BITs that bite into budgets: will the EP let private lawyers decide?

Public discussion of civil society with MEPs, Council & Commission Tuesday, February 26th 2013, – Résidence Palace – International Press Centre, Brussels – The European Union has acquired exclusive competence to negotiate international investment agreements such as Bilateral Investment Treaties…
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Intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaties – A test for European Solidarity

Corporations in Western Europe are suing Central and Eastern European countries at international arbitration tribunals through a vast web of intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs). Yet while the European Commission has questioned the validity of these BITs, Netherlands, Germany, and…
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