Dear Members and Friends,

The July II – 2011 Issue of the BIIA newsletter is posted.   To access this latest issue click on the link:   BIIA NEWSLETTER July II – 2011 Issue

Late Breaking News:

  • Outsell Market Overview: Credit & Financial Information (C&F)
  • ‘Post-modern B2B:  The World We Grew Up in B2B is Now Over, but Amazingly there is Still Resistance to Change’
  • BIIA Welcomes Creditsafe as a new Member
  • Outsell:  2011 Information Industry Benchmark Report
  • Ownership Change at Bureau van Dijk

Member News:

  • Worldbox:  Transparency – Keeping an Eye Out
  • Hellastat Greece Acquires Credit Info Hellas (Alpha Mi)
  • Hoover’s in Deal with Serial Solutions SummonTM
  • Equifax Adds Lost Wallet Assistance to its Credit Monitoring and Identity Protection Product
  • CRIF EFMA European Survey Examines Strategies on Responsible Lending
  • Credit Information:  What does ‘Freshly Investigated Credit Reports’ Mean?
  • Sinotrust Publishes Fist Issue of China Automotive consumer Report

Industry News:

  • Experian Q1 Results:  Effect of Acquisitions and Exchange Rates Lifts Experian Growth by 15%
  • Vin Gupta launches

News from China:

  • Baidu Announces Alignment of Business Functions
  • Baidu to Enter Internet TV Sector
  • Baidu Joins Browser Battle
  • Deal with Western Union for AliExpress

Regulatory News:

  • US Regulations:  New Mortgage Standard must be Predictive

From the User Corner:

  • Observations from the Credit Management Conferences in Europe

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Best regards

Joachim C Bartels

Managing Director