Isabelle Van Damme is quoted by Law360 on the impact of Opinion 1/17 on the European Commission’s negotiating position in UNCITRAL
Isabelle Van Damme was quoted this week in an article published in Law360 on the Court of Justice of the European Union’s Opinion 1/17 regarding CETA. The article, entitled “EU Investor Court Greenlighted, But May Face Rough Road”, discusses the implications of this opinion on the ongoing negotiations in UNCITRAL aimed at reforming investor-State arbitration mechanisms. In her remarks, Isabelle reflected on the impact of Opinion 1/17 on the European Commission’s negotiating position in those UNCITRAL talks as well as in bilateral negotiations.
The article is available here.