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ISDS critics see some improvements in U.S.-Mexico deal, but concerns remain

September 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM
Correction: This story was updated after initial publication to better reflect the views of those quoted. Some critics of the NAFTA investor-state dispute settlement system believe the pared-down investor protections in the U.S.-Mexico trade agreement announced on Aug. 27 could be a step in the right direction, but still have concerns about a final deal including any investor protections, they said this week. The deal reached between the U.S. and Mexico includes “old-fashioned ISDS” for existing government contracts in...

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