20 February 2015

The TTIP’s impact: bringing in the missing issue

Martin Myant, ETUI and Ronan O’Brien, independent researcher more

20 February 2015

Regulatory cooperation at the core of TTIP and its likely consequences

Ronan O’Brien, Independent researcher, Brussels more

19 February 2015


European Parliament Key studies - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) more

05 February 2015

What’s wrong with TTIP: Voices opposing the EU–US trade agreement

New booklet produced by Jean Lambert MEP more

29 January 2015

TTIP – A Power Boost For Big Business

The risks of TTIP in a broad range of policy areas such as consumer protection or social and environmental standards are systematically being played down. In addition, and even more concerning, power is likely to shift even further towards big business. The proposed agreement therefore needs to be rejected more

26 January 2015

TTIP- A Good Deal?

Since mid-2013, the United States and the European Union
have been negotiating a so-called free trade agreement, by now
labeled “Transatlantic trade and investment partnership” or TTIP in
short. We suggest here that TTIP is a bad deal. more

09 January 2015

WORKING DOCUMENT, in view of preparing the draft report on Parliament's recommendations to the

Committee on International Trade
Rapporteur: Bernd Lange more

07 January 2015

Lowest Common Denominator:EU-US trade deal threatens to lower standards of protection from toxic pesticides

“Using words like ‘harmonization’ and ‘cooperation’ the pesticide industry’s proposal hides its true aim: to weaken, slow, or stop efforts to protect people and the planet from exposure to toxic chemicals,” says the report’s co-author Erica Smith. “This report demonstrates the pesticide industry’s goal of increasing trade, at the cost of increasing the risk to European and American citizens.” more

06 January 2015

DRAFT OPINION of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
For the Committee on International Trade
on recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Rapporteur: Jan Philipp Albrecht more

05 January 2015

TTIP Impacts on European Energy Markets and Manufacturing Industries

This study, provided by the Policy Department A at the request of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE), aims to assess whether and to which extent European energy markets and manufacturing industries would be affected by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Although the negotiations are currenly on-going, the analysis shows that the TTIP will improve the EU’s security of energy supply through adding liquidity and competition to the natural gas market. The TTIP will not directly lower either environmental or social legislation, but the study recommends the ITRE Committee to be aware of the potential for weakening of legislation implementation such as REACH and FQD. more