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Online Fraud: EMEA Organizations See it as the Biggest Treat

Account takeover and application fraud experienced the most activity in the past 12 months • ID theft expected to grow and become significant concern for nearly half of credit providers in EMEA Experian recommends the following actions: Attain multiple and new sources of data Achieve a holistic view of customers Provide real-time, consistent and pre-qualified decisions Use multi-channel automation across ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Partners With UT Austin to Further Education in Data Science Field

Students develop new tools addressing market needs in the sales and supply chain management fields Dun & Bradstreet and The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) completed the first year of their five-year partnership aimed at providing hands-on learning opportunities to students in the field of data science. The partnership provides students in both the Cockrell School of Engineering and ... Read More »

New UK Fraud Industry Body Will Highlight the Cost of Fraud

PKF Littlejohn and Experian to revive the government’s fraud cost estimate.  UK’s only indicator on the total cost of fraud to be launched this year.  A new industry body has been set up to highlight the cost of fraud to UK businesses, charities and the public. The UK Fraud Cost Measurement Committee will seek to revive and enhance the government’s previous Annual ... Read More »

KPMG And Dun & Bradstreet Alliance Addresses FATCA Due Diligence Challenges

Collaboration offers tool to simplify FATCA business entity compliance aCollaboration offers tool to simplifys 2016 deadline looms Marking the one-year deadline for foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to identify their preexisting entity account base for purposes of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) announced details around a data-based ... Read More »

Russian Risk Climate: Due Diligence Highly Recommended

Russian Tax Authorities recommend conducting due diligence when contracting with new counterparties Corporations and proprietors are often faced with additional VAT and income tax charges due to insufficient Due Diligence when dealing with fraudulent companies (in Russia, ‘fly-by-night’ is a common term used for such entities). Many such entities are involved in tax scams, which prompted the Russian tax authorities ... Read More »

BIIA APCCIS Workshop on Data Standards

October 29th 2015; Time: 09:30 am to 12:30 pm – Park Lane Hotel, Hong Kong – Limited Seating The purpose of the workshop is to determine whether standardization of data and formats would be of benefit to credit reporting institutions and data users.  Standardization is also seen as a facilitator for greater information sharing between private credit bureaus, public credit ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Forms Legal Executive Institute

Institute to Serve as Legal Industry Resource Hub; Baxter serving as chairman Thomson Reuters has created a comprehensive resource for legal leaders and industry professionals: the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute. The Legal Executive Institute provides legal news, expert views, analytics, benchmark reports and industry-leading events to inform those who lead and manage the delivery of legal services. The Legal Executive ... Read More »

SalesPredict and HG Data in Partnership

Helping B2B Marketing and Sales Teams Improve Demand Gen Targeting and Increase Conversion Rates – Predictive scoring now more refined with data about installed technologies SalesPredict, one of the leaders in Customer Lifecycle Intelligence solutions, and HG Data, one of the global leaders in competitive intelligence on installed technologies, announced today a new data partnership. Under the agreement, SalesPredict’s predictive scoring algorithm will ... Read More »

CRIF Opens Office in Shanghai

To meet the increasing demand for risk management and business information solutions in the region, CRIF opened of a new office in Shanghai.  Alongside existing operations in Beijing, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar, and India, the new office will strengthen CRIF’s local presence as well as throughout the Asia-Pacific region. CRIF will be able to deliver integrated solutions and business ... Read More »

Lattice Engines adds HG Data’s Installed Technology Datasets to Drive Its Predictive Engine

Lattice Engines adds the most comprehensive global dataset of installed technologies, making its predictive B2B sales and marketing platform even more powerful  HG Data, one of the global leaders in competitive intelligence on installed technologies, and Lattice Engines, the leading provider of predictive marketing and sales applications, announced today that they have entered into a partnership.  This agreement gives Lattice Engines ... Read More »

Worldbox Launches Comprehensive Company Database for Africa

The global Business Intelligence company Worldbox now offers complete identification company records for Rwanda, Tanzania, Mauritius, Uganda and Madagascar with extended business records for 25 other African countries.  Worldbox’s industry-leading business information database now contains the complete identifications of registered companies in 56 per cent of countries within the Africa continent, and coverage is continuing to grow month-by-month. Adding to ... Read More »

Data Breaches Could Cost UK Businesses 20bn Pounds

New regulations will significantly raise reporting and financial stakes for companies.  Two thirds of customers affected say they would cease doing business with an affected organization.  New figures reveal that mid-sized and large businesses could be in line for fines totalling £20bn if they fail to protect their customers from data breaches.  Companies that suffer a breach could face serious ... Read More »

Postrecession Start-Ups have Decreased 44.7 Percent

Experian® announced that the number of businesses started each year after the recession has decreased substantially — nearly 45 percent (44.7 percent).   According to an Experian analysis on business start-ups, in 2010 29.1 percent of all small businesses were newly formed, while in 2014 just 16.1 percent were start-ups. The analysis also found that the restaurant industry was the top ... Read More »

TransUnion and Cellcontrol Partner to Reduce Losses Associated with Distracted Driving in Insurance Telematics Solution

Recent Survey Reveals Parents Demand Distracted Driving Protection Technology TransUnion and Cellcontrol, a leader in distracted driving prevention and usage-based insurance data collection, have joined forces to offer a new technology that provides enhanced protection against distracted driving. The announcement was made at TransUnion’s Insurance Summit in Chicago, a two-day gathering of more than 100 insurance executives from across the ... Read More »

Experian in Partnerships with AxiaMed and Ingenico Group

Experian teams with AxiaMed and Ingenico Group to provide efficient and secure payment processing devices to healthcare organizations New EMV-compliant solution reduces fraud liability and increases patient payment security In an effort to help healthcare providers comply with upcoming fraud-liability standards and protect their patients, Experian Health today announced it has joined forces with AxiaMed and Ingenico Group to deliver a new solution that ... Read More »

TransUnion IPO Launched on New York Stock Exchange

TransUnion, which shares the title as one of the big three credit-reporting firms with Equifax and Experian, opened trading on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday June 25th up at $24.62, 9.4% above its initial public offering price of $22.50. It’s stayed pretty steady ever since, trading at $24.66 in recent trading. It was not the credit-reporting company’s first attempt to ... Read More »