Nafta's booby trap

Saccomano, Ann
January 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/20/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p19
Focuses on the Chapter 11 provision of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that allows people or companies to sue for damages if their right to do business under NAFTA is infringed. Details of a case involving Methanex Corp.; Intention of the Chapter 11 provision; Information on other cases filed under the NAFTA rule.


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