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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Climate change missing from full Trans-Pacific Partnership text

"safeguards" Mr Robb claimed he had won to prevent foreign tobacco companies suing Australian governments for pursuing anti-smoking policies do not appear strong enough. "The general 'safeguards' in the text are similar to those in other recent agreement
The Age (au)
added Nov 5, 2015 17:02

[Europe] Did the Commission censor Big Tobacco documents because of TTIP?

[EC] has denied that heavily redacted documents about meetings with Big Tobacco companies have anything to do with EU-US trade talks for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). But campaigners and MEPs argued that contradicted Commissi
added Oct 5, 2015 11:38

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Georgia] AUDIO: Trans-Pacific Partnership: the surprise offer that could kill court challenges by tobacco giants

But Mr Robb said he had been pushing for the TPP to include ISDS 'safeguards' - like a carve-out for tobacco companies - similar to those in the Australia-South Korea free trade agreement. "Philip Morris is using an old ISDS [against Australia] which is
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 2, 2015 14:00

[Asia-pacific] House Democrats Fight To Protect Tobacco Regs In TPP ($$)

A group of House Democrats on Friday urged the U.S. Trade Representative to ensure the Trans-Pacific Partnership protects anti-tobacco public health policies, expressing concern that efforts could be challenged under the 12-nation free trade pact.
added Jul 25, 2015 18:12

[Asia-pacific, New York] HIGHTOWER: Trade deal shocking Schumer

That’s what made Chuck Schumer nearly upchuck. “Savvy, deep-pocketed foreign conglomerates,” he gasped, “could challenge a broad range of laws we pass at every level of government, such as made-in-America laws or anti-tobacco laws.”
Manteca (CA) Bulletin
added Jun 3, 2015 10:28

Trans-Pacific Partnership Seen as Door for Foreign Suits Against U.S.

a host of liberal activists have expressed fears the provisions would infringe on United States sovereignty and impinge on government regulation involving businesses in banking, tobacco, pharmaceuticals and other sectors.
New York Times
added Mar 26, 2015 09:02

[UK] EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht Confirms NHS Exemption from TTIP

De Gucht reiterated the view expressed by his chief negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero last week, saying: "There will be an exemption for public services, we've made that very clear in our discussions with the US. That would cover the NHS, because that's t
IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 11:00

Leter to USTR from former USTRs Bill Brock, Mickey Kantor, Clayton Yeutter and Susan C. Schwab (PDF)

We urge the Administration not to proceed with this proposal without further consideration of the implications for the trading system that all of us and you have worked hard to build. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss these issues with you.
added Aug 13, 2013 12:50

Quick response averts market scare in mad cow case

AP - Associated Press
added Apr 27, 2012 11:50

State Specific Benefits: KENTUCKY

Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Apr 27, 2012 11:45
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