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CRIF for banks and financial institutions

CRIF is the leading business information provider for the financial sector in Switzerland. CRIF supports banks and financial services corporations by delivering sector-specific solutions in the following areas: application checking; portfolio and accounts receivable management; compliance and fraud control; address management, marketing and credit solutions. CRIF meets the high security and data protection requirements in full as it carries out this function.

Application review

CRIF offers numerous products to assess the risk of defaults on payments by corporations and private individuals. Create the optimum match between products, prices, payment terms and credit limits.

Address management

CRIF supports you in the updating, correction and enhancement of your customers’ core data and in research into addresses and inheritors.

Fraud prevention

Fraud Prevention is a challenge for many corporations. CRIF collaborates with leading international partners to offer solutions and services to recognize fraud in applications or transactions.


  • Zurich, 11 October 2023

    Swiss Credit Reporting Agencies release updated rules of conduct for the protection of personal data

    The IA Credit Reporting Agencies consisting of Creditreform, Crif, Dun & Bradstreet and Intrum, have harmonized their rules of conduct in accordance with the new Data Protection Act (FDPA).
    This ensures that personal data is adequately protected. These rules of conduct serve as a framework for the activities of credit reporting agencies and are of paramount importance in ensuring a fair and transparent market. Credit reporting agencies play a crucial role by providing access to credit for a wide range of individuals.

  • Zurich, 20th September 2023

    E-mail access data are stolen most frequently

    E-mail accounts are among the most commonly stolen data on the dark web
    The amount of stolen personal data on the dark web increased by a total of 17.9% in the first six months of the year.

  • Zurich, 10 July 2023

    CRIF assigns ESG scores to more than 470,000 Swiss companies

    One third of these companies have been graded A or B, which indicates a level of sustainability that is very good or good. The majority of businesses achieved a satisfactory level of sustainability, while companies assigned a very good ESG score tend to be found in the services sector.

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  • Zurich, 15 September 2023

    CRIF ESG Event

    CRIF is organising an event to create greater transparency in the ESG area, and to show what steps businesses can take in this regard. 

    Our experts will investigate the most important ESG regulatory authorities on the European and Swiss levels and set out the implications for both large businesses and SMEs. In addition, our clients and partners will demonstrate how you can organise your supply chain so that it meets the requirements of the ESG guidelines.

  • Zurich, 23 May 2019

    Digital Commerce Award

    CRIF sponsored the Connect Digital Commerce conference and the Digital Commerce Award. Daniel Gamma presented the award in the Lifestyle and Hobby category to the winner, Digitec Galaxus. Congratulations.

  • Lugano, 7 May 2019

    Annual CRIF meeting in Lugano

    On 7 May 2019 the 8th annual meeting with CRIF took place in Lugano in the Italian part of Switzerland. CRIF presented various studies based on their data and clients and partners presented their success stories.

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