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  1. Polluters’ Paradise

    07 December 2015
    Report

    Climate change action demands moving to an energy system based on renewables and leaving fossil fuels in the ground. International investment agreements, and particularly ISDS, stand in the way of energy transition. They limit the ability of governments to set the terms of their energy policy, including the support of renewable energy. Investment agreements such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will further empower corporations to challenge strong government action on climate change

  2. ISDS carve-out: Gus van Harten

    30 November 2015
    Multi-media

    Public talk by Professor Gus van Harten, presenting the findings of
    his recent report "An ISDS carve-out to support action on climate
    change”. 

  3. ISDS: Courting foreign investors

    • Seattle to Brussels Network (S2B), Cecilia Olivet, Marc Maes, Pia Eberhardt, Natacha Cingotti, Ante Wessels, Burghard Ilge, Peter Fuchs
    27 November 2015
    Report

    The European Commission unveiled a draft text for a chapter on investment protection and investor to state dispute settlement – now called the Investment Court System - to be included in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with the US. This new system would replace the existing investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism not only in TTIP but also in all ongoing and future EU investment negotiations.

  4. ISDS for ultimate deregulation

    John Hilary
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  5. TTIP: the new model for FTAs

    John Hilary
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  6. TTIP: corporate power grab

    John Hilary
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  7. Pressure on superstore regulations

    Dharmendra Kumar
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  8. India's new model BIT

    Dharmendra Kumar
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  9. Indonesia’s alternative approach to ISDS

    Riza Damanik
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  10. ISDS and the Costs for states

    Joseph Purugganan
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  11. ISDS and the Philip Morris Case

    Charles Santiago
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  12. ISDS and Regulatory Chill

    Charles Santiago
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  13. Structural flaws of ISDS

    Gus van Harten, Lori Wallach
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  14. Public policies under attack

    Lori Wallach
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  15. Attack on fracking ban

    Ilana Solomon, Lori Wallach
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  16. The UNASUR initiative

    Cecilia Olivet
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  17. ISDS cases in Latin America

    Cecilia Olivet
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  18. No need for ISDS

    Cecilia Olivet
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  19. Public Services under Attack

    • Thomas Fritz
    12 October 2015
    Report

    The aggressive agenda of services corporations, with regards to TTIP and CETA, pushes for far-reaching market opening in areas such as health, cultural and postal services, and water, which would allow them to enter and dominate the markets. Those in charge of EU trade negotiations are rolling out the red carpet for the services industry, with CETA and TTIP reflecting the wishlist of corporate lobbyists.

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