For many people affected by resource extraction, it is the prevailing legal regime that dis-embeds and disintegrates, because investment treaties can protect ventures that upend their lives with little scope for voice or redress.
Private insurance corporations are suing Argentina and Bolivia for loss of potential profits as a result of the reversal of privatization of pension programs.
Referring repeatedly to legal threats by Barrick Gold Corp., Prime Minister Papua New Guinea released a statement announcing that his government will be making a deal with the company in regard to the Porgera Joint Venture gold mine.
The complaint represents many organizations’ intentions to test if the revised NAFTA’s labor terms could be an effective tool to improve workers’ conditions.
Corporate courts are an unjust mechanism that can block climate action. The UK should reject them.
Interview with Ryu Mikyung who is the International Director at the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions.
But UK farm leaders have warned that existing group members do not have the same high rules on standards and welfare as those in force in the UK.
The governments of Kenya and Pakistan are in high-level discussion to review the bilateral trade agreement of 1983 to harmonise business levels between the two states.
Ukraine and Turkey are ready for the further development of bilateral relations and have agreed to conduct a substantive audit of all controversial issues in order to find a mutual compromise.
Japan has shown its reluctance to take forward a proposal by Bangladesh for conducting a joint feasibility study on the possibility to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries.
The ACTU has condemned the Federal Government at an inquiry hearing into Myanmar today for pressing ahead with ratifying the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement which includes trade with Myanmar.
India is reconsidering a free trade agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council after the United Arab Emirates, the country’s biggest trading member in the bloc, approached it to revive talks that got stalled in 2008.