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Big Changes to Credit Reports Are on the Way: What It Means for US Data Subjects

As we have reported in a recent post the Attorneys general in 30 states have reached a $6 million settlement with the major credit reporting agencies Equifax, Experian and TransUnion to make changes in the way they address errors in consumer reports and how some negative information is added to credit reports. The agreement is very similar to one announced March 9 by the attorney general ... Read More »

WAND Taxonomy Library Portal to Accelerate Taxonomy Projects

Learn how our clients are using the WAND Taxonomy Library Portal to accelerate taxonomy projects Numerous companies around the world are now using the WAND Taxonomy Library Portal to speed up creation of taxonomies for their organization and to spread the word internally about how taxonomies can benefit the business. We wanted to share some tips from these customers about ... Read More »

Comprehensive Credit Reporting in Australia Faces Obstacles

Experian is disappointed with the take-up of comprehensive credit reporting in Australia, saying credit providers appear reluctant to share additional customer information because they are afraid that competitors will get an advantage. Experian outlined its concerns in its submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in response to an application by the Australian Retail Credit Association for authorization of ... Read More »

HG Data and the Aberdeen Group Strike Strategic Data Partnership

B2B tech marketers can target and engage tech buyers even more precisely HG Data announced a new, multi-year strategic data partnership with the Aberdeen Group, formerly Harte Hanks Market Intelligence. This new partnership will enhance the Aberdeen Group’s targeting and predictive analytics services by enhancing the view of the global technology install base; giving sales and marketing professionals greater actionable ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Acquires Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation

Dun & Bradstreet to Acquire Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation in a Combination that will Deliver Market Leading Solutions for Emerging Businesses Dun & Bradstreet will purchase Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation for $320 million in cash plus an earnout of up to $30 million if certain performance milestones are met through 2018. Since 2010, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation has more than doubled their revenue and in 2014 ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Cristal Credit as Associate Member

CRISTAL CREDIT is an independent group, operating in North America, Europe, South America and Asia founded in 2003 by Kévin RIVATON and Jean François JARD both specialists in credit management business and intelligence information. CRISTAL CREDIT it is 20 years of experience , serving financial institutions, private investors, law rms and multinational rms all over the world.  CRISTAL CREDIT in the Americas (Miami, New-York, ... Read More »

Cyber Security: Experian Poll Suggests that Spain’s Businesses are Not Adequately Protected Against CyberFraud.

An Experian poll of senior managers in leading Spanish businesses reveals that 60 per cent of large Spanish organizations are not adequately prepared to deal with evolving cyberfrauds. The poll, which was conducted among 150 senior managers, revealed that a strategy resilient enough to proactively manage fraud and protect those organizations against hackers, fraudsters and identity thieves, was yet to ... Read More »

To Make Ends Meet:  Australians Struggle to Reduce Debt as Cost of Living Continues to Rise

Eighty-eight per cent of Australians say day-to-day expenses, rent or mortgage repayments, groceries and bills, are the most common roadblocks to paying down debt, according to new research by Experian, the global information services company. Experian research also showed 65 per cent of Australians incorrectly believe contributing to superannuation or saving money can have a positive impact on your credit ... Read More »

Wand Releases the Wand Telecommunications Taxonomy

Wand is proud to announce the latest entry in the WAND Taxonomy Library – the WAND Telecommunications Taxonomy.   Telecom can be more than just a cable or cellular provider.  In the 21st century, a Telecom can deliver a combination of  Internet, Cable, Phone and Cellular services to their customers. While offering plans, bundles, services and equipment, they also need ... Read More »

Informa D&B Launches InfoDeuda

INFORMA D & B has launched InfoDeuda, the first file that includes details of more than a million records of individuals with unpaid debt in Spain. The file, run by Experian Credit Bureau Spain, includes information on certain due and payable debt.  This information will be included in Particular Defaults reports that INFORMA have available both informa.es and einforma.com . Natural and legal persons can access data InfoDeuda demonstrating that they ... Read More »

Experian and Kredi Kayit Burosu (KKB) Turkey in Partnership on Data Governance

The joint initiative will enable banks to make more accurate credit decisions, thanks to increased data quality. Experien and Kredi Kayit Burosu (KKB), the first and only credit bureau in Turkey, have signed an agreement for a project that will ensure more accurate credit decisions are being made, thanks to the most comprehensive data quality project that has been carried out ... Read More »

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 »

TransUnion Partners with Global Debt Registry

TransUnion Partners with Global Debt Registry to Offer Registry Services for Debt Buyers and Financial Institutions TransUnion and Global Debt Registry (GDR), the pioneer and leader in debt information access and validation, today announced a collaboration to market GDR debt registry services for debt buyers, collectors and financial institutions. GDR’s debt registry offering enables debt owners to accelerate collections through streamlined access ... Read More »

Outsell: Information Industry is Growing and CEOs are Optimistic for 2015

Benchmark program results show good revenue growth in 2014, with 75% of firms taking on new employees; most CEOs expect better results this year. Outsell, Inc., the world’s only research and advisory firm focused on media, information, and technology, today announced publication of its annual 2015 Information Industry Benchmark Report. The study confirms that companies saw healthy revenue growth in 2014, ... Read More »