EESPA acts as a trade association at European level for a large and dynamic community of E-Invoicing Service Providers, drawn from organisations that provide network, business outsourcing, financial, technology and EDI services. EESPA is an International Not-for-Profit Association (AISBL/IVZW) organised under Belgian law. Formed in 2011 EESPA has over 60 full and associate members.

EESPA is providing and developing a number of services for its membership:

    • Representing the industry, engaging in the public policy debate
    • Recommending best practice within appropriate European forums
    • Promoting interoperability and the creation of an interoperable eco-system
    • Advocating and supporting the wide adoption of e-invoicing and its benefits
    • Providing services to its members

Our members

Recent News

European e-invoicing service providers report a significant growth of 27% and over 1 ¼ billion processed e-invoices in 2015

Brussels, Belgium, 12 September 2016 – 1 252 million electronic invoices were processed and delivered in 2015 by members of the European E-Invoicing Service Providers Association (EESPA), based on a set of survey results completed in July 2016. This represented a significant growth of 27 per cent over 2014 volumes of 985 million. EESPA commissioned

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EESPA’s concerns about the proliferation of additional requirements on e-invoicing at Member State level

Resolution carried unanimously at the EESPA General Assembly Meeting of 19 May 2016, Tallinn Estonia Document reference/no. EESPA-RES-2016-003  Date: 19 May 2016 _____________________________________________________________________________________ Background Whereas it is observed that a growing number of Member States are introducing Additional Requirements in the areas of invoice definition, reporting and audit, which in practice significantly impact the ability

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Joint Position Paper: requirement to receive electronic invoices in the ‘listed syntaxes’ under Directive 2014/55/EU

Introduction The European E-invoicing Service Providers Association (EESPA) and OpenPEPPOL present this joint paper on the subject of the European Norm (EN) for the semantic data model for a core electronic invoice, and in particular the List of Syntaxes to be used. There is a current consultation within the relevant CEN Technical Committee, CEN TC

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European E-invoicing Service Providers Association and OpenPEPPOL to cooperate in supporting the rapid adoption of e-invoicing

The cooperation aims at developing common positions on EU public policy support for e-invoicing, promoting interoperability and rolling out easy-to-use services The European E-invoicing Service Providers Association (EESPA) and OpenPEPPOL have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in supporting the rapid adoption of e-invoicing across Europe. Both associations, together with their respective

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2015 Elections Executive Committee

EESPA re-elects Basware CEO Esa Tihilä as Chair, elects Marcus Laube as Co-Chair and appoints Charles Bryant as Secretary General Brussels, Belgium, 2 December, 2015 – At its recent Annual General Meeting, Esa Tihilä, CEO of Basware, was re-elected as Chair of the European E-Invoicing Service Providers Association (EESPA). At the same time Marcus Laube,

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Exchange Summit Barcelona

EESPA was Lead Supporter of the 2015 Exchange Summit in Barcelona that was held on 5-6 October. The EESPA Panel discussed: the status and experience of e-invoicing.  It provided a view from the service provider community and  views from within various regional markets, including concrete country examples. The adoption of e-invoicing has grown strongly in

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EESPA contributed to the AMEXIPAC conference in New Mexico on 24-25 August 2015. AMEXIPAC The Mexican Association of Authorized Certification Service Providers (AMEXIPAC, A.C.),is a non-profit organization established in 2012 that represents the leading e-Invoicing companies in Mexico. Our members are certified by Mexican Tax Authorities and as a group represent the majority of e-invoicing

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