TTIP: How to Minimize Risks For Third Countries
The implications of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership for the EU and the US have been widely discussed, but the effects of the deal on third party countries have received less attention. The risks it carries for those left out could be significant and contrary to global multilateral trade objectives. In light of these risks, TTIP should seek to be as open as possible. View
Putin' the NATO-Russia Founding Act to Rest
The United States is renegotiating its temporary military presence into a permanent arrangement with a NATO member state. The member state in question is not what you may expect, but with Putin on the loose in Ukraine, the time has come for the NATO-Russia Founding Act to be put to rest and a permanent military presence in Poland or the Baltics. View
Towards a European Energy Union
The European Union needs to diversify its energy dependency. Since the renewal of Russian aggression, it is less safe to rely on imported Russian energy and less advisable to negotiate with Moscow unilaterally. The creation of an Energy Union could help to solve these problems and be an opportunity for the EU to make further progress on other energy goals. View
New Atlantic Memo: How to Save TTIP
TTIP Forum: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership has the potential to rejuvenate a historic alliance, but also faces strong opposition. In order to raise the level of debate and increase public support for TTIP, the US, the EU and its member states should increase transparency, reform or remove the investor-state dispute settlement mechanism and stress geostrategic benefits. View
Memo: Creating Cloud Norms While Keeping Innovation Alive
Transatlantic Digital Dialogue: The surge in cloud computing to manage Big Data has also meant a greater need to revisit existing data protection regulation. How the EU approaches this subject will be critical for the coming years, and steps taken now can serve as guideposts for larger regulatory philosophy in the future. Read our Atlantic Memo 49 on the subject.
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