The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) is a leading authority on the global trade of counterfeit goods and represents more than 3,000 brands across a range of market sectors, from luxury to household products. Working on behalf of its members, the ACG plays a vital role in advising policymakers on; plans, regulations and strategies to improve protection of intellectual property rights and enforcement on the ground. It also provides active assistance and intelligence to its members and government agencies, and is at the centre of an international network of information and contacts on all aspects of intellectual property protection. ACG’s intelligence coordinator is an expert in the field and regularly facilitates and provides operational support and advice to UK enforcement authorities. In the past year alone, ACG and its members have helped seize nearly 200,000 counterfeit goods, with a street value in excess of £5 million.