Whistleblower platform and free trade agreement critic Wikileaks posted draft documents - and its own opinions - from the Trade in Services Agreement talks, on the eve of the 18th round of negotiations.
As leaked by Wikileaks on 25 May 2016
Europe, beware. The leaked TTIP text confirms that the United States is trying to export its failed regulatory model.
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.
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.
As released by the European Commission
Document obtained by campaign group shows legislation will be influenced before it reaches European Parliament
As leaked by Lobby Control
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This legal opinion focuses on the institutionalized regulatory cooperation envisaged in CETA and TTIP.
The document, signed by the parties, establishes the terms for the negotiations to update and expand the FTA between Mexico and the EFTA.
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.
For TTIP to work, the EU needs to become more transparent.
How transatlantic regulatory cooperation under TTIP will allow bureaucrats and big business to attack the public interest.
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 is currently being negotiated amongst a group of (mostly rich) countries, rather than amongst all countries.