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Insight: How the EU intends to fast-track its multilateral investment court plans
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Insight: How the EU intends to fast-track its multilateral investment court plans

The EU Commission is preparing the ground for negotiations towards a multilateral investment court – MIC. Member states will be working on a negotiating mandate in the coming weeks and months. Nikos Lavranos explains that the Commission hopes to fast-track the process by taking the so-called ‘Mauritius approach’.    On …

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Monthly Briefing: After TPP – the making of trade rules for data flows

By Martina Francesca Ferracane, Policy Analyst, European Centre for International Political Economy. Contact: martina.ferracane@ecipe.org   In April 2016, the EU adopted its new data protection regulation. With the Privacy Shield, the successor agreement to the Safe Harbour between the EU and the US regulating personal data flows to the United …