TITLE

American entrepreneur files free trade challenge on medicare

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/18/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 11, p1113
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Melvin J. Howard, owner of Centurion Health Corp., is seeking $155 million in redress from Canada for an alleged violation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Along with 200 financial backers, Howard claims Canada has violated two trade rules that safeguard the rights of U.S. and Mexican parties to invest in Canadian businesses. Law professor T.J. Grierson-Weiler believes that one problem with Howard's notice is the use of the word expropriation.
ACCESSION #
35166880

 

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