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TTIP Action aggregates the latest news and best analysis from across the United States and European Union on the ongoing negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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TTIP Action aggregates the latest news and best analysis from across the United States and European Union on the ongoing negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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TTIP Action aggregates the latest news and best analysis from across the United States and European Union on the ongoing negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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On October 29, Viviane Reding, vice president of the European Commission, was the keynote speaker at “Towards a More Dynamic Transatlantic Area of Growth and Investment,” an event at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations in Washington. Her speech comes at a time where the transatlantic community is both increasingly cooperative and marred with controversies. As Commissioner Reding flatly stated, “Friends do not spy on each other, and that’s why I’m here.”

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TTIP Action aggregates the latest news and best analysis from across the United States and European Union on the ongoing negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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TTIP Action aggregates the latest news and best analysis from across the United States and European Union on the ongoing negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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TTIP Action aggregates the latest news and best analysis from across the United States and European Union on the ongoing negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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Today marks the conclusion of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations between Canada and the EU. CETA is a solid blueprint for Europe to continue building its relationship with the United States. After four years of negotiations the agreement managed to remove 99% of trade tariffs as well as liberalize many service industries including government procurement. Trade agreements like TTIP are ambitious, but today CETA proved that it isn’t impossible.
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TTIP Action aggregates the latest news and best analysis from across the United States and European Union on the ongoing negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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Regulatory reform will undoubtedly be the most ambitious and complex portion of the ongoing Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations between the European Union and the United States. The European Parliament held a hearing on the matter, opening the floor for debate between policy experts, academics, and key stakeholders. Each piece of testimony acknowledged that current regulatory divergence, be it technical barriers to trade or regulatory incoherence, is extremely problematic. The participants also acknowledged that overcoming these differences will be no small feat. As noted by the Chair of the European Parliament Committee on International Trade, Vital Moriera, neither the EU nor the United States have ever negotiated with partners that have such advanced procedures in place. Never before have the procedures that are to be negotiated been so significantly different.

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