Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter July I – 2013 Issue is posted on this website.  To access click on this link:  BIIA Newsletter July I – 2013 Issue

Late Breaking News:

  • Analytics, Platforms and BIG Data are maintaining the lead in new services announcements
  • Outsell publishes report on business information hot spots
  • We welcome Encompass Corporation of Sydney, Australia as a new Associate Member

Member News:

  • Creditsafe opens and invest in Italy (an interview)
  • Outsell regulatory affairs council
  • Counter fraud intelligence in one click from CRIF
  • Equifax Canada suggest that a good defense is the best offence in combatting data breaches
  • Equifax acquires Trusted ID
  • Panjiva reports strong US Trade numbers for May 2013
  • TransUnion healthcare report published

Industry News:

  • Compliance expert Thomson Reuters appears to have failed on compliance
  • Cengage learning files Chapter 11 Reorganization
  • CIBIL India launches ALERT service for b2b applications
  • Experian Australia in partnership with Eyeota
  • CoreLogic to acquire Marshall & Swift/Boeckh and Data Quick information systems for US$ 661 million
  • Connotate and Aurora WDC partner to provide corporations with timely, powerful competitive intelligence
  • InfoDesk Streamlines InfoWatch Corporate Intelligence Dashboard

News from China:

  • Landmark verdict:  Court convicts Online “Malicious Feedback” blackmailers
  • Alibaba launches investment product

From the Marketing Front:

  • Five essentials functions for every b2b website
  • Obfuscation:  Be careful what and who you listen to in Social Media

Cyber Security

  • Cyber Security Alert – Pocket banking is attracting virtual pick-pockets

From the Regulatory Corner:

  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Spies on US consumer
  • CFPB creating national database in the USA

People on the Move:

  • Experian UK appoints Tom Blacksell as MD of marketing services
  • LifeLock names Dr. St. Coggeshall Chief Analytics and Science Officer
  • McGrall-Hill Financial elects Douglas Peterson President and CEO

We thank our members for their contributions to this newsletter.

Best regards
Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director