17 Pages Posted: 8 May 2015 Last revised: 26 Aug 2015
Date Written: May 6, 2015
The European Commission's most recent proposal for ISDS reflects a move away from essentially fake reforms to something potentially more meaningful. However, it is insufficient to satisfy the criteria of independence, fairness, openness, subsidiarity, and balance and does not appear reliable until backed by clear language and a negotiating red line for the proposed Canada-Europe CETA and any other agreement providing for ISDS.
Keywords: ISDS, European Commission, reform, TTIP, CETA
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Van Harten, Gus, A Parade of Reforms: The European Commission's Latest Proposal for ISDS (May 6, 2015). Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2603077 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2603077
By Mark Weaver