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== Documents published by institutions ==
 
== Documents published by institutions ==
  
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*EU Commssion's [http://ec.europa.eu/trade/policy/in-focus/ttip/ TAFTA website]
 
*[http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+COMPARL+JURI-OJ-20140210-1+01+DOC+XML+V0//EN Hearing] in JURI Committee of the European Parliament on the “Regulatory coherence and the implementation of EU law” in the context of TAFTA (video?) - 11 February 2014
 
*[http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+COMPARL+JURI-OJ-20140210-1+01+DOC+XML+V0//EN Hearing] in JURI Committee of the European Parliament on the “Regulatory coherence and the implementation of EU law” in the context of TAFTA (video?) - 11 February 2014
 
* [http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2012/august/tradoc_149866.pdf 'CETA' The EU's free trade agreement with Canada and its intellectual property rights provisions] (August 2012)
 
* [http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2012/august/tradoc_149866.pdf 'CETA' The EU's free trade agreement with Canada and its intellectual property rights provisions] (August 2012)
* [http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/news-room/content/20140210IPR35501/html/NSA-snooping-MEPs-table-proposals-to-protect-EU-citizens%27-privacy/ NSA snooping: MEPs table proposals to protect EU citizens' privacy] (12.2.2014)
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* [http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/news-room/content/20140210IPR35501/html/NSA-snooping-MEPs-table-proposals-to-protect-EU-citizens%27-privacy/ NSA snooping: MEPs table proposals to protect EU citizens' privacy] - 12.2.2014
 
*http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I084931/
 
*http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I084931/
 
* [http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140225/debtext/140225-0002.htm#14022578000001/ UK Parliamentary proceedings on TTIP/TAFTA (search for TTIP in website to find reference)] (25.2.2014)
 
* [http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140225/debtext/140225-0002.htm#14022578000001/ UK Parliamentary proceedings on TTIP/TAFTA (search for TTIP in website to find reference)] (25.2.2014)
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=== General ===
 
=== General ===
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* Fondation Copernic - [http://www.fondation-copernic.org/spip.php?article1029 Le grand marché transatlantique contre les peuples] - 13.12.2013
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* Wall Street Journal - [http://online.wsj.com/news/article_email/SB10001424052702304361604579291041878017398-lMyQjAxMTA0MDAwODEwNDgyWj/ Online Privacy Could Spark U.S.-EU Trade Rift] (8.1.2014)
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* EU Observer [http://euobserver.com/news/122495/ EU-US trade talks could become 'another Acta'] - 18 December 2013
 
* EFF - [https://www.laquadrature.net/en/eff-tafta-the-us-eus-trojan-trade-agreement-talks-and-leaks-begin TAFTA, the US-EU's Trojan Trade Agreement: Talks (and Leaks) Begin] - 8 July 2013
 
* EFF - [https://www.laquadrature.net/en/eff-tafta-the-us-eus-trojan-trade-agreement-talks-and-leaks-begin TAFTA, the US-EU's Trojan Trade Agreement: Talks (and Leaks) Begin] - 8 July 2013
* Fondation Copernic - [http://www.fondation-copernic.org/spip.php?article1029 Le grand marché transatlantique contre les peuples] - 13.12.2013
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* IP Watch - [http://www.ip-watch.org/2013/12/16/ttip-leak-illustrates-depth-of-enhanced-regulatory-cooperation-as-ngos-sound-off/ TTIP Leak Illustrates Depth Of “Enhanced Regulatory Cooperation” As NGOs Sound Off] - 16 December 2013
  
 
===Copyright===
 
===Copyright===
 
* [http://www.contrelacour.fr/propriete-intellectuelle-ttip-commission-outrepasse-mandat/ Propriété intellectuelle : la Commission outrepasse son mandat en négociant avec les industriels américains] - 20 décembre 2013
 
* [http://www.contrelacour.fr/propriete-intellectuelle-ttip-commission-outrepasse-mandat/ Propriété intellectuelle : la Commission outrepasse son mandat en négociant avec les industriels américains] - 20 décembre 2013
 
* Tech Dirt - [https://www.laquadrature.net/en/techdirt-not-learning-from-acta-ipr-protection-and-enforcement-seen-as-less-difficult-issue-for-taft Not Learning From ACTA: IPR Protection And Enforcement Seen As 'Less Difficult Issue' For TAFTA/TTIP] - 24 April 2013
 
