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Leaked TISA text exposes US threat to privacy, data security

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 9:24 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘The US is demanding that New Zealand and other countries accept sweeping rules that would override privacy protections for digitised personal and other data’, according to Professor Jane Kelsey from the University of Auckland. More >>

South Korea Free Trade Agreement

Monday, 17 November 2014, 9:15 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘Coverage of the free trade agreement just concluded with South Korea has been all about agriculture – which is being talked up without anyone being able to see the fine print’, according to Professor Jane Kelsey, It appears the legal scrubbing ... More >>

Did Groser sell out on TPPA with nothing on agriculture?

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 10:00 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

According to the Wall Street Journal, trade minister Groser says the politicians have ‘informally “closed out” all but two major areas’ of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations. Those areas are state-owned enterprises ... More >>

"Big Debate” on TPPA is meaningless in face of a done deal

Monday, 10 November 2014, 9:08 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

Minister Groser’s “Big Debate” on TPPA is meaningless unless it comes before an agreement is signed More >>

Are TPPA Ministers Bluffing Or Could They Pull It Off?

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 2:18 pm | Professor Jane Kelsey

The statement from the ministers of the twelve countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) meeting in Sydney has just been released. More >>

Latest leak of TPPA intellectual property text confirms risk

Friday, 17 October 2014, 9:31 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

On the eve of the latest (non)round of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) yet another version of the intellectual property has found its way to Wikileaks . More >>

The TPPA’s Dirty Little Secret: How US could write NZ’s Laws

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 9:47 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

A new website launched today ( http://tppnocertification.org/ ) has exposed what University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey calls ‘the dirty little secret of the TPPA’. More >>

Can Obama Achieve Checkmate for TPPA by November?

Monday, 14 July 2014, 10:37 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘The most opaque round of talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement to date ended in Ottawa yesterday. The odds of President Obama achieving his goal of a meaningful document by the APEC leaders’ summit in November hangs in the balance’, according ... More >>

TISA trade talks will lock NZ into finance rules behind GFC

Friday, 20 June 2014, 10:36 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘While our eyes have been focused on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), the New Zealand government has been negotiating an equally secretive deal with 22 other, mainly rich, countries’, said Auckland University law professor Jane Kelsey. More >>

Singapore ministerial shows NZ likely to pay price for TPPA

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 10:11 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘At the end of a two-day ministerial meeting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in Singapore it seems clearer than ever that New Zealand stands to get almost nothing if they do reach a deal, and we will pay a very high price in return’, ... More >>

TPPA secrecy scales bizarre new heights

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 9:35 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘The government has maintained an absurd veil of secrecy over the negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and it keeps getting worse’, according to University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey. More >>

Obama’s Japan trip brings more bad news for Tim Groser

Sunday, 27 April 2014, 6:32 pm | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘Tim Groser’s ambitions for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement were dealt yet another blow with US President Obama failing to secure a deal on agriculture during his trip to Japan this week’, said Professor Jane Kelsey from the University ... More >>

FTA steals a march on NZ and US on agriculture in TPPA

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 12:13 pm | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘Australia appears to have stolen a march on New Zealand and other parties to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement by concluding its longstanding negotiations for a free trade agreement with Japan overnight’, according to Professor Jane Kelsey, ... More >>

One more time, PM: Parliament does not get to ratify TPPA

Monday, 31 March 2014, 3:37 pm | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘How many times do the Prime Minister and other members of the government have to be hauled up for misrepresenting the role of Parliament in making treaties, especially the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement’, asked Professor Jane Kelsey from the ... More >>

Out of the TPPA frying pan, into the EU-FTA fire?

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 3:18 pm | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘The National government is striking a brick wall in getting major concessions on dairy from the US and Japan in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). It will have an equal or greater battle in its plans for a free trade agreement with ... More >>

TPPA Singapore meet ends with a whimper, not a roar

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 9:00 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘The ministerial meeting of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade ministers ended with a whimper in Singapore today’, said University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey, who is observing the meeting. More >>

Crunch time for National - Jane Kelsey on TPPA

Monday, 24 February 2014, 10:46 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

‘The introduction of the plain packaging legislation this month highlighted the added risks that the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) poses to New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 strategy’, said Professor Jane Kelsey, who has written ... More >>

TPPA deal should not be possible without US “Fast Track”

Monday, 24 February 2014, 9:13 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

There is strong disagreement between the twelve parties negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement about whether a deal can be struck without the US President having fast-track authority, otherwise known as Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), ... More >>

TPPA Ministers set to make crucial IP decisions this weekend

Friday, 21 February 2014, 3:43 pm | Professor Jane Kelsey

The intellectual property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement that Wikileaks posted in November signalled over 100 areas of disagreement. Those ‘square brackets’ have been rapidly disappearing in the lead-up to the ministerial meeting ... More >>

Ministers must respond to call for release of the TPPA text

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 10:39 am | Professor Jane Kelsey

Seven countries’ senior legislators call for release of the TPPA text, Ministers must respond ‘There has been unprecedented call today from senior legislators in seven countries for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement text to be released before ... More >>

 

 

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