Member Alert

Member Alert

Göteborg: 1 October 2018

The latest news from CCI reg. commercial crime

The latest newsletter from International Chamber of Commerce regarding commercial crime includes the following topics:

B/L FRAUD
International Maritime Bureau is warning members to be wary after detecting cases that point to a new trend in bills of lading manipulation in trade finance. 

FEE FRAUD
Financial Investigation Bureau has seen a number of cases of advanced fee fraud. ICC FraudNet members will meet in Italy for the first time in its 14-year history.

MONEY LAUNDERING
The European Banking Authority could soon have additional powers to regulate financial institutions to better address money laundering following proposals by the European Commission.

BRIBERY & CORRUPTION
Egypt’s efforts to crack down on corruption are being undermined.

CYBERCRIME
Solicitors and law firms report 52% rise in cybercrime. Financial services firms in the United Kingdom are “too confident” about their cyber security protection. Singapore is asking financial firms to beef up their cyber resilience. 

The CCI newsletter is available to members on the SCOL site.

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