Standardisation

European e-Invoicing Forum in Munich

Mrt 12th, 2009 | By EEI Platform | Category: Country specific, Electronic invoicing, Standardisation, Upcoming events

 
 
UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
European E-invoicing Forum (EEF), organized by Empiria Group is putting together leading corporates, banks, SMEs, service providers, standardization & regulatory bodies. Every day in 2009, 1000 corporates are expected to become new users of e-invoicing. However, there are still a lot of barriers to overcome and challenges to face. In […]



Convergence in CII, UBL and EDIFACT?

Mrt 10th, 2009 | By EEI Platform | Category: Electronic invoicing, Featured articles, Harmonization, Publications, Standardisation

 
The European Commission organised an informal meeting in Brussels last October in order to get a clear picture about the current status, progress and implications of the convergence of the Universal Business Language (UBL) standard into standards developed by UN/CEFACT. A point of discussion was whether or not any actions - in addition to the ongoing […]



European Commission creates Payment Systems Market Expert Group

Jan 13th, 2009 | By EEI Platform | Category: Awareness, Definitions and models, Electronic invoicing, Harmonization, Presentations, Recent News, Standardisation

The European Commission is to create a Payment Systems Market Expert Group (PSMEG). The group will be composed of experts competent in the area of payments. It will aim to gain inputs on payment issues, including fraud prevention, from a range of stakeholders, in particular the payment industry and users. Interested candidates are invited to […]



First version of the eProcurement map including eInvoicing available

Dec 29th, 2008 | By EEI Platform | Category: Electronic invoicing, Publications, Recent News, Standardisation

A map of activities having an impact on the development of European interoperable eProcurement solutions has been issued by the eProcurement Forum Team in cooperation with IDABC.
 
The strategic objective of the eProcurement Forum, which together with IDABC promoted the production of this document, is to make the eProcurement experts aware about what is happening in […]



French banks down tools on EU-wide payment project

Dec 2nd, 2008 | By EEI Platform | Category: Country specific, Electronic invoicing, Recent News, Standardisation

French banks have suspended the launch of new pan-European payment services due to confusion over tariffs in the latest setback for a key EU project to improve consumer choice and boost growth.
The European Union has plans for a single euro payments system or SEPA to give its 495 million consumers cheap payments of bills and […]



Swift set for greater involvement in e-invoicing

Dec 2nd, 2008 | By EEI Platform | Category: Awareness, Electronic invoicing, Recent News, Standardisation

 
Financial messaging network Swift is consulting with its membership about the potential provision of an interbank e-invoicing exchange network and the creation of a banking industry wide standard.
In a survey of the top 50 MT 103 banks, Swift found that 28 of the 29 banks that responded already offer or plan to offer B2B e-invoicing […]



SEPA and e-Invoicing: ECB progress report 2008

Nov 27th, 2008 | By EEI Platform | Category: Accounting, Archiving, Awareness, Electronic invoicing, Harmonization, Publications, Recent News, Standardisation

In the sixth progress report on the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), published this week, the Governing Council of the ECB welcomed the evident progress made on this project, but emphasised that work urgently remains to be done to ensure the success of SEPA. The sixth progress report also contains a list of “Ten milestones […]



European Commission: webpage on e-invoicing

Nov 25th, 2008 | By EEI Platform | Category: Awareness, Electronic invoicing, Harmonization, Recent News, Standardisation

At the start of 2008, the European Commission has set up an Expert Group on the subject of electronic invoicing. The thirty members of the Expert Group should represent all key stakeholders concerning e-Invoicing. The members shall be appointed by the Commission from specialists with competence in the area of e-Invoicing on the basis of applications […]



First release of OASIS UBL 2.0 IDD begins public review

Nov 25th, 2008 | By EEI Platform | Category: Awareness, Definitions and models, Harmonization, Instruments, Recent News, Standardisation

The first set of UBL 2.0 data dictionary translations is now out for public review. The first set of UBL 2.0 data dictionary can be downloaded from http://docs.oasis-open.org/ubl/idd/UBL-2.0-idd.zip.
 
Created by OASIS UBL localization subcommittees (LSCs) to aid in global UBL deployment, this package provides translations of the 1900+ standard UBL business term definitions into Japanese, Italian, […]



Spanish Plan Avanza supports new technologies in SMEs

Nov 25th, 2008 | By EEI Platform | Category: Awareness, Country specific, Electronic invoicing, Harmonization, Publications, Recent News, Standardisation

The Plan Avanza has mobilised € 1800 million in 2006-2008 to facilitate the introduction of new technologies in Spanish SMEs. David Cierco, Director General for Development of the Information Society within the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade unveiled this information on the occasion of the presentation of the Prointur project (Profesionalización del Turismo […]