Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter July I – 2014 Issue is posted on this website.  To download this document click on this link:  BIIA Newsletter July I – 2014 Issue

Late Breaking News:

  • About Our Industry – Contribution by Outsell with a message by Anthea Stratigos, co-founder of Outsell Inc.
  • BIIA in Action:  Press Coverage by ICISA
  • The Perils of the Investigation Profession in China

Member News1Member News:

  • Business Information Agency (BIA) of Georgia Ramps up its Services
  • BOL Thailand Strategic Investment in Ecart Studio Co. LTd.
  • Cortera Makes a Series of Partnership Announcements
  • Duedil’s CEO Kimmelman Receives International Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • TransUnion HK: Over Half of Population in Debt to Personal Loans
  • Creditreform Germany Reports 2013 Revenues Flat

Industry News:

  • Salesforce Announces Strategic Partnership with Deutsche Telecom and Invests for Growth in Germany
  • 1 for Retail
  • Acxiom Completes LiveRamp Acquisition
  • Shocking! The Wonga Debt Collection Scandal

News from China

  • Alibaba Launches Mobile Payments and Service Platform
  • China Finance Online Reports Strong Revenue Growth for Q1 2014

Regulatory News:

  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Take in Account Credit Information in Lending Decisions
  • India:  Ministry of Corporate Affairs to enforce Disclosure Compliance

People on the Move:

  • Andreas Tesch, Chief Market Officer of Atradius Elected President of ICISA
  • CoreLogic Appoints Frank Martell as COO
  • FICO Appoints Kevin Deveau Head of FICO Canada


  • BIIA Website Traffic – Sharp Increase in Interest in Content

We thank our members for their support.

Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief