Medium: euranet plus

Cheque mate? EU’s fight with US corporate giants

Is Europe locked in a low-grade trade war with the United States? A series of decisions by EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, including a 13 billion euros fine of Apple for its Irish tax arrangements, have given this impression.

EU Parliament votes for investment protection in TTIP

“The European Parliament’s trade committee has voted a resolution, giving recommendations to the European Commission for the ongoing negotiations concerning the EU-US free trade agreement TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). The report eventually includes a political deal on the controversial investor state dispute settlement (ISDS), an arbitration court between investors and states. (…)”

EU PARLIAMENT VOTES FOR INVESTMENT PROTECTION IN TTIP

“The European Parliament’s trade committee has voted a resolution, giving recommendations to the European Commission for the ongoing negotiations concerning the EU-US free trade agreement TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). The report eventually includes a political deal on the controversial investor state dispute settlement (ISDS), an arbitration court between investors and states. (…)”