ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Whither India?

Dispute Settlement in Bilateral Investment Agreements

The investor-state dispute settlement provisions, which are generally part of bilateral investment promotion and protection agreements, are increasingly being called into question by governments of various nations, especially those in developing countries. In the recent past, multinational corporations have begun using international arbitration clauses in the ISDS to challenge governments in countries where they invest and operate, thereby challenging national public policy decisions. With the global tide going against ISDS provisions, can India find a more opportune moment than now to take a call on this important issue

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