Save the Date: Executive Briefing and Launch of the Global Illicit Trade Environment Index

The Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) and The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) have the pleasure to invite you to an Executive Briefing on the Global Illicit Trade Environment Index. The Index evaluates 84 countries on their structural capability to guard against illicit trade, highlighting specific strengths and weaknesses.  The purpose of the Executive Briefing is [...]

2018-05-28T09:34:24+00:0028. May 2018|News, Supply chain security|

TRACIT and IISW join forces to fight illegal trade

The Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) and Initiative Innovationskraft fuer Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft (IISW) today agreed to work collectively to fight illicit trade.  TRACIT and IISW will broadly support each other’s initiatives and projects aimed at preventing and suppressing illicit trade, which is a global phenomenon that robs businesses and governments and [...]

2018-01-25T13:48:41+00:0025. January 2018|News|

“The perception is much worse than the situation actually is.”

According to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) China is the world’s biggest producer of fake goods. We had the chance to talk to Daniel De Prado, foreign legal counsel and intellectual property law specialist at HFG Law & Intellectual Property in Shanghai.   IISW: China is frequently blamed to be [...]

2018-01-19T13:55:23+00:0019. January 2018|News|

Bayer im Kampf gegen Arzneimittelfälschungen

Marina Bloch, Legal Counsel in der „Anti-Counterfeiting Group Medical“ der Bayer AG verfolgt ein integriertes Konzept beim Kampf gegen Arzneimittelfälschungen: Ermittlungen, technische Sicherheit, Aufklärung, Strafverfolgung. Last, but not least: Zusammenarbeit und Erfahrungsaustausch mit anderen Unternehmen und Branchen. Der Grund warum die „Initiative Innovationskraft für Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft“ so wichtig ist. Sie stellt die Hintergründe im [...]

2017-06-20T18:59:38+00:0020. June 2017|News, Videos|

Illegal Trade and Supply Chain Security

A brief overview from Fraunhofer FOKUS Institute Illegal trade covers a wide field of illegal activities and has taken on enormous dimensions that are barely known to the general public. In its “Illicit Trade Report 2014”, the World Customs Organization (WCO) lists trafficking of illegal narcotics, environmental crime and illegal trade with natural resources, the [...]

2017-06-20T13:11:47+00:0020. June 2017|News, Supply chain security|