EU Investment Policy

Commission consultation on investor rights in TTIP makes a mockery of democracy

Campaigners from the Seattle to Brussels Network (S2B) have criticised the European Commission’s consultation on investor rights in the proposed EU-US trade deal (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP) as a mockery of democracy aimed at selling its pro-industry...
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EU Investment Policy

Profiting from Crisis

How corporations and lawyers are scavenging profits from Europe’s crisis countries Cecilia Olivet & Pia Eberhardt Corporations, backed by lawyers, use international investment agreements to scavenge for profits by suing Europe’s crisis countries. While speculators making risky investments are...
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EU Investment Policy

S2B refutes European Commission’s defense of controversial investor-to-state dispute settlement

The European Commission recently issued two papers to address growing concerns among civil society and the wider general public over inclusion of the increasingly controversial investor-state dispute settlement mechanism (ISDS) in the EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Protection agreement...
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