16 May '17, 10am

Ruling on E.U. Trade Deals Retains Hurdle in

Photo The container port in Singapore last month. The decision by the European Union’s highest court affirmed that all the national parliaments of the bloc must have a say in trade deals. Credit Roslan Rahman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images LONDON — The European Union ’s highest court ruled on Tuesday that a 2014 trade deal with Singapore could not be approved without permission from the parliaments of the bloc’s 28 members, leaving in place an obstacle to future trade negotiations — including talks with Britain over its withdrawal from the union. European Union authorities have concluded many aspects of trade deals on their own, and the ruling on Tuesday mostly supported that approach. Yet in maintaining the status quo, the court also made clear that parts of trade agreements, particularly those that concern investment, are contingent on approval by national governmen...

Full article: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/16/business/economy/europ...

Tweets

Ruling on E.U. Trade Deals Retains a Hurdle for...

nytimes.com 16 May '17, 10am

Photo The container port in Singapore last month. The decision by the European Union’s highest court affirmed that all the...

Ruling on E.U. Trade Deals Retains Hurdle in ‘B...

nytimes.com 16 May '17, 11am

Photo The container port in Singapore last month. The decision by the European Union’s highest court affirmed that all the...

Ruling on EU Trade Deals Retains a Hurdle for '...

nytimes.com 16 May '17, 11am

Photo The container port in Singapore last month. The decision by the European Union’s highest court affirmed that all the...

EU court ruling on Singapore trade deal could be good for UK's Brexit talks

EU court ruling on Singapore trade deal could b...

cityam.com 16 May '17, 11am

UK business leaders have welcomed a European court ruling which could pave the way for slightly smoother EU trade talks ah...

EU court ruling on Singapore trade deal is vict...

greenpeace.org 16 May '17, 10am

Following this verdict on the EU trade deal with Singapore , Greenpeace calls on the European Commission to ensure transpa...

EU countries to decide on Singapore trade deal

EU countries to decide on Singapore trade deal

bbc.co.uk 16 May '17, 9am

Image copyright AFP Image caption The EU-Singapore deal is the bloc's most ambitious trade agreement in South-East Asia An...

Singapore trade deal cannot be concluded by EU ...

euractiv.com 16 May '17, 8am

The European Union will have to secure approval from national parliaments in order to finalise a free trade deal with Sing...

Could EU-Singapore trade ruling slow down Brexit?

dw.com 16 May '17, 9am

UK opposition leader Corbyn unclear on Brexit status The opposition Labour Party's position on Brexit remains confusing af...

"EU Court Says Singapore Trade Deal Needs Natio...

nytimes.com 16 May '17, 8am

BRUSSELS — The top EU court ruled on Tuesday that a free trade agreement between the European Union and Singapore cannot f...

Singapore trade deal cannot be concluded by EU ...

euractiv.com 16 May '17, 8am

ClientEarth trade lawyer Laurens Ankersmit said: “The Court’s Opinion reaffirms the critical role of member states in the ...

ECJ sets precedent for Brexit with ruling on EU...

ft.com 16 May '17, 9am

All the benefits of Standard Digital, plus: Unlimited access to all content Instant Insights column for comment and analys...

EU Singapore ruling charts possible Brexit path

ft.com 16 May '17, 1pm

All the benefits of Standard Digital, plus: Unlimited access to all content Instant Insights column for comment and analys...

Not so fast - EU court ensures 32 vetoes on Bre...

uk.finance.yahoo.com 16 May '17, 8pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain may have to wait - and hope - for every single one of its European Union neighbours to give f...

'We are RIGHT to be leaving!' Brexit campaigners blast European trade deal veto ruling

'We are RIGHT to be leaving!' Brexit campaigner...

express.co.uk 16 May '17, 4pm

"In policy terms, the UK government will want to consider whether it moderates its ambition for the agreement to those mat...

Early gains seen for Singapore in EU court ruli...

forexfactory.com 17 May '17, 3am

SINGAPORE can look to scoring early gains from a top European Union court ruling on a free-trade pact that the city-state ...