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Coinciding with the twentieth anniversary of its internecine war in Afghanistan, the United States is preparing to withdraw all its troops by September 2021.
Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency. This digital tender is minted using huge amounts of energy.
Japan is experiencing its fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
A series of laws introduced by the new administrator of Lakshadweep, Praful Khoda Patel, has kicked up a storm in the islands, generating much unease and dissent.
The leaders of the world’s largest economies have met at the Cornish resort of Carbis Bay for the 2021 G-7 summit.
Through its European Peace Facility, the EU has sidestepped legal and budgetary constraints on foreign armed interventions and overseas military funding.
The global controversy surrounding AstraZeneca, India’s primary vaccine, together with an inadequate adverse reaction reporting system, has given rise to many unanswered questions.
From taxes to embargos – what does it take to achieve goals on climate policies?
The second wave of the pandemic has dealt a severe blow to the green shoots of economic recovery.
With declining demographic growth rates, China will have to restructure its manpower- intensive economy.
The easing of American sanctions on the Nord Stream project has raised hopes of a more profitable business landscape for European allies, as they seek to recover from the ravages of the pandemic.
As anonymous cyber gangs run amok, raking in millions in ransomware payments, the global powers are themselves divided in coming up with an effective counter-strategy.
Reporters across the globe are witnessing an increase in threats, arrests, and censorship.
The Cairn and Vodafone cases have opened a pandora’s box of tax-related investment disputes that lie at the intersection of international laws and municipal governance.
While determining the arbitrability of tax disputes under investment protection laws, the devil lies in the details of the treaty instrument.
It is critical to maintain an equilibrium between the regulatory powers of a sovereign and the legitimate interests of a foreign investor.
By retrospectively amending the Income Tax Act in 2012, the Indian Parliament sought to clarify its legislative intention.
The nature of the interaction between taxation regimes and investment agreements have evolved over time, with new generation treaties envisaging specific carve-outs for tax.
The Huawei controversy raises the questions of whether India can envision a future without Chinese venture capital.
The enforcement of an investment treaty award is a layered issue and needs to be deconstructed step by step.