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Allgeier: TISA deal could help fix TPP flaw
The Obama administration could partly fix a flaw in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement through separate negotiations on the proposed Trade in Services Agreement.
TiSA: A framework for reregulating the global trade in services?
TiSA is currently being negotiated amongst a group of (mostly rich) countries, rather than amongst all countries.
Secret trade talks could weaken climate targets set in Paris, warn campaigners
Rival international negotiations in Geneva could outlaw subsidies for solar or wind power in ‘great climate change swindle’
EU to use its chairmanship of TiSA talks on services to push for major progress
The EU is to use its chairmanship of the latest round of negotiations for an international agreement on trade in services (TiSA) to push for significant progress on key chapters.
Switzerland’s largest city declares “Tisa-Free Zone”
Zurich joins a growing number of Swiss cities, including Lausanne and Geneva, to declare themselves TISA-free.
The gathering financial storm is just one effect of corporate power unbound
What have governments learned from the financial crisis? I could write a column spelling it out. Or I could do the same job with one word: nothing.
TISA parties plan four rounds by July 2016 to advance priority annexes
The participants in the Trade In Services Agreements (TISA) have agreed to hold four more rounds of negotiations between November and mid-July 2016
How trade agreements harm open access and open source
Open access isn’t explicitly covered in any of the secretive trade negotiations that are currently underway but that doesn’t mean that they won’t have a negative impact on those seeking to publish or use open access materials.
Fallout from EU-US Safe Harbour ruling will be dramatic and far-reaching
Clever ruling by the Court of Justice will be almost impossible to circumvent. The "Safe Harbour" ruling is likely to affect trade agreements like TISA and TTIP in important ways.
The US strategy to create a new global legal and economic system: TPP, TTIP, TISA
Wikileaks - The US strategy to create a new global legal and economic system
TISA: Government agrees on draft initial market access offers
The draft initial market access offers of Mauritius in the context of the negotiations on the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) has been agreed by Government.
ECJ judgment in favour of data protection puts TTIP negotiations under pressure
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today declared the Safe Harbor agreement invalid. This subordinates the activities of Facebook & Co back to the control of national data protection authorities.
Regional free trade deals may create ’legal mess’ within WTO framework
New regional mega-agreements on free trade between the United States, Europe, Pacific Rim nations and some World Trade Organization (WTO) members will create numerous legal problems within the WTO framework.
Health and trade: What hope for SDG 3
Emma Woodford from the Health and Trade Network examines SDG3 on health and well-being and questions if its targets are achievable given the damaging nature of legally binding trade agreements being simultaneously negotiated by SDG signatories.
Cities and regions express their views on the sharing economy, the Trade in Services Agreement and a fair corporate tax system
The Commission for Economic Policy of the EU Committee of the Regions held an external meeting whose agenda was the adoption of the draft opinionson the local and regional dimension of the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA).
TISA and TPP: trade unions and social movements resist unfair trade deals
Governments around the globe are currently engaged in the biggest burst of trade and investment treaty negotiations since the 1990s. This new wave of trade deals is primarily being negotiated by governments and corporations in complete secrecy.
Uruguay, Paraguay drop out of TiSA talks
U.S. trade officials acknowledged Uruguay and Paraguay’s decision to drop out of talks on the proposed Trade in International Services agreement.
Uruguay decision to exit controversial trade deal talks with US appropriate
Former Uruguayan senator Alberto Couriel said that there is "no free trade" in the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), promoted by the United States.
In snub to US push for new services pact, Uruguay pulls out of negotiations
Just a week before the deadline for submitting national offers on liberalisation of services sectors under the on-going “secret” talks for a Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez decided to abandon the plurilateral negotiations.
Uruguay withdraws from TiSA, strikes a symbolic blow against the trade deal ratchet
TISA completes the unholy trinity of global trade agreements that also includes TPP and TAFTA/TTIP. Between the three of them, they sew up just about every aspect of trade in both goods and services — the latter being TISA’s particular focus.