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The November report begins with the joint statement from the first meeting of the Trade and Technology Council (TTC) between the United States (US) and the European Union (EU), focusing on concrete outcomes and the perspectives of this bilateral regulatory cooperation. It also deals with new policy developments regarding the digital services tax and with the negotiations toward the European Digital Services Act. Then, the report turns to several cross-national activities of online platforms, emphasizing new policy partnerships and highlighting new economic initiatives developed by global platforms, such as Netflix, Spotify and Disney Plus, in Africa and Asia.
Toward stronger regulatory cooperation regarding digital issues
4 November 2021
Online platforms, trade agreements, regulation