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The European Commission is negotiating trade deals and it is currently finalising a deal with Japan, the Japan-European Union Free Trade Agreement or JEFTA.
Regulatory cooperation in JEFTA has the potential to be detrimental to our democracy, giving big business more rights to be involved in lawmaking at an early
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Brexit could become a cash cow for law firms that make millions when corporations sue nation states via trade and investment agreements. They are paving the way for Brexit-related corporate claims against the UK - and are building up the UK as a gateway for more investor claims against EU countries in the future.

 
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La Commission européenne négotie des accords de commerce et elle finalise actuellement un traité avec le Japon, l'accord de libre échange Japon-Union européenne ou JEFTA pour ses acronymes en anglais. La coopération réglementaire dans le JEFTA sera préjudiciable pour notre démocratie, en donnant aux grandes entreprises davantage de droits pour être impliquées dans le processus d'élaboration des lois.

 
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UK trade secretary Liam Fox has come under fire for the strong business bias of his Department for International Trade's lobby meetings, as he launches unofficial trade negotiations with the US today - a bias that raises questions about the way a possible post-Brexit UK-EU trade deal might be skewed in the interest of Big Business.

 
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Le rapport "Poursuites investisseur - État: une vraie mine d'or!" énonce l'histoire d'une région roumaine et de son combat contre l'exploitation d'une mine aux conséquences potentiellement désastreuses. Malgré l’opposition publique et certaines victoires juridiques, la multinationale canadienne Gabriel Resources est en procédure contre la Roumanie dans un tribunal d'arbitrage privé chargé de régler les différents entre investisseurs et États. Gabriel Resources demande 4,4 milliards de dollars, soit l'équivalent de la moitié du budget national consacré à la santé, pour la perte de ses profits estimés.

 
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A new investigation by Corporate Europe Observatory and Seas at Risk reveals that fishing industry lobbyists have used press passes to access the EU Council building during crucial ministerial negotiations on fishing quotas.

 
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‘Dieselgate’ was the result of corporate-driven deregulation. Our new report takes a look at the complicity of the Commission's 'Better Regulation' agenda and at the way member states and European institutions have turned a blind eye to industry-wide abuse.

 
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Las multinacionales como Monsanto tienen a su disposición recursos ilimitados de lobby con el que consiguen poder político. Esta pequeña guía, publicada con motivo del Tribunal Internacional Monsanto en La Haya,  expone algunas de las principales estrategias y herramientas de lobby de Monsanto, ilustradas con ejemplos de distintas partes del mundo.

 
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New study on the Commission's legislative advisory groups highlights a continuing Big Business bias - despite Commission's new rules.

 
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The European Commission is negotiating trade deals and it is currently finalising a deal with Japan, the Japan-European Union Free Trade Agreement or JEFTA.
Regulatory cooperation in JEFTA has the potential to be detrimental to our democracy, giving big business more rights to be involved in lawmaking at an early
stage.

The EU is negotiating a number of highly controversial free trade agreements, which would give more powers to corporations. Our new report shows how regulatory cooperation in CETA and TTIP is a gift for Big Business that keeps on giving.

There are many fundamental flaws in the argumentation they are putting forward. In a guest article, Claire Robinson of GMWatch rebutts many of the claims made by those green activists who have recently “come out” as GMO-proponents.

Canadian company TransCanada wants to sue the US for over US$15 billion in compensation - because President Obama rejected the contested Keystone XL oil pipeline. Another warning sign for extreme corporate rights in EU trade deals such as TTIP and CETA.

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