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December 19, 2013

Investors from US and Mexico and other third-party countries will benefit from the Canada-EU trade deal when it comes to investing in Canada, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute.  In “Who Else Benefits from CETA? Some Implications of Most-Favoured Nation Treatment,” respected trade lawyer Lawrence L. Herman concludes that investors from countries that have preferential trade agreements with Canada will be entitled to the same preferential benefits as EU investors under the Canada-EU trade deal.

 

Lawrence Herman
Lawrence Herman, Herman & Associates, Senior Fellows

A frequent author and speaker at the Institute, Mr. Herman currently holds the position of Associate Counsel at Cassels Brock LLP. His practice emphasis is on international trade and international business transactions. He acts for corporations, governments and international agencies in the trade area, dealing particularly with the GATT/WTO, FTA and NAFTA.