Negotiations

Australia’s march towards corporatocracy

20-Feb-2017The Conversation While consultancies, political donations, secondments and staff movements magnify corporate influence over government, an equally sinister trend is playing out in the world of multinational corporations.

Australia, corporate interests , finance | banking | taxes, investor-state disputes | ISDS, TPP


Key issues

Freeport warns of arbitration as Indonesia mining dispute escalates

20-Feb-2017 ReutersU.S. mining giant Freeport warned it could take the Indonesian government to arbitration and seek damages over a contractual dispute that has halted operations at the world’s second-biggest copper mine.

Indonesia, investor-state disputes | ISDS, mining, US

Texts of agreements

14-Feb-2017  | EU-Indonesia FTA - draft sanitary and phytosanitary measures chapter (December 2016) As published by the European Commission
14-Feb-2017  | EU-Indonesia FTA - draft state-owned enterprises chapter (December 2016) As published by the European Commission
14-Feb-2017  | EU-Indonesia FTA - draft small and medium-sized enterprises chapter (December 2016) As published by the European Commission
14-Feb-2017  | EU-Indonesia FTA - draft rules of origin chapter (December 2016) As published by the European Commission

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