The writer is senior assistant professor, Faculty of Legal Studies, South Asian University
Prabhash Ranjan writes: They can be saved from a possible indictment at the WTO if they are designed and presented as “interim agreements” leading to the formation of a free trade agreement.
State immunity can be invoked to resist the seizure of sovereign assets, but not commercial properties. Besides, fighting the case will consume an enormous amount of resources and attract bad press
Instead of jumping from one extreme to the other, the Law Commission suggests that India should adopt a balanced model BIT, which reconciles investment protection and India’s right to regulate.
India must aim to balance its right to regulate with investment protection
The state seems oblivious to Indias international obligations under BITs
Foreign companies affected by 2G verdict can invoke investment treaties
Last month,the RBI Governor D Subbarao told a meeting of central bankers and economists in Argentina that India must..