Dear Member,

The BIIA Newsletter June II 2012 issue is posted on this website.  To access the newsletter click on the attachment:    BIIA Newsletter June II – 2012 Issue

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Late Breaking News:

  • A German Research Project Concerning the Mining of Data from the Internet Draws Political Flak
  • The United Kingdom Business Information Providers Association (BIPA) launches website
  • BIIA and EASDP (European Association for Search and Database Publishers) to partner in biggest event dedicated to the business of database, search and directory publishing

Member News:

  • Creditreform Germany 2011 results flat – growth in factoring
  • BISNODE sells Kompass in the Nordics
  • Panjiva’s trend spotting reveals potential supply chain disruptions
  • Teikoku Databank America Inc. celebrates its 20th anniversary
  • TransUnion released National Auto Loan Delinquencies
  • Equifax launches program to address credit literacy among US Hispanics
  • Equifax launches compliance solutions for allowance for loan and lease loss evaluation

Industry News:

  • Verisk Analytics to acquire Aspect Loss Prevention
  • Verisk Analytics Q1 revenues up 10.7%

News from China:

  • Baidu to share revenues with Apple on China IPhone deal
  • Coface issues corporate credit risk study on China
  • Sinotrust says China’s toy industry will enjoy huge market potential

Consumer Credit Information

  • Alternative data repairs bad credit, increases credit access (PERC Study)
  • USA Credit Climate:  Consumer use of credit drops

News from India:

  • CIBIL extends credit information to individuals

News from Affiliated Industry Associations

  • FEBIS elects Gertjan Kaart as President – names new board members

We thank our members for their contributions to this newsletter.

Best regards

Joachim C Bartels

Managing Director