Advocacy

CCIA was founded in 1972 to promote open markets, open systems, and open networks in the computer and telecommunications industry. Today, the association continues to evangelize these principles across these increasingly diverse and economically important sectors of the global economy.

CCIA Identifies IP-Related Digital Trade Barriers In USTR Filing

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association submitted comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative today requesting that they identify IP-related digital trade barriers in its annual report on other countries’ IP policies that present market access barriers to U.S. industries. New barriers cited in CCIA’s comments include Europe’s recently enacted Copyright…

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CCIA Welcomes Countries’ Commitment to Achieve Global Tax Reform in 2020, Warns against Unilateral Taxes

Brussels, BELGIUM — Today the OECD Secretariat published the Statement by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework to address the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy. In the document “members of the Inclusive Framework affirm their commitment to reach an agreement on a consensus-based solution by the end of 2020.”  They intend “to reach…

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CCIA Welcomes Signing of USMCA

Washington – The President has signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) into law this morning. This follows historic bipartisan votes in both the House and Senate in December and earlier this month.  The Computer & Communications Industry Association has advocated for open markets and free and open trade since 1972. The following can be attributed to…

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CCIA Welcomes Senate Vote on USMCA

Washington – The U.S. Senate has passed legislation implementing the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement into U.S. law.  The Computer & Communications Industry Association applauds passage of the USMCA in Congress and commends the bipartisan efforts to update the agreement for the 21st century.  The following can be attributed to CCIA President Matt Schruers:  “The North…

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