Report

Amicus Curiae submissions to the NAFTA Chapter 11 Tribunal: Methanex Corp. v. the United States of America

IISD's submission to the NAFTA Chapter Methanex panel marks the first ever accepted submission to a NAFTA investment tribunal of a "friend of the court."
By Don McRae on March 11, 2004

IISD's submission to the NAFTA Chapter Methanex panel marks the first ever accepted submission to a NAFTA investment tribunal of a "friend of the court."

It deals with several key issues of law relevant to sustainable development, including the definition of expropriation, national treatment and government intent, burden of proof, and costs associated with litigation.

Report details

Project
Methanex v. USA
Focus area
Economies
Publisher
IISD
Copyright
IISD, 2004