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Intra-EU bilateral investment treaties: A test for European solidarity

posted 14-February-2013

TNI | 1 February 2013

Intra-EU bilateral investment treaties: A test for European solidarity

Cecilia Olivet

Corporations in Western Europe are suing Central and Eastern European countries at international arbitration tribunals through a vast web of intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs). Yet while the European Commission has questioned the validity of these BITs, Netherlands, Germany, and the UK, oppose their termination.

The case of intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaties (326.09 KB)

keywords : EUinvestment | BITinvestor-state disputes source : TNI

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