Fighting counterfeiting – counter terrorism?
Counterfeiting is too often perceived as a victimless crime. However, as global counterfeiting is shown to directly fund terrorist groups, the rationale for combating counterfeiting must evolve accordingly
The rise of counterfeiting as a funding source can be explained by a shift towards small terror cells over the last two decades. The reduction of state-sponsored terrorism has forced terrorist groups to become financially self-sufficient, raising funds directly or through contributions from sympathisers (FICCI paper; EY report, 2013). However, anti-money laundering measures restrain the free transfer of funds to centralised terrorist organisations and to the cells carrying out attacks.
This part of the website has now moved to the subscriber area. To read more, please pick an option below.
Register to access two articles per month
Subscribe for unlimited access to articles, in-depth analysis and research from the World Trademark Review experts
What our customers are saying
“An excellent source of trademark news. I find the short daily updates the perfect way to keep informed of the latest developments from around the world. I thoroughly recommend it to everybody working with trademarks”
Ablett & Stebbing Patent & Trademark Attorneys
Subscribe to World Trademark Review to receive access to the full range of trademark intelligence, insight, and case law, as well as our guides, rankings and daily market insight delivered to your inbox.