Anachron co-founder of Dutch Online Debtor Service Center

IMNederland, one of the leading Credit Management organizations within the Netherlands is setting the scene with interactive online Debtor Service Center. IMNederland is now the first Credit Management organization in the Netherlands that allow their debtors to view, manage, and pay their overdue debts at any given moment from any location. e-Billing market leader […]

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Three more organisations become EEI Founding Partner

December 19th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

Just before the Holidays, we received three more subscriptions of organisations that want to become a Founding Partner of the EEI Platform:

– Anachron
– Isis Papyrus
– OB10

We welcome these three well respected companies, active in the e-invoicing and e-billing market, to the expanding group of EEI Platform Founding Partners. 

Click here to view the current list of Founding […]

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Dutch document service provider Rotaform chooses EEI Platform

December 12th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

Number of Founding Partners EEI Platform approaches the desired twentyfive for 2008.

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SEPA Direct Debit pilot scheme launched with Austria’s BAWAG Bank

December 10th, 2008 by in Adoption

One of Austria’s leading retail banks, BAWAG, is taking part in a Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Direct Debit (DD) pilot, scheme operated by the payments specialist VocaLink.

The bank will benefit from a broad range of services, prior to the launch of SEPA DD payments in November 2009, including a payments capture process which […]

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Majority of enterprises in the EU27 had a website in 2008

December 10th, 2008 by in Publications

Broadband access is increasing
In the EU27, 93% of enterprises of ten or more persons employed had access to the internet in January 2008, the same as in January 2007, and 81% of enterprises had a broadband internet connection, up from 77% in January 2007. On average in the EU27, 64% of enterprises had […]

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Antwerp Port Authority Partners with GlobalSign to meet eVAT Legislation

December 9th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

GlobalSign, one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Certificates and Digital Identities for securing PDF documents, has today announced the success of the Antwerp Port Authority project, designed to meet the requirements of Circulaire nr AOIF 16/2008 (E.T.112.081) for the creation and retention of e-invoices. In January 2004 the European […]

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EC: Action Plan on e-signatures and e-identification

December 4th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

The use of electronic communication in government related services has grown rapidly. This development is visible in the public as well as the private sector. The focus on specific national issues however might cause a slowdown in cross-border transaction markets. The conversion from nondigital to digital services requires identification and signatures.

Several […]

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Growing internet access and use in the EU27 in 2008

December 3rd, 2008 by in Publications

Nearly 30% of individuals use internet banking, 60% of households have internet access.
In the EU27, 60% of households had access to the internet during the first quarter of 2008, compared with 54% during the first quarter of 2007, and 48% had a broadband internet connection, compared with 42% in 2007.
These data published by Eurostat, the […]

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French banks down tools on EU-wide payment project

December 2nd, 2008 by in Adoption

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 […]

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Swift set for greater involvement in e-invoicing

December 2nd, 2008 by in Adoption, Electronic Invoicing

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 […]

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