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ISDS: Paris proposals for a permanent international investment arbitration court
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ISDS: Paris proposals for a permanent international investment arbitration court

This week Paris sent a seventeen page document to the EU Commission in which it outlines its ideas for reforming investor-to-state arbitration in future EU trade and investment agreements. The proposals add some flesh to the general – and vague – idea brought forward by the EU Commission last month for a permanent investment court. …

COMMENT: What an ECJ opinion on EU accession to Europe’s foremost human rights convention means for ISDS
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COMMENT: What an ECJ opinion on EU accession to Europe’s foremost human rights convention means for ISDS

Opinion  2/13 anyone? This is a recent legal opinion of the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice on whether it is legal for the EU to join the European Convention on Human Rights. It has important ramifications for current EU Commission efforts to reform investor-to-state dispute settlement. By Iana Dreyer.