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Softwood Lumber Consolidated Proceeding


On March 7, 2005, the United States filed with the International Centre for Investment Disputes (ICSID) a request pursuant to NAFTA Article 1126 to consolidate three cases: Canfor Corp. v. United States of America, Terminal Forest Products Ltd. v. United States of America and Tembec Inc. et al. v. United States of America.On September 7, 2005, the Tribunal appointed to decide the United States' request ordered the consolidation of the three cases.

On December 7, 2005, Tembec, et al. petitioned the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to vacate the Consolidation Order.  For more information on those domestic court proceedings, click here.


-07/19/07   Order on Costs
-06/06/06   Decision on the Preliminary Question
-05/26/06   Canfor and Terminal Reply to U.S. Response to Tribunal's Questions in Relation to the Byrd Amendment
-05/26/06   U.S. Reply to Claimants' Response to Tribunal's Questions Regarding the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000
-05/19/06   Canfor and Terminal Response to Additional Questions by the Tribunal Regarding the Byrd Amendment
-05/19/06   U.S. Response to Tribunal's Additional Questions Regarding the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000
-03/10/06   Canfor and Terminal Reply Post-Hearing Submission
-03/10/06   U.S. Reply Post-Hearing Submission
-02/17/06   Canfor and Terminal Post-Hearing Submission (on Jurisdiction)
-02/17/06   U.S. Post-Hearing Submission (on Jurisdiction)
-01/12/06   Hearing on Jurisdiction, Transcript Vol. 2 (uncorrected)
-01/11/06   Hearing on Jurisdiction, Transcript Vol. 1 (uncorrected)
-01/10/06   Order for the Termination of the Arbitral Proceedings with respect to Tembec
-01/10/06   Procedural Order No. 2
-12/17/05   Procedural Order No. 1
-09/07/05   Order of the Consolidation Tribunal
-08/12/05   Canfor and Terminal Reply to the Post-Hearing Submissions of the U.S.
-08/12/05   Tembec's Post-Hearing Rebuttal Brief in Opposition to Consolidation
-08/12/05   U.S. Reply in Support of Request for Consolidation
-07/22/05   Canfor and Terminal Post-Hearing Submission
-07/22/05   Tembec Post-Hearing Submission
-07/22/05   U.S. Post-Hearing Submission
-07/12/05   Canfor and Terminal Response to Tembec Motion to Dismiss
-07/12/05   U.S. Response to Tembec Motion to Dismiss
-06/27/05   Tembec Motion to Dismiss
-06/16/05   Hearing Transcript (uncorrected)
-06/10/05   Canfor Submission Opposing Request for Consolidation
-06/10/05   Tembec Submission Opposing Request for Consolidation
-06/10/05   Terminal Forest Submission Opposing Request for Consolidation
-06/03/05   U.S. Submission in Support of Request for Consolidation
-03/07/05   U.S. Request for Consolidation

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