Up until now, Australia has never agreed to provide American investors with access to Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS), whereas Canada has. In total Canada has faced 35 challenges. Australia has been subjected to only one case.
Under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), multinational corporations will be able to sue the Australian Government in secret corporate courts over laws that protect our health, environment and workers’ rights.
Changes to Australian food labelling laws provide consumers with an increased understanding of the origin of their food. The challenge Australia faces is to ensure compliance with foreign investment trade agreements.
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’.