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Companies House Announces New Chief Executive

Louise Smyth has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Companies House and The Registrar of Companies for England and Wales.  She will take up leadership of the organisation in September 2017 and joins Companies House from a long career at the Intellectual Property Office, including roles as Director of IT, Director of Corporate Services and latterly as Chief Operating ... Read More »

Callcredit Partners with DueDil to Launch ‘KYC for Business’

Callcredit Information Group and DueDil have partnered to launch KYC for Business – an enhanced KYC (know your customer) service. The new KYC for Business service will offer clients the combination of two best-in-class services via one single enquiry, helping to streamline any business customer checks they need to perform whilst ensuring they are compliant. Clients of the service will be able to perform ... Read More »

MYDATA has Launched Certificates for MYCOID

Malaysian based MyData SSM has launched its first certificate for incorporation under new Company Act2016. MyCOID is a certificate of incorporation for all companies! This certificate was previously known as Form 9. You would not need to be in long queues to get your company details. Check it out here at our website!  Don’t be the last to know. https://www.mydata-ssm.com.my Source: BIGdataworks.com Read More »

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Remove Most Judgment and Lien Information from Credit Reports

Beginning July 1, 2017, the three largest nationwide credit reporting agencies, Experian, Equifax and Transunion, will delete certain civil judgment and lien information from the databases they use to create credit reports?  On July 1, 2017, these credit reporting agencies will begin to implement new enhanced public records standards and related requirements as a result of an enforced settlement agreement ... Read More »

LexisNexis® RiskView™ Liens & Judgments Report Delivers New Confidence for Home Mortgage Lenders and Limits Risk

In the face of credit bureaus’ new restrictions on reporting liens and judgments, LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides access to detailed and reliably linked data LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced the broad availability of LexisNexis® RiskView™ Liens & Judgments Report, which provides lenders with detailed, reliable data for making credit decisions. The new, robust data report, which relies on LexisNexis Risk Solutions ... Read More »

Russia Enhances its Public Sector Information (PSI) with Newly Launched Public Registers

In conjunction with its new regulatory framework:  Information Society (2011 – 2020), a number of new registers were recently launched in Russia: Securities Register: The Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia) approved the provision “On requirements to implementation of activities for maintaining the Register of securities owners (No. 572-P as of 27.12.2016). The document sets the requirements ... Read More »

kompany.com Gets Financial Lift to Accelerate Growth

Hermann Hauser’s I.E.C.T. Capital Partners, Stefan Schneider and other financial investors place a seven-digit investment in kompany.com, the leading Regulatory Technology (RegTech) provider of authoritative Global Company Intelligence for Know Your Customer (KYC) & Anti Money Laundering (AML) processes. The investment will be used to expand the global footprint to cover 150 million companies worldwide and to develop new leading ... Read More »

S&P Global Market Intelligence Rolls Out Quality Program for Capital IQ and SNL Platforms

Program aims to deliver market-leading quality, timeliness, completeness and relevance to Market Intelligence clients      S&P Global Market Intelligence, a leader in multi-asset class research data and insight, announced the expanded roll out of its Quality Program to include the Capital IQ Desktop and Enterprise products. The Quality Program, long a hallmark of the SNL platform, encourages customers to identify and ... Read More »

Russia: Easing Procedures of Company Registrations – what will the Future Hold?

In the past years the Russian authorities have made various efforts to simplify the procedures and rules which govern the registration of legal entities and sole entrepreneurs.  The significance of these efforts were not lost on the World Bank http://www.doingbusiness.org/rankings who adjusted Russia’s rankings in the “Ease of Doing Business” from the 51st to 40th place.  In the category “Starting ... Read More »

China’s New Court Register ‘Derails’ Debt Defaulters

BIIA reported recently that China has established the world’s largest online data platform to store court case information. The platform currently contains information from 91 million cases.  The government is strengthening measures designed to make life difficult for debtors, specifically people in contempt of court to encourage them to respect verdicts.  China Daily News reports recently that a debtor attempted ... Read More »

Russia: Additional Filing Requirements for Legal Entities and Single Proprietors

The Russian Unified Federal Register for legal entities has issued new data filing requirements As of October 1, 2016 Russian companies are obliged to file additional information about their business activities in the Unified Federal Register of legally relevant data on activities according to Federal Law of July 3rd, 2016 No.60-FL «On amendments to legislative acts of the Russian Federation». ... Read More »

China’s State Council to Further Ease Business Procedures

China is to further streamline registration procedures for private businesses, targeting a reduction in the costs associated with entrepreneurship and innovation as well as improving the business environment and employment.  The decision was made at a State Council executive meeting on Oct 14, presided over by Premier Li Keqiang. A number of measures have been put in place since 2015 ... Read More »

China Establishes Largest Online Data Platform to Store Court Cases

China has established the world’s largest online data platform to store court case information. The platform currently contains information from 91 million cases.  During a conference about the intersection of Internet and law in Beijing on Oct 16, Wang Lansheng, deputy director of the Information Office under the Supreme People’s Court (SPC), said that the SPC spent three years working ... Read More »

Beneficial Ownership: PSC 101 – An Overview of the new People with Significant Control Register from Companies House

In April 2016, Companies House implemented the Register of People with Significant Control (PSC), requiring UK companies, Societates Europaeae (SEs) and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) to hold a register of not only the beneficial owner(s) but also persons and entities with significant control. Companies started filing this information at Companies House from June 2016, with Companies House making the register ... Read More »