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Monday, 11 August 2014Average rating1008 Illegal drugs top Customs’ fake goods seizures /index.php/site_content/item/1008-illegal-drugs-top-customs-fake-goods-seizures
Illicit medicines made up the bulk of seizures by customs enforcement agencies targeting intellectual property rights (IPR) breaches worldwide in 2013.
Tuesday, 22 July 2014Average rating947 IMB reports worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in Southeast Asian waters /index.php/site_content/item/947-imb-reports-worrying-trend-of-small-tanker-hijacks-in-southeast-asian-waters
The Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) raises concerns over a worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in its 2014 half yea ...
Wednesday, 02 July 2014Average rating942 US Supreme Court ruling puts damper on patent trolls /index.php/site_content/item/942-us-supreme-court-ruling-puts-damper-on-patent-trolls
A recent ruling by the US Supreme Court could have significant impact on patent assertion entities (or patent trolls as they are known) whilst clarifying software patent procedures.
Tuesday, 17 June 2014Average rating940 IMB warns of new threat to small tankers in South East Asia /index.php/site_content/item/940-imb-warns-of-new-threat-to-small-tankers-in-south-east-asia
The ICC Commercial Crime Services’ International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is warning small tankers to maintain strict anti-piracy measures in the South China Sea following a spate of tanker hijackings i ...
Tuesday, 27 May 2014Average rating938 Exposing Fraud: Risks and implications /index.php/site_content/item/938-exposing-fraud-risks-and-implications
The consequences of exposing fraud within organisations, regulation surrounding whistleblowing and lesson to be learnt will be discussed at the upcoming ICC Commercial Crime Services (CCS) Annual Eco ...
Friday, 09 May 2014Average rating931 Report warns shipping of phishing scams /index.php/site_content/item/931-report-warns-shipping-of-phishing-scams
Information phishing has been identified as one of the main ploys used by fraudsters targeting the maritime industry.
Thursday, 24 April 2014Average rating917 Lowest first quarter figures since 2007 but no room for complacency, reports IMB /index.php/site_content/item/917-lowest-first-quarter-figures-since-2007-but-no-room-for-complacency-reports-imb
The International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed that piracy on the world’s seas is at its lowest first-quarter level since 2007, but warns that the threat is ...
Monday, 14 April 2014Average rating915 IMB warns of new charter party fraud tactics /index.php/site_content/item/915-imb-warns-of-new-charter-party-fraud-tactics
The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has warned of new charter party fraud incidents and is advising that all counterparties be investigated before deals are carried out.
Wednesday, 02 April 2014Cyrus ModyAverage rating914 Cybercrime a serious threat to global business network /index.php/site_content/item/914-cybercrime-a-serious-threat-to-global-business-network
Experts are urging businesses and organisations to report incidents of cybercrime. They warn that failure to do so creates a significant risk to their own operations as well as to the global business ...
Wednesday, 26 March 2014Average rating913 ICC: Beware spurious oil fraud claims /index.php/site_content/item/913-icc-beware-spurious-oil-fraud-claims
There are fears that shipowners are facing new dangers from criminal gangs making spurious oil fraud claims. The ‘victims’/fraudsters try to extort money from owners by bringing action against them f ...