BIIA NEWSLETTER 05 I – 2011

Dear Members and Friends,

We promised to bring more news from the BIIA Forum 2011.   Please go to pages 10 – 17 to read about the debates on “The Future of Trade Credit and Implications on Information” and the “SME Access to Finance Issue”.   You can also visit https://2018.biia.com/category/biia-news to access various presentations.

Late Breaking News:

  • CRIF Enters Benin and Caribbean Credit Bureau Markets

  • Experian Launches Third Credit Bureau in Australia

  • Experian to Buy Columbian Credit Bureau Computec

  • B2B Online Media Market Asia: Alibaba Dominates Online Sourcing Market

Member News:

  • Atradius Awarded Best Risk Management Team

  • Australian Credit Climate:  Consumers and Businesses Face Difficulties in Meeting Payment Terms

  • Workflow:  Information’s New Field of Dreams?

  • D&B Core Revenue up 5% in Q1 2011

  • Equifax Revenue up 7% in Q1 2011

  • LexisNexis Releases Client Software for large Law Firms

  • LexisNexis Expands Presence in Life Insurance Market

  • LexisNexis Introduces New Platform:  Lexis for Associates

  • Wand:  Metadata, Taxonomy, and Collaboration Features in SharePoint 2010

Industry News:

  • Data Theft:  The Sony Debacle Widens

News from China:

  • AliExpress Targets U.S. Buyer Market

  • Baidu’s Net Income Jumps 123% in Q1

  • Made-In-China.com Revenues Up 48% i8n Q1

  • Netsun’s Q1 Net Income Drops 29%

  • China Unveils Guidelines for Online Payment Services

People on the Move:

  • Andrew Prozes Joins Warburg Pincus as Senior Advisor

  • FICO Appoints New Leadership to Drive Growth in Hong Kong and Taiwan

Observations from the BIIA Business Information Forum 2011

We thank our members for their contributions

Sincerely

Joachim C Bartels

Managing Director