Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter January I – 2019 Issue is posted on this website.  To download the document, please click on this link: BIIA Newsletter January I – 2019 Issue – Final

Late Breaking News:

Member News:

  • Experian Agrees to Acquire Compuscan
  • UK Company and Markets Authority Says Experian’s Proposed Takeover of ClearScore Likely to Weaken Competition
  • Experian Betting on Fintech Startups in Asia
  • Motive Partners Announces Significant Investment in Dun & Bradstreet
  • TransUnion ‘A Finalist’ in Bid for Hong Kong’s Next Big Fintech Project KYCU
  • CRIF Becomes the First Open Banking AISP in Europe
  • Equifax Presents Ignite™ + InterConnect®: A Seamless Blend of Big Data and Big Analytics
  • Equifax Canada Acquires JLR Inc., a Leading Property Knowledge Company
  • CIBI Philippines is now IPOPHL Certified
  • Schufa Goes Fintech: Acquires Majority Interest in finAPI GmbH
  • Forrester to Acquire SiriusDecisions

Industry News:

  • CoreLogic Launches New Valuation Solution
  • Infogoup Expands Partnership with Experian to Deliver Enhanced Business Credit Reporting Solutions

News from the Privacy Front

  • GDPR’s Impact: The First Six Months
  • The Negative Side Effects of GDPR

Credit Bureau News:

  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Shortlists TCS, Wipro, IBM for Public Credit Registry
  • Financial Inclusion in Peril: Collapse of Eight Credit Unions in the UK in 2018
  • Experian Launches Credit Boost

People on the Move

  • Graydon Appoints Emma Claister as International Director
  • Tinubu Square Appoints Offer Sadey as Chief Technology Officer

We thank our members for their support with the best wishes for a successful New Year!

Best regards
Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director and Editor-In-Chief