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United States & TTIP

TTIP in the national press

Germany’s influential left-of-centre daily newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung deplores that national MPs are still not allowed to see consolidated texts of TTIP. So far, members of national governments are authorised to view such documents in the premises of local US embassies. After recent talks between Brussels and Washington these documents may …

United States & TTIP

Transparency – EP & COM still at odds over access to TTIP documents

A European Parliament trade committee report on “transparency, accountability and integrity in the EU institutions”, with the group’s chief Bernd Lange as rapporteur is underway. It calls for more transparency in the EU’s Common Commercial Policy. It regrets in particular that access to so-called confidential documents on TTIP remains restricted: …