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.
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
An interest group opposing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has formed in Switzerland the “Together against TTIP, TISA & Co.” alliance.
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.
Environmentalists urge the government to turn to the European Court of Justice on the issue of the planned Investment Court System.
Cracks are finally emerging in the grossly imbalanced, plurilateral talks on a Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) being pursued by 23 countries.
Ministers from the WTO economies negotiating the Trade in Services Agreement met but made no substantial improvements on any of the thorniest issues,
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
As leaked by Wikileaks on 25 May 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Trade in Services Agreement will be important for the exchange of data flows, lawmakers say.