Christiaan van der Valk


Christiaan van der Valk

About Christiaan van der Valk

Christiaan van der Valk is vice president, strategy at Sovos. Elected a World Economic Forum Global Leader for Tomorrow in 2000, Christiaan is an internationally recognized voice on e-business strategy, law, policy, best practice, and commercial issues. Christiaan also holds longstanding leadership roles at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the European E-invoicing Service Providers Association (EESPA).

Finance manager conducts audit check of taxx processing

Five AP Challenges In The Digitalization Of Tax

14-Oct-2019 | Christiaan van der Valk

Around the world, tax authorities are increasingly going digital to achieve frictionless tax collection. By 2025, companies in industrialized and emerging economies will exchange more than 75% of all

tax policy, VAT, tax collection, blockchain, procure to pay, regulation

New Digital Tax Mandates Pose Big Risk In Procure-to-Pay Processes

14-May-2019 | Christiaan van der Valk

Worldwide, nearly one-third of countries’ revenue from value-added tax (VAT) or other indirect taxes goes uncollected because of fraud, evasion, or errors. Totaling almost half a trillion euros –

tax policy, EU, Latin America, VAT, real-time monitoring

How EU Countries Are Following Latin America’s Technology Lead To Narrow Their VAT Gap

4-Jul-2018 | Christiaan van der Valk

Most businesses may not realize that Italy’s plan to introduce mandatory e-invoicing for nationwide B2B transactions by January 1, 2019 (at the latest) builds on a decade of regulatory innovation i