Investment Protection

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TTIP covers many issues that impact citizens across the EU and USA. In this section you'll find articles, analysis and opinion pieces covering a range of concerns, themes and issues. Use the filter buttons to choose particular themes or languages.

12 October 2017

Multilateral Investment Court: Commission suggests counter-claims by states may be possible

Statement by DG Trade official reveals internal debate on controversial new court more

06 September 2017

Controversial investment tribunals sent to Europe’s highest court

ECJ ruling could have significant impact on EU trade policy, far beyond the CETA agreement with Canada more

26 June 2017

EU-Japan leaks: backroom deal reignites trade agreements battle

Environmental and democratic issues prompt new concerns, echoing TTIP/CETA more

16 May 2017

EU court rules Singapore FTA ‘cannot be concluded without the participation of the Member States.’

ECJ ruling on Singapore FTA will have significant impact on existing and future trade deals more

08 December 2016

First negative vote on CETA shows it’s no plain sailing through EU parliament

Worker's rights and inequality cited as reasons CETA ‘far from progressive’ in committee vote more

27 October 2016

“CETA or we are doomed”? We don't buy it.

Plucky little Wallonia might be making headlines this week, but free trade deals are causing upset across the western world. And with good reason. more

21 September 2016

Legal doubt, political concerns, overshadow CETA-TTIP ahead of Bratislava Summit

Less than half of EU countries pen letter of support for both deals as TTIP set to be put on ice more

06 September 2016

TTIP: dead or dormant?

A week of ministerial criticisms have almost undone the TTIP talks. Or so we are to believe. more

06 July 2016

European Parliament TTIP "red lines" being ignored by Commission new report finds

Over 65 public interest organisations pen letter to President Martin Schulz warning him that the Commission is failing to comply with Parliament’s 2015 Resolution more

08 June 2016

CETA: Luxembourg parliament resolution demands legal clarification, not ready to vote on deal

Overwhelming majority back resolution, including Juncker’s own party and the government more

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