Audio Blog: VAT Trends: Toward Continuous Transaction Controls Part One

Christiaan Van Der Valk
December 17, 2020

Today we will be previewing the upcoming release of the 12th edition of the Sovos Trends in Continuous Global VAT Compliance report. 

In this episode of the Sovos Expert Series, Harriet Vivian sits down with Sovos’ VP of Strategy, Christiaan Van Der Valk as he digs into what the Trends Report will look like this year including: 

1.     What is it about the trends report that continues to motivate people to read year-after-year?

2.     Can you give us a bit of insight into the focus of this year’s report and some of the key trends you are focusing on?

3.     What are the major changes in this report compared to previous years?

4.     What advice would you offer organizations looking to get a handle on continuous transaction controls?

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Christiaan Van Der Valk

Christiaan Van Der Valk is vice president, strategy. 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. Formerly co-founder and president of Trustweaver (acquired by Sovos), Christiaan also holds long-standing leadership roles at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the European E-invoicing Service Providers Association (EESPA). Over the past 20 years, he has presented at and authored key papers for international meetings at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Asia Europe Meeting, World Trade Organization and several other UN agencies. Christiaan earned his Master of Laws degree from Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.
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