Regulatory space has become one of the buzzwords of the debate on international investment protection law. Critics claim that investment law unduly constrains states’ regulatory space. Proponents contend that claim. This article analyzes state sensitivity to constraints on regulatory space from a comparative perspective, on the basis of quantitative analysis of textual coding of investor-state dispute settlement provisions in renegotiated bilateral investment treaties.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Broude, Haftel, & Thompson: Who Cares About Regulatory Space in BITs? A Comparative International Approach
Tomer Broude (Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem - Law), Yoram Z. Haftel, & Alexander Thompson (Ohio State Univ. - Political Science) have posted Who Cares About Regulatory Space in BITs? A Comparative International Approach (in Comparative International Law, Anthea Roberts, Pierre-Hugues Verdier, Mila Versteeg & Paul B. Stephan eds., forthcoming). Here's the abstract: