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Nonprofit Can't Access EU Investment Arbitration Docs

Law360 (July 11, 2018, 4:31 PM EDT) -- A European Union court on Wednesday shut down an effort by an environmental law nonprofit to force the European Commission to release documents relating to the compatibility of investment arbitration and the investment court system with EU law, agreeing with the commission that doing so could weaken its negotiating position.

ClientEarth had argued in the litigation that releasing the documents it sought — which included legal advice and various documentation from meetings where the topic was discussed by the EU's legal team and EU trade officials...
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