Regulatory Cooperation

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.

29 September 2014

TTIP's energy chapter: a key to "lock-in" climate chaos

Guest blog: Not only would the inclusion of an energy chapter fail to address energy security in the EU, it will also create bigger, potentially catastrophic, problems for the future. more

25 September 2014

Oh Canada! CETA killed off the FQD

What you won’t hear at this week’s EU-Canada summit more

22 September 2014

The ECI rejection: a silver-lining on a dark cloud?

The Commission’s own-goal may only serve to bolster citizens’ determination more

22 September 2014

EU Ombudsman opens public consultation on transparency in TTIP

Public are invited to submit proposals by October 31 more

12 September 2014

Commission pushes ISDS for CETA despite remaining concerns

Deal unlikely to be initialled as ambiguity over investor protection mechanism continues more

11 September 2014

Rejected: Commission scuppers European Citizens’ Initiative on TTIP, CETA

Campaigners accuse EU of 'stifling citizens' voices on secret deal' more

09 September 2014

A regulatory race to the bottom: fact or fiction?

Commission responds to Greens TTIP video, and is not pleased. more

04 September 2014

‘Interim agreement’ first indication that TTIP reevaluation has begun

The ambition wanes as Italian Presidency moves to lower expectations more

02 September 2014

What would a positive TTIP look like?

Opposition to TTIP across Europe is not anti-trade. Nor is it anti-American argues John Hilary more

25 August 2014

Chemical Industry using TTIP ‘to attack the precautionary principle’

Trade deal presents long-awaited opportunities for fresh assaults on regulation writes Axel Singhofen more