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Nixing NAFTA Arbitration Provision Would Touch New Ground

Law360 (February 23, 2018, 8:01 PM EST) -- A proposal under consideration by the U.S. to eliminate investor-state dispute resolution from the North American Free Trade Agreement would mark a sharp departure from previous administration policy and likely set a precedent for future trade negotiations, experts say.

A government source with knowledge of the talks told Law360 this week that the U.S. had agreed to a Canadian proposal to eliminate the investor-state dispute settlement provision to speed trade-agreement talks to a conclusion before Mexico's presidential election this summer. The proposal came after a U.S....
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