The enforcement of an investment treaty award is a layered issue and needs to be deconstructed step by step.
States need to clearly delineate the contours of public policy, before claiming it as an exception in investment arbitrations.
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.
SNP’s victory in the Scottish parliamentary elections appears to have reinvigorated sub-national movements across the UK.
The violence in Palestine and Israel is an outcome of extremist nationalism, but more importantly, it highlights the inadequacy of political leadership at both ends.
By recommencing trade and investment negotiations with Brussels, New Delhi hopes to counter Beijing’s role in the global value chain.
Beset with Islamic and racial violence, the French Republic once again woke up to rumblings within the powerful military fraternity.
NFTs are the new buzzword in the world of art, where these digital artforms are setting a
new record of millions of dollars apiece every other day.
As China test-launches its sovereign digital currency, countries around the world are
scrambling to assess potential disruptions to the global financial system.
As Coinbase joins the ranks of publicly listed companies, there has been much soul-searching
about investor appetite for cryptocurrencies.
Cobalt has become a blight for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo as its spiralling demand leads to a rush for its exploitation with little regulation and regard for their rights.
With an infinitesimal lifting of the roadblock on nuclear diplomacy between the U.S. and Iran, it is hoped that all stakeholders bring fresh ideas to the table.
As Sri Lanka looks to India for support at the crucial vote in the UNHRC, persisting tensions in bilateral ties will be a niggling factor.
President Biden’s humane immigration Bill may face roadblocks in garnering bipartisan support as a fresh wave of asylum seekers crowd its borders and a pandemic that refuses to die.
In a market as large and diverse as India, it is important to tailor regulatory requirements with great care if fair, equitable, and responsible behaviour is to be ensured in the digital ecosystem.
The way forward is to have governments and institutions working together for a disinformation-free society
The first-time majority of pro-independence parties in the recent elections, have given a fresh boost to Catalonia’s fight for sovereignty.