9/9/2016, Miranda Sita

Interactive Map: Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Interactive Map: Investor-State Dispute Settlement

From the 1960s to 2000, corporations brought fewer than 40 cases through Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) tribunals. In the last 15 years, they’ve brought nearly 500. In Shadow Courts: The Tribunals that Rule Global Trade, Haley Sweetland Edwards makes a devastating case that these tribunals, which were designed 50 years ago to protect foreign investors' property rights abroad,… more