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[Asia-pacific] Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Reveals Real Intentions Behind The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

he discusses how similar measures have already been taken to affect environmental and health regulation laws, including in Togo, Australia, and Uruguay, which are all being sued by tobacco...Each one of these cases, on average, governments spend more than
Collective Evolution (CE)
added Feb 6, 2016 22:15

[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal signed in Auckland

The ceremony in Auckland brings the huge trade pact, which has been five years in the making, another step towards to becoming a reality. But the TPP continues to face opposition. The 12 nations account for some 40% of the world's economy - they now have
BBC Online
added Feb 6, 2016 21:24

[Asia-pacific] BOLLYKY: TPP Tobacco Exception Proves the New Rule in Trade

carve-out says a lot about the special role of tobacco in U.S. and international law, but less about investment disputes generally. It is an exception motivated by a unique combination: a widely subscribed treaty binding all other TPP countries, an execu
Council on Foreign Relations
added Feb 5, 2016 21:40

[Asia-pacific] Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Unlocking Opportunity for Americans through trade with the Asia Pacific

President Obama’s trade agenda is dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for American workers, farmers, ranchers, and businesses. That’s why we are negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 21st century trade agreement that will boost U.S. econom
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Feb 4, 2016 18:03

[Asia-pacific] TPP Full Text

29. Exceptions l Chapter Summary
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Feb 4, 2016 18:01


Article 29.5: Tobacco Control Measures: A Party may elect to deny the benefits of Section B of Chapter 9 (Investment) with respect to claims challenging a tobacco control measure13 of the Party. Such a claim shall not be submitted to arbitration under Sec
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Feb 4, 2016 18:00

[Asia-pacific] TPP: CHAPTER 28 Dispute Settlement

In order to ensure that each Party has the ability to regulate manufactured tobacco products and protect public health, TPP, for the first time in any trade agreement, builds on structures established in the agreement to give each Party the right to decid
added Feb 4, 2016 17:54

[Asia-pacific] Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministers’ Statement

We, the Ministers representing Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam, are pleased to announce that we have today signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Feb 4, 2016 17:50

[Asia-pacific] 35 Health Groups Urge Congress to Support Trans-Pacific Partnership Provision Protecting Health Measures from Tobacco Industry Attacks

“The provision will protect the rights of current and future TPP participating nations to adopt public health measures that reduce tobacco use without fear of facing lengthy and expensive trade disputes initiated by tobacco companies. Our organizations c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2016 21:53

[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] As Signing Nears, Froman Offers Glimpse Of TPP Strategy ($$)

Froman on Tuesday sketched out his office’s plans to sell the deal to lawmakers, who have criticized its provisions on banking data, drug protection and tobacco regulations. Froman said this week’s signing in New Zealand...
added Feb 3, 2016 21:48
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