The case `Philip Morris against Uruguay'

Bilateral Investment Treaties recently face strong political reaction from citizens against the investor state dispute settlement provisions. Especially the planed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and the US (TTIP) and the agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA) caused citizen protests.

Rafael Piñeiro, Professor for Political Science at the Catholic University of Uruguay in Montevideo, discusses the case `Philip Morris against Uruguay', which is currently disputed at the World Bank’s International Centre for the Settlement of Investment.

You will find the English version here, the Spanish version here