Is USMCA really “the new gold standard” of investment protection?

Sacerdoti, Giorgio

The international investment regime is changing, both as to substantive protections and ISDS restructuring. Are USMCA’s changes a new “gold standard?” This Perspective doubts, since they are the result of various political pressures that have led to abolishing ISDS with Canada, while introducing a double regime with Mexico.


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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia FDI Perspectives, 281
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November 2, 2021