European Commission’s public consultation on investment protection and investor-state dispute settlement in the TTIP
The European Commission has opened its three-month public comment period on investment protection and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The aim of the consultation is to seek the right balance between protecting investments and safeguarding the EU public interest. According to the commission, the consultation process seeks to ‘better define the EU’s approach to investor protection and ISDS in the proposed TTIP negotiation by allowing all stakeholders an opportunity to provide their reflections’.
The commission has decided to conduct the consultation through an online questionnaire covering 12 key issues of interest and soliciting general comments. The deadline for stakeholders to make a submission is 6 July 2014…
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