Author: Hermine Donceel

Caspary reports on Australia, New Zealand FTAs: do separate investment deals
Australia & New Zealand Investment ISDS MIC ICS

Caspary reports on Australia, New Zealand FTAs: do separate investment deals

The European Parliament’s draft recommendations for the coming Australia and New Zealand free trade negotiations contain for the first time concrete recommendations on how to structure the EU’s commercial agreements after the European Court of Justice ruling on the Singapore FTA in May 2017 which said investor state disputes are …

Trade defence

Trilogues : Modernisation of trade defence instruments runs into sand

Five months after inter-institutional negotiations started on a European Commission proposal to modernise the European Union’s trade defence instruments, so-called ‘trilogue” discussions are now stalled.   One of the hottest items on the soon-ending Maltese EU presidency’s trade plate was to deliver an agreement on a 2013 regulatory proposal to modernise the EU’s …