1 Nov
2011

ACTA signed, disagreements rumble on

On October 1 2011 Australia, Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore and the United States signed the Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) in Japan. However, the European Union, Mexico and Switzerland – the other negotiating parties – have yet to sign, while a US senator has called for clarification over the ratification process.