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Wednesday, 17 May 2017Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1230 BASCAP releases IP reference tool for businesses and policymakers /index.php/site_content/item/1230-bascap-releases-ip-reference-tool-for-businesses-and-policymakers
ICC's Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) has again stressed the need for dialogue between the various groups involved in IP value and distribution chains to accelerate the dev ...
Thursday, 04 May 2017Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1229 Maritime piracy report sees first Somali hijackings after five-year lull /index.php/site_content/item/1229-maritime-piracy-report-sees-first-somali-hijackings-after-five-year-lull
London and Kuala Lumpur, 4 May 2017 – Pirates and armed robbers attacked 43 ships and captured 58 seafarers in the first quarter of 2017, slightly more than the same period last year, according to th ...
Monday, 03 April 2017Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1228 Banks and financial firms get £1.2 billion discount on fines /index.php/site_content/item/1228-banks-and-financial-firms-get-1-2-billion-discount-on-fines
Banks and financial firms have received discounts of £1.2 billion on fines imposed by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the last four years, recently released data by the think-tank New Cit ...
Monday, 13 March 2017Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1224 Cybercriminals targeting online lending services /index.php/site_content/item/1224-cybercriminals-targeting-online-lending-services
Financial organisations are under threat by cybercriminals looking to exploit alternative lending and payment models by taking advantage of the time delays inherent in reporting loan agreements to cr ...
Tuesday, 10 January 2017Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1218 IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy /index.php/site_content/item/1218-imb-report-sea-kidnappings-rise-in-2016-despite-plummeting-global-piracy
More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy ...
UN General Assembly grants Observer Status to International Chamber of Commerce in historic decisionWednesday, 14 December 2016Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1216 UN General Assembly grants Observer Status to International Chamber of Commerce in historic decision /index.php/site_content/item/1216-un-general-assembly-grants-observer-status-to-international-chamber-of-commerce-in-historic-decision
New York, 13 December 2016 – In an unprecedented move, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly has today granted Observer Status to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)—the world’s largest bu ...
Wednesday, 14 December 2016Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1214 Money laundering: EU states now required to share beneficial ownership data /index.php/site_content/item/1214-money-laundering-eu-states-now-required-to-share-beneficial-ownership-data
The fight against money laundering has been given a further boost now that the European Parliament has backed proposals for tax authorities across Europe to automatically share details about bank acc ...
Brand and transport leaders sign historic declaration to stop maritime shipping of counterfeit goodsThursday, 01 December 2016Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1212 Brand and transport leaders sign historic declaration to stop maritime shipping of counterfeit goods /index.php/site_content/item/1212-brand-and-transport-leaders-sign-historic-declaration-to-stop-maritime-shipping-of-counterfeit-goods
Brussels, 30 November 2016 – Brand owners and representatives from the international shipping industry have joined forces in signing an historic declaration of intent aimed at preventing the maritime ...
Monday, 31 October 2016Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1208 Threat to seafarers remains despite piracy clampdown, IMB reports /index.php/site_content/item/1208-threat-to-seafarers-remains-despite-piracy-clampdown-imb-reports
London and Kuala Lumpur, 31 October 2016 – Kidnapping and hostage-taking persists off the coasts of West Africa and South East Asia, despite a 20-year low in piracy on the world's seas, according to ...
Thursday, 13 October 2016Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1207 Fresh calls for vigilance against cyber-attacks on ships /index.php/site_content/item/1207-fresh-calls-for-vigilance-against-cyber-attacks-on-ships
There have been fresh calls for shipping to be vigilant against the threats of cyber-attacks on board ships, with two prominent marine insurers highlighting the consequences of such incidences.