ECJ Decision Looms Large on the Future of Trade Agreements and Investor-State Arbitration with the EU

May 26, 2017

The Court of Justice of the European Union decided last week that free trade agreements concluded with the EU must receive prior approval by each Member State if they provide for investor-State arbitration. The ruling, given in the context of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement, is likely to interfere with the conclusion of all future EU agreements containing such provisions.

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This article was reprinted by Law360 on June 2.