In NAFTA, this portion deals with foreign direct investment. Most controversially, it includes a provision for a firm from one member country that has invested in another to bring action against a unit of government in that country if it has acted to reduce the value of its investment. A portion of U.S. bankruptcy law under which a firm can file for protection while it reorganizes.
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