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EU Consultation on ISDS “Hijacked” by Small Number of Anti-TTIP Groups

Posted December 02, 2014

Under International Trade Issues

When former EU Trade Commissioner Karl de Gucht initiated a 90-day public consultation earlier this year regarding the inclusion of an investment protection and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) as a response to the growing public debate and increased concerns about the issue, the commission was swamped by almost 150,000 replies between March and July. Click here to read more.