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What is The Globas-i® Information System?
Which specific information does The Globas-i® System contain?
What is the advantage of The Globas-i® System?
What is the difference between The Globas-i® and similar systems?
Data on which regions are available in The Globas-i®?
What are your information sources? Whether the information is true?
How often do you update company data?
Which data fields are updated?
Update allows to check and update the data on a company for a specific date. Does it mean that the companies without actualization contain outdated information?
I do know that the financial statements are submitted in the Federal State Statistics Service but I can’t find these updated data in The Globas-i® System. What shall I do?
The field "Founder" contains the common expression "Natural persons". Why can't I get information about these persons?
Why is the information on natural persons not available?
Are you entitled to divulge company data, is your activity legal?
What is the difference between Credinform report and the Extract from the Unified State Register EGRUL?
I’ve looked through the information about my company. The number of employees is not true. Why?
Do you guarantee the confidentiality?
Does your Agency guarantee the reliability of provided information?
Tell us about prices on your services.
May we use your information as the evidence of "due diligence" by checking contracting party to submit to the tax office?
What does the Solvency index Globas-i mean?
Why are the latest balances only for 2013 available?
Do you provide database selection?
I can’t find the company in The Globas-i® System. What shall I do?
What is The Globas-i® Information System?Answer:
The Globas-i® Information System (registered by Credinform) – is a 24-hour on-line access to the data on Russian companies: registration data, information on its founders and owners, executives, activity fields, balance sheets, involving in foreign business activity, licenses, trademarks, arbitration proceedings, information on government contracts, bankruptcy announcement.
Company data are presented in the form of Credinform standard report and contain the following items: analysis of coefficients, comparative schedules of the branch, credit rating based on the Credinform methodology.
Which specific information does The Globas-i® System contain?Answer:
Our system contains information on more than 8.000.000 Russian companies, balance sheets of ca. 2.000.000 companies, information on founders and owners, executives, activity fields, contact data. Archive data since 1997 are available.
What is the advantage of The Globas-i® System?Answer:
The Globas-i® System will be useful to our clients in any situation related to decision-making concerning cooperation with business partners or finding the strategy in the market:
- beginning of cooperation with a new partner
- prolongation of a current contract
- granting of a delay in payment or the commodity credit to the contracting party
- forthcoming acquisition of a company
- searching for a new partners
- market research
What is the difference between The Globas-i® and similar systems?Answer:
First, The Globas-i® is not just a database, storage of information collected from different sources, but the system of information support of the user. Distinctive feature of Globas-i is creation of a “private office” (personal account) which assumes individual service, support of the user, opportunity to manage subscriptions. Secondly, we offer information not as a raw material but as a ready-made product - we process data have been received from an original source: we correct errors, compare, analyze, compose in a convenient evident form. Thirdly, it is a live system. It is growing, developing and is being improved constantly.
Data on which regions are available in The Globas-i®?Answer:
The Globas-i® System contains information on companies registered in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
What are your information sources? Whether the information is true?Answer:
We use official registers and sources authorized by authorities to maintain registers or databases - i.e. we use only reliable information. The main data sources (registration data and accounts) are the following: the Unified State Register of Legal Entities and the Statistical register. Contact data (addresses, phone numbers etc) sources include the Credinform call-center, business directories and catalogs.
How often do you update company data?Answer:
The database is updated regularly. Financial indicators of issuers are updated quarterly, annual balances – yearly, registration data - quarterly (monthly). Work of the call-center allows to update daily contact information on the largest enterprises and companies, data on which are more often requested: totally - on more than 300.000 companies.
Which data fields are updated?Answer:
Update includes: checking of any changes taken place in the Unified State Register of Legal Entities (title, legal address, executives, founders, types of activity, branches, licenses), checking of the Register of bankruptcies, arbitration proceedings (in the Supreme Arbitration Court Database), information about trademarks, contact data.
