As I discuss below, this causes problems in applying Canada's reservation to the NAFTA and exemptions to the GATS
which assume a clear demarcation between public and private.
That history, together with the leaked EU proposals for GATS
, provides plenty of warning that the Europeans will use all of their weight in the WTO to attack state and local laws that impede their penetration of our markets.
March 2001: GATS
negotiating guidelines and procedures agreed.
413, 434 (2000) (describing reciprocity rules in ABA Model FLC Rule and New York Rule and the GATS
separately, without mentioning the effect of the GATS
on the U.
The organization has been working for several months to raise awareness of how the GATS
could impact municipal governments.
Specifically, the scope of GATS
includes all measures affecting trade in services.
Games, LLC was created in 2013 by two neighboring families (Gale, Art, Traci, and Sharon) over dinner and a game of dominoes
Our activists are just starting to get an understanding of the implications of GATS
and there is a growing level of interest and concern about its impact on health services.
Service commitments under the GATS
foster foreign direct investment, bringing technology transfer and new skills and technologies that benefit the wider economy.
The first step to achieve this goal is a GATS
requirement that governments remove restrictions on the level of foreign ownership in the financial services sector.
The national treatment and market access rules of GATS
, as well as the domestic regulations that could be scrutinized as trade restricting, place developing countries in a legal straitjacket: the rules lock countries into commitments that may not reflect their future needs.
She also wanted to know what would happen to the money if the health sector was exempted from GATS