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  1. Walden Bello

    Profile
    Associate

    Author of more than 14 books, Bello was awarded the Right Livelihood Award (also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize) in 2003 for "... outstanding efforts in educating civil society about the effects of corporate globalisation, and how alternatives to it can be implemented." Bello has been described by the Economist as the man “who popularised a new term: deglobalisation.”...

  2. Manuel Perez Rocha

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha

    Profile
    Associate

    Manuel Perez Rocha is an Associate Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies, and regular contributor to TNI's Alternative Regionalisms programme who has been associated with TNI since 1996 when he began work on EU-Latin America relations.

  3. Putting a spotlight on the arbitration industry

    Cecilia Olivet
    29 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2012
    Article

    Profiting from Injustice report reveals that the legal arbitration industry have strong vested interests in supporting an unjust international investment regime.

  4. A Response To The Critics Of “Profiting From Injustice”

    Cecilia Olivet, Pia Eberhardt
    04 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2013
    Article

    Authors of TNI and Corporate European Observatory's Profiting from Injustice report answer the critiques  made by arbitrators and investment lawyers.

  5. Beginners Guide to Trade

    • Cecilia Olivet, Pietje Vervest, Giorgina Garibotto et al.
    01 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2013
    Report

    This beginners' guide provides a critical perspective on EU’s trade and investment policies and the business interests they serve. TNI worked on the guide with a Europe-wide network of trade activists, belonging to the Seattle to Brussels network.

  6. The EU trade and Investment Agenda: quashing the aspirations of the Arab Spring?

    • Roeline Knottnerus
    26 မတ်လ 2013
    Paper

    The EU's launch of negotiations for Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (DCFTAs) with four Arab countries in transition – Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia - looks set to entrench an economic model that was one of the root causes of the Arab Spring.

  7. Arbitrators’ Role in the Recent Investment Arbitration Boom

    Cecilia Olivet, Pia Eberhardt
    27 မတ်လ 2013
    Article

    In the 2012 report Profiting from Injustice, jointly published by Corporate Europe Observatory and the Transnational Institute, we boldly asserted that law firms, arbitrators and third-party funders have, over the past two decades, helped maintain an investor-biased arbitration system and have fuelled the rise in investor-state disputes.[1]

  8. Leaked mandate for EU-US free trade deal opens floodgate to multi-million Euro lawsuits by corporations

    05 ဇွန်လ 2013
    Press release

    The proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the US will open the floodgate to multi-million Euro lawsuits from corporations challenging democratic policies to protect the environment and public health, argues a new briefing by Corporate Europe Observatory and the Transnational Institute.

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    UBS-Vivendi Tie Ignored as Bias Charges Roil Treaty Disputes

    Andrew Martin
    10 ဇူလိုင်လ 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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    How the U.S.-EU Trade Deal would Grant Sweeping Corporate Privileges

    14 ဇူလိုင်လ 2013
    In the media

    The Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) is in trouble. Report after report has indicated that the massive U.S.-EU deal is on shaky ground now that the NSA spying scandal has fueled European privacy concerns and botched the hopes of U.S. telecommunications firms to use the deal to downsize data privacy protections.

  11. A Brave New Transatlantic Partnership

    04 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2013
    Report

    A report by the Seattle to Brussels Network demystifies the alleged economic benefits of the deal and exposes how it could harm people, the environment and the economy on both sides of the Atlantic.

  12. EU-US trade deal will lead to a race to the bottom where only big business wins, warns new report

    04 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2013
    Press release

    A report by the Seattle to Brussels Network demystifies the alleged economic benefits of the deal and exposes how it could harm people, the environment and the economy on both sides of the Atlantic.

  13. Nuclear Phase-Out put to the test

    • Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder, Rhea Tamara Hoffmann
    08 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2013
    Policy briefing

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall filed request for arbitration at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), after Germany’s decision to phase out nuclear energy.

  14. The Lobbyists' Charter

    11 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2013
    Article
     

    A list of the granted powers to industry lobyists, practically restricting democratic decision-making now and in the future through the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

         
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    Vrijhandelsakkoorden stellen belang bedrijfsleven boven dat van burgers

    23 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2013
    In the media

    Op 18 oktober hebben de Europese Unie en Canada tot verrassing van velen een vrijhandelsakkoord ondertekend. Een soortgelijk akkoord tussen de EU en de VS is in de maak. Volgens het onlangs verschenen rapport 'Profiting from injustice', is er de laatste twee decennia sprake van "de stille opkomst van een machtig investeringsregime dat honderden landen heeft verstrikt in een systeem dat bedrijfswinsten boven mensenrechten en het milieu stelt."

  16. Trade: time for a new vision

    26 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2013
    Report

    For fairer and more democratic societies, people need to claim control over the EU’s trade and investment policy processes. We need to change EU’s trade and investment policies and the way in which decisions are made.

  17. Crash Course: Understanding the EU Investment Agenda

    11 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2013
  18. No fracking way

    • Pietje Vervest, Timothé Feodoroff, Giorgina Garibotto et al.
    06 မတ်လ 2014
    Policy briefing

    A briefing that explores how a trade agreement currently being negotiated between the US and the EU could open the way to multi-billion euro lawsuits from companies wanting to expand “fracking” for shale gas and oil.

  19. New report reveals how the EU-US trade deal risks expanding fracking

    06 မတ်လ 2014
    Press release

    A trade deal between the EU and the US risks opening the backdoor for the expansion of fracking in Europe and the US, reveals a new report released today (Thursday, March 6) [1].

  20. Profiting from Crisis

    • Cecilia Olivet, Pia Eberhardt
    07 မတ်လ 2014
    Report

    Corporations, backed by lawyers, use international investment agreements to scavenge for profits by suing Europe’s crisis countries. While speculators making risky investments are protected, ordinary people have no such protection and – through harsh austerity policies – are being stripped of basic social rights.

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