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File Sharing Services – File Security Is Only Half The Story…

Before signing-up to a file sync-and-share service for business purposes, consider that it’s not just about the security of your files. There are other aspects to file sharing that should be considered, namely: 1. privacy of your usage patterns 2. the geo-location of your data 3. the overarching ownership of the service In July 2018, the [...]

By |March 19th, 2019|

Creating an Agile Payment Ecosystem in 2019

Respond to the technological shift by preparing your payments ecosystem with innovative solutions that leverage value-adding and profit-generating services to reduce TTM, enable flexibility and abate non-compliance risks. As a main generator of banking income, upgrading payment hubs are at the top of the list for many financial services organizations as a key digital relationship [...]

By |March 11th, 2019|

Introduction to E-Invoicing and the use of PEPPOL in Scandinavia

E-Invoicing has been in use in Scandinavia since the 1990’s - largely driven by process simplifications and cost efficiency. Thus Scandinavia can be regarded as the pioneer in e-Invoicing in Europe and is now clearly Europe's leading region with an e-invoicing rate of over 40% on all invoices.1 In Scandinavia a provider model was the [...]

By |February 26th, 2019|

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) – Even the ‘Most Trusted’ Companies Are Failing Us!

WARNING - It’s not just Mom-and-Pop shops, or the mid-size corporates that struggle to comply with Personally Identifiable Information (PII) directives / legislation, e.g. GDPR, PCI etc. Some of the ‘most trusted’ companies and government agencies across the world are failing us by not protecting our PII. Gross negligence with Personally Identifiable Information Both of [...]

By |February 12th, 2019|

Electronic VAT returns will become obligatory in the United Kingdom as of 1st of April, 2019 – comply with the Making Tax Digital (MTD) requirements to avoid penalties

What is MTD? MTD is a UK government initiative to make tax administration easier and more effective. On the one hand VAT registered businesses must keep their records digitally. On the other hand they have to submit their VAT return information quarterly to the UK tax authority HMRC (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs) via MTD [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|

Product Development – Protecting Your Intellectual Property (IP)

Turn to any respected body for guidance on how to protect what’s rightfully yours, and the chances are the advice will all be about post-development, e.g. trademarks, copyrights and patents. These are all essential for protecting your finalised intellectual property (IP), but very little advice is offered for the protection of the data that’s exchanged [...]

By |January 22nd, 2019|

Artificial Intelligence: Regulatory Pushes and Consumer Pulls

In today’s on-demand world, the new generation of consumer expects services to be available 24/7, to be intuitive, instantaneous and catered to them. For banks, this means providing services that cater to an individual’s spending patterns, device preferences and current life situation. It’s a tall order for businesses to provide manually, but all the data on [...]

By |January 17th, 2019|

How will Brexit Impact the UK Financial Services Sector?

The financial services sector is of key importance to the UK economy, while the continued success of the City as Europe’s principle financial services hub is a central theme in the ‘Brexit’ debate. What are the pros and cons of ‘Brexit’ and how might it influence the regulatory landscape, economic fortunes of the sector and [...]

By |January 10th, 2019|

SEEBURGER is a certified PEPPOL Access Point Provider for AS2 and AS4

As an experienced provider of integration solutions, SEEBURGER has become certified as a PEPPOL Access Point Certified Provider by OpenPEPPOL AISBL. We are pleased that with our Business Integration Suite (BIS) we were able to complete the PEPPOL certification for AS2 and AS4 in a very short time. We were the first access point ever [...]

By |December 17th, 2018|

E-Invoicing in Austria via PEPPOL

PEPPOL is the technological basis for e-procurement in the EU - and is also a good (but not the only) option for e-invoicing in Austria. PEPPOL-UBL and ebInterface are recognized as formats for invoices to the Austrian federal government. In many EU countries PEPPOL is developing and spreading more and more. Please also read our [...]

By |December 11th, 2018|