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Firms Fearful of Managing Merger Risks in Emerging Markets

Fraud, money laundering and corruption have been named as the key reasons Western businesses have low confidence in managing risks when investing in emerging markets, a new survey shows… Deloitte Financial’s poll of 1,300 financial professionals across the banking and securities, technology and investment management sectors show less than ten and a half per cent are confident about managing the ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Arachnys

The digital platform powering due diligence in emerging markets See our website here Review our data coverage here The only bespoke research platform designed for due diligence and compliance professionals Founded by former investigators and staffed by linguists, risk analysts and technology specialists Risk, KYC, AML information in over 160 frontier and emerging markets refined consolidated and translated in real ... Read More »

Ex-bankers Suspected of Business Intelligence Hack on Wall Street

A new approach to profiting from cyber-crime has seen confidential company information being syphoned from corporate communications then used to ‘game’ the US stock market, possibly by former traders.   The cyber-espionage ring – dubbed FIN4 – has been targeting individuals who have access to insider company data including executives, consultants, legal counsel and analysts for the past year, in a ... Read More »

Top Trends for Business Intelligence in 2015

Business Intelligence continues to evolve as developers unravel the mysteries of big data via analytics. Meanwhile, BI costs are falling, allowing SMEs to compete with corporate rivals. Here are some other trends we’re set to see this year… Big Data analytics firm Tableau Software thinks 2015 will see corporate governance transforming, with organisations aligning their people, processes and technology to ... Read More »

Bisnode Germany Launches Online Directory

Bisnode Germany announced the launch of „Bisnode Branchenverseichnis“, an online B2B directory.  The newly conceptionalized Online-Directory contains information on approximately five million German companies.  Completeness, acuracy and timeliness of data is veryfied by Bisnode.  The Online-Directory went live on November 18th providing a variety of features permitting companies to add relevant data to their  profiles:  Logos, pictures, video, social media ... Read More »

Business Intelligence Leaks Going Largely Unreported

A growing culture of businesses neglecting to report cyber crime over fears of reputation damage could put many more firms out of business, Europol’s Cybercrime Centre warns. The head of the Centre, Troels Oerting, says all businesses are likely to be affected by cyber crime sooner or later as online coverage continues to spread across the globe. Companies that believe ... Read More »

Bürgel Launches Manager Network Powered by Axon Insight

Germany based Bürgel announced the launch of BÜRGEL MANAGER NETWORK powered by Axon Insight.  For companies the Bürgel Manager network is a Web-based service, which provides a graphic illustration of how top-decision makers are linked with their own top contacts. Essentially the new service answers questions such as:  Who is conductiong business with whom and how are they networked?  Do ... Read More »

Encompass Introduces Bulk Search

To provide the fastest and most efficient search method possible, Encompass has  introduced a brand new feature:  Bulk search.  Reduce search cost and increase productivity by performing multiple searches at once. Simply input the search criteria for all the searches you need to do in one step, choose which workspace to add the results to, and Encompass will do the ... Read More »

CRIF Hong Kong to Provide Legally-compliant Business Information on Chinese Companies

​CRIF has announced the expansion of its Hong Kong office to provide business information on Chinese companies to the global market. There are many business information providers in China (both global and domestic), but it is not easy to identify which ones have legally-compliant and up-to-date data sources. CRIF Hong Kong meets international corporate governance standards and recently signed a ... Read More »

Outsell Inc.: Disruptive Business Models

Outsell has recently published a report on disruptive business models.  Here is a brief introduction to the topic: Disruption is all around us. Once a word used to describe a form of bad behaviour, now it’s a badge of honour. Every self-respecting start-up proudly wears the label. Every incumbent walks in fear of it. The economic uncertainties that still linger ... Read More »

IHS Connect Delivers Online Business and Market Intelligence to Chemical Customers

IHS Inc. announced the latest release of IHS Connect® – an online business intelligence platform that provides strategic decision makers in capital-intensive industries access to integrated IHS multidisciplinary information and insight – bringing chemical insight onto the platform in depth for the first time. With this new release, IHS Connect includes upstream and downstream chemical industry and market news and ... Read More »

HG Data & Datanyze Deliver Unfair Advantage

HG Data (www.hgdata.com), a leader in enabling B2B technology companies to target by the installed technology environments, announced it has partnered with rapidly growing start-up, Datanyze (www.datanyze.com), to deliver the most comprehensive and accurate installed technology coverage available anywhere in the world. The two companies collectively provide coverage across more than 6,000 unique installed technologies. The partnership provides business customers ... Read More »

Outsell Signature Event “ConvergenceNOW” a Great Success

BIIA extends its compliments to Anthea Stratigos, CEO and Co-founder of Outsell, and her team for producing an outstanding industry event “ConvergenceNOW!”  The event, which was co-produced with the Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (JEGI), took place in the historic town of Versailles outside Paris.  Over twenty presenters covered a wide range of key topics on the convergence of content, technology, ... Read More »