Premier Edi Rama reacted angrily to a decision by a World Bank-funded international arbitration body to grant around 110 million euros in compensation to an Italian businessman who claimed he was politically persecuted in Albania.
The way in which the reasoning of the Rockhopper award expels any environmental considerations has the effect of making climate change interventions considerably more costly
Italian government ordered to compensate UK firm after exploration forbidden within 12 miles of coast.
Protestors will be gathering to march to the Rockhopper Exploration headquarters. The company is suing the Italian government for £236 million due to its refusal to allow oil drilling off the Adriatic Coast.
Secretive tribunals allow fossil fuel companies to sue governments for passing laws to protect environment.
Emergency measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and protect the economy could lead to claims under bilateral investment treaties.
The Italian company claims that Morocco has breached the 1990 Italy-Morocco bilateral investment treaty provisions.
Italy is the first G7 country to sign up to the scheme, in a move that has caused upset in Washington and Brussels.
Italy is in negotiations to sign a memorandum of understanding in support of the program by the end of March, says official
Citing farmers’ complaints, antiestablishment government vows to seek parliamentary veto, which would annul pact for all partners
Italy will not ratify the EU’s free trade agreement with Canada, the Italian deputy prime minister has said, potentially scuppering the bloc’s biggest deal in years.
India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held bilateral talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to discuss forging bilateral cooperation across sectors and steps to revitalise the bilateral relationship.
taly will not ratify the European Union’s free trade agreement with Canada because it does not ensure sufficient protection for the country’s specialty foods.
The document opposes international trade treaties such as the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Mobilized by the largest agricultural organization in Europe, the farmers converged to turn up the heat on Italian politicians faced with ratifying the controversial Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA.
ISDS is an attempt to remove the risk of investment from companies, and place it squarely on the public’s shoulders, without any quid pro quo.
US and Italian officials are weighing a deal to lock in elements that can be finalized before Obama leaves office.
Italian minister claims credibility of EU as a "reliable trade partner" is at stake.
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the Roman streets to protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Italy’s Deputy Economic Development Minister Carlo Calenda said he pushed for the start of FTA negotiations with China when he chaired a European trade ministers’ meeting in November in Brussels.