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ISDS to be phased out over three years for Canada, pared down with Mexico

October 5, 2018 at 5:26 PM
Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect that indirect expropriation is not covered by the U.S.-Mexico annex. If the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement enters into force, the investor-state dispute settlement mechanism will be phased out between the U.S. and Canada in three years, while investor protections in most sectors will be pared down between the U.S. and Mexico. The scope of USMCA’s investment chapter specifies that “an investor may only submit a claim to arbitration” under three...

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