's primary focus is on sharing and developing best practices to effectively render gray market and counterfeit activities more difficult, undesirable and unprofitable throughout the entire industry," noted Ram Manchi, AGMA
It was clear that the arts were going to be impacted significantly," says James Fayette, who became an AGMA
rep after retiring as a principal from NYCB in 2005.
The meeting also featured in depth, collective discussion about the recent whitepaper issued by AGMA
and KPMG LLP, titled "Strong Channel Management Can Reduce Gray-Market Exposure.
One of the key challenges facing IT companies today is the use of the Internet as a key vehicle for news and solicitation of illegal and counterfeit technology products," stated Ram Manchi, AGMA
This will enable AGMA
to raise awareness among policy makers and law enforcement to actively engage with AGMA
and the industry to focus on issues surrounding gray market and counterfeit sales.
He will also intensify justification to law makers and enforcement agencies to actively engage with AGMA
in combating these issues, and engage legal and industry specialists with expertise in AGMA
's charter topics to educate member companies on protecting their intellectual property.
welcomes any technology manufacturer that owns a branded IT product.
James Fayette, the New York area dance executive of AGMA
, urges AGMA
dancers to utilize their union delegate within their company.
The collective experience and proven strategies of AGMA
members can help IT vendors to protect their customers from inferior goods, as well as preserve the integrity of their brands.
It is the intention of the STaR Procurement Service on behalf of the member authorities of AGMA
Members: Bolton Council; Bury Council; Manchester CC; Oldham Council; Rochdale MBC; Salford CC; Stockport MBC; Tameside MBC; Trafford Council; Wigan Council.
Because of the steep escalation of medical care costs, the AGMA
trustees recognized the need to redesign the plan, which had not raised the cost of its coverage for 10 years.
She will also represent Maxtor in the industry organization dedicated to eradicating gray market activities, AGMA
(the Alliance for Gray Market and Counterfeit Abatement).