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May 20th at 10:00am CDT - May 27th at 11:00am CDT

TTIP 2.0 and Regulatory Cooperation - What lobbyists and regulators have in store for us

To watch a recording of the May 20 webinar on YouTube, please click here

To watch a recording of the May 27 webinar on YouTube, please click here

Little is known about the EU-U.S. trade talks on a "TTIP 2.0" that were launched in 2018. The EU Commission has heavily scaled back transparency efforts and is effectively shielding the negotiations from public scrutiny.

Part I: Threats to democracy | May 20, 5 p.m. CET / 11 a.m. EDT

Moderator: Max Bank (LobbyControl)
Speakers: Laura Große (LobbyControl), Alessa Hartmann (PowerShift)

Part I of the webinar series introduces the concept of regulatory cooperation and outlines the threats the mechanism poses to our basic democratic ground rules, as well as the specific risks of the envisaged EU-U.S. agreement on "conformity assessment."

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Part II: Undue Influence – Lobby attacks on protection levels | May 27, 5 p.m. CET / 11 a.m. EDT

Moderator: Laura Große (LobbyControl)
Speakers: Kenneth Haar (Corporate Europe Observatory), Sharon A. Treat (Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy)

Part II of the webinar series shows the longstanding efforts by lobby groups and trade regulators to attack the precautionary principle and protective standards under the veil of "sound science," as well as the current shape of these attacks in the context of TTIP 2.0.

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This two-part webinar is hosted by Lobby Control, PowerShift, Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) and IATP.