Merrill & Ring v. Canada Merrill & Ring Forestry L.P. v. The Government of Canada (ICSID Case No. UNCT/07/1)
United States of America
Forestry and land management company.
Claims arising out of the implementation of Canada's log export regime to the investor's timber operations in British Columbia and the requirement that any of its exports be subject to a log surplus testing procedure, among other regulatory measures which allegedly caused loss and damage to it.
Primary: A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing
2 - Forestry and logging
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Orrego Vicuña, F.
Dam, K. W.
Rowley, J. W.
Decided in favour of State
52.20 mln CAD (51.20 mln USD)
Data not available
Indirect expropriation

Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

National treatment

Most-favoured nation treatment

Performance requirements
None - all claims dismissed at the merits stage