Herbert Smith Freehills and Chatham House event on TTIP: meeting report now available

As reported in our previous post, on Wednesday 4th March Herbert Smith Freehills hosted an event in partnership with Chatham House (the Royal Institute for International Affairs, London), seeking to explore the opposition to the TTIP and, in particular, the Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) chapter within it. Chaired by HSF partner, Andrew Cannon, the panel represented a broad range of stakeholders from in-house counsel, government officials, academia and civil society, together with HSF partner, Christian Leathley. The panel explored why ISDS arouses such opposition, and whether and how it can be improved to strike a balance between investment protection and the right of governments to regulate. The panel also considered whether the TTIP and its ISDS provisions will be a blue print for future free trade agreements.

The Chatham House report of the event is now available here.

For further information on the TTIP please contact partners Andrew Cannon, Christian Leathley, Matthew Weiniger QC or Laurence Shore or your usual Herbert Smith Freehills contact.

Andrew Cannon
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Christian Leathley
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Matthew Weiniger QC
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Laurence Shore
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