Trump Tariffs May Violate Investment Treaty Protections
By Javier Rubinstein and Lauren FriedmanApril 13, 2018, 11:09 AM EDT
Law360 (April 13, 2018, 11:09 AM EDT) -- As the America First tariffs have rocked the globe and the capital markets, the question naturally arises: Is there is anything that companies can do? While much has been said about potential trade remedies, those remedies are mostly controlled by government authorities and do not provide monetary relief to affected companies. The focus of this article therefore is on whether there are means for foreign investors to recover for harm suffered.
The America First tariffs, which impose a 25 percent tariff on imported steel, a 10 percent...