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The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is a proposed trade agreement between Canada and the European Union.

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How feasible would it be to revive transatlantic trade deals without the special court systems (ISDS)

One of the main controversies surrounding both transatlantic trade deals, TTIP between the USA and the European Union and CETA, between Canada and the European Union, is the ISDS clause. Why has no ...
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Do TTIP and CETA ratification in The Netherlands require primary legislation that can be subject to a consultative referendum?

In The Netherlands, the Wet raadgevend referendum (Advisory Referendum Act) states that most types of primary laws can be subjected to a suspensory, non-binding referendum if requested shortly after ...
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What are the regional legislative parliaments in the EU that can veto treaties such as CETA, TTIP, or (later) the Brexit agreement?

On 5 July 2016, the European Commission announced that the ratification of the CETA agreement between Canada and the EU will involve ratification by national parliaments. The German newspaper TAZ ...
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What is the current stance of the Greek ΣΥΡΙΖΑ government on CETA?

The social-democratic regional government of Wallonia, Belgium initially blocked CETA but has now apparently backed it. Reportedly, all other EU governments agree on CETA. This surprises me. In ...
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If the UK were under a trade agreement like the CETA with the EU, would EDF have the possibility to sue the UK government over Hinkley Point?

With the CETA, foreign corporations can sue states before arbitral tribunals. Mainly if there is loss in the balance due to government decisions. If the UK were under such a trade agreement with the ...