Investor-State Dispute Settlements

Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) puts the rights of foreign corporations above the rights of citizens. It is increasingly being rejected.

EU has proposed a new mechanism, based on the dangerous decisions in ISDS cases and strong public opposition to ISDS.

The EU Ombudsman’s Inquiry into Transparency and Public Participation in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

The ISDS would have serious implications for New Zealand.

Human rights would be seriously compromised under the TPPA according to a report from UN Human Rights Expert, Alfred de Zayas.