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Göteborg: 7 November 2018

The latest news from International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

The latest newsletters from International Maritime Bureau and the International Chamber of Commerce regarding commercial crime are now available at the Swedish Club Online Member Area (SCOL).

The November 2018 newsletter from International Chamber of Commerce regarding commercial crime includes the following topics:

  • International Maritime Bureau is to launch the IMB NVOCC Register – an initiative aimed at curbing incidents of false Bills of Lading issued by non-vessel owning common carriers.
  • Piracy: IMB is advising shipowners to follow Best Management Practices as it releases its third-quarter Piracy Report.
  • Fraud: Boiler room fraudsters in the United Kingdom have duped more than 170 victims.
  • Money Laundering: Mashreqbank has been fined US$40m over AML violations.
  • Bribery & Corruption: Zimbabwe is taking steps towards fighting commercial crime but how much action is mere political point scoring?
  • Cybercrime: Munich Re launches SME cyber coverage solution. Cyber risk in finance and banking: size does not really matter. Europol report reveals cybercrime trends and developments.

The ICC newsletter is available to members on the SCOL website (The Swedish Club OnLine member area).

International Maritime Bureau (IMB) report in their latest confidential bulletin to members about:

fraud cases, collusion charges against certain shipping companies, law enforcement and defaults generally which members can access through the SCOL website (The Swedish Club OnLine member area).

Member Alert is published by The Swedish Club as a service to members. While the information is believed correct, the Club cannot assume responsibility for completeness or accuracy.

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