Back to sovereignty? Policy space in investor-State dispute settlement

Magdalena Bas

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Abstract

The paper examines how investor-State dispute settlement mechanisms-included in international investment agreements-are able to condition national policy space, even when foreign investors question measures regarding human rights, public health, or environmental protection. It also intends to identify and explain the new trends in international investment agreements that illustrate different ways out the investor-State dispute settlement labyrinth. In order to achieve the objectives, a qualitative documentary research was conducted, based on secondary sources. The new trends in international investment agreements cartography show the emergence of a new concept of sovereignty rooted in the defense of policy space-“regulatory sovereignty”.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere016
JournalRevista Brasileira de Politica Internacional
Volume65
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2022

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • History
  • Political Science and International Relations

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