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ISBN: 9781459410725-21

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The roller coaster continues

From: Sold Down the Yangtze


Awards of compensation

for foreign investors have risen to billions of dollars,

and now tens of billions. Lawyers have developed new and

creative arguments for compensating foreign investors, helped

by the arbitrators’ expansive interpretations. Hundreds of

cases are ongoing.



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.