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  1.    EU Digital Services Act: WFA briefing, February 2022
    Digital policy

    EU Digital Services Act: WFA briefing, February 2022

    WFA has prepared an overview of EU institutions’ positions and WFA next steps on the DSA.

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  2.    Regulatory mapping of marketing to children and use of licensed characters & toys
    Marketing to children

    Regulatory mapping of marketing to children and use of licensed characters & toys

    Overview of restrictions on marketing to kids (M2K) and on the use of licensed media characters in the promotion of food and…

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  3.    DGX meeting on Google Analytics (January 2022)
    Digital policy

    DGX meeting on Google Analytics (January 2022)

    In this session on 27 January 2022, WFA members discussed the Austrian DPA and European Data Protection Supervisor decisions which…

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  4.    DGX Benchmark: Google Analytics
    Digital policy

    DGX Benchmark: Google Analytics

    WFA member benchmark on the Austrian DPA and EDPS decisions finding Google Analytics in breach of GDPR.

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  5.    The EU Digital Markets Act: what is it and why is it relevant to advertisers?
    Digital policyMarketing law

    The EU Digital Markets Act: what is it and why is it relevant to advertisers?

    WFA has developed a briefing on the EU Digital Markets Act which outlines the key provisions relevant for advertisers.

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  6.    DGX meeting overview (December 2021)
    Brand safetyDigital policyBrand safety

    DGX meeting overview (December 2021)

    Overview of the Digital Governance Exchange (DGX) meeting held remotely on 9 December 2021.

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  7.    Webinar: Benchmarking data safety and risk across the industry
    Digital policyData collection & privacy

    Webinar: Benchmarking data safety and risk across the industry

    An analysis and benchmarking of data safety and risk across the industry

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  8.    GARM x National Associations partnership meeting
    Brand safetyBrand safety

    GARM x National Associations partnership meeting

    Recording of the GARM meeting with heads and representatives of national advertiser associations on December 6, 2021

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  9.    PAG Meeting Overview (November 2021)
    Digital policyMarketing lawData collection & privacy

    PAG Meeting Overview (November 2021)

    Meeting overview, presentations and briefings from WFA’s Policy Action Group (PAG) meeting on 23 November 2021.

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  10.    GARM Aggregated Measurement Report - November 2021
    Brand safetyBrand safety

    GARM Aggregated Measurement Report - November 2021

    The second Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) report tracking performance on brand safety across eight…

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  11.    DSA/DMA Task Force Meeting Overview (November 2021)
    Digital policyMarketing law

    DSA/DMA Task Force Meeting Overview (November 2021)

    The WFA DSA Task Force met on 18 November 2021 to discuss the Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act, as well as to discuss…

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  12.    LATAM mapping: Regulatory efforts to restrict food marketing in Latin America
    Food marketingSelf-regulationMarketing to childrenMarketing law

    LATAM mapping: Regulatory efforts to restrict food marketing in Latin America

    This mapping provides an overview of the latest regulatory developments and industry commitments in Latin America.

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