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Qatar Credit Bureau Inaugurated

The Qatar Credit Bureau was inaugurated on recently by HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani in a ceremony attended by HE the Qatar Central Bank Governor Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud al-Thani. Last year, the Qatar Central Bank awarded the Dun Bradstreet company to provide an integrated solution to the bureau comprising both ... Read More »

General Principles for Credit Reporting Unveiled by World Bank

BIIA participated in a taskforce co-chaired by the World Bank and the Bank for International Settlement to develop general principles for credit reporting for the financial services sector. These general principles are intended for policymakers, regulators, financial supervisors, credit reporting data providers, credit reporting service providers, the users of such services, and individuals and businesses whose credit histories and identification ... Read More »

Troubling Times May be Ahead For Consumer Credit Bureaus in the USA

Beginning in January 2011, requirements are in place for lenders to provide Risk Based Pricing notices to many consumers applying for new credit, as well as consumers that have been negatively impacted by changes in terms on their existing loans (such as increases in APR).   Due to the complexity of both the Credit Score Proxy and Tiered Pricing methods ... Read More »