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Lexology | 14-Jun-2024
Two recent decisions by the Swiss Federal Tribunal and the US Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia Circuit confirmed that international law does not offer arguments to contest either arbitral jurisdiction or the validity of arbitral awards in intra-EU investment cases.
DLA Piper | 7-Jun-2024
There appears to remain a growing demand from investors for the creation of a new European investor-State dispute settlement regime, which would provide a permanent neutral forum for the adjudication of their intra-EU claims.
CAN Europe | 31-May-2024
The Council of the EU adopted a historic decision to withdraw the European Union from the Energy Charter Treaty, an international investment treaty from the 1990s increasingly used by the fossil fuel industry to sue governments over their climate and energy policies.
Zone Bourse | 31-May-2024
Les vingt-sept pays membres de l’Union européenne ont approuvé le retrait de l’UE du traité sur la Charte de l’énergie, jugé contraire aux engagements communautaires pour la réduction des émissions de carbone et la "neutralité" climatique.
El Salto | 30-May-2024
La salida del TCE se erige como un faro de esperanza y un testimonio del poder de nuestro activismo colectivo para moldear un mañana mejor.
Le Soir | 6-May-2024
Il est urgent de désarmer ces tribunaux d’arbitrage qui sont incompatibles avec les objectifs climatiques de l’Accord de Paris, de développement durable des Nations Unies et, plus largement, d’intérêt public que doivent poursuivre les États démocratiques.
Jacobin | 6-May-2024
Companies have long used international treaties to try to prevent Global South countries from asserting economic sovereignty. In recent decades, corporations have used such laws to stymie European governments’ attempts to tackle the climate crisis.
Le Vent Se Lève | 6-May-2024
Dès l’indépendance des anciennes colonies européennes, les grandes entreprises extractivistes ont mis en œuvre des mécanismes pour y préserver leurs intérêts économiques.
Public Citizen | 3-May-2024
For half a century, the ISDS system has allowed multinational corporations to run off with billions of taxpayers dollars while allowing them to undermine environmental standards, public health protections, financial regulations, and other sound policies throughout the world.
CAN Europe | 25-Apr-2024
The European Parliament voted today largely in favour of the Commission’s proposal for the European Union to withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty, a landmark move that campaigners across Europe have been demanding for years.