CETA: Lessons from Canada | Council of Canadians

| October 25, 2016


Also see: Arbitration scheme obstacle to EU-Canada trade deal | Financial Post “Investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) was once a term known only to international trade experts, but became the rallying cry of those opposed to EU-U.S. trade negotiations when these were launched three years ago. … We want absolutely no private arbitration mechanisms,” [Oxford educated] premier of Wallonia Paul Magnette said on Monday as he delivered a final “Non” to signing the deal this week – though in fact negotiators involved in CETA argue that its tribunals will be appointed by governments on either side without corporate input.'


Also see: Arbitration scheme obstacle to EU-Canada trade deal | Financial Post

“Investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) was once a term known only to international trade experts, but became the rallying cry of those opposed to EU-U.S. trade negotiations when these were launched three years ago. … We want absolutely no private arbitration mechanisms,” [Oxford educated] premier of Wallonia Paul Magnette said on Monday as he delivered a final “Non” to signing the deal this week – though in fact negotiators involved in CETA argue that its tribunals will be appointed by governments on either side without corporate input."

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