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TTIP negotiating mandate finally declassified

TTIP negotiating mandate finally declassified | TTIP | Scoop.it

Includes link to TTIP negotiation mandate

 

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TTIP | EU Investment Policy: Looking behind closed doors

TTIP | EU Investment Policy: Looking behind closed doors | TTIP | Scoop.it
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Some interesting critical perspectives

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Still not loving ISDS: 10 reasons to oppose investors’ super-rights in EU trade deals

Still not loving ISDS: 10 reasons to oppose investors’ super-rights in EU trade deals | TTIP | Scoop.it
At the end of March, the European Commission launched a public consultation over its plan to enshrine far-reaching rights for foreign investors in the EU-US trade deal currently being negotiated. In the face of fierce opposition to these investor super-rights, the Commission is trying to convince the public that these do not endanger democracy and public policy. See through the sweet-talk with Corporate Europe Observatory’s guide to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS).
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Wikileaks on crooked TTIP 'trade deal' which UK+EU supports (24Nov14)

Kristinn Hrafnsson spokesman for Wikileaks on America's 100% corrupt TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), STEALING rights and freedoms from the 99%, to give even greater control ...
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International Economic Law and Policy Blog: What are the Main Criticisms of the Investor-State System?

This is from Judge Stephen Schwebel: Opponents of investor-state arbitration claim that it faces a “legitimacy crisis.” There are three essential contentions advanced by such critics: (1) tribunals are biased toward multinational enterprises; (2) arbitration is asymmetrical because of investors’...
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Simon Lester rejects some common arguments against ISDS - but outlines his own main critiques of ISDS, and they are quite convincing.

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French government will not sign TTIP agreement in 2015 - EurActiv

French government will not sign TTIP agreement in 2015 - EurActiv | TTIP | Scoop.it
Matthias Fekl, France's Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, has made it clear that France will not support the inclusion of the Investor State Dispute Settlement mechanism (ISDS) in a potential TTIP agreement.
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EU TTIP Team (@EU_TTIP_team) | Twitter

EU TTIP Team (@EU_TTIP_team) | Twitter | TTIP | Scoop.it

Twitter feed of the EU TTIP negotiation team - lot's of material

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TTIP: debunking the business propaganda over investor rights

TTIP: debunking the business propaganda over investor rights | TTIP | Scoop.it
The European Commission’s plan to enshrine sweeping rights for foreign investors in the proposed EU-US trade deal (TTIP) continues to draw heavy criticism, in particular the right for corporations to sue governments in private tribunals. In response, industry lobby groups, law firms, and arbitrators have launched a tooth and nail defence of the business power grab. See through their propaganda with Corporate Europe Observatory’s guide to investment arbitration under TTIP.
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