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  1. Taxes on trial

    • Claire Provost
    15 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2016
    Paper

    Demands for tax justice have resounded worldwide, with growing anger at the tax practices of corporations such as Google and Starbucks. Yet trade and investment agreements are already constraining the ability of governments to impose fair tax deals and with the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) this could become worse.

  2. Central and Eastern European countries at the crossroads

    • Pietje Vervest, Cecilia Olivet
    26 ဇွန်လ 2015
    Report

    Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries find themselves at a crossroad regarding their investment protection policies with the US. This briefing provides evidence that shows that including investment arbitration in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will worsen the capacity for CEE governments to regulate.

  3. TTIP Why the Rest of the World should Beware

    • Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    03 ဇွန်လ 2015
    Paper

    Why should human rights, environmental and consumer advocate organizations all over the world that are working toward a world different from the corporate-led neoliberal dogma, pay special attention to TTIP?

  4. Lawyers subverting the public interest

    • Cecilia Olivet, Pietje Vervest, Pia Eberhardt, Fabian Flues
    15 ဧပြီလ 2015
    Policy briefing

    In response to growing public criticism of international investment law, a new lobby group has emerged, EFILA, seeking to influence European officials. This briefing exposes how EFILA represents an attempt by the arbitration industry to fend off much-needed reforms in order to protect a highly lucrative business.

  5. International Investment Agreements Under Scrutiny

    04 မတ်လ 2015
    Report

    Citizens and policy makers around the world are increasingly questioning the trade agreement system, especially the investor-state dispute settlement mechanism (ISDS) that enables foreign investors to bypass the legal system of host states and sue governments before private tribunals for any policy, democratically passed law, or judgment of a court that adversely affects them.

     
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    Investment Package

    09 မေလ 2014
    Report

    A package of TNI's best publications on Trade and Investment

     
  7. Civil society call for full transparency about the EU-US trade negotiations

    14 မတ်လ 2014
    Article

    Civil society organisations are writing to express deep concerns about the lack of transparency around the ongoing trade talks on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). They call on The European Commission to open the negotiation process to the public, by releasing the negotiating mandate, documents submitted by the EU, and negotiating texts.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. S2B refutes European Commission’s defense of controversial investor-to-state dispute settlement

    20 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2014
    Article

    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). The Seattle to Brussels Network responds to the arguments and the Commission’s proposals to amend the flaws in the ISDS system.

  11. 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.

  12. Ditch treaties that bite

    Fiona Dove, Ronald Gijsbertsen, Danielle Hirsch
    06 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2013
    Article

    South Africa is moving away from international investment treaties towards a new framework for investment protection based on domestic law. Contrary to some opinions, there are cogent arguments in favour of this approach.

  13. 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).

         
  14. 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.

  15. A transatlantic corporate bill of rights

    03 ဇွန်လ 2013
    Policy briefing

    This briefing analyses leaked proposals for so-called investor-state dispute settlement under the proposed EU-US deal and reveals a determined lobby campaign from industry lobby groups and law firms to grant unprecedented rights to corporations to sue governments for legislation and regulations that interfere with their profits.

  16. 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]

  17. Challenging the investment arbitration industry

    Cecilia Olivet, Pia Eberhardt
    12 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2013
    Article

    During the CELAC-EU President Summit in Chile, some Latin American governments rejected the inclusion in the final declaration of the proposed EU wording in support of providing foreign investors legal certainty. To understand why, we need to look at the industry behind investment arbitration.

     
  18. Intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaties

    • Cecilia Olivet
    01 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2013
    Policy briefing

    Corporations in Western Europe are suing Central and Eastern European countries at international arbitration tribunals through a vast web of intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs). Yet while the European Commission has questioned the validity of these BITs, Netherlands, Germany, and the UK, oppose their termination.

  19. 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.

  20. Investment arbitrators' inner circle

    29 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2012
    Article

    Interactive web showing the number of times the elite 15 arbitrators have sat side by side in investment arbitration panels.

     

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