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  1. TTIP: big business ‘could sue governments over tax on profits’

    19 Febrero 2016
    En los medios

    Public Finance International - A new trade agreement proposed between the United States and the European Union could allow corporations to effectively sue governments who try to collect tax on their profits, campaigners have warned.

  2. How Corporate Sovereignty Threatens The Power Of Governments To Collect And Set Taxes

    19 Febrero 2016
    En los medios

    Techdirt - The dangers of corporate sovereignty chapters in so-called "free trade" agreements are increasingly well-known.

  3. US-EU Trade Will Undermine 'Tax Justice,' Says Report

    19 Febrero 2016
    En los medios

    Telesur - The secretive TTIP could make it easier than ever for big business to sue governments, according to new research.

  4. TTIP 'Could Prevent Tax Justice' Amid Concerns Over Corporate Courts

    19 Febrero 2016
    En los medios

    Sputnik - Any potential ratification of the controversial TTIP trade deal would play into the hands of large multinational corporations and threaten the ability of EU member states to crack down on tax evasion, new research has claimed.
     

  5. TTIP could block Governments from cracking down on tax avoidance, study warns

    19 Febrero 2016
    En los medios

    The Independent - Similar trade agreements have been used to facilitate apparent tax avoidance in the past

  6. European Groups Expose ‘Terrifying Extent Of Corporate Grab’ Within TTIP

    19 Febrero 2016
    En los medios

    MintPress News - 'The ability to enact effective and fair tax systems to finance vital public services is one of the defining features of sovereignty,' says Global Justice Now—one that is threatened by corporate trade deals.

  7. Taxes on trial

    • Claire Provost
    15 Febrero 2016
    Paper

    Demands for tax justice have resounded worldwide, with growing anger at the tax practices of corporations such as Google and Starbucks. Yet trade and investment agreements are already constraining the ability of governments to impose fair tax deals and with the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) this could become worse.

  8. Central and Eastern European countries at the crossroads

    • Pietje Vervest, Cecilia Olivet
    26 Junio 2015
    Report

    Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries find themselves at a crossroad regarding their investment protection policies with the US. This briefing provides evidence that shows that including investment arbitration in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will worsen the capacity for CEE governments to regulate.

  9. Studentendebat: Is TTIP gezond?

    25 Junio 2015 - Evento
  10. TTIP Why the Rest of the World should Beware

    • Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    03 Junio 2015
    Paper

    Why should human rights, environmental and consumer advocate organizations all over the world that are working toward a world different from the corporate-led neoliberal dogma, pay special attention to TTIP?

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    #TTIPalarm: ‘mensen boven multinationals’

    17 Abril 2015
    En los medios

    Nieuws.nl - Twitteraars zetten zich massaal in tegen het TTIP handelsverdrag met de hashtag #TTIPalarm. Maandag 20 april start in Washington de negende onderhandelingsronde over het handelsverdrag en Twitteraars willen dat het tegengeluid gehoord wordt. Het alarm is een initiatief van Milieudefensie, Both ENDS, SOMO, Transnational Institute en TNI.

  12. Lawyers subverting the public interest

    • Cecilia Olivet, Pietje Vervest, Pia Eberhardt, Fabian Flues
    15 Abril 2015
    Policy briefing

    In response to growing public criticism of international investment law, a new lobby group has emerged, EFILA, seeking to influence European officials. This briefing exposes how EFILA represents an attempt by the arbitration industry to fend off much-needed reforms in order to protect a highly lucrative business.

  13. International Investment Agreements Under Scrutiny

    04 Marzo 2015
    Report

    Citizens and policy makers around the world are increasingly questioning the trade agreement system, especially the investor-state dispute settlement mechanism (ISDS) that enables foreign investors to bypass the legal system of host states and sue governments before private tribunals for any policy, democratically passed law, or judgment of a court that adversely affects them.

     
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    Steeds meer ontwikkelingslanden willen nieuw investeringsbeleid

    Frank Mulder
    04 Marzo 2015
    En los medios

    Mondiaal nieuws - Steeds meer ontwikkelingslanden herzien hun investeringsbeleid en willen nieuwe verdragen. Het is de vraag of de Europese plannen voor een nieuw model iets wezenlijk veranderen.

  15. A TTIP Resolution for People, the Environment and Democracy

    02 Marzo 2015
    Declaration

    For a TTIP resolution that puts people, the environment and democracy before short-term profit and disproportionate corporate rights. 375 civil society organisations from across Europe call on EU decision-makers to protect citizens, workers, and the environment from the threats it poses.

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    Investment Package

    09 Mayo 2014
    Report

    A package of TNI's best publications on Trade and Investment

     
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    Untangling the trade talks

    17 Abril 2014
    Multi-media

    A debate about the impacts of the Investor to States Disputes Settlement on the environment, between representatives from the European Commission and Civil Society Organizations from Europe, US and Canada was held in Brussels during the last negotiations round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

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    Why is TTIP more than a trade agreement?

    02 Abril 2014
    Multi-media

    EU and US are currently negotiating a trade and investment agreement. How will this deal affect people from both regions and around the world? See reflections from EU and US activists who gathered to discuss about the impacts and possible solutions.

  19. Civil society call for full transparency about the EU-US trade negotiations

    14 Marzo 2014
    Article

    Civil society organisations are writing to express deep concerns about the lack of transparency around the ongoing trade talks on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). They call on The European Commission to open the negotiation process to the public, by releasing the negotiating mandate, documents submitted by the EU, and negotiating texts.

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