* Tech Dirt - [https://www.laquadrature.net/en/techdirt-not-learning-from-acta-ipr-protection-and-enforcement-seen-as-less-difficult-issue-for-taft Not Learning From ACTA: IPR Protection And Enforcement Seen As 'Less Difficult Issue' For TAFTA/TTIP] - 24 April 2013
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* [http://www.bilaterals.org/?investment-agreements-a-new-threat&lang=en Investment agreements: A new threat to health and TRIPS flexibilities?] - 27 June 2013
  
 
===Data Protection===
 
===Data Protection===
 
* Privacy International - [https://www.privacyinternational.org/blog/privacy-is-not-a-commodity-to-be-traded Privacy is not a commodity to be traded] - 21 June 2013
 
* Privacy International - [https://www.privacyinternational.org/blog/privacy-is-not-a-commodity-to-be-traded Privacy is not a commodity to be traded] - 21 June 2013
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* Civil Society Declaration - “[https://www.laquadrature.net/en/no-copyright-in-eu-us-trade-agreement IP out of TAFTA]” - 15 March 2013
  
 
=== ISDS ===
 
=== ISDS ===
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* FFII - [http://acta.ffii.org/?p=1995 EU faces double whammy with investor-to-state dispute settlement] - 12 December 2013
 
* FFII - [http://acta.ffii.org/?p=1995 EU faces double whammy with investor-to-state dispute settlement] - 12 December 2013
 
* Chaos Computer Club - [https://events.ccc.de/congress/2013/wiki/Projects:ISDS Talk on ISDS delivered at 30C3]
 
* Chaos Computer Club - [https://events.ccc.de/congress/2013/wiki/Projects:ISDS Talk on ISDS delivered at 30C3]
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*  [EN] [http://acta.ffii.org/?p=1995/ EU faces double whammy with investor-to-state dispute settlement] (12.12.2013)*
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*  [EN] [http://corporateeurope.org/pressreleases/2013/12/leaked-proposal-eu-us-trade-deal-increases-business-power-decision-making/ ] (*
  
 
===Transparency and Obfuscation (and lobbying)===
 
===Transparency and Obfuscation (and lobbying)===
 
* Arrêt sur images - [http://www.arretsurimages.net/emissions/2013-11-15/Accords-transatlantiques-Ce-secret-est-anormal-id6292 Accords transatlantiques : "Ce secret est anormal"] - 15 novembre 2013
 
* Arrêt sur images - [http://www.arretsurimages.net/emissions/2013-11-15/Accords-transatlantiques-Ce-secret-est-anormal-id6292 Accords transatlantiques : "Ce secret est anormal"] - 15 novembre 2013
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* Karel de Gucht in The Guardian - [http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/18/wrong-george-monbiot-nothing-secret-eu-trade-deal/ You're wrong, George Monbiot – there is nothing secret about this EU trade deal] - 18 December 2013
 
* [http://corporateeurope.org/trade/2014/02/what-are-you-hiding-opacity-eu-us-trade-talks/ What are you hiding? The opacity of the EU-US trade talks] - 17.2.2014
 
* [http://corporateeurope.org/trade/2014/02/what-are-you-hiding-opacity-eu-us-trade-talks/ What are you hiding? The opacity of the EU-US trade talks] - 17.2.2014
 
===Other (fracking etc)===
 
* Corporate Observatory Europe - [http://france.attac.org/actus-et-medias/le-flux/article/accord-ue-us-menaces-sur-la Accord UE-US : menaces sur la réglementation financière] - 14 février 2014
 
 
* [https://www.contexte.com/article/accords-commercial-transatlantique/alan-grayson-le-mandat-de-negociation-reclame-par-obama-est-une-vaste-supercherie.html Alan Grayson : le mandat de négociation réclamé par Obama est « une vaste supercherie ! »] - 25 novembre 2013
 
 
* EDRI - [http://lobbycharter.eu/ The Lobbyists' Charter] - 9 October 2013
 
* New York Times - [http://www.laquadrature.net/en/nytimes-european-officials-consulted-business-leaders-on-trade-pact European Officials Consulted Business Leaders on Trade Pact] - 8 October 2013
 
