Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Volume 31 - Issue 1

Allard v. Barbados: Utilizing Investor-State Dispute Settlement to Promote Environmental Protection

By Lauren Fleming, Staff Member Protests held around the world on February 4, 2016 against the ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were another sign of growing discontent against market liberalization and multilateral free trade agreements.[1] Labor groups and environmentalist were among the most vocal opposition groups, denouncing the erosion of labor standards and environmental…

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as A Perfect Example of How Economic Considerations Can be (and Are) Interwoven with Political Ones

Weichen Wang, Managing Editor: On Sunday, October 4th, 2015, the 12 signatory countries to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) announced conclusion of negotiations which have already lasted for 8 years. This is newsworthy to media around the global, since it constitutes an important step towards the success of a major U.S.-led initiative that aims to create…

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