A multilateral investment court must respect domestic courts, be inclusive, and protect responsible investment only. That is the response of ClientEarth to a consultation on plans for a multilateral court by the EU Commission.
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.
Toothless, unenforceable environment rules and a tribunal system which will prioritise corporate interests undermine claims that the EU-Canada trade agreement is a ‘gold standard’ of trade deals to benefit people and the planet.
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