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CreditPoint Software, LLC and Creditsafe Announce Integrated Risk Management Partnership

Leading Provider of Trade Credit Risk Integrates with Leading Provider of Online Business Credit Reports CreditPoint Software, LLC, a leading business trade credit risk management company and Creditsafe, a premier provider of online business credit reports, announced a partnership that includes integration of their industry leading platforms.  This integration enables Creditsafe’s business reports to now be accessible within CreditPoint’s full ... Read More »

Qarar Predicts Top 5 Consumer Credit Risk Trends for 2018 in the Middle East

The risk landscape in the Middle East is changing rapidly. Every day brings new challenges that considerably alter how companies respond to and manage risk. To help companies keep their footing in this shifting landscape, Qarar, a leading regional decision analytics company, is sharing its top five consumer credit risk trends for 2018 in the Middle East. Streamlining Routine Operational ... Read More »

CRIF acquires Dun & Bradstreet Vietnam and its franchise operations in Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia

CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau, business information and credit solutions, has announced the acquisition of all shares in Dun & Bradstreet Vietnam. CRIF has been Dun & Bradstreet’s Worldwide Network (WWN) partner since 2009 after acquiring its operations in Italy and later in Turkey, the UAE and Egypt.  With this announcement, the relationship will expand to cover ... Read More »

Cedar Rose Highlighted as One of Europe’s Best in First Ever ‘Ones to Watch’ list

Cedar Rose has been named as ‘One to Watch’ in Europe in a list of business excellence published by the European Business Awards sponsored by RSM.  Cedar Rose was chosen as it demonstrates exceptional achievement in Digital Technology – and reflects the programme’s core values of innovation, success and ethics. The ‘Ones to Watch’ for all countries across Europe can ... Read More »

Availability and Access to Credit Information in Russia

There are 17 credit bureaus operational according to the State Register of Credit Bureaus maintained by the Central Bank of Russia.  Article 6, Provision of a credit report of the Federal Law No.218-FZ On credit histories of December 30, 2004 (as amended on July 3, 2016), regulates the provision of credit histories (credit information) in the form of a credit ... Read More »

CRIF Acquires Vision-Net Ireland

The acquisition will strengthen CRIF’s local presence in the field of business information and decision support solutions. CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau, business information and credit solutions, has announced the acquisition of Vision-Net, a leading provider of business information based in Dublin. Vision-Net, a high-standing company operating in a competitive and sophisticated market providing immediate access to ... Read More »

BIIA Regional Meeting Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Save the Date:  BIIA Regional Meeting – March 14th to 15th, 2018; Phnom Penh, Cambodia BIIA will be hosting its first regional meeting to discuss key issues and concerns relevant to the industry and to lead efforts to promote dialog, identify solutions and to facilitate the development of potential pathways forward. The meeting will be a two day event, held ... Read More »

China Fintech: 2nd Consumer Credit Bureau in Sight Now

On January 4, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) accepted a license application for consumer credit bureau led by the National Internet Finance Association of China.  The name of the credit bureau is Baihang Credit Scoring. As of now, the Credit Reference Center of the central bank is the only consumer credit bureau in China. Lending has always been the prerogative of ... Read More »

Tinubu Square predicts insurance industry will cross chasm in 2018 to achieve emerging market penetration

The insurance industry is set for a shake up and could be on the verge of significant expansion in emerging markets if it sheds old processes and embraces ground-breaking technology in 2018, predicts Tinubu Square, a leading provider of trade credit risk management solutions.  Against the backdrop of increasing worldwide premiums and growth opportunities being restricted by entrenched practices, Tinubu ... Read More »

Duedil and Credit Data Research Join Forces

DueDil, the company information platform, announces that it is joining forces with Credit Data Research, market leader in credit behavioural analysis, to boost access to business finance. The two firms – both participants of the Nesta’s Open Up Challenge – have established a joint initiative to boost the level of information available about private companies and tear down barriers in ... Read More »

European GDPR Will Impact Data Management Globally

By Tim Heath, Cyber Security Intelligence With Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation set to take effect on May 25, 2018, IT and data management leaders across the world, including those in the United States, should be preparing for the new requirements affecting organizations inside and outside of Europe. You don’t have to have physical operations in Europe to be affected ... Read More »

Cerved Information Solutions Q3 2017 Revenues Up 6.7%

Cerved reported revenues of Euro 288.9 million, +6.7% compared to Euro 270.8 million in the first nine months of 2016 adjusted EBITDA: Euro 132.1 million, +3.8% compared to Euro 127.3 million in the first nine months of 2016, resulting in an Adjusted EBITDA margin of 45.7%; Adjusted Net Income: Euro 68.4 million, +10.0% compared to Euro 62.2 million in the ... Read More »

Atradius Opens Offices in Bulgaria and Romania

Credit insurer Atradius further expands their international presence with two new locations in Bulgaria and Romania. Effective immediately, the company will be consulting its clients and business partners in the capital cities of Sofia and Bucharest. Atradius is the second largest provider of credit insurance in the world, providing companies with protection in the event their customers delay or default ... Read More »

Creditsafe in Partnership with ESP Receivables Management

Integration of ESP’s Collection Solution to Creditsafe Platform Offers New Possibilities to Clients Creditsafe, has announced a partnership with ESP Receivables Management.  Under the terms of the agreement, Creditsafe will incorporate ESP’s innovative debt-collection system into the Creditsafe Business Intelligence Platform. “We are delighted to be able to offer this new capability to our customers,” said Matthew Debbage, CEO of ... Read More »

Credit Reference Agencies Combine to Help Henders Prepare for GDPR

Callcredit, Equifax and Experian are launching an industry-wide Credit Reference Agency Information Notice (CRAIN) in readiness for the implementation of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018. This notice will ensure that the financial industry delivers standardised, clear and consistent information to consumers to explain how credit reference agencies (CRAs) use and share personal information, the ... Read More »

Global Trade Review (GTR) Launches Trade Fintech Investment Arm

Global Trade Review (GTR) has launched an investment arm, supporting fintech companies in the trade space GTR Ventures (GTRV) was launched at a recent GTR Asia Trade & Treasury Week in Singapore, the world’s largest trade finance event. GTRV will place private capital into trade and SME lending platforms, particularly in emerging markets. It will offer stakeholders – such as entrepreneurs, investors, private companies, banks ... Read More »