A summit of European and Latin American leaders could take the continents’ relationship to new heights, if they can make progress on trade and are willing to talk about Venezuela, writes Dita Charanzová.
Cecilia Malmström this week fielded questions from French MPs on the transatlantic trade deal. Despite determined French opposition, she hopes for a breakthrough that would see the agreement signed before the end of President Obama's mandate in 2017. EurActiv France reports .
EXCLUSIVE: The European Commission is facing a likely maladministration investigation after refusing five non-governmental organisations (NGOs) access to secret Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) documents.
The European Union won’t decide whether to include the investor- state-dispute-settlement (ISDS) clause in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) until the “final phase of the negotiations” with the US.
The European Commission today (7 January) published Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiating documents, as the European Ombudsman called on the executive to further increase transparency around the trade talks with the US.
It will be a major strategic mistake to sacrifice carefully negotiated trade agreements of a new generation on the altar of 'Investor-State Dispute Settlement' (ISDS), if public opinion does not accept it, writes MEP Sorin Moisa.
American multinationals could use investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions in the European Union-Canada trade deal to sue EU governments in costly legal battles that could stymie policymaking, campaigners have warned.
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership offers an opportunity to keep high consumer safety, user information, and environmental standards for the textiles and clothing industry, while removing unnecessary burdens to trade, writes Isabelle Weiler.
While EU and US negotiators are meeting this week in Washington, business groups and civil society organisations have released contradictory statements about regulatory cooperation in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Unlike Malta’s Karmenu Vella, who was targeted by MEPs hoping to reveal his weaknesses through his hearing, the screening of Croatia’s Neven Mimica, Commissioner-designate for Development held yesterday (29 September) appeared to be a formality.
EXCLUSIVE/ The European Parliament’s trade committee will quash a motion filed by Marine Le Pen and her far-right allies for more transparency in talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger has said he is open to taking over the trade portfolio, a move that would put the German politician front and centre in negotiations over the controversial EU-US trade agreement, TTIP. EurActiv Germany reports.
EXCLUSIVE/ Negotiators pushing for better US market access for EU reinsurers have abandoned talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), recognising the trade deal is unlikely to remove rules forcing the industry to post as much as 100% collateral against their American liabilities.