Dear Members,

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

Late Breaking News:

  • David Worlock’s Chairmanship Ends after Serving 5 Terms: We thank David Worlock for his Valuable Services
  • Board and Chairman Nomination of Mr. Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala
  • Board Nomination of Mr. Surapol Opasatien
  • Keep the Date: BIIA 2017 Biennial Conference, Bangkok, Thailand

Member News:

  • Killer Devises to Hacked Fingerprints: FICO Predicts 17 Financial Crime Trends
  • FICO Awarded Eight New Patents for Cybersecurity, AI, Decision Management
  • Cortera Enhances Products and Services with New Features
  • Wand Fleet Management Taxonomy Now Available
  • Thomson Reuters Continues Expansion of Global Labs Network
  • Thomson Reuters Introduces Profession Leading Digital Security Feature
  • TransUnion CIBIL Launches Credit Risk Ranking for MSMEs
  • British Credit Management Awards 2017: Graydon Wins “Risk Management Achievement” Award
  • Dun & Bradstreet Helps Sales and Marketers Speed Path from Prospect to Profitable Customer with Launch of D&B Hoovers
  • Veda Rebrands to Become Equifax in Australia and New Zealand

Industry News:

  • LexisNexis India in Partnership with Legasis
  • Over 230 Asian Exhibition Industry Leaders Gathered in Singapore
  • Verisk Acquires Arium, Fintellix and Emergent Network Intelligence

Regulatory News:

  • Thomson Reuters: Ten Regulatory Insights for Asia-Pacific in 2017
  • US Credit Bureaus to Standardize the Handling of Negative Public Sector Data

Consumer Credit Information – News from the Credit Bureau Front

  • CIBIL Provides Credit Scores Free of Charge
  • TransUnion Launches Innovation Lab for Lenders
  • LiveRamp Launches Identitylink for Data Owners
  • Experian Included in Gartner’s 2016 Market Guide for Online Fraud Detection
  • Experian Joins Marketplace Lending Association to Drive Responsive Financial Innovation
  • Experian Fraud Platform Receives Global Recognition


BIIA welcomes DTB Dis Ticaret Bilgi Merkezi Ltd., Turkey as a new Associate Member.

Our program for the BIIA 2017 Biennial Conference is taking shape and we hope to have a registration page and a program update to go live beginning of April.   There is strong interest in the conference and we thank our sponsors for their support.

Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief