FEBIS · 11. September 2020
FEBIS thanks the Commission for having been included in the Online Focus Group on company and company ownership information organised by Deloitte in the preparatory study , for which we have already provided contributions and took part in all focus groups and workshops. We would like to take the opportunity to stress again crucial aspects that need to be highlighted with regards to the Impact Assessment on the Implementing Act on a list of High-Value Datasets regarding company and company...

FEBIS · 18. June 2020
The PSI and Open Data review directive which has been adopted last year is opening the possibilities to access and reuse data held by public sector, which is a great improvement in data access. Article 13 of the Directive mandates the EU to put in place High Value Datasets which should be available as open data and free of charge in the Internal Market, and one of categories identified as High Value Dataset is company and company ownership information. The European Commission is currently...

FEBIS · 02. June 2020
Febis Regulatory Committee has worked over the past weeks on a submission to the EU consultation on the EU Data Strategy unveiled by the Commission early 2020. In this submission paper, Febis insists on major points that are of great importance for credit and business information providers in terms of data access, data quality, fair competition, and technological adaptation. The paper thus outlines the need to foster access to data and the need not only to invest in data infrastructures , but...

FEBIS · 27. May 2020
On 27 May 2020 , to kick-start the European recovery, protect lives, livelihoods and jobs, the European Commission proposed a major €2,4 trillion recovery plan which is based on using the full potential of a powerful, modern and revamped EU budget to deliver a more sustainable, digital, inclusive and fair Europe. Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said: “Europe’s next generation will reap the benefits of tomorrow. These investments will not only preserve the outstanding...

FEBIS · 12. May 2020
The process started on the 31st of December 2019, when Sven Buckenberger took over 100% of the shares of Hanse Debitoren Management (Hamburg)

FEBIS · 08. May 2020
Yesterday we had the first FEBIS round table session! More than 50 participants joined

FEBIS · 27. April 2020
The World Bank in conjunction with the International Committee on Credit Reporting (ICCR) has scheduled this webinar for April 30, 2020 at (0830 US ET). This webinar will target credit reporting service providers (credit bureaus and registries).

FEBIS · 27. March 2020
Dear Members, We all are, in one way or another, going through a situation without precedent in our lives. Coronavirus is making us adapt to exceptional measures, it is showing us our vulnerability as society and as humans, but it is also showing us in both ways that we can be solidary and responsible. We have understood that it is the time to stay at home, look after the most vulnerable and we could say, in general, we are doing it quite well.

FEBIS · 14. February 2020
On 11 February 2020, the President of ACCIS (Association of Consumer Credit Information Suppliers), Enrico Lodi, and the President of FEBIS (Federation of Business Information Services), Gertjan Kaart signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a framework for co-operation that will enable both associations to benefit from common activities in their respective strategies. Greater cooperation will also help both organisations pursue their respective goals and avoid any unnecessary...