Australian Lenders Facing Changes with Comprehensive Credit Reporting

Binoculars Looking at Comprehensive Credit Reporting

This is the third of a three-part series on Comprehensive Credit Reporting in Australia. Be sure to also read Part 1 and Part 2. In my previous two posts, we’ve looked at the history of Comprehensive Credit Reporting (CCR) in Australia as well as how a CCR mandate may affect consumers. In this third and … Read more

On a Positive Note: Consumer Benefits of Comprehensive Credit Reporting (CCR) in Australia

Consumer Benefits of CCR Greeting Sunrise

This is the second of a three-part series on Comprehensive Credit Reporting in Australia. Be sure to read Part 1 and Part 3. Comprehensive Credit Reporting (CCR) was only introduced in Australia in 2014, and since that time, participation has been voluntary. It is still a very small percentage of credit accounts that are being reported, … Read more

International Data Privacy: Out in Front in the Outback

Outback data privacy chain link fence

This is the last in a series examining data privacy and the international data security regulatory environment. For the first installment, click here. For the second installment, click here. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of 2016 was the focus of my last post because of its wide-ranging approach to protecting sensitive data. … Read more

The History of Comprehensive Credit Reporting in Australia

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This is the first of a three-part series on comprehensive credit reporting in Australia. Be sure to also read Part 2. and Part 3. In Australia, comprehensive credit reporting (CCR) is quite a new phenomenon. It was only in 2014 that CCR was even a possibility. Up until that time, Australia’s Privacy Act prohibited anything but … Read more

Katabat (formerly CMC) Continues Global Expansion; Announces New Data Center Facilities in Australia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Sydney, Australia, 26 November 2013 — Katabat continues to expand the global reach of its CredAgility-based managed service, including the FlexCollect collections solution, announcing that its application solutions are now available locally to its Australian clients with the addition of two new data centers in Sydney and Brisbane. This growth is in response to … Read more