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TTIP

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


UK: TTIP day of action call out
Join the day of action throughout the UK on 12 July #NoTTIP
EU pushes US to include financial regulation in free trade deal
A top European Union (EU) official on Friday continued to push for the inclusion of financial regulation in a free trade agreement with the United States, saying it’s vital to ensure global financial stability.
Anti-transparency rules laid out in USTR letter to DG-Trade
KEI has obtained the terms of reference (TOR) for the confidentiality of the negotiating texts of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Agreement.
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft services/investment offer (May 2014)
as leaked to EPSU and released on 13 June 2014
Leaked documents TTIP reveal substantial EU commitments, public services not excluded
Documents leaked to EPSU indicate the substantial commitments the European Union is prepared to make to offer access for US companies to European markets under TTIP
US states demand more say in TTIP negotiations
Fears that provisions under discussion at the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership talks could impede their ability to regulate chemical safety, environmental protection and public health, have prompted several US states, led by Vermont, to demand a "seat at the table".
Business v state investment disputes in EU spotlight
Should foreign businesses have the right to take a sovereign state to arbitration to seek compensation for a change in the law or government policy? And if so, in exactly what circumstances?
TTIP agreement may be too big not to happen, says USDA
The US and the European Union may be too big for a free-trade deal not to happen, says USDA chief economist Joseph Glauber
The European Left launches a campaign against TTIP
The European Left will organise a political campaign against TTIP in synergy with social movements, unions, ecologists, farmers, small enterprises.
TTIP contradicts post-2015 development goals, experts say
The planned US-EU trade deal, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), has come up against intense criticism from both sides of the Atlantic. Now development officials have joined the choir.
France: BNP Paribas row ’puts EU-US trade pact at risk’
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has said the reported $10bn (£6bn; 7.3bn euros) US fine being faced by banking giant BNP Paribas could hurt EU-US trade treaty talks.
Bernadette Ségol (ETUC) & Richard Trumka (AFL-CIO) - Joint video interview on TTIP
Joint interview on TTIP by Bernadette Ségol, ETUC General Secretary & Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO President
Why is it so acceptable to lie to promote trade deals?
It’s not polite to use the "L" word here in Washington, but it’s hard not to be more than a bit disgusted with the frequency with which trade pacts are sold as great engines of job creation and economic growth, when they clearly are not, writes Dean Baker.
Finnish media ignores successful anti-TTIP demonstration
On Friday the 23rd of May 2014, some 1 000 people took to the streets in Helsinki (Finland) to demonstrate against the Trans Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations, demanding immediate suspension of the negotiations and opening of the mandate.
Investor-to-state dispute settlement is a rigged system
ISDS gives the US an unfair advantage — we can not expect EU companies to win ISDS cases against the US.
Trans-Pacific free-trade pact ’old-fashioned’: ex-WTO chief
Former WTO chief Pascal Lamy calls the Trans-Pacific Partnership "the last of the big old-style trade agreements" while ’’the new era begins with the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.’’
EU-US free trade talks under fire from filmmakers
The TTIP free-trade talks between the EU and US continue to come under fire from a growing chorus of European film-makers and EU Culture Ministers.
New environmentalists taking bold actions and it’s working
Through trade agreements, Big Energy is trying to weaken environmental protections and increase their power to subvert democracy but people are stopping these too.
De Gucht assures that TTIP will probably be a mixed agreement
European Commissioner for Trade Karel De Gucht has said that the national parliaments of the 28 EU member states will “very likely” need to ratify the future EU-US free trade agreement that is currently being negotiated.
’TTIP serves the major corporations’
The TTIP trade agreement between the US and the EU is continuing to cause a major row in Europe. Economist Christoph Scherrer tells DW that the corporations’ right to file lawsuits will be particularly problematic.