harmonization


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harmonization

the process of approximating the law of the member states of the EUROPEAN UNION.
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Asian Harmonization Working Party (AHWP) is established as a non-profit organization.
Harmonization of the regulation of medicines and other health technologies ensures that, in an increasingly globalized sector, safe and effective medicines are available from country to country and region to region.
Harmonization is important because a result from one clinical test method may present a different numeric value compared to another clinical test method measuring the same analyte on a given patient, even though each result is accurate within the context of its own method.
European bureaucrats have a private interest in harmonization. (7) Kramer maintains that modern private international law covers issues of both the applicable substantive law (choice of law) and of international civil procedure.
This paper integrates formal (de jure) and material (de facto) harmonization measurements into one study.
Canada and the United States are good examples of federal states that have a single currency and where attempts at harmonization of taxation were unsuccessful (Baldwin, Krugman, 2004).
The modifications to the customs law that refer to the harmonization of the European legislation were presented to the businessmen by the director of the Customs Administration, Vanco Kargov.
Financed by the World Bank, the French Development Agency (FDA) and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), WAEMU's development programme has unde r gone some important reforms, including the harmonization of taxation on securiti e s.
In drafting the joint report on harmonization of their regulatory approaches, CFTC and SEC focused their analysis on eight potential areas for harmonization and made at least one recommendation in all but one of these areas.
As suspected, a clear pattern of duplication and overlap among the many standards became apparent, leading participants toward a general consensus on the need to work together toward harmonization of standards.
Ontario's harmonization of its Corporate Income Tax administration with the federal government's provides an example of the significant benefits for government and taxpayers that can result from moving to a single tax base and administration.