Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency. This digital tender is minted using huge amounts of energy.
Through its European Peace Facility, the EU has sidestepped legal and budgetary constraints on foreign armed interventions and overseas military funding.
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.
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.
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.
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.