EU Investment Policy

Unacceptable compromise amendment on ISDS in TTIP – still allows investors to sue States at private tribunals.

Today in the European parliament, Social Democrats (S&D) and conservatives (EPP) agreed to let investors sue States in private tribunals. The two main groups reached a compromised on the controversial Investor to State dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism, endorsing the reform…
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S2B welcomes infringement proceedings against intra-EU BITS

The Seattle to Brussels network welcomes the European Commission's decision to initiate infringement proceedings against five Member States, requesting them to terminate their intra-EU bilateral investment treaties. The Commission requested Austria, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Sweden to bring the…
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