TPP may get back to a dozen signatories, with Colombia declaring its interest in the agreement.
Colombia’s decision to ban mining activities in the Páramos, a range of environmentally sensitive wetlands that provide approximately 70% of the country’s water supply, has so far led to three treaty-based arbitration cases.
Telefonica has filed an arbitration complaint with the World Bank’s ICSID against the Colombian arbitration fine for breaching a government contract for mobile services.
The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing the Joint Interpretative Declaration between India and Colombia regarding the existing Agreement for the Promotion and Protection of Investments.
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer pointed to the need to modernise agreements with Peru, Colombia, Panama and Chile, as well as the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).
The UK´s trade dialogue with the Andean countries will aim to strengthen bilateral trade and prepare the ground for potential future FTAs post Brexit.
Canadian miner Gran Colombia Gold has filed a US$700 million lawsuit against Colombia under the Colombian-Canadian free trade agreement after the government ordered the company to cease operations at the El Burro site in Marmato.
ISDS is an attempt to remove the risk of investment from companies, and place it squarely on the public’s shoulders, without any quid pro quo.
Confidential documents obtained by Public Eye show that Novartis has threatened Colombia with international investment arbitration under its BIT with Switzerland to avoid the issuance of a compulsory license
Novartis battle against Colombian Government highlights the threats to public health posed by the outrageous investor-state dispute settlement regime and bad “trade” deals.
President Trump and members of his administration have talked about the need to be tougher on trade enforcement
Novartis lodged a formal notice of dispute under the Switzerland-Colombia BIT.
What connects two proposed gold mines, one in the high-altitude wetlands of Colombia and one in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania?
Colombia and the member states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) have discussed making improvements to their bilateral free trade agreement.
The claim relates to Eco Oro’s dispute with Colombia in relation to State measures that have destroyed the value of its investments in the Colombian mining sector.
Summary of the impacts of FTAs, analyzed by the FTA Observatory
Various points of interest emerged during the discussions around the negotiation and ratification of this Free Trade Agreement (FTA), and after three years of its provisional implementation, it is a good time to revisit these issues.
Uruguay, which will soon sign a free trade deal with Chile and upgrade its agreement with Mexico, has been invited by Colombia and Peru to turn its current agreements with them into an FTA as well
Workers attempting to exercise their rights have suffered at least 1,466 threats and acts of violence since the trade deal went into effect in 2012.
The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Costa Rica and Colombia will become effective this August 1.