NAFTA chemical case goes Canada's way
Victory for Foreign Affairs over Chemtura may scare Dow off.
by Luke Eric Peterson
August 25, 2010
The lawyers at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade are not bragging about it—at least not to date—but they've just won an impressive victory in an $80 million-plus NAFTA lawsuit.
Earlier this month, a panel of three arbitrators dismissed claims filed by the US chemical company Chemtura under Chapter 11 of the North American Free Trade Agreement.