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Leaked TTIP documents: threats to regulatory protections
Europe, beware. The leaked TTIP text confirms that the United States is trying to export its failed regulatory model.
Small business still waiting for TTIP breakthrough
When it comes to permits and product licensing, the US is a patchwork of different rules and regulations. When selling within Europe, it is straightforward.
Obedience: Hereafter, the US will have the final word on European laws!
Freedom – it is the ability to collectively choose our destiny. Liberty, by definition, can only be conceived and expressed within a framework that respects sovereignty.
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft regulatory cooperation chapter (EU proposal, February 2016)
As released by the European Commission
TTIP: Big business and US to have major say in EU trade deals, leak reveals
Document obtained by campaign group shows legislation will be influenced before it reaches European Parliament
Latest round of TTIP talks boost momentum
Progress was made in the latest round of TTIP talks, but negotiators have a long way to go if the deal is to be signed before Barack Obama leaves office.
France sees the EU-Canada agreement as a ‘template’ for TTIP
Paris would like to “copy-paste” key passages from the EU-Canada free trade agreement, concluded this week, particularly those relating to the arbitration court that is such a controversial issue in Europe.
PACER Plus trade deal suffers a blow after PNG objections
PNG’s concerns about the current text on PACER-Plus makes common sense. Adam Wolfenden is from the Pacific Network on Globalisation, a group which has been critical of the deal explains.
United States and Europe disagree on GM crops
America, where GMOs have been in the human supply chain for more than two decades, want their currently banned crops to be imported into Europe.
India proposes informal forum to resolve RCEP issues
Keen on an expeditious conclusion of the biggest trade accord in Asia, India has proposed the creation of a forum for in formal resolution of prickly issues under the planned Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.
The planned regulatory cooperation between the European Union and Canada and the USA according to the CETA and TTIP drafts
This legal opinion focuses on the institutionalized regulatory cooperation envisaged in CETA and TTIP.
Mexico and the European Free Trade Association to update free trade agreement
The document, signed by the parties, establishes the terms for the negotiations to update and expand the FTA between Mexico and the EFTA.
Better Regulation, TTIP under the radar?
The negotiations the EU are having with the US over TTIP would lead to new governance structures and procedures with a central objective of eliminating trade and investment barriers.
Why TTIP is stuck in the muck
For TTIP to work, the EU needs to become more transparent.
Dangerous regulatory duet
How transatlantic regulatory cooperation under TTIP will allow bureaucrats and big business to attack the public interest.
EU meets U.S. regulatory demands halfway with ’Better Regulation Agenda’
The European Commission’s new "Better Regulation Agenda" partially addresses U.S. demands in trans-Atlantic free trade talks for more transparency and opportunities for stakeholders to influence the crafting of EU rules.
TiSA: A framework for reregulating the global trade in services?
TiSA is currently being negotiated amongst a group of (mostly rich) countries, rather than amongst all countries.
Investment treaties and the internal vetting of regulatory proposals: a case study from Canada
The study focused on whether ISDS contributed to changes in internal vetting of government decisions related to environmental protection in the province of Ontario, Canada.
New Zealand, Australia ready to accelerate trade talks with the EU, ditch ISDS
The EU has agreed to launch negotiations with New Zealand and Australia. The two countries are ready to speed up talks, and reach a deal in a reasonable timeframe.