Investment Protection

General introduction

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.

24 June 2015

Bruised ‘Fast-track’ scrapes past US Senate, as outcry mirrored on both sides of the Atlantic

US Congress and European Parliament both wide-awake to trade concerns more

10 June 2015

Accusations fly as EPP & S&D exchange fire over TTIP-vote postponement, but both are to blame.

In the end, citizens won’t be fooled by political posturing argues Yannick Jadot, INTA coordinator, more

05 June 2015

Distorted facts, blatant lies: business group's big push to get ISDS through

Emails by lobby firm BUSINESSEUROPE to MEPs sowing disinformation ahead of crucial TTIP vote more

27 May 2015

Author of German ISDS-reform report criticises stance of Commission & German Ministry.

Smoke and mirrors “reform” agenda sowing confusion – clearing way for ISDS in TTIP. more

06 May 2015

Commission scrambles to hold on to ISDS, as never-ending “consultation process” set to continue.

Public rejection of exclusive investor-rights not deterring plans to fix the unfixable. more

28 April 2015

Global Day of Action against TTIP, CETA and TiSA

Greens joined hundreds of rallies staged worldwide as citizens say NO to controversial trade deals more

20 April 2015

ISDS: Some battles won, but a long road ahead

Vote results in the European Parliament may indicate the tide is beginning to turn for investor-rights more

07 April 2015

Crucial “red lines” crossed: why I voted against the TTIP-opinion

Pascal Durand discusses the opinion of the Committee for Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO) more

16 March 2015

Trade secrets can harm your health, your environment, your career

The European Parliament is now discussing a draft proposal of the European Commission to establish a EU directive on trade secrets. Right now the protection of trade secrets is left up to Member States. more

03 March 2015

Watch: Sen. Elisabeth Warren slams investor rights clause

"Giving foreign corporations special rights to challenge our laws outside of our legal system would be a bad deal." more

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