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14 Amendments of Pascal DURAND related to 2015/2233(INI)

Amendment 20 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point a - point ii
ii. to ensure that before considering the removal of barriers, the agreement seeks to create a level playing field in the services sector, and has as its main objective to highlight and maintain the existing and future high level of protection of consumers, workers and the environment enshrined in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU);
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 27 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point a - point iii
iii. to ensure that the TiSA provides reciprocal access, notwithstanding the right of countries to adopt regulations which are duly justified on public policy grounds; to ensure that the combination of domestic regulation and transparency annexes will not lead to a regulatory chill effect; to oppose any proposals calling for the mandatory submission of legislative proposals to third parties prior to their publication;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 39 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point a - point iii a (new)
iiia. as regards consumer protection to ensure that the TiSA agreement follows the principle that no consumer has less protection nor less information online than offline
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 43 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point b - point i
i. to ensure that the negotiations maintain and strengthen the fundamental role played by public services andEU withdraws from the TISA negotiations if there is no clear and explicit undertaking by the parties to exclude all current and future services of general interest as well as services of general economic interest, in the European Union, which provide an essential safety net for citizens and contribute to social cohesion, growth and employment; cluding but not limited to water production, distribution and treatment, health services, social services, social security systems, educational, cultural and audio- visual services;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 51 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point b - point ii
ii. to maintain the Member States’ freedom to regulate those services at all levels and to provide, commission and fund public services in compliance with the Treatiesensure that European, national, regional and local authorities retain the full right to regulate those services and to introduce, adopt, maintain or repeal any measures with regard to the commissioning, organisation, funding and provision of public services; to apply this exclusion irrespective of how the public services are provided and funded;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 64 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point c - point i
i. to ensure that a positive list of services ready to be placed on the market is presented by the Union for both market access and national treatment, in order to protect those services not explicitly referred to from being opened up to competition;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 73 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point c - point ii
ii. to ensure that the negotiations comply with the new directives on public procurement and concessions, in particular as regards the definition of public-public cooperation, exclusions and SME access, sustainability criteria and SME access, as well as with the thresholds below which these directives do not apply;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 77 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point c - point iii
iii. to ensure reciprocity in the mutual recognition of professional qualifications, in particular by establishing a legal framework, and that mobility is promoted by making it easier for professionals in the sectors covered by the agreement to obtain visas, without compromising the application of the general interest rules laid down by the competent authorities;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 80 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point c - point iv
iv. to ensure that transparent and effective measures in line with the Charter of Fundamental Rights are put in place to protect consumers against fraudulent online commercial practices; to make sure that consumers will be protected at home, when they travel and when they shop online, and that they will benefit from easy access to dispute resolution mechanisms and effective resolution dispute;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 84 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point c - point iv a (new)
iva. to ensure that the agreement promotes interoperability of eGovernment services within and between signatory countries and access for all citizens to such services;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 85 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point c - point iv b (new)
ivb. to ensure that the agreement allows consumers to use any terminal equipment and firmware of their choice, and that consumers can modify that equipment and any firmware installed on such equipment; to ensure also that services are provided in a technologically neutral manner;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 102 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point d a (new)
da) as regards network information security i. to ensure that high levels of network information security are maintained, inter alia the promotion of prevention and hardening of IT security measures, including end-to-end encryption and ensuring liability for software manufacturers for not repairing and disclosing security vulnerabilities or for not exercising due diligence when creating their software;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 103 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point d b (new)
db) as regards open software i. to ensure that signatory countries can require transfer of or access to open source software code and that they can initiate public procurement tenders with free of charge and open source software as a prerequisite;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO
Amendment 104 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 - point d c (new)
dc) as regards telecom services i. to ensure that there are no additional requirements that would constitute exceptions from the users right to terminals of their choice, irrespective of the end-user’s or provider’s location or the location, origin or destination of the service, information or content, via their internet access service;
2015/10/19
Committee: IMCO