Publications


The Neglected Mega-Problem: Illicit Trade in “Normally Licit” Goods, Karl Lallerstedt, October 2016, chapter 12 in Beyond Convergence: World Without Order published by National Defense University Press

Sweden must act now to stop online piracy, Karl Lallerstedt and Waldemar Ingdahl, August 2016, in The Local

The internet operators must be forced to act against theft on the net, Karl Lallerstedt and Waldemar Ingdahl, August 2016, in the leading Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish)

Illicit file sharing and streaming: An ecosystem perspective, Karl Lallerstedt and Waldemar Ingdahl, August 2016, The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and Black Market Watch, report commissioned by Film- och TV-branschens Samarbetskommitté (in Swedish)

Illicit Trade: Undermining Development, Karl Lallerstedt, December 2015, The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and Black Market Watch, commissioned by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Tackling the neglected megaproblem: counterfeiting and intellectual property theft, Karl Lallerstedt and Patrick Krassén, June 2015, The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

How leading companies are affected by counterfeiting and IP infringement: A study of the NASDAQ OMX 30 Stockholm Index, Karl Lallerstedt and Patrick Krassén, May 2015, The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Syria and Sweden: A distant conflict with serious consequences at home, Karl Lallerstedt, February 2015, Stratfor

“Syria’s the biggest threat to Sweden in 70 years”, Karl Lallerstedt, February 2015, on the leading English language Swedish news site The Local

The Syria conflict’s hidden dangers , Karl Lallerstedt, January 2015, in the leading quality Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish)

Syria and Sweden : A distant conflict with serious consequences in Sweden, Karl Lallerstedt, December 2014, Stockholm Free World Forum

Explosive combinations: criminal networks and WMD proliferation, Karl Lallerstedt, October 2014, 1540 Compass published by the Centre for International Trade & Security (CITS) in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)

The world trade system must arm itself to fight illicit trade, Karl Lallerstedt, Elva Zhang and Joost Pauwelyn, September 2014, The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Illicit Flows and African Security, Illicit Trade in Consumer Goods and Normally Licit Products” section by Karl Lallerstedt, April 2014, Occasional Paper co-published by the Nordic Africa Institute and the Swedish Defence Research Agency edited by Mikael Eriksson, Emy Lindberg and Mats Utas

Illicit trade flows: how to deal with the neglected economic and security threat, Karl Lallerstedt & Mikael Wigell, March 2014. Briefing paper published by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

For Economy and Security, India Must Prioritize Fight Against Illicit Trade, Karl Lallerstedt, January 2014. Article published in World Politics Review

Japan Boosts Efforts to Curb China’s Counterfeiting, Karl Lallerstedt, December 2013. Article focusing on an a strategically important, yet underreported, dimension of the Sino-Japanese relationship. Published in World Politics Review

The trouble with ‘backdoor’ intelligence operations, Karl Lallerstedt, November 2013. Article highlighting potential conflicts of interest between operational and strategic intelligence interests, and how this relates to illicit trade. Published on the World Economic Forum’s blog.

Illicit trade in consumer goods and normally licit goods, Karl Lallerstedt, October 2013. Presentation on illicit trade in consumer goods and normally licit goods at “Illicit flows in Africa” conference hosted by the Swedish Defence Research Agency and the Nordic Africa Institute

Can we estimate the global scale and impact of illicit trade? Justin Picard, 2013. Chapter 3 in Illicit Networks and National Security in the Age of Globalization, National Defense University Press, edited by Michael Miklaucic and Jacqueline Brewer

Illicit trade as a security threat, Karl Lallerstedt, June 2013 Text explaining why illicit trade poses a national security threat,and how the fight against it must be provided with political leadership.  Published in the magazine of the Swedish Defence Association (pages 22-24). Note text in Swedish, so google translate required for non Swedish speakers

Illicit trade a threat to democracy, Karl Lallerstedt, June 2013. Illicit trade keeps dictatorships afloat, corrupts democracies and empowers terrorist organisations – and the trade of fake consumer goods is the big growing threat. Article published in Stockholm Free World Forum’s Magazine. Note text in Swedish, so google translate required for non Swedish speakers

Border controls in a wider context, Karl Lallerstedt, April 2013. Text highlighting the interconnectedness between the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and illicit trade in counterfeit and contraband goods. The 1540 Compass, published by the Center for International Trade & Security, in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs

Illicit trade, supply chain integrity and technology, Justin Picard and Carlos Alvarenga, 2012 World Economic Forum Global Enabling Trade Report, chapter 1.5

Using mobile technologies to tackle illicit trade in East Asia, Justin Picard, May 2012 World Economic Forum blog

Note: Justin Picard’s publications were made when he was chief scientist at Advanced Track & Trace