The rules for settling disputes between corporations and states come from an earlier era. Is it time for reform?
Simon Lester says that the rules for international investment dispute resolution are outdated - and they're hurting global trade.
John K. Veroneau argues that corporations still need strong protections in international law.
Ingrid Persson says libertarians should welcome investor-state dispute settlement: it protects property rights, with good consequences all around.
Jason Yackee argues that the TPP and TTIP trade agreements don't need investor-state dispute settlement and would be better off without it.
Simon Lester responds to his critics in this month's Cato Unbound on investor-state dispute resolution.