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.
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.
Listen as Legal Editor, Adam Feldman provides advice to those interested in pursuing diplomacy.
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).
Listen as Adam Feldman provides advice to those interested in pursuing legal writing. He is a Legal Editor at the NATO Association of Canada.
Adam Feldman looks into how trade arbitration provisions currently favour corporations and how the process can be reformed.