Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter January II – 2022 Issue is posted on this website.  To download the document, please click on this link:  BIIA Newsletter January II – 2022 Issue

We draw your attention to the latest update concerning the BIIA 2022 Biennial Conference.  We are optimistic that the event can take place as a physical event.  Singapore has opened the border for conferences up to 1,000 attendees.  Visitors will be able to use vaccinated travel lanes (VTL). No quarantine requirements.  We are keeping you informed of the latest developments.  Please visit:  Travel Advisory

Late Breaking News:

  • BIIA 2022 Biennial Conference Update – Keep the Date
  • BIIA Regulatory Forum Meeting March 23, 2022 – Keep the Date
  • CRIF Acquires the Majority of Shares in HPI (Hire Purchase Information) in Ireland
  • Experian Expands Cooperation with Intrum Switzerland to Grow its DACH Business
  • New Opportunities & New Risks: The Rise of Alternative Lending – Concerns about Buy Now Pay Later

Member News

  • Cedar Rose Awarded ISO 27001 Certification for Information Security Management and Quality ServicE
  • The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Partnership with CRIF High Mark
  • Experian Q3 (fiscal 2022) Revenue Rises on North American Strength
  • Experian Launches First Buy Now, Pay Later Bureau
  • TransUnion Taps Spring Labs to Bring Credit Data to Public Blockchain Networks
  • TransUnion Africa Appoints Morris Maina as New CEO

Industry News

  • Dun & Bradstreet Launches D&B Receivables Intelligence With FIS GETPAID
  • Dun & Bradstreet Settlement with Federal Trade Commission to Clean Up Small Business Credit Reporting
  • CoreLogic Acquires Prospects Software
  • ZoomInfo Expands Global Operations in London

Credit Bureau News

  • New Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Norms Allow Fintechs To Access Credit Bureaus
  • RBI Issues Eligibility Norms for Entities Harnessing Credit Bureau Data – Check The Guidelines
  • Equifax, Experian and TransUnion Extend Free Weekly Credit Reports Through End of 2022
  • Experian Announces Directorate Changes
  • BSP: Alternative Data in Credit Scoring to Improve Access to Financial Services
  • Credit Information Corporation (CIC) Mulls Direct-To-Consumer Credit Reports Via Accessing Financial Institutions

We thank our members for their report.  We also thank our sponsors for their contribution to the BIIA 2022 Biennial Conference.

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