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EU makes pitch for arbitration court to unblock U.S. trade talks

“BRUSSELS, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The European Union’s trade chief outlined a plan on Wednesday for a new European court system to settle trade disputes, aiming to unblock negotiations with the United States and achieve the world’s biggest free-trade agreement. Fears that U.S. multinationals could use private arbitration rules in the proposed trade pact to… Read more »

Divided EU lawmakers postpone vote on U.S. trade deal

“The European Parliament failed on Tuesday to agree a unified stance on a proposed trade deal with the United States, postponing a vote that was meant to cement its support for the biggest accord of its kind. (…)”

EU lawmakers back arbitration in U.S. trade deal

“BRUSSELS, May 28 (Reuters) – European lawmakers supported on Thursday including investor arbitration in a free-trade deal with the United States, a breakthrough on one of the biggest obstacles to a transatlantic accord. (…)”