BASCAP

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BASCAPBusiness Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (International Chamber of Commerce)
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SINGAPORE, Mar 2, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - A workshop convened by the International Trademark Association (INTA) and International Chamber of Commerce Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) commenced today in Singapore for a discussion on the counterfeiting and piracy issues that plague Asia.
Major Saleh was speaking at a meeting with Microsoft, a member of the 'Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy' (Bascap), discussing the growing problems businesses in the UAE face with concerns of piracy in the Gulf region.
According to the Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), the estimated market for counterfeit merchandise is $750 billion globally.
Hardy, coordinator for the International Chamber of Commerce's Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) said that while many companies have anti-counterfeiting strategies in place, "there is virtually no product sector that is immune to counterfeiting and piracy," he said.
Across Europe the impact of digital piracy could add up to 1.2 million lost jobs and pounds 215bn in lost revenue the report, commissioned by Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) says.
Across Europe, the growing impact of "digital piracy" could add up to 1.2 million lost jobs and pounds 215bn in lost revenue, warned the Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy report Labour Euro-MP Stephen Hughes said: "The mobilisation of key trade unions representing workers in Europe's creative industries shows the gravity of the threat."
In line with its commitment to combat the sale and use of counterfeit and pirated products, Cisco announced today, that it will participate in the launch of a new set of guidelines that have been developed in cooperation with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) at the first Arab Consumer and Brand Protection Forum in Jeddah from 19-21 October 2008.
Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), which cuts across industries and counts Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft; Peter Brabeck, chairman and chief executive of Nestle, and Eric Nicoli, chairman of EMI Group among its 13-strong members, will lobby governments to raise awareness of pirated goods and services.
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