TPP
Info Justice | 2-oct-2015
The new exception validates, rather than assuages, the concerns of those who have been criticizing ISDS systems for many years. Without express carve outs, ISDS provisions do threaten common health and safety regulations.
The Edge Markets | 2-oct-2015
Governments will be allowed to block tobacco companies from suing over anti-smoking measures under a US proposal being considered by Pacific trading partners as part of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
The Star | 2-oct-2015
What little we know about the Harper government’s many international trade deals is cause for grave concern.
SSRN | 1er-oct-2015
Despite the deep irony of free trade agreements being subverted to codify and extend anti-competitive monopoly rights the joining of enhanced intellectual property rights (IPRs) and strengthened investor rights is creating a wild-west opportunity for unbounded corporate power.
Scoop | 28-sep-2015
Gordon Campbell on New Zealand’s TPP done deal on dairy, and on investor-state disputes
rabble.ca | 23-sep-2015
For years, trade and justice activists have proposed renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to address some of the deal’s most damaging features : for example, by removing the anti-democratic investor-state dispute settlement provisions of Chapter 11, linking trade benefits to genuine protections for human and labour rights (all the more important given the deteriorating democratic situation in Mexico), and establishing a continent-wide strategy for auto investment and production.
| 23-sep-2015
Under a Trans Pacific Partnership deal, foreign investors in New Zealand could be able to take international legal action against a government decision such as that which rejected a Chinese company’s bid for Lochinver Station, says an Auckland Law School senior lecturer.
SUNS | 23-sep-2015
Particular issues and procedures in investment treaties have proved especially contentious at both conceptual and practical levels.
SUNS | 23-sep-2015
Two recent proposals on settling investment disputes have begun to attract attention and consideration in national and international circles.
GetUp ! | 18-sep-2015
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.

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