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U.S. financial services text to debut at TiSA round
At the 19th round of Trade in Services talks, U.S. negotiators are expected to introduce language aimed at easing industry concerns over the cross-border transfer of financial services data.
Commission rejects MEPs’ request for full ban on ratchet and standstill clauses in TiSA
The European Commission has rejected a recommendation put forward by the European Parliament in February’s resolution to fully exclude the application of the standstill and ratchet clauses in the Trade in Services Agreement
Swiss group challenges trade partnerships
An interest group opposing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has formed in Switzerland the “Together against TTIP, TISA & Co.” alliance.
TISA ’free trade’ deal to force draconian social, environmental, financial deregulation
A leaked text from the ’Trade In Services Agreement’ negotiations shows that TISA is set to unleash a massive wave of deregulation affecting social, environmental and financial standards.
Green NGOs welcome the parliamentary resolution on the free trade agreements
Environmentalists urge the government to turn to the European Court of Justice on the issue of the planned Investment Court System.
Cracks emerging in plurilateral talks for TiSA
Cracks are finally emerging in the grossly imbalanced, plurilateral talks on a Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) being pursued by 23 countries.
Trade in Services Agreement ministerial round in Paris
Ministers from the WTO economies negotiating the Trade in Services Agreement met but made no substantial improvements on any of the thorniest issues,
TiSA undermines COP21 action says analysis of leaked annex on Energy
Greenpeace, trade unions and the global trade network Our World Is Not For Sale (OWINFS) claim TiSA is the latest secretly negotiated trade deal that undermines climate change action.
The leaks go on: before another secret round of negotiations on the proposed “trade in services agreement (TiSA)”
The annexes would restrict the job-stimulating localization requirements; restrict how governments and professional associations regulate market access; affect notably the global Internet community of users and innovators.
EU publishes revised TISA market access offer
The European Commission released its revised market access offer for the Trade in Services Agreement at the start of a formal round of talks in Geneva.
Secret new Internet rules in the Trade in Services Agreement
New materials from the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) were released by Wikileaks, revealing that negotiators from around the world have been continuing to craft new rules that will affect all Internet users.
Takeaways from the leaked TISA documents
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.
Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA): Consumers International makes urgent call for greater transparency in negotiations
As the 18th round of negotiations on the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) starts on May 26th, consumer organisations are making an urgent call for greater transparency.
TiSA - draft annexes (2015)
As leaked by Wikileaks on 25 May 2016
WikiLeaks releases Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) documents
WikiLeaks releases new secret documents from the huge Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) which is being negotiated by the US, EU and 22 other countries that account for 2/3rds of global GDP.
European cities and regions rally to stop TTIP
A network of European cities and regions have called on the EU to suspend current trade negotiations and to refrain from ratifying the recently finished EU-Canada trade agreement.
TISA plurilateral accord by year end?
Trade envoys of the United States, the European Union, and Australia among others decided to accelerate negotiations towards a plurilateral deal called the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) by the end of this year.
The TTIP: serious consequences for public health
Private arbitral tribunals will be able to impose multi-million fines on States whose parliaments have dared to legislate without taking into account corporate expectations.
Trade in Services Agreement - EDRi’s position
The greatest concerns regarding TiSA involve the introduction of greater limitations on the government’s right to regulate and the inclusion of potentially harmful provisions for the protection of the fundamental rights to privacy and data protection.
MEPs support ambitious global trade pact
The Trade in Services Agreement will be important for the exchange of data flows, lawmakers say.