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The Conferences page now includes training courses. Of course, this is not a comprehensive list. You may wish to search vendors of credit training.
The "Big Three" rating agencies are:
The "full" list of credit rating agencies globally.
Wikiratings.com global aggregation of ratings opinions.
As a comprehensive and updated resource on this topic, I recommend Google's Directory of Central Bank sites.
Researchers with Default Risk .com "organizing" pages:
Edward I. Altman, Tomasz R. Bielecki, Damiano Brigo, Lea V. Carty, Pierre Collin-Dufresne, Didier Cossin, Sanjiv Ranjan Das, Gregory R. Duffee, Darrell Duffie, Allan C. Eberhart, Paul Embrechts, Rüdiger Frey, Kay Giesecke, Greg M. Gupton, Jean Helwege, John Hull, Robert A. Jarrow, Monique Jeanblanc, David Lando, Jean-Paul Laurent, Dilip B. Madan, Alexander McNeil, William Perraudin, Marek Rutkowski, Philipp J. Schönbucher, Til Schuermann, Kenneth Singleton, Andrea Sironi, Roger M. Stein, Dirk Tasche, Stuart M. Turnbull, Alan White, Fan Yu
Researchers (randomly selected) who I have not yet "organized":
Viral V. Acharya, Barbro Back, Gurdip S. Bakshi, Jeremy Berkowitz, Antje Berndt, Helmut Bester, Brian L. Betker, Karan Bhanot, Peter Bürgisser, Maria Carapeto, Peter Carr, Andreas Charitou, Ren-raw Chen, Robert E. Cumby, Mark H.A. Davis, Douglas W. Diamond, Joost Driessen, Enrico De Giorgi, Francis X. Diebold, Ernst Eberlein, Edwin J. Elton, Martin D.D. Evans, Jerome S. Fons, Hergen Frerichs, Nicolae Bogdan Gârleanu, Hans Gersbach, Stuart C. Gilson, Michael B. Gordy, Martin J. Gruber, Ulrich Hege, Suzan Hol, Edith S. Hotchkiss, Patrick Houweling, Ming Huang, Jing-Zhi Huang, Cho-hoi Hui, Michael Jacobs Jr., Gady Jacoby, Frederick L. Joutz, Steven Neil Kaplan, Masaaki Kijima, Hayne E. Leland, Filip Lindskog, Stanley D. Longhofer, Francis A. Longstaff, Jose Lopez, Harry Mamaysky, Roy Mashal, Jianping (J. P.) Mei, Pierre Mella-Barral, Stanislava (Stas) Nikolova, Jun Pan, Lasse Heje Pedersen, Todd C. Pulvino, Adriano Rampini, Hans Rau-Bredow, Daniel Rösch, Kasper F. Roszbach, Tyler Shumway, Pedro Santa-Clara, Anthony Saunders, Frank Schlottmann, David Shimko, Hugues E. Pirotte Spéder, Karin S. Thornburn, Haluk Ünal, Maria Vassalou, Wolf Wagner, Ivo Welch, Yildiray Yildirim, Cristiano Zazzara.
- Association for Financial Professionals
- Associazione Italiana Financial Risk Management
- AstuteLender Analytics, LLC -- Generates distance-to-default metrics for obligors in India.
- Capital Markets Credit Analysts Society
- Capital Market Risk Advisors, Inc. a financial advisory firm specializing in risk management
- CDAnalytics.com - Credit Derivatives Consulting and Training by Geoff Chaplin
- Contingency Analysis
- CountryMetrics is a set of tools by Prof. Ephraim Clark
- Risk Publication's Credit magazine
- Credit Derivatives website by Vinod Kothari
- creditex "uniting the global credit derivatives community"
- CreditFlux.com a newsletter for the credit derivatives and CDO markets.
- Credit Policy Institute: a non-profit with global chapters
- Credit Suisse CreditRisk+
- CreditRisk "zine" by the William Margrabe Group (hasn't been updated in years)
- CreditRiskMonitor.com "real time" credit news.
- CreditSights.com Credit news on corporates and emerging markets (subscription based).
- CreditTrade.com - providing transaction, data and information services to the credit markets
- The Derivatives 'Zine'
- db RiskOffice (formerly Banker's Trust "RAROC 2020") is now part of Deutsche Bank's prime brokerage service and requires a client login, here.
- E-Risk+ a CRinstitue Credit Risk Firm Specific Tool
- ERisks.com (a subsidiary of Oliver Wyman
- Ferrier Hodgson an Australian turnaround, insolvency and reconstruction management group
- FirstKnow.It daily credit checks for US, UK, French & German firms.
- Fons Risk Solutions: This is Jerome S. Fons' advisory service.
- Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)
- Lista de Riscos is a Brazilian risk portal
- Lynn M. LoPucki's Bankruptcy Research Database
- Loan Calculator by IntervalGlobal
- Instituto del Riesgo Financiero: Soluciones, Consultoria, Cursos, Articulos, Referencias.
- International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers
- International Association of Financial Engineers
- International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)
- International Treasurer the Journal of Global Treasury and Financial Risk Management
- Metin Kilic an enthusiast with some downloadable spreadsheets
- (PRIMA) - Professional Risk Managers' International Association.
- Quantifi LLC the Credit Derivative Specialist - a financial software firm specializing in credit.
- John Mingo: consultant
- Risk Integrated is a consulting and technology company focused on financial institutions.
- Risk||Latte.com, a financial engineering boutique doing risk, derivative advisory, and training in Asia.
- RiskTech.com.br O Seu Portal de Tecnologia em Risco
- RiskWorx.com a South African risk systems implementer and consultancy
- Securitization.net: Resource for structured finance
- Smith's Research & Ratings Review: weekly comments on the creditworthiness of bond issues
- Traccr: an introducing broker and arranger of credit derivatives.
- Wilmott Associates by Paul Wilmott.