February 9, 2024

FET Standard under NAFTA and USMCA: In-Discussion with Mr. Zahid Omarzai

In the realm of Foreign Investment Law, the significance of treatment standards in international treaties cannot be overstated. Within this...
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February 3, 2024

Navigating the Global Shift: Decoding Dedollarisation and Unraveling its Transformative Impact on International Trade

Udam Wickremasinghe The US dollar (USD) is the world's most dominant currency, playing a central role in international trade, finance...
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September 29, 2023

Understanding the Relationship Between Inflation and Trade: In Discussion with Prof. Rajesh Sharma

As recent events such as the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to many countries experiencing inflation worldwide, there has emerged an...
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Trade and Infectious diseases
September 22, 2023

Trade and Infectious Disease: When Worlds Collide…

By Melaka Jude Decades have passed since the world was taken by storm by the explosion of international trade. Through...
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September 15, 2023

Are We Moving Towards a Future of Slowbalisation?

By Yasas Mudalige The term "slowbalisation" has gained prominence in recent years as a descriptor for the evolving landscape of...
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September 8, 2023

Implementing a Multilateral Investment Court: A Better Investor-State Dispute Mechanism?

By Noor ul ain Tahir Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) mechanisms have been a contentious topic in international trade agreements, and...
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September 1, 2023

IMF, The World Bank and the WTO: How Different Are They From One Another?

By Pramitha Perera The International Monetary Fund (IMF), The World Bank and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) all emerged after...
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August 25, 2023

Assessing the True Nature of Climate-Friendly Trade Policies: In Discussion with Vishva Subramaniam

By Shahina Azeezdeen Effective climate change policy requires consideration of multiple complex factors, and often includes the balancing of trade...
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August 18, 2023

Legal Conundrum: The Dilemma of Incorporating General Exceptions in Investment Agreements

By Sandun Batagoda The entry into force of International Investment Agreements (IIA), to some extent, was conducted with little or...
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August 11, 2023

Role of Arbitration in Solving Investor-State Disputes: Advantages, Criticisms and Reforms

By Muhammad Faisal Hayat The global economy now depends heavily on international trade and foreign investment for growth, which has...
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