Tag Archives: Constitutional Law

TPP – Drama in Five Acts

THE TPP – DRAMA IN FIVE ACTS [A long Way Before the Final Curtain] Paper presented by me at the Canada-US Law Institute Colloquium, Washington, DC, 29 October 2015 The successful conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations on October 5, 2015, represented a signal achievement in international trade diplomacy, all the more significant in… Read More »

Canada Loses Another Investment Dispute under NAFTA

A NAFTA arbitration panel has decided against Canada in a long-standing investment dispute over a large coastal quarry and marine project in Nova Scotia that had been turned down over environmental and social concerns (Clayton/Bilcon v. Canada). A majority of the panel said that Canada and Nova Scotia breached the minimum standard of treatment under… Read More »