Update allows to check and update the data on a company for a specific date. Does it mean that the companies without actualization contain outdated information?Answer:
The worked out plan to update all company data provides an step by step update at the optimum time, depending on the frequency of updating of official registers and public sources. When the client requests the update, information is checked and updated extraordinary. The companies on which no order on update is placed are updated according to the plan.
I do know that the financial statements are submitted in the Federal State Statistics Service but I can’t find these updated data in The Globas-i® System. What shall I do?Answer:
The companies provide the Federal State Statistics Service with balances for an expired year up to the beginning of the second quarter of the next year. Within several months the Federal State Statistics Service processes data and by the end of the third quarter balances become available. For the largest 100 000 companies financial statements are available in July already.
The field "Founder" contains the common expression "Natural persons". Why can't I get information about these persons?Answer:
Our data sources about founders (EGRUL and Statistical register) don’t always contain detailed information on founders. Sometimes this information appears after related registration changes took place. In this case we recommend to order an update. Often EGRUL records contain mistakes in the information about founders. In this case we offer to use 2 ways: EGRUL and the verified information of Credinform.
Why is the information on natural persons not available?Answer:
According to the Federal law N 152-FZ of 27.07.2006 "About private data" data on individuals are confidential and can't be published without consent of the personal information subject.
Are you entitled to divulge company data, is your activity legal?Answer:
Our activities are based on the following related federal laws:
Federal law No. 149-FZ dated 27.07.2006 "About information, information technologies and data protection", Federal law No. 98-FZ dated 29.07.2004 "About trade secret", Federal law No. 152-FZ dated 27.07.2006 "About private data", Federal law No. 129-FZ dated 8.08.2001 "About public registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs”, Federal law No. 129-FZ dated 21.11.1996 "About accounting procedure" regulate the procedure of data disclosure and company’s accounts.
Federal law No. 98-FZ dated 29.07.2004 "About trade secret".
Article 5. Data that could not be regarded as a trade secret subject
Trade secrecy order can not be prescribed by entrepreneurs regarding the following data:
1) data contained in articles of association of legal entity, documents confirming the fact of entry of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs records in the public registers concerned;
2) data contained in documents that entitle the business activity;
3) about the property structure of a state or municipal unitary company, State institution and about their use of budget funds;
4) about environmental pollution, condition of fire safety, sanitary and epidemiologic and radiation situation, safety of foodstuff and other factors having negative impact on ensuring safe functioning of production objects, safety of each citizen and safety of the population as a whole
5) about number, structure of employees, about compensation system, working conditions, including labor protection, indicators of industrial injuries and professional incidence, and about existence of free workplaces;
6) about employers, liabilities related to the wage payment and to other social payments;
7) about infringement of the Russian Federation law and facts of legal proceedings on these infringements;
8) about conditions of tenders or auctions on privatization of objects of the state or municipal ownership;
9) about size and structure of the income of non-profit organizations, about size and structure of their property, about their expenses, about number and wage of their employees about use of unpaid labor force in the non-profit organization;
10) about list of persons entitled to act without Power of Attorney on behalf of the legal entity;
11) data obligation of disclosure or inadmissibility of restriction of access to which is prescribed by other federal laws.
Federal law No. 129-FZ dated 8.08.2001 "About public registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs”
Article 6. Submission of data and documents from public registers
1. Data and documents contained in the public records are open to general use excluding data access to which is limited in accordance with the following paragraph.
Information about number, date of issue and state body issued the identity card contained in the public registers are to be submitted solely to the authorities, other state bodies, courts, non-budget funds in cases and in order determined by the Government of the Russian Federation. The present limitation is not applied for submission of copies of articles of association of legal entities contained the above mentioned data as well as information about location of individual entrepreneurs that are submitted according to the procedure determined in the paragraph 5 of the present Article.
Federal law No. 129-FZ dated 21.11.1996 "About accounting procedure"
Article 16. Publicity of accounts
Publicity of accounts means publication in papers and periodicals open for users of accounts, or in distribution of booklets and other editions containing accounts (financial statements) among these users as well as account’s data transmission to the local Statistic bodies where the company is registered for the further submission to user concerned.
