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Sources: USTR considering ISDS proposal that would require NAFTA countries to opt in

August 19, 2017
U.S. negotiators are considering a new approach to the controversial investor-state dispute settlement mechanism featuring an opt-in clause that would allow each of the three NAFTA countries to decide whether to use the provision, sources told Inside U.S. Trade. Citing a recent letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other Cabinet members signed by more than 100 business groups , these sources said the Trump administration likely would face “massive pushback” from the business community should it decide...


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