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TiSA agreement leaks show corporations pushing privatization of public services
The latest leaks of teh Trade in Services Agreement show prohibitions on requiring foreign companies to employ local workers, says Deborah James
Newly leaked TISA texts expose the scope of the corporate power grab
"It’s time to halt the negotiations, publish the secret texts and ensure the widest possible public debate to expose the full extent of the threat these treaties pose to democracy and the labour movement," international trade union organizations say.
Hopes high as services negotiators enter final sprint
After their high-level Washington, D.C., meeting on Oct. 16-17, TiSA negotiators will next meet on the sidelines of an Oct. 21-22 WTO “mini-ministerial” meeting in Oslo.
TiSA - draft annex on localisation provisions (June 2016)
As leaked by WikiLeaks
TiSA - draft annex on financial services (27 June 2016)
As leaked by WikiLeaks
Asymmetrical ambition levels make TiSA talks outcome complicated
Prospects for an outcome in the controversial plurilateral talks on Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) by the end of this year appear grim and complicated.
Commission publishes new proposals for the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) in ongoing transparency drive
The European Commission is publishing two new proposals tabled during the 20th round of talks for a Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), which took place in Geneva.
TiSA - draft dispute settlement chapter, administrative and institutional provisions (EU proposal, Sep 2016)
As released by the European Commission
India inches towards liberalisation at RCEP
In a move likely to inject momentum into the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) talks, India has indicated it is willing to compromise on its three-tiered tariff schedule.
Cloud providers draw battle lines against TISA, will keep personal data in the EU
A new coalition of cloud companies has published a code of conduct to keep European data inside Europe, just as the issue looks set to become one of the most hotly contested points in the controversial Trade in Services Agreement (TISA).
Ministers aim to wrap up services trade deal in early December
Countries negotiating an international agreement on trade in services plan to meet in early December to try to finalize the deal
TiSA leaks set alarm bells ringing
TiSA is the perfect example on how the new generation of trade agreements is threatening our security and privacy online and non-discriminatory internet access.
TiSA - draft texts and documents (2013-2016)
As leaked by Greenpeace
Global trade deal threatens Paris climate goals, leaked documents show
Controversial Trade in Services Agreement (Tisa) could make it harder for governments to favour clean energy over fossil fuels as part of efforts to keep temperature rises to 1.5C
TISA localisation provisions analysis - preliminary update
Analysis of the April 2016 text leaked in September 2016
TiSA - schedule of specific commitments & list of MFN exemptions (EU second offer, May 2016)
As published by the European Commission
Hong Kong - New milestone in liberalisation of trade in services under CEPA
Under the framework of the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (“CEPA”), several developments have been made in the area of trade in services.
WikiLeaks releases new secret TiSA documents
WikiLeaks releases new secret documents from the controversial Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) currently being negotiated by the US, EU and 22 other countries that account for over 2/3rds of global GDP.
TiSA - draft core text, chapters and annexes (June, July 2016)
As leaked by Wikileaks