24th Feb, 2017. There is a very interesting blog-post by Rob Howse (@howserob) on International Economic Law and Policy Blog on how India should hold firm against the European efforts to undermine its new model Bilateral Investment Treaty (http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/2017/02/india-should-hold-firm-against-the-european-efforts-to-undermine-its-new-model-bilateral-investment-.html). The column is all praise for India's model BIT and very contemporary especially when there is pressure … Continue reading India, EU and the New Bilateral Investment Treaty
14th December 2016. President-elect Donald Trump has been ferociously tweeting and making open announcements with regard to #AmericaFirst — #BuyAmerican and #HireAmerican being the new hashtag. In his first, Trump has secured a deal with Carrier by ensuring that Carrier keeps the 800 jobs in the United States which it was planning to move to Mexico initially. … Continue reading #HireAmericans?
On 27th October, 2016, it was one of those discussions over Diwali dinner where a family friend asked me what do I think of government policies and reforms. Maybe the government is in the right direction (don't know what is right or wrong), I said, it still appears that they are living in a bubble … Continue reading India & the Bubble