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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (EU-US FTA), sometimes also called Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA)


Calls to ban toxic chemicals fall on deaf ears around the world
“If TTIP is passed along the lines that have been released so far, the EU’s endocrine disrupting chemicals regulations would be postponed even further or completely derailed,” says David Azoulay, an attorney at the Centre for International Environmental Law.
Calls for Berry Amendment to be protected in TTIP
EU apparel industry wants a provision forbidding the US Department of Defense from buying products not 100% ’made in the US’ to be repealed by TTIP — but its US counterpart is fighting back.
The Micula case: When ISDS messes with EU law
This case illustrates the risk that a Member State can be successfully sued by a company within ISDS for merely bringing its legislation or policies in line with EU legislation.
Singapore concerned by ISDS debate, asks investment be “decoupled” from EU deal
As the debate in Europe over investors’ rights to sue States is growing, Singapore has been asking the European Commission to agree to a decoupling of the bilateral trade agreement as the country is concerned the investment protection part of the deal could hold up the entire pact.
Anti-TTIP Front (Malta) condemns government for supporting free trade proposal
Social Europe: Front Against TTIP (Malta) has condemned the government for supporting the proposed Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership while discussions on the free trade agreement are still ongoing between the European Union and the United States.
UK: Poultry sector raise safety concerns over TTIP
Members of the UK poultry industry are concerned that trade negotiations under the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and US could undermine food safety.
Member states warn Juncker against ISDS concessions
As Juncker gives reassurances to the European Parliament over free trade with the US, 14 member states are urging him to stick to the script.
US-EU trade deal could raise global standards, German Minister says
Countries like China would need meet the new standards of what would be the largest free-trade zone in the world, German Economics Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Wednesday in Washington.
UK: Nurses warn over EU-US trade deal
Uncertainty over the impact of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a "growing source of anxiety" among health workers, nurses’ leaders have warned.
EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht warns ’no TTIP without ISDS’
The European Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht has warned that there will be no free trade agreement between the EU and US without the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause.
Departing from TTIP and going plurilateral
European think-tank piece on how TTIP is designed to create a "transatlantic internal market" without the democracy.
Event report: TTIP on the defensive
Opponents of any agreement now control the agenda. This has become quickly apparent at an event in Berlin last week featuring leading stakeholders of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
TTIP Day One
Video by Agir pour la Paix for the D1920 Alliance and Alter Summit
Access denied: MEPs stage TTIP reading room demonstration
MEPs staged a peaceful demonstration in front of the TTIP Reading Room in the European Parliament today, in a bid to highlight the lack of transparency surrounding the EU-US trade talks.
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: A brief history of an agenda for corporate plunder
Ultimately, the TTIP could draw Europe even closer to the US and consolidate the power of Anglo-US financial-corporate interests centred in the City of London and on Wall Street.
European action day: citizens in 22 countries demand "Stop TTIP, CETA and TiSA"
On a European day of action against the free trade agreements TTIP, CETA and TiSA, thousands of citizens took to the streets with more than 1100 public activities in 22 European countries.
Slovenia: Left demands transparency on Transatlantic trade deals
The United Left (ZL), a coalition of leftist parties, demanded on Friday answers from the Slovenian government about the secretive Transatlantic trade agreements as pressure mounts on governments across the EU to reveal the details of the far-reaching accords.
EU publishes its mandate for US trade talks
The EU has published its — widely leaked — negotiating mandate for a free trade deal with the United States in a bid to quell opposition to the proposed accord.
TTIP negotiating mandate published
The European Council today published the negotiating mandate for the proposed transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP).