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    Eurozona: ondata di cause da parte degli speculatori

    14 March 2014
    In the media

    Gli investitori stanno reclamando più di 1,7 miliardi di euro alla Grecia, la Spagna e Cipro, come pegno per il pacchetto di aiuti internazionali che ha permesso ai tre Paesi di resistere ai venti della crisi del debito.

  2. Bilateral Investment Treaties: Public interest, social and environmental policies under threat

    14 April 2011

    Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) erode the ability of governments to act in the best interests of their citizens by allowing foreign investors to sue sovereign states when governments' social, environmental and economic regulations have affected their profits. TNI, as part of the Seattle to Brussels network, is campaigning for a Just EU Investment policy that puts corporate accountability and human rights above corporate profits!

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    Report: Investor-state lawsuits worth €1.7 billion rage across Europe

    10 March 2014
    In the media

    Greece, Cyprus and Spain are facing claims from speculative investors worth more than €1.7 billion in a series of eurozone-related investor-state disputes that could spiral dramatically under a proposed EU-US trade deal known as TTIP, a new report says.

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    Multinationals en hun miljoenenclaims tegen ontwikkelingslanden

    Frank Mulder
    30 January 2015
    In the media

    Mondiaal Nieuws -Nederlandse bilaterale verdragen spelen een sleutelrol in de zaken die multinationals aanspannen tegen ontwikkelingslanden, wanneer ze menen last te hebben van nieuwe regelgeving. Meer dan 10 procent van alle bekende claims zijn gebaseerd op een Nederlands verdrag, en daarvan is driekwart ingediend door firma's die alleen met hun brievenbus in Nederland gevestigd zijn.

  5. About Trade & Investment

    06 July 2009

    TNI’s Trade & Investment project opposes the European Union’s corporate-driven trade and investment policies by providing well-researched analysis on its social and ecological impacts, supporting the development of popular campaigns and proposing alternative policies that prioritise people’s rights over corporate profits.

  6. New report shows lawyers win in free trade battles - Greens

    27 November 2012
    In the media

    A new report on how the legal industry is exploiting investment state disputes clauses in trade agreements shows why New Zealand must refuse to sign any trade agreement that includes these provisions.

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    TTIP : Les dégâts de l’arbitrage privé contre les Etats

    Thierry Brun
    13 March 2014
    In the media

    Un rapport de l’Observatoire de l’Europe industrielle et du Transnational Institute révèle les dommages causés par la procédure d’arbitrage privée entre investisseurs et Etats, souhaitée par les États-Unis et l’Union européenne dans le cadre de la négociation pour un grand marché transatlantique.

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    Arbitrages privés - Les procédures contre l'Espagne et la Grèce illustrent les risques du TTIP

    10 March 2014
    In the media

    Les procédures d'arbitrage privé initiées contre la Grèce et Chypre (en matière de dette publique) et contre l'Espagne (en matière de photovoltaïque), pour au moins 1,7 milliard d'euros, illustrent les risques de la négociation de l'accord commercial transatlantique (TTIP), a averti lundi l'organisation Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO).

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    Emile Roemer in Brazilië (slot): Tussenstop in Venezuela

    19 August 2013
    In the media

    Edgardo Lander heeft als Venezolaanse onderzoeker die verbonden is aan het Transnational Institute in Amsterdam de afgelopen tientallen jaren campagne gevoerd tegen de door de VS gepromote vrijhandelsverdragen.

  10. TTIP 'Could Prevent Tax Justice' Amid Concerns Over Corporate Courts

    19 February 2016
    In the media

    Sputnik - Any potential ratification of the controversial TTIP trade deal would play into the hands of large multinational corporations and threaten the ability of EU member states to crack down on tax evasion, new research has claimed.
     

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    Speculative investors claim at least €1.7 Bn from crisis-hit countries

    Economic Voice Staff
    11 March 2014
    In the media

    Speculative investors are claiming more than 1,7 billion Euros in compensation from Greece, Spain and Cyprus in private international tribunals – for measures implemented to deal with economic crises, a new report released today by the Transnational Institute (TNI) and Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) reveals.

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    UBS-Vivendi Tie Ignored as Bias Charges Roil Treaty Disputes

    Andrew Martin
    10 July 2013
    In the media

    When Swiss law professor Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler joined the board of UBS AG, she was sitting on international tribunals judging whether Vivendi Universal SA and another company whose shares UBS held were entitled to damages from Argentina in investment disputes.

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    Milliarden für die Geierfonds

    Alexandra Endres
    10 March 2014
    In the media

    Spekulanten verlangen enorme Entschädigungen von EU-Krisenstaaten, als Ausgleich für Verluste. Eine Studie warnt: Kommt TTIP, könnten solche Klagen zur Norm werden

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    Τα κοράκια της κρίσης

    12 March 2014
    In the media

    Αποζημιώσεις που ξεπερνούν τα 1,7 δισ. ευρώ διεκδικούν εταιρείες επενδύσεων από τις κυβερνήσεις της Ελλάδας, της Κύπρου και της Ισπανίας, σύμφωνα με τη μελέτη που έδωσαν στη δημοσιότητα δύο ευρωπαϊκά think tanks, το Transnational Institute και το Corporate Europe Observatory, η οποία καταδεικνύει τον τρόπο με τον οποίο εταιρείες, με την υποστήριξη δικηγόρων, χρησιμοποιούν τις διεθνείς επενδυτικές συμφωνίες για να εξασφαλίσουν υπερκέρδη, μηνύοντας τις κυβερνήσεις ευρωπαϊκών χωρών που μαστίζονται από την κρίση.

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    "Hienot sopat" eli Transatlanttinen vapaakauppasopimus

    12 March 2014
    In the media

    “At a time when ordinary people across Europe have been stripped of many basic social rights, it is perverse that the EU supports an international investment regime which provides VIP protection to largely speculative foreign investors.” - Cecilia Olivet, Transnational Instituten tutkija

  16. Trade & Investment Works on

    04 July 2009

    Trade & Investment works on a range of subjects and issues.

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    Treaty Disputes Roiled by Bias Charges

    Andrew Martin
    10 June 2013
    In the media

    When Swiss law professor Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler joined the board of UBS AG, she was sitting on international tribunals judging whether Vivendi Universal SA and another company whose shares UBS held were entitled to damages from Argentina in investment disputes.

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    Angriff auf die Krisenstaaten

    11 March 2014
    In the media

    Verträge machen es möglich: Banken und Hedgefonds verklagen Griechenland, Zypern und Spanien, weil die Finanzkrise ihre Gewinne schmälerte.

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    Επενδυτές κατά των χωρών της κρίσης

    10 March 2014
    In the media

    Οι προσφυγές επενδυτών κατά των χωρών της κρίσης, η δίκη του προέδρου της Μπάγερν Ούλι Χένες, αλλά και η 6η Διάσκεψη Κορυφής των Περιφερειών της ΕΕ στην Αθήνα, στο επίκεντρο της επισκόπησης.

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    Deutsche Welle: Επενδυτές κατά των χωρών της κρίσης

    10 March 2014
    In the media

    Οι προσφυγές επενδυτών κατά των χωρών της κρίσης, η δίκη του προέδρου της Μπάγερν Ούλι Χένες, αλλά και η 6η Διάσκεψη Κορυφής των Περιφερειών της ΕΕ στην Αθήνα, στο επίκεντρο της επισκόπησης, μεταδίδει η Deutsche Welle.

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