COMMENTARY: The EU Succeeds In Establishing A Permanent Investment Court In Its Trade Treaties With Canada And Vietnam

Mealey's (May 23, 2016, 10:35 AM EDT) -- By Mark Mangan

[Editor’s Note: Mark Mangan is a partner in the International Arbitration Group of Dechert LLP, based in Singapore. Any commentary or opinions do not reflect the opinions of Dechert LLP or LexisNexis, Mealey’s. Copyright © 2016 by Mark Mangan. Responses are welcome.]

I. Introduction The European Commission has recently successfully negotiated a new trade pact with Canada (referred to as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement or ‘CETA’) and one with Vietnam (the ‘EU-Vietnam FTA’) which incorporate, among other things, a new method...
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