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Equifax Appoints Laura Wilbanks as Chief Marketing Officer

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced the appointment of  Laura Wilbanks as Chief Marketing Officer, succeeding Trey Loughran, who recently assumed the role of President of United States Information Solutions (USIS). “Laura’s rich leadership experience with our company, her ability to respond to the changing marketplace, and her tremendous capacity for thoughtful, strategic engagement with our customers, make her the ideal candidate ... Read More »

Equifax India, IFC Partner to Provide Credit Data on SHGs

Credit information company Equifax India signed an agreement with International Financial Corporation (IFC) to deepen coverage of self-help group (SHG) member data in credit bureaus. The agreement will promote financial inclusion and access to funds for women from lower income groups by facilitating integration of SHG borrower data with credit bureaus. “The initiative will increase the number of borrower profiles ... Read More »

CRIF and Tongdun Technology Sign a Strategic Agreement on Building an Intelligent Integrity Network

CRIF and Tongdun Technology, leader in intelligent risk control in the Chinese market, signed a strategic collaboration agreement in Shanghai. The two companies aim to build an ‘intelligent integrity network’ by exploring data information services, big data and credit information platforms, and by leveraging risk management expertise and solutions in order to achieve financial inclusion with the provision of technology ... Read More »

Experian Appoints Mohan Jayaraman To Lead Regional Expansion of its advanced analytics and business information services

Experian, the information services company, has promoted its Managing Director for India, Mohan Jayaraman, into the newly created role of Regional Managing Director Asia Pacific for Decisions Analytics (DA), Business Information Services (BI) and Data. In his new role, Mohan will drive greater collaboration across Experian’s Product, Consulting and Analytics business.  Mohan will also assume responsibility and management of Experian ... Read More »

This Year’s Most Sought-after Date Roles

Organizations everywhere are looking to do more with their data assets, as well as better leverage open data and third party data sources for additional consumer insight. The good news is that there is no shortage of information available. The bad news is that wrangling and making sense of all that information can be very challenging. That is why we see ... Read More »

Cyber Security: The Insider Threat

For many organisations, the greatest threat to data security is already inside the building, the insider. Whether friend or foe, insider threats can be especially hard to guard against. In 2016 ISACA ranked insiders as the second highest threat overall next to malware. I suspect the trend will continue and get much worse. Who are these people? What makes them so dangerous ... Read More »

KSV1870 Innovations Offensive: The Digital Debtor Platform

Many debtors lose track of their creditors or the exact amount of their liabilities. In order to offer transparency and a direct way to debt relief, KSV1870 Forderungsmanagement GmbH has set up a clear platform which clearly includes the necessary orientation and a convenient payment option. Since the launch of the digital platform in June 2016, the number of accesses has more ... Read More »

Tinubu Square Provides Fresh Perspective on Customer Risk Management with New Updates to Its Popular Risk Platform

New ergonomics, new functionalities: Tinubu Risk Management Center enhanced for finance and factoring companies. Tinubu Square, one of the leading expert in trade credit risk management solutions for trade credit insurers and businesses, has launched a new version of its popular Risk Management Center (RMC). The technology platform that is already widely used by multinational organisations has been completely redesigned to better ... Read More »

Australian Risk Climate: Growth in Business Credit Demand Lifts, as Conditions and Confidence Improve

Business Credit Demand Index by Equifax (June 2017 Quarter):  Overall business credit applications rose +2.7% (vs June quarter 2016) Download Infographic Sydney, Australia, Thursday, 31 July 2017 –  The Quarterly Business Credit Demand Index by Equifax, which measures the level of business loan, trade credit, and asset finance applications, rose at an annual rate of 2.7% in the June quarter, compared to ... Read More »

TruNarrative Partners with Creditsafe to Deliver Unparalleled KYC, AML and Fraud Protection

TruNarrative, one of the global providers of fraud and compliance risk solutions, has partnered with Creditsafe, the global business intelligence experts, to synchronise their data and provide unparalleled KYC, AML and fraud protection to businesses all over the world. Creditsafe’s global database is one of the most rapidly expanding in the industry and one of the most comprehensive. Each day, ... Read More »

UK Data Protection and Privacy Update

Mike Bradford, BIIA’s contributing editor on the subject of data protection and privacy has published his latest newsletter which he is sharing with our UK members. August Headlines Information Commissioner’s Office Annual Report Data breach commentary Legitimate interest guidance Updated subject access policy Direct Marketing Association GDPR guidance GDPR in the press Warning to workers about sharing personal information Recent ... Read More »

CRIF Organized its First Official Event in Romania

On June 20 at the Grand Hotel Continental in Bucharest, CRIF organized its first official event in Romania, an Executive Round Table on the roadmap towards paperless digital banking. The event was attended by bank executives and national institution representatives: executives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs; the Romania banking association; and Romania National Bank During its speech, CRIF presented and ... Read More »

Encompass Verify Selected by Insolvency Practice Griffins

Encompass Verify was selected by Griffins, one of the largest independent insolvency practices in the UK, to support them in their Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance. Griffins, which has offices in London as well as Dubai, specialise in providing insolvency, litigation and forensic services maximising return to creditors through asset recovery. They have a broad range of clients including foreign governments, ... Read More »

CoreLogic Credco and Equifax in Partnership

—New product from CoreLogic Credco and Equifax helps convert automotive dealer website traffic into identity-verified leads, with no impact to consumer credit scores— CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), announced the launch of BuyerConnect, a product powered by Equifax Inc. and delivered by CoreLogic Credco that can be posted on an automotive dealer’s website to help convert anonymous web traffic into qualified leads. BuyerConnect allows ... Read More »

BIIA Newsletter July II & August 2017 Issue

Dear Members, The July II and August 2017 Issue of the BIIA Newsletter is posted on this website.  To download the document click on this link: BIIA Newsletter July II & August 2017 Issue Final This is a complimentary issue. It is the Q2 2017 financial statements filing season and we have compiled a summary of the most recent earnings reports. ... Read More »

TransUnion CIBIL Ltd — Digitising Systems for Future-Ready Banking

The BFSI sector in India has transformed swiftly in alignment with technology. The advancement could be possible as there were no constraints with regard to age-old applications or mainframe-based technologies, says Bhuvanendran Kamak, Chief Information Officer (CIO) ,TransUnion CIBIL Ltd, in conversation with Harshal Yashwant Desai of Elets News Network (ENN).  Excerpts: How do you rate the current technology standards ... Read More »

TransUnion Announces Appointment of Todd Cello as CFO

TransUnion announced the appointment of Todd Cello as CFO. “Todd has been with TransUnion for almost 20 years and has been the CFO of our USIS and International segments, as well as VP, Strategic and Financial Planning through our changes in ownership. Todd has distinguished himself as a strong, thoughtful leader with highly valuable operating and corporate experience. Through our ... Read More »