Claude Chase is an attorney specialising in international trade and investment law and recently served an internship at the WTO Appellate Body Secretariat. This paper was published in Legal Issues of Economic Integration 38, no. 2 (2011).

The inclusion of Most Favoured Nation (MFN) clauses in the EPA, that require CARIFORUM countries to extend to the EU any more favourable treatment granted to third parties in future Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), has generated some controversy. This note critically examines the arguments that have been leveled against the inclusion of these clauses from legal, and policy perspectives…

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