TTIP

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

CEO | 17-Apr-2014
See through the sweet-talk with Corporate Europe Observatory’s guide to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS).
CEO | 17-Apr-2014
This film presents some of the dangers of the investor rights within the proposed EU-US trade deal.
Concilium | 7-Apr-2014
The Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) today approved, on behalf of the Council, an agreement reached with the European Parliament on a framework for managing financial responsibility linked to investor-state dispute settlement proceedings.
IP Watch | 3-Apr-2014
April Fool’s? European trade commissioner Karel de Gucht says, during a 1 April hearing in Brussels of the International Trade Committee of the European Parliament, that he would agree to drop ISDS from the TTIP if the United States would agree.
Policy Mic | 25-Mar-2014
The translantic trade agreement would undermine hard-fought regulations and open up a large part of the world to greater exploitation without regulation. Fracking would go global.
Bloomberg | 20-Mar-2014
A high-profile campaign by opponents to ISDS could complicate TTIP talks long after the listening period in Europe ends.
FT via KEI | 15-Mar-2014
Germany has introduced a stumbling block to landmark EU-US trade negotiations by insisting that any pact must exclude a contentious dispute settlement provision (ISDS).
AFL-CIO | 3-Mar-2014
Millions of Americans are hoping the US government will immediately initiate open and fruitful discussions on ISDS.
EurActiv | 13-Feb-2014
Les multinationales pourront intenter des procès à un État membre si ce dernier promulguait de nouvelles lois sur l’environnement allant à l’encontre des « attentes légitimes » des entreprises, selon un chapitre de l’accord commercial entre l’UE et le Canada signé en novembre dernier.
EurActiv | 11-Feb-2014
Multinationals will have wide-ranging powers to sue EU states that enact health or environmental laws breaching their "legitimate expectations" of profit, according to a leaked ‘investment chapter’ from the Canada-EU free trade agreement. A separate ‘nature and scope’ document for EU-US free trade talks, which EurActiv has seen, makes clear that similar parameters are foreseen for TTIP.

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