How to Sue a Nation: Corporation v. Country

As the death bells knell for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a multilateral trade agreement which was (eventually) opposed by every serious US Presidential candidate, many enraged netizens are left hanging with fervent opinions about their country’s obligations to foreign investors. Over the course of this election, America decided that Investor State Dispute Settlements, or ISDS, just […]

Dam, China, What Happened?

If the countries of Asia were ever gathered into a room and asked, “Who here has ever felt victimised by China?”, a lot of hands would go up in the air. China is often portrayed as the region’s Mean Girl, the power player who exercises soft power to get what it wants, never openly engaging […]