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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-trollsClick to subscribe
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-asiaClick to subscribe
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-implicationsClick to subscribe
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-scamsClick to subscribe
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-imbClick to subscribe
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-tacticsClick to subscribe
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-networkClick to subscribe
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-claimsClick to subscribe
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 ...
Friday, 07 March 2014Average rating911 IMB warns of West Africa piracy threat /index.php/site_content/item/911-imb-warns-of-west-africa-piracy-threatClick to subscribe
The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is asking ships to be extra vigilant when transiting West Africa as piracy in the region becomes a growing concern.
Friday, 21 February 2014Average rating909 FIB: New AML directive ‘provides clarity’ /index.php/site_content/item/909-fib-new-aml-directive-provides-clarityClick to subscribe
There is growing support among some within the European parliament for the creation of a European Union-wide public register of companies’ beneficial ownership to tackle money laundering.