases administrative burdens for companies. Luckily there are some areas in Europe that understand that you increase your benefits with e-invoicing by facilitating your suppliers. In Scotland for instance. They are doing things differently...

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