Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter January II – 2021 Issue is posted on the BIIA Website.  To download the document, please click on this link: BIIA Newsletter January II – 2021 Issue

With the holiday period behind us, our industry kicked off by making acquisitions and launched new products.  A number of companies were recognized for their respective achievements in the prior year and in China it will be a new ball game for FinTech and eCommerce companies.

Late Breaking News:

  • What is Your Business Worth?
  • Equifax Acquires Kount – Expanding WW-Footprint into digital identity
  • GBG Acquires HooYu Investigate
  • GBG to Sell Marketing Services Division

Those Who Have Been Recognized:

  • Forrester Honored As One of The Best Places to Work In 2021, A Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award Winner
  • Experian Wins Data for Enterprise AI Award
  • Top 5 RegTech Companies in the UK Market
  • Experian Selected as Leading Provider of Digital Identity Solutions
  • LexisNexis Risk Solutions Honored with Chartis Research RiskTech100 Award

Message about BIIA’s Regulatory Affairs Activities

Member News:

  • Experian Q3 2021 (Fiscal) Revenues Up 10%
  • Global Data Consortium: Understanding Latin and South America’s Remittance Market
  • News from Cedar Rose: Credit Risk and Data Reliability in the Middle East

Industry News:

  • Moody’s Analytics Acquires Catylist, Inc.
  • HG Insights Launches New Market Intelligence Product to Help B2B Companies Improve Their Go-to-Market Performance
  • Dun & Bradstreet Completes Acquisition of Bisnode

News from China:

  • Pushback Against Tech Grows with Accusation of Algorithmic ‘Bullying’
  • China Tightens Oversight of Personal Data Collection as Privacy Concerns Mount
  • China Based Pengyuan Credit Service Co. Ltd. Fined
  • China Plans to Tax the Booming Digital Economy
  • Alibaba Antitrust Probe Causes Concern on What’s Next for Chinese Tech

Credit Bureau News

  • Experian’s Future of Fraud Report

We thank our members for their contribution to the website and newsletters.  We also thank members for their financial support.

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