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Sources: Canada to propose eliminating ISDS at NAFTA meeting this week; USTR to agree

February 21, 2018 at 9:10 AM
Editor's note: This story was updated after initial publication to include a comment from the Canadian government. During a meeting with their U.S. counterparts this week, Canadian negotiators will pitch the elimination of the deal’s investor-state dispute settlement provision -- and the U.S. is expected to agree to that proposal, allowing for what private-sector and congressional sources called a “win” for U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in one of his priority areas in the talks. The decision to yield...

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