* Tech Dirt - [https://www.laquadrature.net/en/techdirt-uk-government-study-tries-to-gloss-over-taftattips-problems-with-impossibly-precise-figures UK Government Study Tries To Gloss Over TAFTA/TTIP's Problems With Impossibly Precise Figures] - 26 September 2013
 
 
* Corporate Europe - [http://www.laquadrature.net/en/corporateeurope-busting-the-myths-of-transparency-around-the-eu-us-trade-deal Busting the myths of transparency around the EU-US trade dea] ([http://corporateeurope.org/fr/trade/2014/01/pour-en-finir-avec-les-mythes-de-transparence-autour-des-n-gociations-commerciales-ue fr])- 25 September 2013
 
* Corporate Europe - [http://www.laquadrature.net/en/corporateeurope-busting-the-myths-of-transparency-around-the-eu-us-trade-deal Busting the myths of transparency around the EU-US trade dea] ([http://corporateeurope.org/fr/trade/2014/01/pour-en-finir-avec-les-mythes-de-transparence-autour-des-n-gociations-commerciales-ue fr])- 25 September 2013
 
* Corporate Europe - [https://www.laquadrature.net/en/corporateeurope-european-commission-preparing-for-eu-us-trade-talks-119-meetings-with-industry-lobby European Commission preparing for EU-US trade talks: 119 meetings with industry lobbyists] - 4 September 2013
 
* Corporate Europe - [https://www.laquadrature.net/en/corporateeurope-european-commission-preparing-for-eu-us-trade-talks-119-meetings-with-industry-lobby European Commission preparing for EU-US trade talks: 119 meetings with industry lobbyists] - 4 September 2013
 
* Corporate Europe - [https://www.laquadrature.net/en/corporateeurope-unravelling-the-spin-a-guide-to-corporate-rights-in-the-eu-us-trade-deal Unravelling the spin: a guide to corporate rights in the EU-US trade deal] - 9 July 2013
 
* Corporate Europe - [https://www.laquadrature.net/en/corporateeurope-unravelling-the-spin-a-guide-to-corporate-rights-in-the-eu-us-trade-deal Unravelling the spin: a guide to corporate rights in the EU-US trade deal] - 9 July 2013
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*  FFII - [http://acta.ffii.org/?p=1972/ FFII website. European Parliament International Trade committee Chairman Vital Moreira "European Parliament waives the right to be informed"] - 5 December 2013
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* New York Times - [http://www.laquadrature.net/en/nytimes-european-officials-consulted-business-leaders-on-trade-pact European Officials Consulted Business Leaders on Trade Pact] - 8 October 2013
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*  Corporate Europe [http://corporateeurope.org/lobbycracy/2013/12/time-commissioner-ef-ovi-get-tough-secretive-lobbying-lawyers/ European Commissioner Šefčovič concerned about the growing presence of US law firms in Brussels expanding their lobbying presence as a result of the EU-US trade negotiations] (9.12.2013)*
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*  New York Times [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/19/world/europe/lobbying-bonanza-as-firms-try-to-influence-european-union.html Lobbying Bonanza as Firms Try to Influence European Union] - 18.10.2013
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* Tech Dirt - [https://www.laquadrature.net/en/techdirt-uk-government-study-tries-to-gloss-over-taftattips-problems-with-impossibly-precise-figures UK Government Study Tries To Gloss Over TAFTA/TTIP's Problems With Impossibly Precise Figures] - 26 September 2013
  
* [http://www.bilaterals.org/?investment-agreements-a-new-threat&lang=en Investment agreements: A new threat to health and TRIPS flexibilities?] - 27 June 2013
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===Other (fracking etc)===
* Mediapart - [https://www.laquadrature.net/fr/mediapart-accord-transatlantique-il-ny-a-pas-que-lexception-culturelle Accord « transatlantique » : il n'y a pas que l'exception culturelle !] - 3 juin 2013
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* Corporate Observatory Europe - [http://france.attac.org/actus-et-medias/le-flux/article/accord-ue-us-menaces-sur-la Accord UE-US : menaces sur la réglementation financière] - 14 février 2014
* Civil Society Declaration - “[https://www.laquadrature.net/en/no-copyright-in-eu-us-trade-agreement IP out of TAFTA]- 15 March 2013
 
  
  
== Others ==
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== Other ==
 
* [https://www.laquadrature.net/wiki/TAFTA_negotiators Partial list of TAFTA negotiators] (help us to complete it!)
 
