General introduction

TTIP covers many issues that impact citizens across the EU and USA. In this section you'll find articles, analysis and opinion pieces covering a range of concerns, themes and issues. Use the filter buttons to choose particular themes or languages.

12 October 2017

Multilateral Investment Court: Commission suggests counter-claims by states may be possible

Statement by DG Trade official reveals internal debate on controversial new court more

24 September 2017

Stop the rogue EU trade talks with Morocco over Western Sahara

EU Commission contravening ECJ ruling and breaching principles of international law, warn Green MEPs more

21 September 2017

Most of CETA enters into force today: four things you need to know

Ratification hurdles at nearly 40 parliaments in Europe means the trade deal is not out of the woods yet more

06 September 2017

Controversial investment tribunals sent to Europe’s highest court

ECJ ruling could have significant impact on EU trade policy, far beyond the CETA agreement with Canada more

04 September 2017

EU trade talks must confront Brazil’s attack on Amazon reserve

MEPs warn EU Commission to act as EU-Mercosur negotiations continue more

10 July 2017

Member States that want to regulate public services may face lawsuits under CETA.

A detailed analysis shows that public services are not adequately protected in the agreement, contrary to claims made by the European Commission more

06 July 2017

EU-Japan Summit: JEFTA “concluded” despite being not.

Commission hopes to evade scrutiny by moving to ‘technical’ phase of talks more

26 June 2017

EU-Japan leaks: backroom deal reignites trade agreements battle

Environmental and democratic issues prompt new concerns, echoing TTIP/CETA more

16 May 2017

EU court rules Singapore FTA ‘cannot be concluded without the participation of the Member States.’

ECJ ruling on Singapore FTA will have significant impact on existing and future trade deals more

25 April 2017

Four words: ‘don’t do it, Europe.’

Reviving TTIP would be an act of gross self-harm more