Interview with AFTINET convenor Dr Patricia Ranald about how the ISDS regime developed, the reasons why these mechanisms are so detrimental, and the impact the TPP-11 agreement could have on Australia.
Organisations representing millions of Australians wrote to Labor MPs last week asking them to implement their policies against harmful proposals including special rights for foreign investors to sue governments for millions over domestic laws.
Australian company planned was to mine tantulum, but seventeen years later, the company is suing the Egyptian government for potentially hundreds of millions of dollars after the military regime blocked plans.
India inked an Investment Cooperation and Facilitation Treaty with Brazil – the first one after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Government in December 2015 approved a new template for such bilateral pacts.
Coincidiendo con la celebración del Foro Económico Mundial en Davos 2020, la campaña ‘No a los Tratados de Comercio e Inversión ha entregado hoy en el Congreso de los Diputados, las más de 685.000 firmas recogidas durante 2019 por la iniciativa europea ‘Derechos para las personas, obligaciones para las multinacionales. Stop ISDS’.