* [https://www.laquadrature.net/wiki/TAFTA_negotiators Partial list of TAFTA negotiators] (help us to complete it!)
 
* [https://www.laquadrature.net/fr/wdr-interview-mit-eu-handelskommissar-karel-de-gucht-in-der-langfassung Interview] of Karel De Gutch about TAFTA
 
* [https://www.laquadrature.net/fr/wdr-interview-mit-eu-handelskommissar-karel-de-gucht-in-der-langfassung Interview] of Karel De Gutch about TAFTA
 
* [http://www.laquadrature.net/wiki/File:TTIP-TAFTA_CROSSBORDER_LETTER_%2811-11-13%29.pdf TAFTA Crossborder Letter] signed by nearly 100 organizations from the U.S. and the EU
 
* [http://www.laquadrature.net/wiki/File:TTIP-TAFTA_CROSSBORDER_LETTER_%2811-11-13%29.pdf TAFTA Crossborder Letter] signed by nearly 100 organizations from the U.S. and the EU
 
* [https://mediakit.laquadrature.net/view.php?full=1&id=1208 Audio recording] of the stakeholders meeting after the 2nd round
 
* [https://mediakit.laquadrature.net/view.php?full=1&id=1208 Audio recording] of the stakeholders meeting after the 2nd round
*EU Commssion's [http://ec.europa.eu/trade/policy/in-focus/ttip/ TAFTA website]
 
  
*[http://www.marietjeschaake.eu/2013/11/17630/ TTIP FAQ of Marietje Schaake]
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=== Links to information on other Free Trade Agreements in Negotiation (TTP, CETA) ===
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* [EN] [http://www.flushthetpp.org/us-fails-to-close-tpp-deal-as-wikileaks-exposes-discord/ US Fails to Close TPP Deal as Wikileaks Exposes Discord] (10.12.2013)*
  
=== Links to information on TAFTA ===
 
  
*  [FR] [http://www.bastamag.net/Gaz-de-schiste-la-loi-anti-3867 Website of Basta!. The danger posed by ISDS on fracking]
 
* http://www.bastamag.net/Mariage-commercial-Europe-Etats/*
 
*  [FR] [http://dessousdebruxelles.ellynn.fr/spip.php?article212/ Website of Dessous de Bruxelles on policies of industrial lobbies. Contains information on TAFTA]
 
*  [FR] [http://www.contrelacour.fr/category/europe/libreechange/ Contre La Cour website. Information and analysis of TTIP/TAFTA]
 
*  [FR] [http://www.contrelacour.fr/projet-traite-transatlantique-ttip-fr/ Contre La Cour website. French translation of TAFTA leak of Zeit magazine]
 
*  [EN] [http://acta.ffii.org/?p=1972/ FFII website. European Parliament International Trade committee Chairman Vital Moreira "European Parliament waives the right to be informed"] (5.12.2013)*
 
*  [EN] [http://corporateeurope.org/lobbycracy/2013/12/time-commissioner-ef-ovi-get-tough-secretive-lobbying-lawyers/ European Commissioner Šefčovič concerned about the growing presence of US law firms in Brussels expanding their lobbying presence as a result of the EU-US trade negotiations] (9.12.2013)*
 
*  [EN] [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/19/world/europe/lobbying-bonanza-as-firms-try-to-influence-european-union.html Lobbying Bonanza as Firms Try to Influence European Union] (18.10.2013)*
 
*  [EN] [http://www.flushthetpp.org/us-fails-to-close-tpp-deal-as-wikileaks-exposes-discord/ US Fails to Close TPP Deal as Wikileaks Exposes Discord] (10.12.2013)*
 
*  [EN] [http://acta.ffii.org/?p=1995/ EU faces double whammy with investor-to-state dispute settlement] (12.12.2013)*
 
*  [EN] [http://corporateeurope.org/pressreleases/2013/12/leaked-proposal-eu-us-trade-deal-increases-business-power-decision-making/ ] (*
 
