Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter October I – 2018 Issue is posted on this website.  To download the document, please click on this link: BIIA Newsletter October I – 2018 Issue

Late Breaking News:

  • What is your business worth? Recent valuations of information companies
  • Interest in Blockchain-related applications continuing, but is it real?
  • European Fintech platform B-Hive in partnership with Altares D&B
  • PwC enters the KYC arena acquiring RegTech solutions
  • TransUnion expands healthcare solutions with agreement to acquire Rubixis

Member News:

  • Experian Blogs on data migration
  • Equifax accuses Ant Financial of intellectual property theft
  • TruNarrative in partnership with Whitepages
  • Graydon partners with TruNarrative to combat fraud
  • Graydon and Rimilia sign partnership agreement
  • Cristal Credit in partnership with Global Cobranças Group
  • The Forrester Wave™ B2B Marketing Providers report
  • Qarar and Eureka in partnership on analytics
  • Experian’s Credit Freeze flaw may have revealed data subject’s PIN to fraudsters
  • Equifax UK fined maximum amount under DP Act 1998 for security breach
  • Equifax featured in 2018 IDC Fintech ranking
  • CRIF featured in 2018 IDC Fintech ranking
  • TransUnion receives outstanding company culture award

Industry News:

  • Celcom, Koble to offer B2B matching solutions in Asia
  • DataFox adds to its account scoring solution
  • HG Data acquires Pivotal IQ

Disruptive Technologies:

  • FICO makes artificial intelligence explainable
  • Artificial intelligence to create 50 million new jobs by 2022

Credit Bureau News:

  • USA House of Representatives amends ‘The Credit Access and Inclusion Act’
  • Millions of Australians gain access to more financial information as illion (formerly D&B Australia) prepares for comprehensive credit during September
  • TransUnion outlines consumer concerns in national survey. Introduces new Mobile App to empower consumers


We thank our members for their support.


Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director and Editor-In-Chief