Investor-State Dispute Settlement: A Reality Check
Today, the legitimacy of treaty-based investment protection is being challenged. Investment agreements and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) are being challenged from a broad range of disparate groups. Further, governments which once led the development of investment protection now seem to worry more about their own "defensive" interests.
Susan D. Franck
Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University
Grant D. Aldonas
Senior Adviser, CSIS
Panel discussion to follow.