Some Observations on Chapter Eleven of NAFTA
Article from: TDM 0 (2003), in USMCA - NAFTA
Chapter 11 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been the source of much controversy in recent months. On one side, critics of NAFTA argue that the investment protections in Chapter 11 unduly interfere with legitimate government regulation and should be pared back. On the other side, defenders of NAFTA assert that investment protections pose no great threat to national sovereignty and are necessary to promote economic growth and development. Regardless of which side of the debate one is on, it is important to understand Chapter 11 in its historical context. ...