PERC’s Director of Research, Patrick Walker, will speak at the 2012 Uncollectibles Workshop about the PERC study “A New Pathway to Financial Inclusion.” The presentation will provide results from PERC’s newly released study on the consumer credit impacts of full-file credit reporting by utilities and telecom companies.
PERC president and CEO Dr. Michael Turner will testify on Capitol Hill September 13 at a hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit. At the hearing, entitled “Examing the Uses of Consumer Credit Data,” Dr. Turner will testify on the benefits of non-financial payment data.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Eastern Caribbean Central Bank are hosting a Caribbean Credit Reporting Conference in St. Kitts and Nevis July 13 2012. PERC president and CEO Dr. Michael Turner will give a presentation on “Developing Credit Reporting Legislation: Balancing Consumer’s Rights and the Business Realities.” For more information about the IFC in the Caribbean, visit their website.
PERC president and CEO, Dr. Michael Turner, will attend the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago, Illinois. The meeting brings together “nearly 1,000 leaders from business, government, and the nonprofit sector to address economic growth in the United States.” For more information, visit the Clinton Global Initiative America homepage,http://www.cgiamerica.org/.
Dr. Robin Varghese will attend the Asian Development Bank’s Asia-Pacific Forum on Financial Inclusion: Approaches, Regulations and Cross-Border Issues in late June. The conference will be held over the course of three days. Among the issues discussed will be information, credit bureaus and regulations as well as microfinance regulations. For more information about the event, […]
PERC hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill designed to move beyond the rhetoric, and examine a key policy issue relating to consumer credit reporting from a fact-based perspective. PERC has assembled a panel of experts who will explore the pros and cons of including fully reported—both timely and late payment information—non-financial payment data, so-called “alternative data,” […]
Dr. Robin Varghese attended a meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is the second metting of the year, the first took place in February in Hong Kong, China. The focus of the meetings is to work to develop the ABAC 2012 Report to APEC Economic Leaders.
Dr. Turner will present results from a forthcoming PERC study on the impacts of credit reporting regime change upon credit markets and the economy in Australia and New Zealand. Turner will address industry senior executives, government officials, journalists and other audiences during a four city, two country tour.
Drs. Turner and Varghese will address the Kenyan Central Bank, Kenyan Bankers Association and others at an event hosted by Financial Sector Deepening Kenya. Turner and Varghese will present findings from a recent analysis of credit reporting in Kenya.
On behalf of the Asia-Pacific Credit Coalition, PERC CEO & President Dr. Michael Turnerpresented at the APEC Business Advisory Council Financial Services Capacity Building meeting on Nov. 8th in Honolulu, HI. This event preceded the APEC CEO Summit, also in Honolulu.