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Australian business community worried U.S. will ask for biologics changes in TPP certification

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in its submission to an Australian Senate committee tasked with reviewing the Trans-Pacific Partnership, expressed concern that the United States would demand that Australia take on additional commitments on biologic drugs before the agreement can enter into force for the country – citing precedent in the certification process of the two countries' bilateral free trade agreement.

Some TISA negotiators quietly raise prospect of excluding EU from deal

Some parties to the Trade in Services Agreement are beginning to explore the possibility of concluding a deal without the European Union because of questions over the EU's ability to ratify a finalized deal and its continued deadlock with the United States over new services and data flows, according to multiple sources.

U.S. rejects proposal to end Appellate Body reappointment, extend term lengths

The United States has swatted away a proposal from Brazil, India, Korea and Mexico to eliminate the reappointment process for Appellate Body members at the World Trade Organization and instead require that they serve a single term of more than four years.

EU files multifaceted appeal of Airbus compliance panel report

The European Union on Oct. 26 filed a six-part appeal of a World Trade Organization compliance panel report that last month determined the EU and certain member states have not withdrawn massive subsides to Airbus for the production of large civil aircraft.

U.S., EU take differing approaches toward a WTO fisheries subsidies agreement

The U.S. and the European Union appear to be taking different tacks on the issue of removing fisheries subsidies linked to overcapacity of vessels and overfishing, with close observers split over whether an agreement can be struck by the next WTO ministerial at the end of 2017.

Consumer groups demand carveout for data protections in TISA

European and U.S. consumer organizations are calling for the Trade in Services Agreement to include a carveout of data protection requirements, meaning that government safeguards on data flows would not be subject to the provisions of the deal.

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