Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

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ACTA

The Anti-Counterfeit Trade Agreement is a multilateral treaty aimed at establishing a legal framework for the enforcement of intellectual property rights and practices. The plurilaternal agreement was an initiative born out of the need to curb counterfeiting and copyright infringements and strengthen international trade cooperation. The agreement was signed by the EU as represented by the President of the Presidency of the EU, the European Commission, and it’s member states, as well as several countries including Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Switzerland, Singapore, and the United States. 

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