* http://www.contrelacour.fr/confidentiel-marche-transatlantique-ttip-pouvoirs-entreprises/*
 
* http://www.ip-watch.org/2013/12/16/ttip-leak-illustrates-depth-of-enhanced-regulatory-cooperation-as-ngos-sound-off/*
 
* http://euobserver.com/news/122495/*
 
* http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/18/wrong-george-monbiot-nothing-secret-eu-trade-deal/*
 
 
* http://corporateeurope.org/blog/ttip-unfounded-attack-ceo/*  
 
* http://corporateeurope.org/blog/ttip-unfounded-attack-ceo/*  
 
* http://www.d19-20.be/fr/documentatie/*  
 
* http://www.d19-20.be/fr/documentatie/*  
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* http://www.marietjeschaake.eu/2013/11/ttip-faq-negotiation-phase-updates-news-docs/*  
 
* http://www.marietjeschaake.eu/2013/11/ttip-faq-negotiation-phase-updates-news-docs/*  
 
* http://www.marietjeschaake.eu/2013/10/parliamentary-question-to-commissioner-de-gucht-on-acta-provisions-in-eu-singapore-fta-text/*  
 
* http://www.marietjeschaake.eu/2013/10/parliamentary-question-to-commissioner-de-gucht-on-acta-provisions-in-eu-singapore-fta-text/*  
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*[http://www.marietjeschaake.eu/2013/11/17630/ TTIP FAQ of Marietje Schaake]
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* [https://wikileaks.org/tpp/pressrelease Wikileaks: Press release on TPP]
 
* [https://wikileaks.org/tpp/pressrelease Wikileaks: Press release on TPP]
  
 
* http://stop-tafta.info/wiki/Accueil/  
 
* http://stop-tafta.info/wiki/Accueil/  
* http://www.eu-ems.com/summary.asp?event_id=197&page_id=1662/
 
 
* http://citizenstoptafta.tumblr.com/
 
* http://citizenstoptafta.tumblr.com/
  
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* http://www.agoravox.tv/actualites/economie/article/le-tafta-du-demon-un-reportage-a-42001/*  
 
* http://www.agoravox.tv/actualites/economie/article/le-tafta-du-demon-un-reportage-a-42001/*  
 
* http://www.commerce-exterieur.gouv.fr/commerceexterieur/installation-dun-comite-strategique-sur-laccord-partenariat-transatlantique/*  
 
* http://www.commerce-exterieur.gouv.fr/commerceexterieur/installation-dun-comite-strategique-sur-laccord-partenariat-transatlantique/*  
* http://gr2014.eu/fr/news/speeches/intervention-du-premier-ministre-samaras-au-conseil-europ%C3%A9en/*
 
 
===contrelacour===
 
* http://www.contrelacour.fr/revision-traites-eurodeputes-suppression-veto/*
 
* http://www.contrelacour.fr/ue-refus-parlements-nationaux-gouvernance-economique/*
 
* http://www.contrelacour.fr/moreira-pas-presse-documents-ttip/*
 
* http://www.contrelacour.fr/ttip-gouvernement-prives-acces-documents/*
 
  
 
* http://corporateeurope.org/trade/2013/09/busting-myths-transparency-around-eu-us-trade-deal/*  
 
* http://corporateeurope.org/trade/2013/09/busting-myths-transparency-around-eu-us-trade-deal/*  
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* http://www.euractiv.fr/avenir-europe/le-traite-transatlantique-au-men-news-532642/*  
 
* http://www.euractiv.fr/avenir-europe/le-traite-transatlantique-au-men-news-532642/*  
 
*  [DE] [http://www.ttip-unfairhandelbar.de/start/wer-wir-sind/ Website of German coalition against TAFTA]*  
 
*  [DE] [http://www.ttip-unfairhandelbar.de/start/wer-wir-sind/ Website of German coalition against TAFTA]*  
*  [EN] [http://online.wsj.com/news/article_email/SB10001424052702304361604579291041878017398-lMyQjAxMTA0MDAwODEwNDgyWj/ Online Privacy Could Spark U.S.-EU Trade Rift] (8.1.2014)*
 
  
 
* http://corporateeurope.org/publications/year-broken-promises/*  
 
* http://corporateeurope.org/publications/year-broken-promises/*  

Revision as of 20:27, 7 March 2014

Leaks

Issues paper Communicating on TTIP – Areas for cooperation between the Commission services and Member States

The directives for the negotiation on TAFTA, as adopted by the Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) on 14 June 2013.

