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Meet our Member Rubix Data Sciences Private Limited

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Rubix Fact Sheet Founded in 2017 in Mumbai. Corporate office in Neelkanth Business Park, Vidyavihar with associate offices in 3 locations – Mumbai, Bangalore and Noida. Founding members are Mohan Ramaswamy, Samir Modi and Dr. Vishnu Ramachandran, who have 60+ years of combined leadership experience in the Risk & Information Services Industry. Funded by leading information industry professionals, noted early ... Read More »

TransUnion Completes Acquisition of iovation

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of iovation, one of the most advanced providers of device-based information in the world, strengthening its leadership position in fraud and identity management. iovation pioneered the device intelligence industry and provides a highly advanced digital device reputation consortium, with insight into nearly 5 billion unique devices from more than 35,000 leading ... Read More »

Infogroup Sees ‘Tremendous Growth Potential’ With Credit.net

Hires Proven Industry Specialist to Lead Team Infogroup announced that Eric Kider has joined Credit.net as general manager to further develop credit opportunities for small- and mid-sized businesses. Credit.net provides in-depth information on businesses of all sizes, including small businesses, to empower people with the ability to make smarter business credit decisions. “Our leading business database, with its unique depth and ... Read More »

China’s Private Sector Credit Information Services: The Baihang Story

Three years after eight commercial firms were granted permission by the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) to start their pilot programmes in operating personal credit information systems in 2015, none of them have received a license. Instead, they have now become shareholders and active contributors to a new unified platform that has access to an enormous number of personal credit ... Read More »

CRIF Hong Kong Collaborates with Hong Kong Based Nova Credit to Help SME Development in the Greater Bay Area

On June 22, during the 7th China (Guangzhou) International Finance EXPO (GZIFE), the “Helping SME development in the GBA and promoting international cooperation” Forum was held.   During the event, CRIF Hong Kong Limited signed a cooperation agreement with Nova Credit Limited and various other companies and associations. The aim of the agreement is to help the government establish a ... Read More »

FICO Offers Free Cybersecurity Ratings to Companies Worldwide

FICO® Enterprise Security Score aims to raise global cybersecurity effectiveness Highlights: FICO is offering free subscriptions that allow users to access their FICO Enterprise Security Score, a machine learning-based cybersecurity rating service The only security rating that offers self-service network definition to ensure accurate ratings Silicon Valley analytics firm FICO announced that it is offering free subscriptions to the Portrait ... Read More »

Greater Transparency in Store for Russian Banks with the Enactment of a new Federal Law

Russian Banks are to obtain access to data on company accounts with the help of the Federal Tax Services of RF (FNS).  Access will be provided through the system of interdepartmental online interaction on a round-the-clock basis.  The new service came within the framework of the Federal Law of 07.08.2001 No.115-FL “On the counteracting of criminally gained income legalization (laundering) ... Read More »

FICO Helps Malaysia’s Credit Guarantee Corporation Accelerate and Automate Small Business Lending

Loans issued in days rather than weeks while bad debts reduced to 3 percent of loan book Highlights: Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC) has launched direct loans to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) using FICO’s decision management and scorecard technologies Using FICO® Blaze Advisor® for business rule automation, CGC is able to make consistent, accurate and reliable credit decisions. The ... Read More »

Association of Credit Information Providers (ACIP) of Eurasia Launched

Over 100 delegates representing credit reporting industry and regulators from 8 countries (Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan) converged in Azerbaijan in April of this year for the official launch of the Association of Credit Information Providers (ACIP) of Eurasia. This landmark gathering hosted by IFC’s Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation (FCI) Global Practice with the ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes VIETNAM CREDITRATING JOINT STOCK COMPANY as a Member

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Founded in 1996, VietnamCredit is Vietnam’s premiere credit checking service company with nearly 100 employees and two offices in Hanoi and HCM City. We specialize in providing business information as well as assisting enterprises in managing risk and stimulating business activities. Our guiding, operating principle is to provide professional services with diligence, honesty and objectivity. Our main products are Company ... Read More »

MyCreditChain Helps Consumers Benefit from Sharing their Personal Information

Who is MyCreditChain?  Where is the company registered?  Who are the investors?  What we do not like in this industry is the lack of transparency, in particular companies which are shrouded in anonymity and management who have never run such enterprise before. Out of the blue comes MyCreditChain which aims to revolutionize the process in how personal information is gathered ... Read More »

Leadership Change at ACCIS

At the 2018 Annual Membership Meeting (June 7-8, 2018), which was held in Stockholm, Sweden, Enrico Lodi, Managing Director at CRIF, was elected President of ACCIS at the Enrico replaces Neil Munroe, who had served ACCIS for over 11 years as a member of the previous Executive Committee and more recently as a member of the new Management Board. “Neil ... Read More »

CRIF Selected to Develop a Credit Bureau Platform in Uzbekistan

CRIF has announced that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Credit Information and Analytical Center (CIAC) to develop a credit bureau in Uzbekistan. This initiative is part of the Financial Infrastructure Project in Uzbekistan implemented within the framework of the World Bank Group–IFC Finance & Markets Global Practice. Under the agreement, CRIF owns 35% of the share ... Read More »

GDPR in Germany: A Letter for Our Industry Members

Just days into GDPR, tech companies already face legal tussles over consent.  However tech companies are not alone as a herd of German lawyers has started to pester SMEs with cease and desist orders.  Leading the pack is Austrian Privacy activist Schrems who filed GDPR Complaints Against Google, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, alleging that they are forcing users to consent ... Read More »

DMG Blockchain Announces Licensing Agreement with JCIS in Japan

DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc., a diversified blockchain and cryptocurrency company, has entered into a licensing agreement with Japan Credit Information Service Co. Ltd. (“JCIS”), a Japanese company engaged in fintech to market and sell DMG’s proprietary blockchain data analytics and forensics software tool – Bitscore into the Japanese market. The parties may in the future enter into a joint venture. ... Read More »

APAC firms fear turnover losses due to protectionism

Atradius reports that the increase in US protectionist measures raises Asia Pacific exporters’ fears that turnover will decline. According to a recent Atradius survey, 52% of the suppliers surveyed in China are pessimistic about potential export turnover losses due to the introduction of trade barriers such as tariffs or targeted restrictions. The opinions of Chinese suppliers are shared by respondents ... Read More »