NAFTA Investment Disputes – Alberta versus U.S.
Going Green under the Biden Plan Threatens Canadian Interests – MLI 15 November 2021
Here is my commentary – published by the MacDonald-Laurier Institute, 25 February 2021 – on the various aspects of President Biden’s new Buy American policies and their implications for Canadian suppliers. https://bit.ly/2PdQpJl
This is a column of mine in the Globe and Mail (Toronto), 25 January 2021, about the Keystone XL permit cancellation, commenting on how calls for Canadian “sanctions” or “retaliation” made by the premiers of Alberta and Saskatchewan make no sense. As well, neither the WTO Agreement nor CUSMA provide legal justification for this kind… Read More »
This is a Globe and Mail (Toronto) column, 12 November 2020, reviewing some of the key trade policy issues likely to percolate to the surface as between Canada and the US under Joe Biden’s presidency. Canada-US Trade Under President Biden
This article is a summary of the state of investment disputes under the so-called Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) systems in various treaties to which Canada is party. It looks at current win-loss record for Canada and deals with the phase out of NAFTA investment disputes under the new Canada-US-Mexico Trade Agreement or CUSMA. While these… Read More »
This was a commentary published in the Report on Business (Globe and Mail) on 8 April 2020. In the piece, I wonder why the Trump administration hasn’t provided the official notice needed to get the CUSMA into effect. I suspect much of it is related to the auto rules of orgin, something Mexico has also… Read More »
COVID-19 Crisis-Export Controls Not the Answer