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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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    Experts warn Myanmar about risks with investment treaties

    31 မေလ 2013
    In the media

    International experts have warned that the use of investment treaty ‘Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)’ for attracting foreign investments into Myanmar is risky as it grants the investors the right to initiate dispute settlement proceedings against the government under international laws.

  4. 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.

     
  5. 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.

  6. Profiting from injustice

    • Cecilia Olivet, Pia Eberhardt
    27 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2012
    Report

    A small club of international law firms, arbitrators and financial speculators are fuelling an investment arbitration boom that is costing taxpayers billions of dollars and preventing legislation in the public interest.

  7. Discover the dark side of Investment

    27 ဇွန်လ 2012
    Article

    Introduction to the international investment regime, including key facts, links to useful resources and ideas for action.

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    Video: The Dark Side of Investment Agreements

    Cecilia Olivet
    30 မေလ 2012
    Multi-media

    An animation which exposes how people are paying the costs of corporate lawsuits under international investment agreements.

       
  9. The Dark Side of Investment Agreements

    Cecilia Olivet
    16 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2011
    Article

    Signing international investment treaties, in the hope of attracting foreign investments, has been a central strategy for governments looking to improve economic development. The less known side of this story is that by signing investment treaties, governments are giving away the sovereign right to regulate in the interest of people and the environment. They also expose themselves to the risk of spending millions in law suits that could have been used to serve public needs. It’s time that the dark side of investment is put under the spotlight.

  10. Does the EU-Malaysia FTA undermine government policy space to regulate?

    29 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2011
    Multi-media

    Charles Santiago, MP from Malaysia, discusses the dangers of EU-Malaysia FTA, particularly due to the inclusion of an investment protection chapter. 

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    Global Investment Rules: Threat to Democracy and the Environment

    29 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2011
    Multi-media

    Around the world, citizens have been mobilizing to defend their environment and economic sovereignty from transnational corporations, but there is another threat lurking in the shadows that can ride roughshod over our rights. A video of the Network for Justice in Global Investment in collaboration with the Transnational Institute.

  12. The implications of international investment treaties

    29 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2011
    Article

    Gus Van Harten discusses specific cases of investor-to-state arbitration to highlight what are the key problems with international investment treaties. How developing countries are being impacted by investment disputes and what the role is of lawyers and experts in promoting a growing international arbitration industry.

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    Legalised Profiteering?

    03 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2011
    Policy briefing

    The secretive and lucrative world of international investment arbitration has enriched a small coterie of multi-billion dollar international firms, which actively promote and even help finance litigations against states and have fought fiercely to prevent changes to an unjust international investment regime.

  14. ASEAN Regional Forum on Investment (21-22 September, Manila)

    22 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2011
    Article

    Between 20 and 21 September 2011, 40 ASEAN campaigners and experts met in Manila to share knowledge and experiences, articulate common strategies and discuss alternatives to the current investment regime. 

  15. European Parliament resolution on international investment not strong enough

    Seattle to Brussels Network (S2B)
    07 ဧပြီလ 2011
    Article

    Statement by the Seattle to Brussels network about the resolution of the European Parliament on international investment.

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    Change EU investment policy - now is the time!

    • Seattle-to-Brussels network (S2B)
    31 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2011
    Policy briefing

    Bilateral investment treaties (BITs) allow transnational corporations to by-pass domestic courts and sue sovereign states - costing tax payers millions in legal expenses and preventing governments from acting in the best interests of their citizens.

  17. Pietje Vervest

    Profile
    Programmes Director

    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.  

  18. Mining for El Salvador's Gold... In Washington

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    19 သြဂုတ်လ 2010
    Article

    An international tribunal gives the green light to a lawsuit brought by two companies attempting to overcome strong public and government resistance to their destructive gold mining.

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    Reclaiming Public Interest in Europe's International Investment Policy

    • Seattles to Brussels Network
    07 ဇူလိုင်လ 2010
    Report

    A clear and plain language guide to the EU's neoliberal investment regime, explaining both the social and environmental costs of  prying open poor, vulnerable countries' economies, as well as outlining a number of ethical alternatives.

  20. Lucía Bárcena

    Profile
    Project Officer

    Lucia Barcena joined TNI in March 2019. She is a Spanish-Mexican who has specialized in trade and investment policies and in monitoring and evaluation. She holds a Masters Degree in International Cooperation for Development from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Before joining TNI she worked as the trade campaigner for Ecologistas en Accion in Spain. Also, she has worked as an...

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