CPTPP (previously TPP)

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Community groups slam Trans-Pacific trade deal as talks resume in New York

MEDIA RELEASE January 27, 2015

As secret Trans-Pacific (TPP) trade talks resume in New York, an unusually diverse mix of 47 Australian community groups including public health, environment, union, church, development aid and other groups have written an open letter to Trade Minister Robb citing mounting evidence that the TPP is not in the national interest, and demanding that the text be released for public scrutiny before it is signed.

New York Times oped slams foreign investor rights to sue governments (ISDS)

When Corporations Sue Governments December 3, 2014

 Manuel Pérez-Rocha wrtiing in the New York Times argues for  exclusion of foreign investor rights to sue governments in the Trans-Pacific  (TPP) and the Transatlantic (TTIP) trade deals, citing examples of growing opposition from Latin America, Europe  and the Asia Pacific