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 (TTIP).…
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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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