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  1.    AVMSD transposition: State of play and key implications for advertisers
    Marketing to childrenMarketing law

    AVMSD transposition: State of play and key implications for advertisers

    An overview of ongoing Audiovisual Media Services Directive transposition processes and the implications for advertisers.

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  2.    Briefing: New Mexican media transparency law
    Media governanceMarketing law

    Briefing: New Mexican media transparency law

    A new Mexican Media Transparency Law was published in the Federal Official Diary on April 30th, 2021 and goes into effect in early…

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  3.    The Media Capability Gap
    Media governanceMarketing operations

    The Media Capability Gap

    A research report on the anatomical structures and priorities of the client-side media department.

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  4.    A look back at Cannes 2021
    Creativity

    A look back at Cannes 2021

    Cannes is the annual celebration of all that is good about marketing and advertising. This year’s awards were virtual but that…

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  5.    Learning from the Sourcing Board
    Marketing procurement

    Learning from the Sourcing Board

    Three WFA Sourcing Board members share on how they are going about positioning marketing procurement as a vector of growth and a…

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  6.    WFA Guide to EU Cookie Guidance
    Digital policyMarketing law

    WFA Guide to EU Cookie Guidance

    An overview and comparison of cookie guidelines issued by data protection authorities in different EU countries.

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  7.    Webinar: The EU Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act - opportunities and challenges for the EU digital advertising market
    Digital policy

    Webinar: The EU Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act - opportunities and challenges for the EU digital advertising market

    In this webinar, we discuss the EU Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act, two legislative proposals current being considered…

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  8.    Case study | Mercado Libre: New Iconic Kisses
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Case study | Mercado Libre: New Iconic Kisses

    Online marketplace recreates iconic kisses with LGBTQ+ couples

    This article was originally published in Contagious I/O…

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  9.    Innovation at Cannes
    Creativity

    Innovation at Cannes

    Judging this year’s Innovation Lions highlighted both the power of innovation to drive real change and the importance of…

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  10.    In the spotlight: Slovak Branded Goods Association’s Ľubomír Tuchscher

    In the spotlight: Slovak Branded Goods Association’s Ľubomír Tuchscher

    Meet Ľubomír Tuchscher, Executive Director of SZZV

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  11.    Case study | Budweiser: Future Official Sponsors of the NWSL
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Case study | Budweiser: Future Official Sponsors of the NWSL

    Beer brand closes gender pay gap by driving the call to action in sports sponsorship

    This article…

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  12.    Accelerated sponsorship
    InfluencersContent marketingCreativityGaming

    Accelerated sponsorship

    Key trends have come to the fore due to COVID. Ian Malcolm, President and CEO at Lumency, a brand side sponsorship, experiential and…

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  13.    Case study | Google: Search Black-owned
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Case study | Google: Search Black-owned

    Search engine introduces feature to help black-owned businesses by making them more searchable

    This article was originally…

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  14.    Spotlight: Navigating global media demand and pricing – 2021, 2022 & beyond
    Channels

    Spotlight: Navigating global media demand and pricing – 2021, 2022 & beyond

    Join Mark Gallagher (EVP Global Investment) at Omnicom Media Group as we dig into global media pricing trends in the second half of…

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  15.    WFA creates three new groups to address key marketer priorities
    Agency managementAgency rostersMarketing capabilities

    WFA creates three new groups to address key marketer priorities

    New Forums will allow for peer-to-peer learning around key areas of concern

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  16.    WFA amendment suggestions on the EU Digital Markets Act
    Digital policyMarketing to children

    WFA amendment suggestions on the EU Digital Markets Act

    These are WFA’s amendments suggestions on the European Commission proposal for an EU Digital Markets Act

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  17.    WFA amendment suggestions on the EU Digital Services Act
    Digital policyMarketing to children

    WFA amendment suggestions on the EU Digital Services Act

    These are WFA’s amendments suggestions on the European Commission proposal for an EU Digital Services Act

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  18.    Inclusive equals results
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Inclusive equals results

    New research shows how embracing diversity in content delivers better results. Will Gilroy from the WFA and Daren Poole from Kantar…

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  19.    Industry’s unprecedented show of unity to tackle DEI
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Industry’s unprecedented show of unity to tackle DEI

    More than 100 organisations have come together behind the first-ever global diversity, equality and inclusion census of the…

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  20.    PAG Meeting Overview (June 2021)
    Digital policyMarketing law

    PAG Meeting Overview (June 2021)

    Meeting overview, presentations and briefings from WFA’s Policy Action Group (PAG) meeting on 15 June 2021.

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  21.    BRIM: Black Representation in Marketing
    Diversity & Inclusion

    BRIM: Black Representation in Marketing

    A new UK cross-industry initiative to improve the representation of Black people in marketing.

    Create meaningful change by…

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