What is the difference between Credinform report and the Extract from the Unified State Register EGRUL?Answer:
The most important information from the Extract EGRUL is included into our report: registration data, founders and owners, executives, OKVED (Economic activity number), licenses, branches.
The Credinform report contains also the following information:
- contact information checked by our call-center (location, phone and fax numbers, website)
- activity fields
- management including data from open sources (Deputy Director, Heads of departments, Board members etc.)
- affiliated companies, clients and suppliers
- bank details
- financial data (comparison for three periods)
- arbitration proceedings
- solvency index Globas-i (forecast of index dynamics, conclusion about expediency of cooperation, credit risk evaluation, maximum credit amount)
Our report is more informative because of using several sources including EGRUL. Furthermore the report includes an analytical aspect – solvency index.
I’ve looked through the information about my company. The number of employees is not true. Why?Answer:
Official sources don’t provide information about the number of employees therefore for considerable number of companies the number of employees is an indicator that is calculated by an expert way. Taking into account the main characteristics of the company - financial indicators, activity fields, region etc we created the formula that models the most probable indicator. The simulated indicator allows to get an idea of the company size and shows whether the company can be attributed to small, medium or large business, not to guess the exact number. The only exception are companies publishing numbers of employees in their quarterly reports, on their websites or business directories. In this case Globas-i data and published data are equal.
Do you guarantee the confidentiality?Answer:
Yes, of course, we guarantee the confidentiality of cooperation to our clients. Our standard agreement also contains clause about confidentiality. It should be noted that we also demand from our clients to obey the rule of confidentiality.
Does your Agency guarantee the reliability of provided information?Answer:
Yes, we guarantee that information collected from the official sources is not distorted and delivered to the client in an accurate, complete and convenient form.
Tell us about prices on your services.Answer:
All information about prices is contained in our Pricelist that we send to our potential clients on request. It should be noted that prices change once each two years in average. We are glad to inform you that the prices of reports on foreign companies (normal delivery speed) became lower in 2014.
It was possible thanks to optimization of our international relations.
May we use your information as the evidence of "due diligence" by checking contracting party to submit to the tax office?Answer:
Yes, our reports, sealed and signed, can be submitted to the tax office as the evidence of "due diligence".
What does the Solvency index Globas-i mean?Answer:
The index is the concise, reliable and updated conclusion about the financial situation and solvency of the requested company. The short summary corresponding to the index assessment of the company gives the chance to save time to analyse a large number of companies and determine their position on the market.
The index value ranges from 100 points - the highest level of solvency up to 600 points - the highest credit risk or insolvency. Based on the assigned index the companies share on the following five groups that reflect the solvency degree of a legal entity and the expediency of cooperation with this company.
The index is an evaluation of solvency on a specific date - the date of the assignment of the index. The index is assigned for a period of up to 6 months. The index is revised each 6 months on the basis of new information having impact on solvency of the company.
Why are the latest balances only for 2013 available?Answer:
The Globas-i® System contains quarterly balances for the year 2014 that are published by the issuers in the quarterly reports.
Annual balance sheets of issuing companies for 2014 will be available since the 2nd quarter 2015, and of other organizations - on or after September 2015.
Do you provide database selection?Answer:
You can create required selections from the database of Russian and foreign companies using the The Globas-i® System that contains economic information on every legal entity in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The Globas-i® System’s section “Selection from Database” has a wide range of tools for creation of the required selections.
I can’t find the company in The Globas-i® System. What shall I do?Answer:
If you can’t find the company using a search engine button you can choose Russia and other countries search options. To make “Company identification in Russia and other countries” you should click the link “Can not find it?”.
The following script will be carried out:
a. User will be offered to choose the country in which the company is registered
b. If the Russian company is chosen you’ll see the familiar form of Company identification (the only difference is block of country choice).
c. If the user choose foreign company he will be offered the renewed order form. In this form you can specify the necessary data for the order as well as delivery speed. As soon as the order is confirmed, points will be withdrawn from user according to the Pricelist, considering delivery speed and region.