Company vs Country
- March 30, 2015
- Posted by: admin
- Categories: Innovation, Uncategorized
In the thriving and lucrative business of multinational corporations suing governments. The oddly named Investor-State Dispute Settlement System (ISDS) is embedded in thousands of treaties between countries around the world. It is an important part of negotiating a new trade. and US-EU investment treaties. But resistance is growing on both sides of the Atlantic. Michael Robinson delves into the ISDS mechanism to find out if the fears are justified.
Are these little-known demands endangering the democratic process? Producer: Rosamund Jones.