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Business Information: What Grows and What Does Not?

This is BIIA’s latest update on 2012 revenue growth based on the latest annual reports.  We have mapped the individual growth rates of major business information suppliers against Outsell’s growth estimates for 2012.   Outsell’s Credit & Financial Information segment grew by 6% to US$ 55bn. The company information segment grew by 6% to US$ 5bn.  The Outsell growth benchmark of ... Read More »

Earnings Season Scorecard: What Grows and What Does Not?

Since our last posting on February 8th a number of major industry players announced their Q4 and annual results for 2012. Rating Agencies have taken also the lead in showing an incredible revenue and income growth in ratings and analytics.  Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk & Compliance Unit raked up an impressive growth of 22% for the quarter (and 42% for ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Revenues Up 3% for Full Year and 2% for the Fourth Quarter 2012

The company reported full-year revenues from ongoing businesses of $12.9 billion, a 3% increase before currency. Adjusted EBITDA increased 5% from the prior year and the corresponding margin was 27.4% versus 26.4% in 2011. Underlying operating profit decreased 5% and the corresponding margin was 18.6% versus 19.9% in the prior year. For the fourth quarter, the company reported revenues from ... Read More »

D&B Stock Retreats on Q4 2012 Earnings Results

Total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $463.1 million, down 7% both before and after the effect of foreign exchange, as compared to the prior year similar period. Total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011 included the results from businesses that were divested or shut down. Risk Management Solutions revenue of $272.4 million, down 3% both before and ... Read More »

Risk Management Resolutions for 2013: Compliance Risk Seem to Be Main Concerns

Strategic risk is more connected to compliance risk, which is complex and “Fair lending” requirements seem to impact most products offered by banks.  Reputational risks are increasingly linked to operational missteps and compliance violations, civil money penalties and fines. Thanks to social media, pervasive content sharing and strong opinions are the new norm.  Smartphones, real-time news feeds and geo-located review ... Read More »

Creditreform Germany Introduces Compliance Product

Creditreform introduced WB info as a new information product required under the Money Laundering Act (AMLA) to identify a beneficial owner.  With the launch of WB info Creditreform supplemented its product portfolio in the area of compliance.  The new product complies with the new German Money Laundring Act of December 22, 2011. Source: Verband der Vereine Creditreform Read More »

D&B Compliance Check Launched

D&B (DNB) launched D&B Compliance Check, a solution providing organizations advanced screening and monitoring of customer and supplier business practices to ensure global regulatory compliance with a growing range of global anti-fraud and corruption regulations.  The new solution will help companies identify banned or suspect entities and individuals, strengthen fraud protection, ensure regulatory compliance, manage supply and distribution risk, and ... Read More »

BIIA Member Panjiva’s Trend Spotting Reveals Potential Supply Chain Disruptions

BIIA Member Panjiva’s unique trend spotting services help companies to spot opportunities and potential problems in global supply chains.   Here is just one example of potentkial supply chain disruption in international energy flows. America is in the middle of a natural gas boom, due in part to explosive growth in the shale gas industry. News reports say that the spike in ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches End-to-End SEC Reporting Solution

Thomson Reuters announced the launch of a next generation solution to facilitate the filing of financial disclosures with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in alignment with the SEC’s XBRL mandate. Thomson Reuters Disclosure Solutions will enable companies that file financial disclosures with the SEC to more accurately prepare, update and deliver their financial disclosures through a single seamless ... Read More »

Online Information Show 2012 London, United Kingdom

November 20-21, 2012, Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London, United Kingdom MESSAGE FROM THE CONFERENCE CHAIR-STEPHEN DALE Surviving and thriving in a chaotic and increasingly volatile global environment requires organisations to be far more agile and innovative than at any time in our recent history. We’ve moved from the industrial age to the age of knowledge, where competitive advantage is predicated ... Read More »