Corporate Europe Observatory

Exposing the power of corporate lobbying in the EU




The corporate lobby tour

Law firms and their stake in TTIP
An often asked question is whether TTIP will weaken Europe's rules over genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Meanwhile, the biotech industry is pushing for the products of the 'next generation' biotech crops to escape the EU's legislation on GMOs and therefore to go unregulated. Is there a link between this new push, and TTIP? Emails obtained via a Freedom of Information request show this might indeed be the case.
Why the Commission’s alleged ISDS ‘reforms’ fail to address the key problems
Compared to other trade talks, EU governments and parliamentarians face far more hurdles to understand and debate TTIP.

Stop the Crop

Alternative Trade Mandate