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BIIA in Action: B20 Publishes Summit Report

BIIA is an active member of B20 activities (the Business Part of the G20) such as the Digitation Task Force and the Cross-thematic Group on SMEs as previously reported by in recent BIIA Newsletters.   B20 Summit Report On May 2nd and 3rd, 2017 the B20 Summit was held in Berlin. Over 700 guests from the G20 countries and beyond ... Read More »

Could we be getting closer to a blockchain-based, central bank-backed digital currency?

BIIA was at Consensus 2017 last week in New York.  Could we be getting closer to a blockchain-based, central bank-backed digital currency?  Yes, but not in the way most people imagine. The combination of technology, regulation and geopolitical shifts points to the emergence of a new type of digital asset: a cross-region blockchain-based currency.  Last year, Barbadian startup Bitt announced ... Read More »

B20 Policy Recommendations: Shaping an Interconnected World

On May 3rd, 2017, the B20 has officially handed over its Policy Recommendations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the B20 Summit in Berlin. The recommendations are the product of a yearlong process of our seven Taskforces and Cross-thematic Groups, which comprise over 700 members from all G20 economies with BIIA being part of it. Developed under the theme “Building ... Read More »

BIIA Newsletter April 2017

Dear Members, The BIIA Newsletter April 2017 issue is posted on this website.  To download the document, please click on this link: BIIA Newsletter April 2017 Issue Final Late Breaking News: BIIA 2017 Biennial Conference – Preliminary Program Member News: Compliance Professionals in the UK Face Huge Regulatory Shifts & Customer Onboarding Delays Amidst Growing Global Uncertainty Lattice in Partnership with ... Read More »

Keep the Date: BIIA 2017 Biennial Conference Bangkok, Thailand October 18 to 20, 2017

BIIA Biennial Conference 2017

BIIA invites its members from the business and credit information industry, users of information services, government policy makers and regulators to attend the BIIA 2017 Biennial Conference, where we intend to discuss disruptive technologies  impacting our industry and the businesses of our customers. Venue: The Okura Prestige Hotel, Bangkok Thailands October 18, 2017: 13:00 hrs:  Registration opens 17:00  hrs: Membership ... Read More »

BIIA at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Washington Conference

BIIA attended a recent meeting organized by the IDB – Inter-American Development Bank on “Credit Reporting in the Americas: The current state of the industry and its regulations”.   At the IDB conference Neil Munroe, president of ACCIS and BIIA’s deputy managing director, provided an overview of the EU’s regulatory approaches to innovation.  Neil Munroe covered the following topics: EU policy ... Read More »