Armand de Mestral

Armand de Mestral

Armand de Mestral is a CIGI Senior Fellow and professor emeritus at McGill’s Faculty of Law. de Mestral is a contributing author to the recently published book, Complexity’s Embrace : The International Law Implications of Brexit. As a trade law expert, de Mestral has served on World Trade Organization and North American Free Trade Agreement dispute settlement tribunals and arbitrations. 

RECENT COLUMNS

  • Where Canada stands as Britain leaves the EU

    The United Kingdom government is committed to leaving the European Union on March 29, 2019 — a date that is fast approaching. The preferred scenario is for March 29 to be the formal date of departure, but to facilitate departure with a 19-month phase-in period, so the U.K. can clarify its relationships with third countries such as Canada. So, what does that mean for us?