David A. Gantz


David A. Gantz, AB (Harvard College), JD, JSM (Stanford Law School), is the Samuel M. Fegtly Professor Emeritus at the University of Arizona, Rogers College of Law. He is also the Will Clayton Fellow for Trade and International Economics at the Baker Institute/Center for the United States and Mexico. David teaches and writes in the areas of international trade and investment law, regional trade agreements, public international law, international business transactions and international environmental law. He served earlier in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State and practiced law in Washington, D.C. David is the author, co-author or editor of five books and more than 75 law review articles and book chapters. He has served as an arbitrator in multiple proceedings under Chapters 11, 19 and 20 of NAFTA and as a consultant for U.S. Agency for International Development, the World Bank Group and the U.N. Development Program.

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The Scorecard of the Phase One Trade Agreement

  The United States President and the Chinese Vice Prime Minister signed a deal dubbed as the “Phase One Trade Agreement” (“the Agreement”) on January 15, 2020. The Agreement withholds further escalation of the on-and-off trade war, which has dragged on for over 18 months between the US and China. The Agreement will likely lay a…

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The Scorecard of the USMCA Protocol of Amendment

    The U.S. House of Representatives approved December 19 the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by an overwhelming margin of 385-41. The Senate is expected to do the same in mid-January. As everyone knows by now, USMCA is a revision and replacement for the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a regional trade agreement…

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