EXCLUSIVE / The European Parliament's Special Committee on Tax Rulings plans to revoke the accreditation of certain lobbyists in retaliation for the behaviour of uncooperative multinationals. EurActiv France reports.
The US government will open “reading rooms” in its embassies across the European Union, so that national politicians can read secret documents related to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
The United States’ resistance to greater transparency in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks, poses a problem to a European Commission that must answer demands for more openness from civil society if it is to seal the trade deal, the European Ombudsman has told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.
Civil society organisations campaigning for greater transparency in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) have transformed the way it, and perhaps other future trade deals, are negotiated, the European Ombudsman has told EurActiv.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Europe on Saturday (18 April) to oppose what could be the world's biggest free trade deal, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the US and European Union.
With the ongoing negotiations for the biggest free trade deal in history, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), transparency has become the new buzz word in trade policy, writes Christofer Fjellner.
They announced a rapid negotiation, to be concluded by the end of 2014 - then, by the end of 2015. After 18 months of exploration, the menu for the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will require significantly more time to digest than was first thought, writes Elvire Fabry.
As the United Nations meet this year to agree their new post-2015 agenda for global development, tax fairness and the fight against illicit financial flows are high on the agenda, write Christian Haldenwang and Armin von Schiller.
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.
In the wake of the global economic crisis and the deadlocked Doha round of international trade talks, the EU and the United States started negotiating a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, which seeks to go beyond traditional trade deals and create a genuine transatlantic single market. But the road ahead is paved with hurdles.
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.
Responsible corporations paying their taxes and revealing their ownership structure could be a possible solution in the fight of Europe against tax evasion and tax havens which cost billions of euro annually. EurActiv Czech Republic reports.
Under Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission hopes to become more transparent, signifying a new effort to mollify concerns about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). EurActiv Germany reports .
Google, Amazon, and Apple are among the least transparent multinationals in the world, worse than Russian state-owned energy companies Gazprom, and Rosneft, according to a report published today (5 November) by anti-corruption campaigners.
EXCLUSIVE: The new European Commission must look again at the European Union’s deadlocked transparency regulation and push through long-delayed reforms, the EU Ombudsman, MEPs and a ctivists have said.