New leaks show Pharmac loser in TPPA negotiation

Press Release – Green Party New leaked documents from the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) show that New Zealanders could lose access to affordable medication, said the Green Party today.

TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist

Article – BusinessDesk July 2 (BusinessDesk) – Too much political capital has been invested in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal for it to fail at the final hurdle, says Peter Petri, a professor of international finance at Brandeis University and co-author of a study on the economic …

Time to wave the white flag on TISA secrecy

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey Less than a month ago, Wikileaks posted 17 documents leaked from the secretive negotiations for a Trade in Services Agreement (TISA). New Zealand is part of the group of countries calling themselves the Really Good Friends of Services who are trying to negotiate …

Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) Core Text

Press Release – Wikileaks Today, 1500 CEST Wednesday, 1 July 2015, WikiLeaks releases a modern journalistic holy grail: the secret Core Text for the largest ‘trade deal’ in history, the TiSA (Trade In Services Agreement), whose 52 nations together comprise two-thirds of global …