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Investor protection in the NAFTA and beyond

private interest and public purpose

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Published by C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto .
Written in English

  • Canada,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Law and leglislation -- North America,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Government policy -- Canada,
  • Free trade -- Political aspects -- North America,
  • Canada -- Social policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAlan S. Alexandroff, editor.
    SeriesBorder papers, Policy study -- 44, Policy study (C.D. Howe Institute) -- 44., Commentary (C.D. Howe Institute)
    ContributionsAlexandroff, Alan S., C.D. Howe Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15981738M
    ISBN 100888066538
    ISBN 109780888066534

    The rules created by NAFTA are imbalanced; they encourage capital mobility by extending trinational protection to investors, while protections for workers and the environment are left to national. See what’s new to this edition by selecting the Features tab on this page. Should you need additional information or have questions regarding the HEOA information provided for this title, including what is new to this edition, please email [email protected] include your name, contact information, and the name of the title for which you would like more information.

    Where an investor makes a claim under this Article and the investor or a non-controlling investor in the enterprise makes a claim under Article arising out of the same events that gave rise to the claim under this Article, and two or more of the claims are submitted to arbitration under Article , the claims should be heard together by. With NAFTA negotiations possibly wrapping up as soon as this week or next, it’s vital that the United States not bargain away a key protection for U.S. businesses. Investor-state dispute.

    This introductory chapter provides an overview of the USMCA and addresses its most significant provisions. The analysis considers the improvements reflected in the USMCA compared to NAFTA, including but not limited to the modernization of the year-old NAFTA in such areas as e-commerce, digital trade, state-owned enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises, and much-improved. Question: NAFTA And Beyond: Impact On Mexico And Latin America In Mid, President Carlos Salinas De Gotari Of Mexico And U.S. President George H.W. Bush Began Negotiations Toward A North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Negotiations Proceeded Quickly And At The End Of , The U.S., Canada And Mexico Signed A Draft NAFTA Accord, Which Became Law On.

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