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Arachnys Launches Brazil Country Audit

A practical guide to Brazil’s data and regulatory landscape As regulators demand greater sophistication from AML and compliance operations, global institutions are having to up-skill their teams and develop strategies to keep on top of developing regulatory and data landscapes. While many companies are able to build diverse teams of country specialists resembling a ‘mini United Nations’ within compliance departments, ... Read More »

Google Brings Indian Business Information Online

A five month trial of the online business registration service Google My Business (GMB) has seen over a million small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) registering in India. With an average of 25,000 businesses signing up to the app each week, the tech giant is hoping to capture the details of some 20 million businesses in the country by 2017. Google’s ... Read More »

Arachnys Has Raised $ 3.5 million in New Funding

Compliance technology provider Arachnys has raised $3.5 million in funding from UK and US investors including Tom Glocer (ex CEO of Thomson Reuters) and existing investor Martlet, the corporate venture arm of UK aerospace company Marshall Group. The company has developed software that trawls 16,000 public and private sources of data to help banks and other large companies conduct their ... Read More »

Outsell Report: IBM Watson, a Hammer in Search of Nails

Outsell Inc. has published a report on IBM’s computer system ‘Watson’  Outsell’s Simon Alterman, VP & Lead Analyst comments on this new era in computing. A system that will change the relationship between man and machine.  A computer system that appears to reason in the way humans do, simulating the workings of the brain. This is not the realm of ... 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 »

Encompass Announces Product Enhancements

The Gazette – now integrated and available to search. This month we deliver a number of updates to Encompass, this blog entry focuses on two: content from The Gazette and Workspace Refresh. One important and unique element of the Encompass offering is the range of information valued by insolvency professionals that we offer in one place. Nominated by our Pre-Release ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet to Fuel Informatica’s Intelligent Data Platform

Strategic Alliance Will Enable Informatica Customers to Consolidate Applications and Build Stronger Total Customer Relationships Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA), one of the world’s leading independent provider of data integration software and Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) announced a strategic alliance that natively integrates Dun & Bradstreet content into Informatica’s Intelligent Data Platform and core applications, including Master Data Management (MDM), Total Supplier Relationship (TSR), Data Quality (DQ) and Data ... Read More »

India Key Part of D&B’s Growth Strategy

While visiting India recently Bob Carrigan, CEO of Dun & Bradstreet,  said India’s progressive policies have put it in the limelight on the global map, and investors are beginning to view it as more business-friendly. In an exclusive chat with CNBC-TV18’s Ritu Singh, its CEO and President, Bob Carrigan, said India is critical to D&B’s growth strategy, as more and ... Read More »

Anti-money laundering Law to Create New Business Register for Europe

New rules on anti-money laundering could create an unprecedented central registry of European businesses’ real owners before 2018 after being agreed on by the European Council and endorsed by the European Parliament.  The fourth directive on anti-money laundering (AMLD4) – to stop terrorist financing and reduce tax crime – gives member states two years to complete a register of the ... Read More »

NetSuite and Dun & Bradstreet Form Strategic Alliance

NetSuite Cloud with Accurate, Relevant Commercial Data to Help Speed Decision Making, Planning NetSuite Inc., one of the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, announced an agreement with Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) to provide NetSuite customers direct access from within its cloud-based business management suite to relevant B2B data drawn from the world’s largest commercial database. Having easy access to a ... Read More »

Kompany.com Extends its Service to Cover US Company Filings

kompany.com extends its service to cover US company filings, now connecting commercial registers in 80 jurisdictions kompany.com announced its US market launch during the Collision conference in Las Vegas on 5th May 2015.  Including the US, kompany now connects commercial and business registers in over 80 countries and jurisdictions via its API platform BREX.io. kompany offers the only cross-border live-search, instant business ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet India Releases 15th Edition of ‘India’s Top 500 Companies 2015’

122 companies from headquartered in the Delhi NCR region featured among the top 500-list this year. 65 companies based in Delhi featured in the list, followed by 36 Gurgaon based companies and 21 Noida based entities Dun & Bradstreet released the 15th edition of its premium publication ‘India’s Top 500 Companies 2015’ recently. 122 companies from headquartered in the Delhi NCR region featured among ... Read More »

Meet our Member GBGroup

Who we are GBGroup (GBG)  is transforming the way organisations collect, verify, analyse and manage the personal identity information that consumers share on a daily basis. Our vision is that everyone should be able to conduct business safely and efficiently, and, to do this, we all need intelligence we can trust about the people we are engaged with.  GBG’s role ... Read More »

Credinform Russia Announces Educational Initiatives in 2015

Entering into new partnerships is one of development strategies of Credinform (Russia) in 2015. Constructive relationships with High schools and educational centers were established for further training to bring comprehensive practical knowledge about credit risk mitigation to young and experienced professionals in Russia starting at the North-West region. St. Petersburg’s leading universities and educational centers welcomed the idea of Credinform ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Reports Q1 2015 Revenues Up 2% at Constant Currency

First quarter 2015 revenues were US$ 3.044 bn down 3% due to the negative impact of foreign currency (5%) Revenues grew 2% on constant currency.  Revenues from ongoing businesses increased 2% (before currency) from the prior-year period driven by the Legal, Tax & Accounting and Intellectual Property & Science businesses, which grew 5% in aggregate (4% organically).  Adjusted EBITDA decreased ... Read More »