Dear Members,

BIIA Biennial Conference 2017The BIIA Newsletter July I – 2017 Issue is posted on this website.  To download the document please click on this link: BIIA Newsletter July I – 2017 Issue

Urgent message to our Membership:  The deadline for Early Bird Registrations for the BIIA 2017 Biennial Conference ends July 31, 2017!  Please take advantage of the discounted attendance fee.

Late Breaking News:

  • Thailand’s Minister of Digital Economy and Society, Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj to Deliver the Opening Keynote at the BIIA 2017 Biennial Conference
  • Supply Chain Risk: Just 22% of Companies Address Child Labour Issue
  • Fintech and the Value of Payment Systems: Worldpay Emerges as a Winner in the War on Cash

Member News:

  • Encompass Corporation in the News
  • CRIF Establishes its Brand in Germany
  • Experian Research: Accurate Insight about Customer Experience is Critical for Growth
  • FICO Opens Office for Latin America
  • com Gets Financial Lift to Accelerate Growth
  • Thomson Reuters Q1 Revenues Up 2% (BFX), Operating Profit Up 43%
  • Thomson Reuters Launches Startup Incubator in Switzerland
  • Thomson Reuters KYC Managed Services in Africa

Industry News:

  • Blockchain: Small State –  Big Step – Stock Trading on Blockchain Legalized
  • CoreLogic Q1 2017 Revenue Down 3%
  • Transparency at Bay: Fraudsters Target UK Directors Via Companies House
  • ESMA Fines Moody’s for Credit Ratings Breaches

News from China:

  • China’s Regulators Strive to Keep Up with Fast-Growing Fintech
  • Ant Financial Enters Hong Market with Alipay Mobile Wallet
  • Alibaba Turns to Blockchain in Fight Against Food Fraud

Consumer Credit Information:

  • Credit Reporting Agencies Remove Most Judgements and Lien Information from Credit Reports
  • Experian to Provide Access to Depersonalized Consumer Data for Investors
  • People on the Move:

People on the Move:

  • Stefano M. Stoppani Appointed CEO of Creditinfo Group
  • Paul Charmatz Appointed Managing Director of Encompass Group

We thank our sponsors for supporting our conference.

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