Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources is using an investor-state lawsuit to push through its illegal toxic goldmine in the historical Romanian village of Roşia Montană. The claim foreshadows the multi-billion $ claims which could hit EU member states if the EU-Canada trade deal CETA comes into force.
Last year, the EU’s trade secrets directive was enacted, but the way it defines these secrets is so broad that it will likely hinder public scrutiny of corporations in Europe. Our new report highlights what legislators and civil society organisations need to watch out for when implementing the directive.
January 19th 2017