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.

19 May 2016

Leak reveals five EU governments propose new intra-EU ISDS mechanism

Germany, France, Austria amongst nations pushing for increased investor privileges more

26 April 2016

European mayors, councillors sign statement against new generation trade deals

Barcelona Declaration calls for suspension of TTIP, TiSA talks, and to halt CETA ratification more

22 April 2016

Open letter to President Obama

Re: Hannover Industrial Fair Visit, April 23 2016 more

14 March 2016

EU "will have to concede” to seal TTIP deal warn US campaigners

USTR’s push for consistency in sister deals TPP & TTIP leave little room for negotiation say former state-legislator Sharon Treat & trade campaigner Melinda St. Louis more

18 February 2016

Ding ding! TTIP: Round 12- what you need to know

The EU and US step back into the ring on Monday- but all bets are off on whether either side can deliver in 2016. more

22 October 2015

UN Special Rapporteur calls for ISDS to be abolished

ISDS violates countries’ binding human rights commitments and is in conflict with international law says UN expert more

13 October 2015

TTIP in Austria- national Green perspectives

In the first in the series we look at the TTIP campaign in Austria, which has one of the lowest acceptance-levels for TTIP in Europe according to the polls. So what stirred public opposition? Sebastian Wedl reports more

21 September 2015

ANALYSIS: Does the Commission’s new proposal mark the end of ISDS?

Examining the key points under the new ‘International Court System’ in TTIP more

16 September 2015

ISDS is dead! Long live ISDS!

New acronym in play but old private courts for investors remain intact more

09 July 2015

TTIP resolution pushed through, as dishonesty wins the day in the European Parliament

Final vote comes to 436 in favour, 241 against, with citizen concerns largely dropped from text. more