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Bilateral Investment Treaty

The Growing Pains of Investment Treaties

OECD | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
OECD

We need international capital flows to support long-term growth through a better international allocation of saving and investment. But the investment treaty system needs to be reformed to ensure that the rights of citizens, governments, enterprises and investors are respected in a mutually beneficial way.

The Return of Investment Policy -- The U.S. Is Back in the Game

Efraim Chalamish | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Efraim Chalamish

Recent public announcements and draft agreements are meaningless if the U.S. government will not push forward and negotiate tailored economic arrangements with its economic partners.

Let's Negotiate an Investment Treaty with China

Daniel Michaeli | Posted 06.08.2011 | Business
Daniel Michaeli

The U.S. and China should work aggressively over the next several weeks to prepare to announce a timeline for negotiations at the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Washington next month.

How Big Oil Always Wins

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

There is another case of oil pollution with over fifteen years of "experience" that might make us nervous about any attempt to hold BP accountable in the courts.