Tag Archives: Europe

EU Commission Says German Court Ruling on TTIP “Misunderstood”

Earlier, German judges ruled that Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions are illegal. The provisions, as brought forth by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), would create a whole new court system that would allow multinational corporations to sue countries for getting in the way of profits or future profits. Now, the EU Commission […]

Canadian European Differences Threaten to Delay CETA Again

By Drew Wilson A fresh round of reports is suggesting that CETA (Comprehensive economic and trade Agreement) will not be completed next week. The report comes after last months report that suggests that CETA could be completed by the end of February. When we saw the initial reports that the negotiations might be completed by […]

Quebec Solidaire Asks European Lawmakers for Alliance Against CETA

By Drew Wilson Battle lines are already beginning to form as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Late last month, the word was that CETA was weeks away from completion. Now, reports are surfacing that social democratic group Quebec Solidaire has sent a letter to European lawmakers urging them to join the resistance against […]