Opinion 1/20 and the modernisation effort of the Energy Charter Treaty

Author: Laurens Ankersmit
Published: 06.07.2022
On 16 June the Court found Belgium’s request for an Opinion pursuant Article 218 (11) TFEU on the compatibility of Article 26 of the ‘modernised’ Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) inadmissible on grounds that it did not have ‘sufficient information’ on its envisaged provisions. Article 26 is the provision that allows foreign investors to have recourse […]