Workshop: Multilateral Liberalization Through Bilateral Treaties?

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On June 28, GEG hosted a workshop with the Blavatnik School of Government that evaluated how recent developments in bilateral investment treaties may constrain the ability of states to respond to financial emergencies. This workshop was unique in bringing together a wide range of perspectives – negotiators, arbitrators, domestic policymakers, private-sector lawyers, and academics – around one table, and prioritized broader political economy questions raised by investment treaties.

Participants wrote origial memos for the workshop, which are available here.