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Canada and the Multilateral Agreement on Investment

Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Canada and the Multilateral Agreement on Investment

third report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade : first report of the Sub-Committee on International Trade, Trade Disputes and Investment.

by Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

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Published by House of Commons, Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Investments, Foreign -- Canada,
  • Investments, Canadian,
  • Investments, Foreign (International law),
  • International economic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCanada et l"Accord multilatéral sur l"investissement
    ContributionsSpeller, Bob., Graham, Bill, 1939-, Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Sub-Committee on International Trade, Trade Disputes and Investment.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 80, 86, viii p. ;
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14481475M
    LC Control Number98700681
    OCLC/WorldCa38856462

    Economic, political and legal developments in the s occasioned OECD members to start negotiations on a multilateral agreement on investment (MAI) in Author: Eric Neumayer. Canada’s broad (and growing) trade network gives Canadian companies preferred access to diverse markets all over the world. On this page, explore Canada's free trade agreements (FTA), foreign investment promotion and protection agreements (FIPA), plurilateral agreements, and World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements.

      He is also the author of 'Silent Coup: Confronting the Big Business Takeover of Canada'. Together, Barlow and Clarke have co-authored three books on the Multilateral Agreement on Investment, and were the Canadian leaders in 3/5(1). Whilst not always straightforward, the process of making international trade law more multilateral, beginning with the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade in , has been largely successful. The author shows how this success could be emulated for international investment law, as well as providing a careful analysis of the choice of Cited by: 9.

    Friends of the Earth, Ten Reasons to Be Concerned About the Multilateral Agreement on Investment, April Preamble Collaborative, Writing the Constitution of a Single Global Economy: A Concise Guide to the Multilateral Agreement on Investment, Supporters’ and Opponents’ Views, complex web of bilateral investment treaties (BITs), specific provisions, chapters, or legal documents contained in or attached to a large number of bilateral or plurilateral Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs), 5 as well as the Energy Charter Treaty, a multilateral.


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Canada and the Multilateral Agreement on Investment by Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Mai: The Multilateral Agreement on Investment and the Threat to Canadian Sovereignty (): Clarke, Tony, Barlow, Maude: BooksAuthor: Tony Clarke. Canada and the Multilateral Agreement on Investment: third report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade: first report of the Sub-Committee on International Trade, Trade Disputes, and Investment.

> Canada, Investment and the Multilateral agreement on Investment Protecting Canada’s Health Care System. Business Council of Canada. 99 Bank Street, Suite Ottawa, Canada K1P 6B9 [email protected] The OECD Multilateral Agreement on Investment.

Stephen J. Kobrin Regional integration in a globally networked economy. John M. Stopford Competing globally for resources. Robert T.

Kudrle Canada´s Foreign Investment Review Agency and United States direct investment in Canada a new approach and findings. BOOK REVIEWS Just Published Books. The Multilateral Agreement on. Investment. Stephen J. Canner*. Introduction. OnMinisters of the Organisation for Economic Co-opera.

tion and Development (OECD) launched a negotiation for a Multilateral. Agreement on Investment (MAI).Cited by: The Defeat of the Multilateral Agreement on Investment: National Movements Confront Globalism. Abstract. Before the ‘Battle in Seattle’ imprinted the image of young anti-globalization activists confronting riot police and shutting down international trade negotiations, the MAI died in October when France and then Canada pulled out of the Cited by: 5.

Multilateral Agreement on Investment. Negotiations on a proposed multilateral agreement on investment (MAI) were launched by governments at the Annual Meeting of the OECD Council at Ministerial level in May The objective was to provide a broad multilateral framework for international investment with high standards for the liberalisation.

sive multilateral agreement on foreign investment. In the past, several attempts to establish a multilateral investment regime through various fora have failed miserably.

As discussed elsewhere in this paper, the negotiations on international agreements on investment have generated heated debates. Although de. THE MULTILATERAL AGREEMENT ON INVESTMENT (Note by the Secretariat) This document contains the commentary to text of the agreement considered in the course of the MAI negotiations so far.

The text reproduced here results mainly from the work of expert groups and has not yet been adopted by the (Example: an investment in Canada by a non File Size: KB.

As well as the links above, the following provide some core information regarding the Multilateral Agreement on Investment: This Report on the MAI gives lots of examples of the effects of the MAI coming into effect.

OneWorld's Guide to the MAI. The MAI-Not. campaign, based in Canada, is attempting to stop the agreement. They have lots of information on the.

These corporate rights are deeply entrenched in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), as well as in all new regional deals, including the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement between Europe and the U.S., and the Trans.

The Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) is an international investment agreement and global trade regime being negotiated by 29 industrial states including Canada. Authors Maude Barlow, national volunteer chairperson of the Council of Canadians, and Tony Clarke, director of the Polaris Institute, take the deal to task in MAI: The.

MAI Multilateral Agreement on Investment MFN most favoured nation NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement NGO non-governmental organization NBIP non-binding investment principles NT national treatment OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development PTIA preferential trade and investment agreement.

Some regional trade agreements are multilateral. The largest is the North American Free Trade Agreement which was ratified on January 1, NAFTA is between the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It increased trade percent between its. In Second Thoughts: Investor-State Arbitration between Developed Democracies, 16 international investment legal experts have undertaken in-depth analyses of investor-state arbitration’s economic, political and social impacts when included in agreements between developed democracies.

This timely volume appears at a critical moment, seeking answers to. The year Evil Empire came out the sovereignty killing Multilateral Agreement on Investment was all the rage. According to MAI supporter Sergio Marchi, who was Canada’s Minister of International Trade at the time, one of the main purposes of the agreement was to eliminate the “patchwork” of investment rules enshrined in the then Clarke has continued his activism, working closely with Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians.

In he formed the Polaris Institute. and led the campaigns against the Multilateral Agreement on Investment, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, and the World Trade Organization. As a result of his activist work. contribution to the understanding of the complexities involved in international investment agreements – as documented in this three-volume edition of the Series on.

Issues in International Investment Agreements. These three volumes are a careful effort to clarify and explain the complex issues related to investment negotiations. We currently observe a renaissance of the debate about a multilateral investment agreement (MIA).

The last attempts to establish such an agreement failed in at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and inas part of the Doha Development Agenda of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

The Multilateral Agreement on Investment By Paul Hellyer 25 November Notes for an address by the Hon. Paul Hellyer to the Sub-Committee on International Trade: Trade disputes and investment of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Ottawa, Ontario. Speller and Members of the Committee. The Multilateral Agreement on Investment is an international agreement, currently being negotiated with the member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

There is growing and widespread opposition to the treaty by many individuals and organizations. Efforts to establish a multilateral governance framework for cross-border investment, however, have thus far failed to bear fruit.

In the absence of multilateral rules on foreign investment, states have resorted to using bilateral investment agreements to establish legally binding rules on the treatment of foreign investment.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: 1.

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