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Thomson Reuters Launches new ONESOURCE(TM) Global Trade Software Solution

Automated trade management solution designed to improve efficiency of corporations’ global supply chain and trade compliance operations.  Thomson Reuters announced the launch of ONESOURCE(TM) Global Trade.  “ONESOURCE Global Trade is the world’s first truly global trade automation and management solution,” said Taneli Ruda managing director of the Thomson Reuters Global Trade Management business. “This solution enables multinational corporations to tie ... 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 »

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 »

Credit Information Regulations in Russia:  Who has the Right to See a Credit History?

Russian citizens, as well as companies residing in the Russian Federation have the right to view their own credit history.  However if somebody wants to review credit history of a third person (company or consumer), prior consent is required in writing authorizing access to their credit records.  The Term “credit history” has only appeared in Russia since 2005. Since that ... Read More »

LexisNexis Announces Intention to Acquire Health Market Science

Healthcare Info Platf LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, announced its intent to acquire Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of high-quality data on health care professionals and an administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the U.S. LexisNexis, together with HMS, will deliver best-in-class data and data linking capabilities to help address ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Introduces D&B Onboard™ in the U.S. and Canada

D&B  Onboard™ is to simplify KYC and CDD Compliance As businesses face an increasingly stringent global regulatory climate, Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced the expansion of the Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) solution D&B Onboard™ in U.S. and Canadian markets. Currently available in Europe, D&B Onboard™ integrates the company’s database of over 240 million global commercial records with compliance-specific ... Read More »

Compliance:  Opening a New Bank Account? You May Have to Wait Six Months

Anna Maxxone, Global Head of KYC Managed Services at Thomson Reuters recently gave an interview to CFO Innovation’s Cesar Bacani about how CFOs and treasurers can speed up the process of opening and operating bank accounts, understand the KYC (Know Your Customer) requirements banks are following and other issues. Ann quoted a recent study which has has found that 53% of ... Read More »

How to Mitigate Risk and Ensure Compliance: Govern Your Documents Accordingly

White Paper concerning the management of risk, improving compliance and delivering business value with effective information governance Too often, organizations hear “information governance” and think “records management” and “compliance.” In today’s information-rich—sometimes information-saturated—business environments, information governance must do more, helping to also manage risk, reduce costs, drive operational excellence and provide strategic and decision-making value. In this paper, OpenText and ... Read More »

Foreign Businesses in China Get Fast-track Registrations

China’s state Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has said it will substantially relax incorporation requirements for foreign investment in the country, so Foreign-invested Enterprises can be set up more quickly and cost-effectively. The MoC made the announcement in a recent note entitled the “Circular on Improving the Examination and Management of Foreign-invested Enterprise (FIE) Approval” in which it pledged to abolish ... Read More »

IMS Health to Acquire Cegedim’s Information Solutions and CRM Businesses

IMS Health (NYSE:IMS) announced its intention to acquire certain Cegedim information solutions and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) businesses for €385 million (approximately$520 million) in cash. Cegedim is a global technology and services company specializing in healthcare.  The proposed transaction includes Cegedim’s CRM solutions that help life sciences clients in 80 countries drive sales effectiveness, optimize marketing programs across multiple channels and mitigate regulatory compliance ... Read More »

FCPA and Bribery Act Causing Corporate and Consumer Pain

Aggressive enforcement of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act are becoming a major source of discomfort for cross-border businesses as well as retail banks and their would-be customers… The process of opening bank accounts have slowed to a crawl for foreigners, with stories of institutions taking a month or more to open new private banking accounts. ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet® Releases New Tool for Deeper Insights on Tax Discovery, Audit & Collection

Dun & Bradstreet announced the launch of D&B Revenue Advisor.   The offering will give state and local tax and revenue agencies access to Dun & Bradstreet’s proprietary data and analytics through Information Builders’ easy-to-use WebFOCUS dashboard, allowing customers to achieve greater insight through complete, accurate and current commercial taxpayer information. Providing agencies with a 360-degree view of the commercial taxpayer universe, the ... Read More »

Information Builders Brings Self-Service Data Analysis to the Enterprise

New WebFOCUS InfoDiscovery Enables Visual Analysis of Blended Data Sources With the Most Complete Platform At its 2014 Summit User Conference, Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity and integration solutions, announced the launch of WebFOCUS InfoDiscovery.  The web-based, self-service visual analytics tool is designed to help analysts, power users and business users visually analyze complex data, create ... Read More »