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Outcomes of lawsuits

From: Sold Down the Yangtze

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it is next to impossible to evaluate

what is happening in settlements. Even if we know that a settlement

exists, its terms are rarely public. The terms should be

public, at least in a democratic country like Canada, because

they involve public money and public policies. But in nearly all

cases they aren’t.

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Gus Van Harten

As an expert in investment deals and international law, GUS VAN HARTEN is uniquely qualified to explain what the Canada-China agreement means for Canada. He is currently a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, working previously as a tenured faculty member in the Department of Law at the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom. He has written over twenty academic studies on investment treaties, and has provided commentary to governments, international organizations, and media such as Bloomberg, the CBC, The Globe and Mail, the Guardian, and the Toronto Star. He lives in Burlington, Ontario.