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S&D Group president Gianni Pittella: "We oppose ISDS mechanism in EU-Canada trade deal" | 1-September-2014
read: So, states should be allowed to inflict multi-billion dollar fines on corporations trough state institutions and courts, but corporations should not be allowed to sue governments for expropriation, backward-enforced laws and other populist transgres ...
Don’t let Americans put hormones and pesticides in our dinner, warns Jamie Oliver as he launches latest food offensive | 26-August-2014
John: If the US government gets their way Europe is going to stay busy building more hospitals and graduating more doctors.
US trade officials say it’s their way or the highway on TPP | 21-August-2014
Bernard k. Gordon: The title of this report does not comport with the facts as contained in the report. The US acted in good faith, in a way specifically designed to promote sound environmental goals related to forestry. Those goals were supported by the U.S. Congress ...
War of the FTAs | 21-August-2014
Bernard k. Gordon: A biased and ill-informed report. Among many other problems, it misstates the original goals of the WTO, and it totally ignores the facts surrounding the creation of the TPP. It is in essence a scare-tactic report that does not warrant serious atten ...
Africa’s "grand" FTA negotiation progressing well: SADC officials | 20-August-2014
Professor Gilbert NMO Morris: Free Trade Zones, secured by Free Trade Agreements are as notoriously popular as they are infamously over-rated. The problem is not the intention of the designers. It is rather a lack of intention or design sufficiently imagined, implemented and man ...
Don’t let Americans put hormones and pesticides in our dinner, warns Jamie Oliver as he launches latest food offensive | 19-August-2014
John: In 1969 I worked in the USA for 6 months. During that time I gained a lot of weight which I lost after return to the UK. My GP claimed that it may have been due to the growth hormones fed to USA cattle getting into the human food chain which was dis ...
EU-Canada trade deal leak ‘ridicules’ TTIP consultation, campaigners say | 15-August-2014
anonymous: The notion that investors are greedy and governments and national courts work solely in people's interest is wrong. There are EU member states where corruption is rife and whose governments, legislatures and courts aren't trusted by their ...
TTIP won’t let big banks wriggle out of regulations, EU negotiators insist | 12-August-2014
Chris: Where does TiSA fit in? It would be easy to make such assurances about TTIP if the "more secret" TiSA services deal was in fact where the worst was hidden. Wikileaks published documents in June which show TiSA mandating a very high level o ...
SADC signs EPA with EU | 11-August-2014
Marc Maes: The above article makes the common mistake to confuse 'siging" and "initialling": initialling is done by the chief negotiators, signing by the governments and ratification by the heads of state usually after the approval of the p ...
TTIP: battle of the choirs | 4-August-2014
Owen Ramos: Didn't mind the second guys... thought they were pretty dang good.
Mexico purchases of US corn more than double | 31-July-2014
Paul: Will this corn being exported to México be the Transgenic type and if so will the corn products be labelled as transgenic? I very much doubt it. México should not need to import corn, but mistakes made by the 1994 Nafta agreement meant tha ...
What you should know about the unusual Jpepa | 6-July-2014
edd nieva: In manufacturing companies using imported materials from japan from different local suppliers, what are the provision in Jpepa in paying taxes. We belong to automotive companies and one of our local supplier with Japanese material content already lo ...
TTIP won’t let big banks wriggle out of regulations, EU negotiators insist | 3-July-2014
margsview: All indications are that is exactly what the European Commission wants and will do (restrict negotiations between European and US financial entities to the exclusion of others). Then the lower international standards of regulations will allow the US ...
Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, draws Russian threat | 30-June-2014
Andre: It is an excellent agreement that could serve as a model for better trade deals.
EU and US insurers support including financial services market access and regulatory cooperation in TTIP | 30-June-2014
Andre: After the outrageous BNP Paribas case of US extraterritorial enforcement of sanctions against third nations and the prosecution of European banks for the suprime mortgage regulatory failure on the US side there is really no credible base for that. A ...
TTIP: le Luxembourg veillera au grain | 25-June-2014
NonMerci: Luxembourg : Les députés de la Chambre vont débattre du Traité Transatlantique le 11 juillet — -> http://stoptafta.wordpress.com/2014/06/11/luxembourg-les-deputes-de-la-chambre-vont-debattre-du-traite-transatlantique-le- ...
African countries feel cornered in EU trade negotiations | 7-June-2014
none: African regional integration is obstructed by protectionist nationalist zero-sum stances between African countries themselves - not by EPA requirements. EU is not forcing anything on these countries - they are free to not conclude any FTAs with the ...
Le Grand Traité Transatlantique (#TAFTA) expliqué aux nuls | 5-June-2014
L’Indigné du Canapé: Bonjour @bilaterals ! Merci d'avoir relayé mon article sur votre site/agrégateur. J'espère qu'il a plu ! Néanmoins, j'aurais bien aimé voir citer le nom de mon blog sur votre site. En effet, Agoravox est ...
Investor-to-state dispute settlement is a rigged system | 30-May-2014
Marcin: Thank you for this excellent article.

TULF on TTIP | 23-Aug-2014

AFTINET on ISDS | 13-Aug-2014

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