TTIP: parem ligipääs, investeeringute kaitse reform, ELi standardite säilitamine

INTA 29-05-2015 - 12:43

EL-USA kaubanduslepe (TTIP) peab parandama ELi pääsu USA turule, kuid ei tohi teha järeleandmisi ELi standardites, ütlevad kaubanduse komisjoni kuuluvad EP liikmed. Soovitused TTIPi Euroopa Komisjoni läbirääkijatele said neljapäevasel komisjoni hääletusel 28 toetushäält , 13 EP liiget hääletas soovituste vastu. (Loe lähemalt)


Investor-state dispute settlement proposals debated with Commissioner Malmström

INTA 06-05-2015 - 19:10

A lively debate on the proposal for “reformed system” to resolve disputes between foreign investors and states in the Transatlantic Trade and investment partnership (TTIP) deal, currently being negotiated between the EU and the United states, took place between Trade Committee MEPs and EU Trade Commissioner Malmström on Wednesday afternoon. (Loe lähemalt)


Trade MEPs beef up rules to stem flow of conflict mineral money to armed groups

INTA 14-04-2015 - 15:19

EU smelters and refiners importing „conflict” minerals and metals would have to be certified by the EU in order to help stem the flow of revenue to armed groups, under a draft law as amended by the International Trade Committee on Tuesday. Other amendments lay down conditions for EU recognition of industry self-certification schemes, and labelling requirements. All these amendments still need to be approved by Parliament as a whole. (Loe lähemalt)


TTIP: MEPs differ on safeguards for data, services, environment and investment

INTA 14-04-2015 - 09:56

Eight hundred and ninety-eight amendments to a draft resolution on progress in talks with the US on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) were debated by the International Trade Committee on Monday. (Loe lähemalt)


What's in the TTIP for Europeans? Hearing and debate with Commissioner Malmström

INTA 17-03-2015 - 15:13

International Trade Committee MEPs will focus on Investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) and investment protection rules under the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in a debate with trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström on Wednesday, starting at 15:00. They will then hold a public hearing on the TTIP’s potential benefits. (Loe lähemalt)


TTIP talks: EP committees discuss their recommendations for negotiators

DEVE INTA 24-02-2015 - 18:58

Concern about the lack of tangible progress in TTIP talks were voiced by International trade MEPs who on Tuesday debated their draft recommendations for the TTIP negotiators. Lively discussion concerned the investor-to-state dispute-settlement clause, dubbed unnecessary by the chair, Bernd Lange (DE, S&D). Meanwhile, the development committee adopted an opinion stressing the impact of TTIP on developing countries and calling for the deal to have an explicit reference to development policy. (Loe lähemalt)


MEPs to discuss investor protection and regulatory aspects of TTIP

JURI INTA 27-01-2015 - 10:56

Investor protection, including investor-to-state disputes, and regulatory aspects in the forthcoming Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will be discussed on Tuesday, at a joint hearing with the trade and legal affairs committees. (Loe lähemalt)


Latvian Presidency priorities discussed by EP committees


The priorities of Latvia’s EU Council Presidency will be outlined to the various parliamentary committees by Latvian ministers in a series of meetings to be held during the last two weeks of January. (Loe lähemalt)


Trade committee debate on new recommendations for TTIP talks

INTA 22-01-2015 - 10:23

Parliament must use its influence on framing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) rules to ensure that they serve all EU citizens, not just a few economic players and must therefore insist that the talks are more democratic and more transparent, said trade committee chair, Bernd Lange (S&D, DE), on Wednesday (Loe lähemalt)


Trade Committee Chair Lange welcomes publication of TTIP texts

INTA 07-01-2015 - 15:47

The EU Commission’s publication of legal texts proposed by the EU for eight chapters of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal was thanks to the European Parliament’s continuous and persistent demands for transparency, noted EP Trade Committee chair Bernd Lange (S&D, DE) on Wednesday. Mr Lange welcomed the publication as an “important first step towards a public debate based on facts rather than speculation”. (Loe lähemalt)