March 9, 2023
by Zgjim Mikullovci
Business and Human Rights
Recognizing that victims of all disasters caused by businesses should have a prompt and effective remedy in future situations, the international community has for several years been considering a comprehensive international approach to such situations involving a binding international convention on business and human rights. A draft of the convention is being negotiated and amended in order to reach a compromise between states.
January 30, 2023
by Ronnie Rosen Zvi
The international community is currently experiencing a global crisis of technological surveillance abuse, which has raised the attention of governmental agencies and international organizations worldwide. Those bodies are calling for the tightening of enforcement in this area, and specifically for the inclusion of human rights considerations within national export controls and regulatory frameworks.
November 28, 2022
by Juan Mejia Gonzalez
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Among the remarkable results of the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26), one promises to be a game changer in the world’s struggle to overcome the climate change threat: the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ).
November 28, 2022
by Patricia Rios Ruiz
Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)
Since taking office in 2018, the president of Mexico (Andrés Manuel López Obrador or “AMLO”) has encouraged and developed policies that have given more control to the government over different markets and industries. His leftist ideology has gained so much power that his proposals and decisions have changed foreign investment in crucial ways.
March 25, 2022
by Abhik Chakraborty and Rishi Ray
In the last decade, there has been a rapid increase in the global development of cryptocurrencies, which has challenged the monetary sovereignty of central banks around the world. This has led to regulatory sanctions against crypto-mining and the use of cryptocurrencies in various jurisdictions. Given that the crypto markets are at the mercy of the state’s regulators, through this post, we analyze whether investments in cryptocurrencies would be protected under the international investment arbitration framework.