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M-COMMERCE

BY KEITH NUTHALL
E-COMMERCE fraud has become such a well-worn word in the commercial crime-fighting world that it is in danger of becoming a cliché. But now, with the advent of third generation mobiles, it could be displaced as a hot topic by a new trend, m-commerce fraud.…

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DISASTER CONFERENCE

BY ALAN OSBORN
THE GLOBAL financial system, and in particular its American players, coped well with the attack on the World Trade Centre on September 11th but doubts remain about the robustness of the financial services sector in general, and some individual companies in particular, to withstand any new outrages.…

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FRAUD THINK PIECE

BY ALAN OSBORN
LET’S say you’re a big spending organisation like the European Commission and you come under attack for the level of fraud and financial mismanagement committed under your regulations. You decide to tighten up the rules quite radically and enforce them more thoroughly.…

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UN ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES

BY KEITH NUTHALL
A DRAFT model law for electronic signatures should be adopted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law this June. It will be a legislative guide for the many member countries who are grappling with the difficulties of framing national legislation on the subject.…

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EU DUTY FREE DYE IMPORTS - LOW EU PRODUCTION

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Commission has proposed opening zero-duty import quotas for seven vat dyes. Assuming the EU Council of Ministers agrees, three-year 2006-8 duty free quotas, unlimited in scope, will be opened for Dye C.I. Vat Orange 7; Dye C.I.…

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INDIA’S BRANDED POULTRY MAKERS NERVOUS OVER ANTICIPATED AMERICAN IMPORTS

A leader of India’s poultry industry has called on the government in New Delhi to impose a significant customs duty on imported US chicken products, in the face of new anticipated American imports. Ramesh Chander Khatri, president of the Poultry Federation of India, told GlobalMeatNews there was a serious risk of farm and processing plants closures if the Indian government does not raise tariff barriers.…

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