The “anti-ISDS bill” before the Australian Senate | 28-August-2014
Indonesia is not the only Asia-Pacific nation that is reassessing investment treaties containing provisions on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS, especially arbitration).
Indonesia 1, Newmont 0 | 28-August-2014
US firm Newmont Mining has withdrawn its arbitration claim against Indonesia
Médecins Sans Frontières warns about IP inclusion in Asian FTA | 27-August-2014
The inclusion of intellectual property in the ongoing negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership between 16 countries, most of them Asian, is raising concerns about “TRIPS-plus” measures that could jeopardise generic drugs production in India, according to Médecins Sans Frontières.
L’ASEAN et la Chine veulent perfectionner leur zone de libre-échange | 27-August-2014
L’ASEAN et la Chine ont décidé d’engager des négociations sur le perfectionnement de leur zone de libre-échange afin d’assurer son efficience
Les marchés publics canadiens seront ouverts à la concurrence européenne | 27-August-2014
Les textes de l’accord Canada-Europe diffusés dans les médias confirment que les provinces, les villes et les autres organismes du secteur public canadien devront ouvrir leurs appels d’offres aux entreprises européennes.
Why the US struggles against Japan in TPP negotiations | 27-August-2014
Historically, outside pressure (gaiatsu) from the United States has been effective in prising open Japanese markets in both bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations. Why is it not working now?
EU gives up on TTIP for US reinsurance reform | 27-August-2014
Negotiators pushing for better US market access for EU reinsurers have abandoned talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), recognising the trade deal is unlikely to remove rules forcing the industry to post as much as 100% collateral against their American liabilities.
Singapore signs investment treaties with Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast | 27-August-2014
Both Bilateral Investment Treaties aim to protect investors’ interests from the countries involved, and open up more business and investment opportunities.
S&D Group president Gianni Pittella: "We oppose ISDS mechanism in EU-Canada trade deal" | 27-August-2014
The Socialist & Democrat Group in the European Parliament has always opposed the inclusion of the investor-state dispute settlement mechanism in CETA, says their president G. Pitella, and it will be up to the Parliament to decide whether or not to ratify the agreement.
China, ASEAN to negotiate on FTA upgrade | 27-August-2014
China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed Tuesday to negotiate on upgrading a free trade area (FTA) to ensure that it remained dynamic and commercially relevant.
Guatemala: Por la presión de los movimientos sociales, Justicia suspende, temporalmente, parte de la ‘Ley Monsanto’ | 2-Sep-2014
TTIP will cost one million jobs: official | 2-Sep-2014
Anti-TTIP protests take place across the UK | 1-Sep-2014
TTIP and the Scottish referendum | 28-Aug-2014
Plundering the planet: Rigged corporate “free trade partnerships” and “climate change agreements” | 27-Aug-2014
The corporate free trade project reloaded | 27-Aug-2014
Guatemala: Marcha en contra de la “ley Monsanto” | 26-Aug-2014
TULF on TTIP | 23-Aug-2014
Position du ROPPA sur la signature des APE | 13-Aug-2014
AFTINET on ISDS | 13-Aug-2014
Website reveals how US could rewrite Australian medicine, media content and data storage laws through Trans-Pacific trade deal (TPP) | 13-Aug-2014
New World Trade Order? Fighting TPP and TTIP/TAFTA | 8-Aug-2014
An urgent challenge for the BDS movement | 5-Aug-2014
TTIP: battle of the choirs | 4-Aug-2014
Obama’s TPP: Taking neo-liberalism to a new level | 1-Aug-2014