Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) as the best option?!

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Foreign investments are a key development factor in the modern economy, and jointly with the trade, represent the most important leverage of an enterprise, organization of production, supplying goods and services on a global scale. They provide faster exit to the international market and as the aftermath are ensuring improved the living standard of the society.

Is Putin’s war being another nail in the international legal order’s coffin?

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Putin’s invasion of Ukraine prompted unprecedented Western response: coordinated sanctions, private sectors’ engagement, and sophisticated lawfare – legal actions meant not only to protect the citizens but the principles of the democratic, rights-and-value-based societies. Impressive as it may sound, it’s ineffective. Neither Russia nor Putin need to fear any immediate legal ramifications.