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History

History of JICC

August 1972
Lenders Exchange Co, Ltd. is established as the first information center for the consumer finance industry.
September 1976
Federation of Credit Bureaus of Japan is established.
June 1986
Japan Information Center Corp. is established.
March 1987
Information exchange system CRIN of the Tri-Party Council goes into operation.
December 2007
I-NET Corp. and TERA-NET Corp. are merged into Japan Information Center Corp. The name of the company is changed to TERA-NET Corp.
April 2009
The name of the company is changed to Japan Credit Information Reference Center Corp. (JICC).
JICC inherits the credit information business of the 33 information centers with Federation of Credit Bureaus of Japan membership.
June 2009
STARS II, a system compatible with the Designated Credit Bureau system pursuant to the Money Lending Business Act, goes into operation.
August 2009
JICC merges with CCB Inc.
February 2010
The STARS II and C-BASE databases are integrated, and New STARS II goes into operation.
March 2010
JICC is designated by the Japanese Prime Minister as a Designated Credit Bureau pursuant to the Money Lending Business Act.