Q.3 India is one of the most frequent respondent-states globally in terms of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) claims. In the context of this, examine the reasons for such frequent disputes and suggest the way forward. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/a-bit-to-review/article38225318.ece In the body, mention the Cairn Energy case. In the body, mention reasons for frequent dispute such as changing laws, annulling agreements, judicial delays, wide scope for interpretations in treaties etc. In the suggestions mention fine-tuning the Model BIT, increasing the capacity of government officials in the area of investment treaty arbitration, … Continue reading Q.3 India is one of the most frequent respondent-states globally in terms of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) claims. In the context of this, examine the reasons for such frequent disputes and suggest the way forward. (10 Marks)