Europe’s top court decides member states must have say in EU trade deals, clearing way for court case on CETA
Comprehensive trade deals between the EU and other countries must be approved by all member states in the EU, judges at the European Court of Justice have ruled.
The Commission’s plans for a multilateral investment court must respect domestic courts, be inclusive, and protect responsible investment only.
MEPs have voted through CETA, without seeking the opinion of the European Court of Justice on one of the most controversial elements of the trade deal.
The European Commission has cut the level of protection in EU pesticides rules following pressure from the US and Canada, minutes of a meeting reveal.
MEPs have voted not to refer the EU-Canada trade agreement to the European Court of Justice.