As lawsuits gather pace, it’s clear more reflection is needed on FIPAs.
Thanks to their get-out-of-court-free cards, Chinese and Hong Kong firms took issue with Australian environmental regulations and anti-tobacco policies.
Fears Canada will take NAFTA route balancing government and business rights.
Last month brought news of a settlement in the long-simmering dispute over Quebec's 2006 phase-out of a popular pesticide ingredient, the chemical 2,4-D.
Victory for Foreign Affairs over Chemtura may scare Dow off.
A group of Canadian investors have failed in their attempt to sue Costa Rica for millions of dollars lost in a bogus investment scheme.
Even where there's no smoke, sometimes there may be fire. Just ask Uruguay.
When Dow Agrosciences filed a NAFTA lawsuit against the Government of Canada in March of this year, it seemed the government was in for a battle.
Canadian mining firm's failed NAFTA complaint sets precedent.