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).

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