Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter April II – 2015 Issue is posted on this website.  To download the document click on this link:  BIIA Newsletter April II – 2015 Issue Final

Outsell BrainGain Asia Landing Banner 23feb2015BrainGain Asia:  With less than a month until Opening New Information Markets in Asia Pacific, we can’t wait for you to hear from our opening keynote, Tom Rustowski. As the Head of Professional Information Business, Asia Pacific, Dow Jones & Company, Tom has profound knowledge of what it takes to deploy regional offices and what to avoid during the buildup. Come hear how Dow Jones successfully entered the marketplace in Asia and build your own strategy for growth and expansion.   There’s still time to join us! Register today and become a part of the conversation May 19-20 in Singapore.

Late Breaking News:

  • The Information Industry is Growing and CEOs are Optimistic for 2015
  • Outsell’s BrainGain Event Singapore
  • Q1 2015’s Top Announcements and Why they Matter
  • HG Data Reports Massive Year-Over-Year Growth in all Categories

Member News:

  • TransUnion Partners with Global Debt Register
  • Wand Releases Customer Service Taxonomy
  • Dun & Bradstreet Acquires Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation
  • Dun & Bradstreet Receives Patent for Location-Aware Business Data Retrieval
  • Experian and Kredi Kayit Burosu (KKB) in Partnership on Data Governance
  • GBI-Genios Adds 3 million Credit Reports from Creditsafe
  • Informa D&B Launches InfoDeuda
  • Informa D&B Revenues Up 3.1% in 2014
  • Thomson Reuters Launches ONESOURCE™ Global Trade Software Solution
  • Troubleshooting Your B2B Marketing Data Problems

Industry News:

  • Equifax Q1 2015 Revenue Up 12%
  • Harte Hanks Announces the Sale of its B2B Research Business
  • Lifelock Q4 2014 Revenue Up 27% –  Full Year Up 29%
  • InforGroup Lawsuit against DatabaseUSA Goes to Trial

News from China:

  • Baidu Invests in Keru Cloud
  • Baidu Unveils Multilingual Translation Robot
  • Nielsen and Alibaba Launch ‘New Offer Advisor’
  • China P2P Online Lending: Regulations will be Crucial for Success
  • China’s State Council Directive on Exhibition Industry
  • China’s Credit Reference Center (CRC) Retention Period Remains Five Years

People on the Move:

  • Regulatory Strategies Enters Strategic Partnership
  • 15 Years Password Germany
  • Moody’s Appoints Scott Kenny SVP and General Auditor
  • McGraw Hill Financial Appoints Robert H. Easton Chief Compliance Officer

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We thank our members for their support on contributions
Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director and Editor in Chief