The term "investor" includes any natural person who makes the investment possessing the citizenship of or permanently residing in a Contracting Party in accordance with its laws. (Article I (b)(i)). Provisions on transfer of funds and settlement of investment disputes shall not apply to investments made in the territory of one Contracting Party by natural persons who are nationals of the other Contracting Party if they have been domiciled in the host country for more than two years, unless it is proved that the investment was admitted from abroad. (Article XIV (2)).
The term "investor" includes: in respect to Canada, any juridical person, including corporations, partnerships, trusts, joint ventures, organizations, associations or enterprises incorporated or duly constituted in accordance with applicable laws of that Contracting Party, or, in respect to the Republic of Argentina, any juridical person constituted according to the laws and regulations of the Republic of Argentina or having a seat in the territory of the Republic of Argentina, who makes the investment. (Article I (b)(ii)(iii)).