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NAFTA - Chapter 11 - Investment

Cases Filed Against the Government of Canada

V. G. Gallo v. Government of Canada

V.G. Gallo, an alleged U.S. investor served Canada with a "Notice of Intent to Submit a Claim to Arbitration" on October 12, 2006. Subsequently, on March 30, 2007, Canada was served with a Notice of Arbitration.

On September 15, 2011, the Arbitral Tribunal found that V.G. Gallo had not presented sufficient evidence to show that he owned the company 1532382 Ontario Inc. at the time of the alleged expropriation and therefore dismissed his claim for lack of jurisdiction. The arbitration was then effectively terminated. The Tribunal also awarded Canada costs in the amount of USD$450,000.V.G. Gallo paid the awarded costs to Canada on May 9, 2012.

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