In the second part of this series, the author continues to examine how current standards can accommodate future fossil phases out cases. The article ends with an analysis of how the current IIA regime can be re-evaluated to address the climate-investment conflict. Continue reading (BIT)s of Change: An Analysis of the Interaction Between the Climate and International Investment Regimes and Potentials for the Future (Part 2)
With the introduction of a new regulation globally, that is, converting net-zero commitments into concrete policy, a big economic transformation is expected. International investment law, however, does not seem to cope with this new reality as it remains at odds with most of these developments. In the first part of this series, the author explores the conflict between climate and investment law. The author then analyses how current standards can be used in future fossil-fuel phase out cases. Continue reading (BIT)s of Change: An Analysis of The Interaction Between the Climate and International Investment Regimes and Potentials for the Future (Part 1)
In this post, the author attempts to analyse the National Mining Policy 2019, provides a broad outline of the same by highlighting the additions made vis-á-vis the earlier policy and mentions the demerits by discussing the landmark judgment in Common Cause v. Union of India which preceded the policy. Continue reading National Mineral Policy 2019: An Analysis
In the latest post, Swapnil discusses how the amendments proposed for the Indian Forest Act, 1927, seek to entrust the forest bureaucracy with arbitrary power, and how they fall foul of the attempts made to curb colonial power. She emphasizes on the need for further amendments to ensure that the laws that come into force are indeed a portrayal of the welfare of citizens, and provides solutions for combating the various issues highlighted in the article. Continue reading Amendment to Indian Forest Act: Another Pawn in the Game of Elections?