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Veda Quarterly Consumer Credit Demand Index: Strongest Growth in Credit Card Cemand in almost a Decade

The Veda Quarterly Consumer Credit Demand Index, which measures the volume of credit card and personal loan applications processed through Veda’s Consumer Credit Bureau, saw a lift in consumer credit demand in the March quarter, with annual growth of  3.9% compared with the same period last year. Demand for credit cards, up +13.5% for the quarter, was offset by a -5.2% ... 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 »

Veda Partners with MOGO

Veda partners with MOGO to bring real-time income checks to financial institutions Financial institutions in Australia are preparing to move away from manual handling of income and expense checks using a new automated tool that will speed up the loan application process and reduce paperwork. MOGObankconnect is a simple, secure and effective verification solution for financial institutions.  Veda, the leading ... 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 »

FINTECH is Changing the Credit and Credit Information Landscape

FINTECH the disrupting force in lending and credit information   FINTECH, it stands for financial technology, is a new interesting concept –  its all about lending without having to use a credit bureau and being outside banking regulations.  A large amount of capital is already flowing into this sector.  It has yet to be seen whether the performance data of ... 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 »

Thomson Reuters Launches Russian Sanctions Tracking Service

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced the launch of its Russian Sanctions Tracking Service. In July 2014, the European Union (EU) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued a number of executive orders and sectoral sanctions against Russia in retaliation for the Russian government’s annexation of Crimea and its activities ... Read More »

Australian Risk Climate: 772,000 Victims of Identity Theft

Online black market is closer than you think with 1 in 5 Australians affected by identity theft Personal information is currency in the underground world of cybercrime, which has managed to sting 5% of Australians – more than 772,000 people – with identity theft in the past 12 months alone. A new survey by credit bureau Veda shows that almost ... Read More »

Equifax, Experian, TransUnion in Settlement of US$6 m with 31 State Attorneys

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion have agreed to improve their approach to fixing mistakes on credit reports and address consumer disputes more effectively under a $6 million settlement with 31 state attorneys. The credit bureaus pledged to more closely scrutinize companies that furnish them with data and to curb the marketing of credit monitoring products to consumers who dispute information on ... Read More »

Shandong Province’s Dongying Establishes City-level Credit Reference Platform

There are now a reported 31 micro credit companies, 24 financing guarantee companies, and 25 private capital management companies operating in Dongying, Shandong Province. To better regulate and ease the loans approval process for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the city-level government of the Chinese city has now established a financial credit platform to consolidate credit information for the local ... Read More »