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Friday, 06 November 2015Average rating1139 Social media spurs online sale of fake goods in UK /index.php/site_content/item/1139-social-media-spurs-online-sale-of-fake-goods-in-uk
The number of social media sites now facilitating the sale of counterfeit goods in the UK has increased enormously during the 2014/15 period, creating additional burden on rights owners and enforceme ...
Monday, 02 November 2015Average rating1137 Arrests and prosecutions – a positive response to piracy /index.php/site_content/item/1137-arrests-and-prosecutions-a-positive-response-to-piracy
Despite an overall global reduction in serious piracy attacks this year, the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) cautions against complacency in its 2015 report for the ...
Tuesday, 06 October 2015Average rating1131 OECD: ‘Whole of government’ approach needed to tackle financial crimes /index.php/site_content/item/1131-oecd-whole-of-government-approach-needed-to-tackle-financial-crimes
The OECD has called for increased co-operation and information sharing between countries’ money laundering and tax administrations to fight financial crimes.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015Average rating1127 GLOBAL reporting mechanism required to curtail piracy /index.php/site_content/item/1127-global-reporting-mechanism-required-to-curtail-piracy
In the shadow of alarming global statistics showing a continual increase in the number of piracy and armed robbery attacks against merchant ships, an international gathering of key maritime stakehold ...
Tuesday, 08 September 2015Average rating1123 Millions lost due to wire transfer fraud /index.php/site_content/item/1123-millions-lost-due-to-wire-transfer-fraud
Millions of dollars have been lost due to a sophisticated scam targeting businesses working with foreign suppliers and/or firms that regularly perform wire transfer payments.
Wednesday, 12 August 2015Average rating1116 Criminals still prefer cash for money laundering /index.php/site_content/item/1116-criminals-still-prefer-cash-for-money-laundering
A recent study by Europol has shown that cash remains criminals’ instrument of choice to facilitate money laundering, in spite of the rapidly changing face of criminality and the rise of cybercrime.
Tuesday, 04 August 2015Average rating1114 ISWAN and MPHRP merge forces /index.php/site_content/item/1114-iswan-and-mphrp-merge-forces
The boards of the International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) are pleased to announce the moving of the activities o ...
Wednesday, 22 July 2015AdministratorAverage rating1111 Maritime piracy report reveals continued SE Asian attacks against small tankers /index.php/site_content/item/1111-maritime-piracy-report-reveals-continued-se-asian-attacks-against-small-tankers
London 22 July 2015 – Published today, a new report from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) highlights a continuing trend in South East Asia in the hijack ...
Wednesday, 08 July 2015Average rating1110 Cyber and fraud risks prompt increase in investment /index.php/site_content/item/1110-cyber-and-fraud-risks-prompt-increase-in-investment
A global study has shown that almost nine in 10 financial services firms plan to increase their investment in risk-management capabilities in the next two years in response to emerging risks of cyber ...
Monday, 15 June 2015Average rating1107 Court decision underlines commercial sense in charterparty contracts /index.php/site_content/item/1107-court-decision-underlines-commercial-sense-in-charterparty-contracts
A Commercial Court judge has found that payment of charter hire does not amount to a condition of the charterparty in Spar Shipping AS v. Grand China Logistics Holding (Group) Co. Ltd.