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Author: Christiaan van der Valk, Vice President Strategy, Sovos TrustWeaver

Christiaan is an internationally recognised voice on e-business stratedgy, legal, policy, best practice and commercial issues. Over the past 20 years he has presented at and authored several key papers for high-level international meetings at the OECD, European institutions, the Asia Europe Meeting, World Trade Organisation and several other UN agencies.

The Sovos acquisition of TrustWeaver is another step on our path to creating the world’s first complete tax compliance service
03 May 2018

The Sovos acquisition of TrustWeaver is another step on our path to creating the world’s first complete tax compliance service

Today we announced that Sovos, a leading global provider of software that safeguards businesses from the burden and risk of modern tax, will acquire TrustWeaver. The founding members of TrustWeaver and our entire team are excited to continue our adventure as part of an expanded global organization that has much to offer to our partners and customers…

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22 Mar 2018

Why TrustWeaver decided to offer ‘regulatory mapping’

When the B2B automation world was mostly ‘horizontal’:

We at TrustWeaver have long kept to a strict principle of never involving ourselves in transaction management functionality of typical business-to-business flows. Managing data and processes between trading partners is the stronghold of our highly specialised partners. TrustWeaver is a group of lawyers and technicians focused on compliance change management: even if we tried, we would be pretty mediocre at managing automation for business-to-business processes.

Have we entered the era of biomimicry in indirect tax?
17 Jan 2018

Have we entered the era of biomimicry in indirect tax?

Having access to technologies that could render clunky, ineffectual relationships more seamlessly and organically does not mean that they will. As compliance automation professionals, we must play our part to make sure things evolve in the right direction. Can nature provide guidance?

Three decades after the birth of EDI, scanning is still a big thing
19 Dec 2017

Three decades after the birth of EDI, scanning is still a big thing

The future of business transaction compliance with tax and other legal requirements calls for government approaches that cater for the unlimited diversity of business processes; real-time controls are one promising avenue to do that, but on the condition that business data to be sent to government platforms maps organically onto existing business definitions of trading documents.