The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement which Canada is working out with Europeans has a much fairer method of dispute resolution that allows appeals from poor decisions and a greater ability for governments to legislate even if new rules may affect corporate bottom lines.
Britons are set to vote in next week’s referendum (June 23) on their country’s membership in the EU, For this week’s Editors’ Forum, we asked our NAOC Program Editors whether Britain should ‘leave’ or ‘remain.’
Our program editors debate whether NATO should hug Israel close or keep its distance.
Prudence requires those involved in [ISDS reform] to come to agreeable terms, setting a global standard that would increase net foreign investment and trust between nations.
Should 9/11 survivors and victims’ families be able to sue Saudi Arabia for damages? For this week’s Editors’ Forum, we asked the NAOC Program Editors whether the White House should veto the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which recently passed through the Senate and awaits a hearing and vote in the House of Representatives.
In 2015, faced with opposition to ISDS in many European countries, the European Parliament decided there must be a new arbitration system for the pending Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Adam Feldman looks into how trade arbitration provisions currently favour corporations and how the process can be reformed.