Cited in Bloomberg:

A number of other potential roadblocks still need to be worked out before talks can be wrapped up, including investor-state dispute settlement and issues such as intellectual property, Clark Packard, trade policy counsel at the R Street Institute, said in an email.

“There’s been a lot intense pressure within the United States about all their hard-line trade positions,” a Canadian official told Bloomberg Law. Ottawa is hoping that pressure—in part a result of lobbying by different countries, including Canada—will soften Washington’s stance.

Featured Publications