Melanie Newman from the Bureau of Investigate Journalism blogs about our report: When nations fall out with corporations, the dispute is increasingly likely to end up before an investment arbitration tribunal – but all too often, it is lawyers who end up reaping the benefits, a new report claims...
Deux centres de recherches, proches du mouvement altermondialiste, lèvent le voile sur l’arbitrage international. Dans ce secteur florissant, une petite élite de juristes se remplit les poches en cassant les droits sociaux.
Eine Untersuchung von Lobbykritikern belegt, warum Regierungen vor Gericht regelmäßig Großkonzernen unterliegen. Ein Desaster für Sozial- und Umweltstandards weltweit.
Stuart Trew from the Council of Canadians blogs extensively about our report. He writes that "there’s nothing fair or just about the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) process inside Canada’s free trade deals" and that according to our report it "looks more like a racket, supported by an inner circle of secretive investment lawyers and arbitrators. The report, he writes, could not have come at a better time in Canada...
The recent debate surrounding the proposed Canada-China investment agreement (FIPA) has brought to light some of the enormous financial, environmental and social costs of investor lawsuits against states. But the legal industry that has profited handsomely from the investor-state arbitration boom has remained largely obscured from view.
Eine neue Studie zeigt: Spekulanten und Anwälte nutzen immer öfter internationales Recht, um gegen Staaten zu klagen – auf Kosten der Bürger...
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