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Comment: The Advocate General’s opinion on the Singapore FTA is a pyrrhic victory for Europe’s trade-sceptics

  If the Court of Justice rules on the lines offered by the European Court of Justice’s Advocate-General’s opinion released on 21 December 2016, the EU will not be able to sign modern trade agreements that include namely social and environmental standards, writes Christofer Fjellner.   Last October’s debacle during which Wallonia …

Canada and CETA ECJ Singapore

CETA: Dutch MPs call on Commission to wait for Singapore CJEU verdict before applying Canadian deal provisionally

Members of the upper and lower house of the Dutch parliament have called on the Commission to wait for the verdict of the Court of Justice of the EU before applying CETA ‘”provisionally” and to clarify the notion of what timeframe the notion of “provisional” entails.   CETA, the EU …