Abbreviations and acronyms

ACER

Agency for the Co-operation of Energy Regulators

AI

Artificial Intelligence

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

BCBS

Basle Committee on Banking Supervision

BEPS

Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

BPPs

Best Practice Principles

BIAC

Businesses at OECD

CABs

Conformity assessment bodies

CCRVDF

Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods

CDR

Cabinet Directive on Regulation

CETA

EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

CFR

Community of Federal Regulators

CLRTAP

Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution

EC

European Commission

EMA

European Medicines Agency

EU

European Union

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organisation

FSB

Financial Stability Board

FTA

Free Trade Agreement

GEMS

Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards

G-REG

Government Regulatory Practice Initiative

GRP

Good Regulatory Practices

IAIS

International Association of Insurance Supervisors

IASB

International Accounting Standards Board

ICN

International Competition Network

IFAC

International Federation of Accountants

IGA

Intergovernmental agreement

IGO

Intergovernmental organisation

IO

International organisation

IOSCO

International Organization of Securities Commissions

IPPC

International Plant Protection Convention

IRC

International regulatory co-operation

ITF

International Transport Forum

MAD

Mutual Acceptance of Data

MLAT

Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty

MLI

Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent BEPS

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

MRA

Mutual Recognition Agreement

MBIE

Ministry of Business, Innovation and of Foreign Employment

NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NTM

Non-tariff measures

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OIE

World Organisation for Animal Health

RCC

Canada-US Regulatory Cooperation Council

RCF

Regulatory Cooperation Forum

RIA

Regulatory impact assessment

RPC

Regulatory Policy Committee

RTA

Regional trade agreement

SPS

Sanitary and phytosanitary

TBS

Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada

TBT

Technical barriers to trade

TGN

Trans-governmental network

UNECE

United Nations Commission for Europe

USMCA

United Stated-Mexico-Canada Agreement

US FDA

United States Food and Drug Administration

VICH

International Cooperation on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements of Veterinary Medicinal Products

WAHIS

World Animal Health Information System

WHO

World Health Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization

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