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This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the OASIS UBL (ISO/IEC 19845) International Standard. UBL defines a royalty-free library of standard electronic XML business documents such as purchase orders and invoices.

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Obtaining OASIS UBL 2.1 (ISO/IEC 19845:2015)

The Universal Business Language V2.1 OASIS Standard, approved 04 November 2013, is available (at no charge) here:
HTML: http://docs.oasis-open.org/ubl/os-UBL-2.1/UBL-2.1.html
ZIP: http://docs.oasis-open.org/ubl/os-UBL-2.1/UBL-2.1.zip

The ISO/IEC 19845:2015 International Standard, published 15 December 2015, is the 2013 UBL v2.1 verbatim document with an ISO/IEC cover page, and is currently available at:  http://www.iso.org/iso/catalogue_detail.htm?csnumber=66370

Adapting/Extending "Invoice" as "Payment Authorization" for Employees

Has anyone adapted and extended the UBL Invoice to function as a payment authorization for employees?  We use UBL (as well as ISO 20022) to structure data exchange for our pre-payment setup system. At the moment we're experimenting with use of our system for determination of employee salaries under a collective agreement.

If UBL can be used for periodic invoicing of business services under a subscription contract, then it seems adaptable to the periodic payment of worker services under an employment contract.

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CEN/TC434 Public Conference

Location: 
Brussels, Belgium
Date: 
23 Oct 2017
Event Type: 
Conference

gkholman

Answer to: where is the list of mandatory elements in UBL?

I was asked today "where is the list of mandatory elements in UBL?".  Perhaps the answer will help others.

There can be no such list of mandatory elements in UBL.  One cannot simply scrape the UBL document models looking for BIEs that have a minimum cardinality of one.  Determining the list of mandatory elements is an iterative process.

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Exchange Summit Americas

Location: 
Miami Airport Hilton, Florida
Date: 
8 May 2018 - 9 May 2018
Event Type: 
Conference

Adopted: UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records

The Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records (MLETR) provides the trans-jurisdictional legal context for use of electronic transferable records that are functionally equivalent to transferable documents and instruments, such as bills of lading, bills of exchange, promissory notes and warehouse receipts.

Laws at country and sub-country levels are typically adapted to conform with UNCITRAL "Model Laws".

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InvoiceLine Item Category

Hello,

 I am researching information on UBL to introduce it in my organisation.

 I noticed that the InvoiceType can contain one-or-many InvoiceLine which are associated with an Item.

 

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Article about UBL and the blockchain

OASIS UBL TC chair Ken Holman has published a very interesting article on XML.org, titled "The role of UBL in disintermediating procurement and transportation processes":

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/role-ubl-disintermediating-procurement-tr...

UBL Technical Committee Face-to-face

Location: 
Fremantle, Australia
Date: 
9 Jan 2018 - 10 Jan 2018
Event Type: 
Meeting

UBL in China

Dear UBL fellows,

I am Laszlo Beloberk from the company Tradeshift. Until now we have been successfully using UBL in 44 different countries. Now we started looking into using it in China as well. Does anbody have any experience using UBL in that region? Or is anyone familiar with the Chineese invoicing systems including document types such as: Fapiao invoices, Guazhang and DuiZhang documents?

Any help or references would be highly appreciated.

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