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Wednesday, 24 December 2014Average rating1039 IMB concerned over decision to compensate pirates /index.php/site_content/item/1039-imb-concerned-over-decision-to-compensate-pirates
The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has joined other maritime organisations in expressing concern over the decision to compensate convicted Somali pirates.
Thursday, 04 December 2014Average rating1038 Major flaws found in firms’ risk management systems /index.php/site_content/item/1038-major-flaws-found-in-firms-risk-management-systems
Fresh reviews by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have found that many small banks and insurance agents based in the UK failed to effectively manage financial risk.
Wednesday, 12 November 2014Average rating1034 IMB unveils container weight fraud case /index.php/site_content/item/1034-imb-unveils-container-weight-fraud-case
The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has flagged-up an unusual attempted fraud involving a container’s weight and size. The incident concerned a container of aluminium scrap in which the infor ...
Wednesday, 29 October 2014Average rating1027 IMB notes concern over small tanker attacks in SE Asia /index.php/site_content/item/1027-imb-notes-concern-over-small-tanker-attacks-in-se-asia
London, 29 October 2014 – While pirate attacks on the world’s seas have fallen for the third consecutive year, small tanker hijacks by armed gangs are escalating in Southeast Asia, reveals the Intern ...
Monday, 13 October 2014AdministratorAverage rating1026 Joint global action to fight cybercrime /index.php/site_content/item/1026-joint-global-action-to-fight-cybercrime
Greater efforts are being taken to combat cybercrime on an international level in areas of prevention, information exchange, investigation and capacity building.
Wednesday, 17 September 2014Average rating1014 FIB reveals ‘grooming’ tactics in financial fraud /index.php/site_content/item/1014-fib-reveals-grooming-tactics-in-financial-fraud
There is evidence to suggest that fraudsters are using ‘grooming’ tactics more frequently on unsuspecting organisations and individuals to commit financial crimes.
Wednesday, 20 August 2014Average rating1011 IMB: Guard against threat of cyber attacks /index.php/site_content/item/1011-imb-guard-against-threat-of-cyber-attacks
The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is calling for vigilance in the maritime sector as it emerges that shipping and the supply chain is the ‘next playground for hackers’.
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.