Leaked document from the EU negotiators related to Internet

Documents published by institutions

Reports

This study discusses the potential impact of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement on the EU acquis in the areas of the environment and food safety. It recommends, in particular, that the European Parliament pay very close attention to the precise wording of provisions regarding the environment, food safety, and investment set out in the final text to ensure that both parties are able to maintain the environmental and consumer protection standards they deem appropriate, as provided for in the European Commission’s negotiating mandate.

The proposed EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partners hip (TTIP/TAFTA), and its socio-economic & environmental consequences

The EU negotiating mandate for a far-reaching free trade agreement with the US reveals the European Commission’s plans to enshrine more powers for corporations in the deal. The proposal follows a persistent campaign by industry lobby groups and law firms to empower large companies to challenge regulations both at home and abroad if they affect their profits. As a result, EU member states could soon find domestic laws to protect the public interest challenged in secretive, offshore tribunals where national laws have no weight and politicians no powers to intervene. Read the updated version of our initial analysis from June this year.

DG Trade (PVM) presented the steps taken so far and the future ones in view of the discussion with the US on the IPR chapter.

Initial EU Position Papers

Source

News articles and analysis by topic

General

Copyright

Data Protection

ISDS

Transparency and Obfuscation (and lobbying)

Other (fracking etc)


Other

Links to information on other Free Trade Agreements in Negotiation (TTP, CETA)


Marietje Schaake





FFII




Updates by Glyn Moody

  • Update XVII: Bad news, lots of leaks, plus debunking another misleading European Commission documents
  • Update XVI: More details emerge on ISDS provisions, and a rather ironic call for transparency from the paranoid opaque USTR (United States Trade Representative)
  • Update XV: There are growing calls to keep data protection out of TAFTA/TTIP - and to reject the agreement if the privacy of European citizens is not adequately protected.
  • Update XIV: What new CETA leaks tell us about EU's plans to re-vamp ISDS - and why they aren't enough to protect European sovereignty or democracy
  • Update XIII: Big news: EU pulls ISDS to allow unprecedented public consultation; UK report says ISDS in TTIP would bring little or no benefit.
  • Update XII: Why the US Fast Track bill guarantees that TAFTA's ISDS chapter will be one-sided and unfair for EU companies.
  • Update XI: So it looks like TAFTA/TTIP is, in fact, ACTA by the backdoor - despite what Mr De Gucht has said...
  • Update X: Another (failed) attack, this time by Karel De Gucht, the EU's trade commissioner, who laughably tries to claim that there is no lack of transparency in the TAFTA negotiations, and that it's worth accepting the threats posed by ISDS.
  • Update IX: How an astonishing attack on Corporate Europe Observatory reveals a floundering European Commission increasingly concerned that it is losing control of the TAFTA/TTIP debate.
  • Update VIII: Lifting the lid on how a new transatlantic "TTIP Regulatory Council" would bring in massive deregulation, with a consequent lowering of food, health and environmental standards in Europe.
  • Update VII: Yet another, increasingly desperate attempt to justify the unjustifiable inclusion of ISDS in TAFTA/TTIP, and why the arguments simply don't stand up to scrutiny.
  • Update VI: An analysis of a leaked document outlining the European Commission's communication strategy for TAFTA/TTIP, and a look at how disastrous other trade agreements like NAFTA and KORUS have been.
  • Update V: A discussion of a major Wikileaks document discussing intellectual monopolies in TAFTA/TTIP's sister agreement, TPP, and what it means for TTIP.
  • Update IV: An exploration of how the public is kept in the dark over TAFTA/TTIP, and the dangrous asymmetries it contains.
  • Update III: A point-by-point rebuttal of a document in which the European Commission tries to prove that the presence of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in TTIP is not a problem.
  • Update II: An introduction to investor-state dispute resolution (ISDS), and why its presence in TAFTA/TTIP is a grave threat to European sovereignty, open source and the Internet.
  • Update I: A review of the few details that emerged from the first round of negotiations, including an attempt by the European Commission to convince us that TAFTA/TTIP is not another ACTA.

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