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Monique goyens
Trade & Society 04-05-2016

Since when is TTIP not a BIG deal?

If the European Commission wishes to live up to its promise to take protection of our standards seriously, it has to cut short on its spin that a deal by the end of this year is still achievable, writes Monique Goyens.
Trade & Society 28-04-2016

Fear of TTIP, globalisation, or a middle class downgrade?

Beyond the technical questions of regulation and trade barriers, TTIP taps into middle class concerns about the nature of globalisation and demographic change, writes Elvire Fabry.
Trade & Society 18-01-2016

TTIP’s regulatory cooperation has already begun attacking democracy

The origins of EU-US proposals for "regulatory cooperation" show a process dominated by big business right from the start. The ongoing TTIP talks are seeking to enshrine and fortify a dangerous precedent, argue Kenneth Haar and Max Bank.

TTIP vs. WTO: Who sets global standards?

The EU and the US need to be aware that going it alone with TTIP comes at a high price: the initiative incentivises the formation of economic blocs, rather than the much vaunted shaping of globalisation, write Clara Weinhardt and Fabian Bohnenberger.
Trade & Society 23-10-2015

EU, US conclude TTIP round upbeat

Transatlantic partners said they made ‘substantial progress’ towards a trade and investment agreement at a new round of talks this week in Miami.
Trade & Society 05-10-2015

EU urged to launch trade talks with TPP countries, starting with New Zealand

As the Trans-Pacific Partnership nears completion, trade pundits in Brussels are urging the EU to turn its attention to Asia, and jump-start trade negotiations with TPP countries, beginning with New Zealand.
Trade & Society 29-06-2015

TTIP’s regulatory maze

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), dubbed a second-generation trade deal in the wake of the moribund WTO Doha negotiations, seeks to go beyond conventional tariffs and quotas, by strengthening the international order through greater regulatory cooperation.
Trade & Society 17-04-2015

EU, US trade talks seek to advance regulatory pillar

Set to meet in New York next week (20-24 April) for the ninth round of talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), negotiators are determined to make progress on all strands of the deal, but particularly on regulatory cooperation.
Trade & Society 11-02-2015

Brussels, Washington seen seizing new regulatory powers through TTIP

Proposals to introduce a new regulatory body to help bind the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are likely to bypass national governments by centralising decision-making powers in the hands of Brussels and Washington, policy analysts have told EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 13-01-2015

TTIP for dummies

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.
Trade & Society 25-09-2013

EU-US trade talks delve into regulatory maze

SPECIAL REPORT / A gulf has opened up in the approaches taken by the two sides in the transatlantic trade talks, with the European Union wanting sector-specific commitments and the United States leaning towards rules that would apply across industries, EURACTIV has learned.
Trade & Society 13-06-2013

Chase: Dynamics have to change to deliver EU-US trade deal

The single biggest problem facing the EU-US talks to deliver a transatlantic trade and investment agreement (TTIP) is the culture of trade negotiations. It is not about I win, you lose but rather we both win or we both lose, said US Chamber of Commerce, Peter Chase.