natural resources
Basta! | 14-Mar-2016
Nul besoin d’envoyer canonnières ou porte-avions pour intimider un Etat qui menacerait les intérêts des puissantes compagnies occidentales. Il existe un discret mécanisme pour régler les litiges entre États et investisseurs : l’ « ISDS ».
Alternautas | 13-Mar-2016
The Oxy II awards subvert the notion of sovereignty: by whom and how a country’s natural resources are used becomes a minor question as long as wealth is maximised.
Asia One | 4-Mar-2016
Singapore has moved quickly to sign an investment treaty with oil-rich Iran to support Singapore firms investing in an economy that is emerging after the recent lifting of global sanctions.
Reuters | 25-Feb-2016
Venezuela and Canadian mining company Gold Reserve signed a memorandum of understanding to settle a protracted arbitration dispute over a gold concession.
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry | 16-Feb-2016
The Agreement stipulates rules for investment protection and the development of an investment environment.
SteelOrbis | 12-Feb-2016
Luxembourg-based pipe producer Tenaris announced it won a $172.8 million compensation for the expropriation by Venezuela of Tenaris’ and its subsidiary Talta’s interests.
Tele Sur | 26-Jan-2016
The ruling from the District Court of the Hague in favor of U.S. oil giant Chevron effectively exonerated the company from any responsibility for remediating the contamination in the Amazon.
L’Observatoire des multinationales | 22-Jan-2016
Poursuivi par Total pour un litige fiscal lié au pétrole, l’Ouganda a rejoint le nombre des nations qui se posent la question : « Comment avons-nous jamais pu accepter l’ISDS ? »
Inter-Press Service | 29-Dec-2015
The heavily criticized legal mechanism, known as ISDS, is an important tool for European companies to pressurize developing countries. This year Uganda joins the rank of developing nations asking themselves: “Why have we ever signed this?”
IPS | 21-Oct-2015
Los tratados de comercio e inversión son uno de los instrumentos de internacionalización de las empresas europeas, que aseguran su acceso a los mercados mundiales y a los recursos en otras partes del mundo.

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