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As we've noted before, corporate sovereignty -- known more formally as investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) -- has emerged as the most contentious element of the transatlantic trade deal TAFTA/TTIP, currently being negotiated.
La clausola ISDS che potrebbe venir introdotta nel Trattato Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership si basa giuridicamente sui cosiddetti Trattati Bilaterali di Investimento (Tbi), accordi stipulati tra due governi per fissare le condizioni sugli investimenti esteri delle società private dei due paesi, alle quali vengono garantiti tutti gli strumenti legali necessari per far valere il proprio “diritto al profitto” a discapito di tutele sociali, economiche ed ambientali per i cittadini.
Ttip, Icsid e Tisa. Ovvero il “corrispettivo economico della Nato”, il Tribunale del “diritto al profitto” e un accordo di privatizzazione dei servizi pubblici che sarebbe dovuto rimanere segreto almeno per altri cinque anni.
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We call on the institutions of the European Union and its member states to stop the negotiations with the USA on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and not to ratify the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada.
Luciana Ghiotto is an associate researcher with the Transnational Institute (TNI) and specialises on trade and investment. She is a researcher in CONICET-Argentina, and Professor of International Political Economy at Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM). Ms Ghiotto is also a member of ATTAC Argentina and coordinator of the Assembly Argentina Better Without Free Trade Agreements.
Howard Wachtel is a former TNI fellow and an expert on the financialisation of the global economy who foresaw the financial crisis long before it struck in autumn 2008. His book in 2003 Street of Dreams. Boulevard of Broken Hearts: Wall Street's First Century (London: Pluto Press) is a widely respected history of the infamous New York street. Howard was the first co-ordinator of TNI's...
Sinds de zomer van 2013 onderhandelt de Europese Unie met de Verenigde Staten over het grootste vrijhandelsakkoord ooit, het Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP). Maar die onderhandelingen vinden plaats achter hermetisch gesloten deuren. Deel vier van een reeks artikelen over het vrijhandelsverdrag TTIP.
Hilde van der Pas joined the 'Economic Justice, Corporate Power and Alternatives' programme in July 2011. She has a BA degree in journalism and a MA in International Relations from the University of Amsterdam.
Associate Myriam Vander Stichele has been monitoring international trade negotiations and agreements since 1990, both at a regional and global level. She is an advisor to many NGOs whose indepth research on investment agreements and policies, and private investor strategies has sparked many international campaigns....
Pietje Vervest is an economic anthropologist. She has specialised in the European Union's trade and investment agenda and in the international investment regime.
At TNI she coordinates the Economic Justice Programme and the Myanmar in Focus Programme, is part of the Coordination Group of the Seattle to Brussels network and is the European anchor of the Asia-Europe People's Forum.
Cecilia Olivet is a social scientist who specialises in the European Union's trade and investment agenda and the international investment regime. Cecilia is Uruguayan, has a BA degree in International Relations from Universidad de la República in Uruguay and an MA in International Politics and East Asia from Warwick University, UK. In 2005, she joined TNI where she is part of the Economic...