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  1. United States: Letter from EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström to European Social Platform
    • Abstract: The letter has been addressed to Ms. Roy and Mr. Baussand
    • 2 February 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  2. United States: Speech: Why TTIP is good for Germany
    • Abstract: Speech given by Commissioner Malmström on Friday, 31 January at the Conference of Germany's Länder Ministers of European Affairs for a discussion on Germany and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
    • 31 January 2015
    • Type: Speeches and articles
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  3. United States: Second test case on recognition of equivalence in relation to US and EU lighting and vision standards
    • Abstract: As part of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a possible approach for assessing equivalence between EU and US motor vehicle regulations has been proposed. While, indeed, it is widely understood that there are differences with regard to individual technical requirements on motor vehicle safety in both regions, the overall level of safety in each of the regions can generally be regarded as equivalent.
    • 30 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  4. United States: Letter from EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström to Lord Livingston on the National Health Service (NHS)
    • Abstract: The letter follows a meeting in November 2014 during which it was suggested to correct some of the misconceptions circulating about the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK.
    • 26 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  5. United States: Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) Advisory Group - Meeting report
    • Abstract: Read the meeting report for the meeting that took place on 12 December 2014
    • 21 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  6. United States: Three Reasons Why TTIP is good for Austria
    • Abstract: Speech by Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom in Vienna, 20 January 2015
    • 20 January 2015
    • Type: Speeches and articles
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  7. United States: TTIP Privacy Policy Statement
    • Abstract: This privacy statement contains important information about the collection and processing of personal data entered on the EU Trade's stakeholders meeting.
    • 19 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  8. United States: Report on the on line public consultation on investment protection and investr-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP)
    • Abstract: The negotiating directives for the negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP) foresee the inclusion of investment protection and investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provided a number of conditions are met.
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    • 13 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  9. United States: MEMO-Report on the online consultation on investment protection and investor-to-state dispute settlement in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement
    • Abstract: On 27 March 2014, the Commission launched an online public consultation on investment protection and investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP). The Commission issued a first, preliminary statistical report in July 2014.
    • 13 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  10. United States: Textual proposal on Technical barriers to trade (TBT)
    • Abstract: The objective of this Chapter is to promote convergence in regulatory approaches, by reducing or eliminating conflicting technical requirements as well as redundant and burdensome conformity assessment requirements... Textual proposals are the European Union's initial proposals for legal text on topics in TTIP. They are was tabled for discussion with the US in negotiating rounds. The actual text in the final agreement will be a result of negotiations between the EU and US.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  11. United States: Factsheet on Energy and raw materials in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to agree on rules to promote access to energy and raw materials which is open, rules-based, competition-friendly and sustainable, eliminate existing limits and promote the development of green energy.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  12. United States: Textual proposal on Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
    • Abstract: Textual proposals are the European Union's initial proposals for legal text on topics in TTIP. They are was tabled for discussion with the US in negotiating rounds. The actual text in the final agreement will be a result of negotiations between the EU and US.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  13. United States: Factsheet on Medical devices in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to make medical devices more accessible and traceable while maintaining our high safety standards.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  14. United States: EU position paper on TTIP regulatory issues - Engeneering industries
    • Abstract: The purpose of this non-paper is to present possible elements for a sectoral approach for the engineering industries (mechanical, electrical and electronic sectors). It contains preliminary ideas, based on input from EU industry that can be complemented and refined at a later stage with further input from stakeholders.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  15. United States: Textual proposal on Customs and trade facilitation
    • Abstract: Textual proposals are the European Union's initial proposals for legal text on topics in TTIP. They are was tabled for discussion with the US in negotiating rounds. The actual text in the final agreement will be a result of negotiations between the EU and US.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  16. United States: Factsheet on Chemicals in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to enable EU and US regulators to work more closely together using existing bodies, avoid unnecessary costs for EU forms from regulations which are different in the EU and US and respect the EU's strict standards that protect people and the environment.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  17. United States: Factsheet on Intellectual property rights (IPR) and geographical indications (GIs) in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to agree joint principles and find ways to work more closely together, encourage investment in innovation and research and help generate growth and jobs and benefit businesses and consumers.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  18. United States: Factsheet on Customs and trade facilitation in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to make it easier for companies trading goods between the EU and the US to get their goods through customs, continue to ensure firms can only export goods which meet our rules and in that way, protect people and the environment.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  19. United States: Factsheet on Textiles in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to improve cooperation between regulators in the EU and the US.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  20. United States: Factsheet on Public procurement in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter, we want to enable EU firms to bid for a larger share of the products and services which US public authorities buy and compete with US firms on the same grounds.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF

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