One such, for example, is the Transatlantic Busin ess Dialogue (TABD), that lobbies and negotiates mutual recognition agreements (MRAs) in view of promoting regulatory harmonisation, and the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD
) seeking to mobilise inter-regional public interest and policy groups.
4, 1999) <http://www.tacd.org/meeting2/electronic.html> (Doc Ecom-8-99: Safe Harbor Proposal and International Convention on Privacy Protection; Doc Ecom 11-99: Comments on the US Department of Commerce "Safe Harbour Proposal"; Doc Ecom-18-00: TACD
Resolution on Safe Harbor Negotiations).
Privacy expert Scott Blackmer is less than impressed with the recent contribution to the transatlantic privacy debate by the Trans-Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD
Representing both government and nongovernmental organizations, more than 200 delegates gathered last week in Brussels during the second Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD
) to discuss food safety issues.
For the TACD
specifically see About TACD
, Trans Atlantic consumer Dialogue, http://tacd.org/about-tacd/ (Nov.
Regarding the holding of dialogues with interested parties, the EU has "a genuine open-door policy," EU TTIP Chief Negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero said, on 29 October, as he attended a multi-stakeholder meeting hosted by the TransAtlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD
In a statement, released on 18 April, Health Action International (HAI) and Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD
) call on the EU to propose new innovation models in the field of health care.
Congress-European Parliament exchange), the Transatlantic Business Dialogue (TABD), and the Transatlantic Consumers Dialogue (TACD
The Trans-Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD
) alliance, which had its first meeting over the weekend, says the principles "fail to provide adequate privacy protection for consumers in the US and Europe," and "unfairly requires European citizens to sacrifice their legal right(s)." The TACD
, whose more than 100 members include Consumer Federation of America and the European Consumers' Organization, calls instead for the creation and adoption of an "international convention on privacy protection" to safeguard consumer interests.
is an EU-funded forum of 65 European and American consumer groups set up in 1998 to develop policy recommendations for EU and US governments.
CONSUMER DIALOGUE, TACD
BRIEFING PAPER ON MUTUAL RECOGNITION AGREEMENTS (MRAs) (2001) (on file with Law & Contemp.