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BIIA APCCIS Workshop on Data Standards

October 29th 2015; Time: 09:30 am to 12:30 pm – Park Lane Hotel, Hong Kong – Limited Seating The purpose of the workshop is to determine whether standardization of data and formats would be of benefit to credit reporting institutions and data users.  Standardization is also seen as a facilitator for greater information sharing between private credit bureaus, public credit ... Read More »

Alibaba Moves into Financial Data and Information Services

Alibaba is investing nearly $200 million in China Business News (CBN) as it prepares to move into the financial data and information services industry. In its latest foray into the financial services sector, Alibaba is teaming up with CBN owner Shanghai Media Group to create a platform aimed at SMBs that will offer financial news and information.  Alibaba says that ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Cristal Credit as Associate Member

CRISTAL CREDIT is an independent group, operating in North America, Europe, South America and Asia founded in 2003 by Kévin RIVATON and Jean François JARD both specialists in credit management business and intelligence information. CRISTAL CREDIT it is 20 years of experience , serving financial institutions, private investors, law rms and multinational rms all over the world.  CRISTAL CREDIT in the Americas (Miami, New-York, ... Read More »

Attglobal.net and the Monday Morning Blues – Service Interruption

Why does it always happen on a Monday?  You can almost count on it:  The AT$T’s Internet service: Attglobal.net has not survived its weekend maintenance and its subscribers, including BIIA are unable to send and receive messages.  Is old infrastructure to blame? BIIA is impacted by the service outage as it cannot receive incoming mail.  Members should contact BIIA management ... Read More »

Meet our Member Thomson Reuter

BIIA Welcomes Thomson Reuters Financial Crime and Reputational Risk Unit as a Member Thomson Reuters has a wide range of products & services supporting corporate governance, addressing risks, and ensuring compliance for organizations. For further details go to:  Thomson Reuters Read More »

BIIA Welcomes MarkLogic as a Member

MarkLogic Overview For over a decade, MarkLogic® has been empowering global enterprises and governments to turn data into a competitive advantage. MarkLogic has emerged as the new generation database platform of choice by delivering a solution that helps enterprises not only analyze their data for better insight, but operationalize it to use in day-to-day activities that are crucial to business ... Read More »

Credit Bureaus and the Theory of Punctuated Equilibrium

The theory of punctuated equilibrium was recently used as metaphor in a speech of what credit bureaus could expect if they did not change their business model. Import Details: Rapid change is underway in the form of technology which, by itself, is nothing new to the credit bureau industry, having used technology to get from paper to digital, and to ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Data Bureau Limited, Fiji, Tonga & Vanuatu as Associate Member

Data Bureau Limited is the key provider of credit history information on individuals and businesses in the South Pacific.    Data Bureau Limited is a Fiji company established in 2001, with operations in Fiji, Tonga and Vanuatu and plans to further expand into Samoa.  DBL although challenged with small market nations, is proving to become a growing operation, as stakeholders ... Read More »