Total 11 Posts
New Paper on Modernizing Chinese International Investment Agreements
In a new article in the Asian Center for WTO Law & International Health Law and Policy, a Chinese legal scholar examines the issues and challenges facing China in the modernization of its international investment agreements (IIAs).
Law Review Article Considers Huawei ISDS Complaint against Sweden
A new law review article discusses the Huawei investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) challenge to the Swedish government's decision to ban its products from the 5G network on the basis of national security concerns. The author concludes that "it is likely that the arbitral tribunal will substantially defer to Sweden’s
Scholars Outline Implications of Intensified Government Screening of Chinese Investments
In a piece about a forthcoming law journal article, several Australian professors provide an overview of developments related to government screening of Chinese foreign investments around the world, focusing on the political, economic, and legal implications.
Think Tank Paper Explores Chinese Financial Moves in Portugal, Emergence of "CCP Inc."
A new think tank paper looks at how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been actively shaping Chinese foreign investment in Portugal through influence over nominally private financial companies, and forcing these companies to be more closely aligned with CCP goals.
MERICS Report on Managing China’s Economic Coercion
In a new paper entitled "Fasten your seatbelts: How to manage China’s economic coercion" published by European think tank MERICS, authors Aya Adachi, Alexander Brown and Max J. Zenglein offer a number of insights into the use of economic coercion by the Chinese government and how it has affected
New Law Journal Article Examines Chinese Sanctions Regime
In a recent law journal article, law professor Timothy Webster describes the Chinese sanctions regime, the Western sanctions mechanisms that inspired it, and also its deviation from Western goals.
Law Journal Article Looks at Concurrent Proceedings under Chinese BITs and Domestic Courts
A recent article in the ICSID Review examines a German investment in China, and how a government expropriation was challenged in domestic courts and before an international tribunal.