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12th round of TTIP talks open in Brussels amidst protests and prospects of topics being dropped

This week negotiators from both sides of the Atlantic are meeting in Brussels to advance negotiations on TTIP. The focus of this week’s talks will be market access in goods and services, investment protection (including the EU’s investment court proposal) and regulatory cooperation. Public procurement talks were postponed to early …


In the news

CETA: EU Canada talks over potential amendments to CETAs investment chapter are “in limbo”; Canada’s Global and Mail reports. Read: both sides are waiting to see how next week’s TTIP negotiations over the EU’s plans to introduce an investment court go before speeding ahead.