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In-depth briefings Investment United States & TTIP

Monthly Briefing: Investment protection chapters in EU trade agreements – What lies ahead for TTIP

This brief analyses how investment protection provisions in EU trade agreements have evolved since the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty in late 2009 right up to the EU’s November 2015 proposal to the United States in the context of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations. The text …

United States & TTIP

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 …