Prabhash Ranjan

South Asian University

Assistant Professor

Akbar Bhawan

Chankyapuri

Delhi, WA

India

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Determination of Indirect Expropriation and Doctrine of Police Power in International Investment Law: A Critical Appraisal

Leila Choukroune (Ed) Judging the State in International Trade and Investment Law, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
Prabhash Ranjan and Pushkar Anand
South Asian University and Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
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BIT, Investment Treaty Arbitration, Investment, Police Power, Expropriation

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The 2016 Model Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty: A Critical Deconstruction

38 (1) Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, 2017, 1-53
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2017
Prabhash Ranjan and Pushkar Anand
South Asian University and Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
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Definition of Investment in Bilateral Investment Treaties of South Asian Countries and Regulatory Discretion

26 (2) Journal of International Arbitration (2009), 217-235
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 May 2010 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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BIT, South Asia, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangaldesh, Regulatory Discretion, Investment

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Bilateralism, MFN and TRIPS: Exploring Possibilities of Alternative Interpretation

International Trade Law and Regulation, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 67-78, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 May 2010 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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TRIPS, MFN, Bilateralism, Free Trade Agreements

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India’s International Investment Agreements and India’s Regulatory Power as a Host Nation

PhD Thesis, King's College London, 2012
Number of pages: 267 Posted: 13 Aug 2013
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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India, International Investment Agreements (IIAs), Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs), Regulatory Power

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Using the Public Law Concept of Proportionality to Balance Investment Protection with Regulation in International Investment Law: A Critical Reappraisal

Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law, Volume 3, Issue 3 (2014), pp. 853-883.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 14 May 2015
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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Proportionality, International Investment Law, Investment Treaty Arbitration

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Indian Investment Treaty Programme in the Light of Global Experiences

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 45, No. 7, pp. 68-73, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 01 May 2010
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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Indian BITs, Foreign Investment, India

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International Investment Agreements and Regulatory Discretion: A Study of India

Journal of World Investment and Trade, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 209-243, 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 May 2010
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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India; Indian IIAs, BITs, Regulation, Investment

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Medical Patents and Expropriation in International Investment Law – With Special Reference to India

Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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Indian BITs, Indian IIAs, Expropriation, TRIPS, IPR, Compulsory License

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Recent Developments in India’s Plant Variety Protection, Seed Regulation and Linkages with UPOV’s Proposed Membership

Journal of World Intellectual Property, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 219-243, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2010
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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India, UPOnV, Seeds Bill 2004, Plant Variety Protectio

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COVID-19, India and Indirect Expropriation: Is the Police Powers Doctrine a Reliable Defence?

Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 205-228, May 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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India, COVID-19, police powers, expropriation, ISDS, BITs

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India and Bilateral Investment Treaties: From Rejection to Embracement to Hesitance?

R Babu and S Burra (Eds) “Locating India” in the Contemporary International Legal Order (Springer: 2018) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2017
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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India, BITs, Foreign Investment, bilateral investment treaties

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Applicable Law in the Disputes of the World Trade Organization

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 44, No. 15, pp. 23-27, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Aug 2010
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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WTO, Applicable Law

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Pharmaceutical Patents and Expropriation in Indian Bilateral Investment Treaties

Mahdev Mohan and Chester Brown (Eds) Regulation and Investment Disputes: Asian Perspectives (Cambridge University Press: 2018) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2017
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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India, BIT, bilateral investment treaties, Indian Model BIT, pharmaceuticals

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'Object and Purpose' of Indian International Investment Agreements: Failing to Balance Investment Protection and Regulatory Power

Foreign Investment and Dispute Resolution Law and Practice in Asia (eds) V Bath and L Nottage (Routledge: London: 2011), 192
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 May 2014
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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BITs, India, International Investment Agreements, Regulatory Power, VCLT

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Treaties on Trade and Investment and the Indian Legal Regime: Should We Mind the Gap?

Australian Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 56-81, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 May 2010 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2014
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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India, Indian Constitution, WTO, Bilateral Investment Agreements, International Investment Agreements, Treaty Ratification, Federalism, Parliament

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Indian Courts and Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration

4 Indian Law Review 2020 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Mar 2020
Prabhash Ranjan and Pushkar Anand
South Asian University and Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
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India, BIT, ISDS, Domestic Courts

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Issuance of Compulsory Patent Licenses and Expropriation in Asian BITs and FTA Investment Chapters: A Study of India, China, Malaysia and Thailand

Kung-Chung Liu, Julien Chaisse (Eds) The Future of Asian Trade Deals and IP (Hart Publishing: Oxford: 2019) (Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Nov 2018
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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Comparative Study of the Origin, Evolution and Current State of Play of Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITS) of BRICS Countries

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Pradeep Mehta and Prabhash Ranjan
CUTS International and South Asian University
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ISDS Transparency Provisions in the Indian Model BIT: A Half-Hearted Attempt?

15 (2) Transnational Dispute Management Journal (2018)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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Tread Cautiously on Bilateral Investment Treaties

The Hindu Business Line, November 2009
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 May 2010
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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Indian BITs, Foriegn Investment, US

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How ‘Healthy’ are Investment Treaties of South Asian Countries: An Empirical Study of Public Health Provisions in South Asian Countries’ BITs and FTA Investment Chapters

ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal (2018); DOI: 10.1093/icsidreview/siy004
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2018
Prabhash Ranjan and Pushkar Anand
South Asian University and Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
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BITs, ISDS, South Asia, Public Health, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

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How Long Can the G20 Hold Itself Together?

Centad Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 May 2010
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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G20, India, Brazil, South Africa, WTO, Agriculture

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Capital-Flow Management Measures and International Investment Law – Never the Twain Shall Meet?

R Hofmann, Christian Tams, Stephan Schill et al (Eds) International Investment Law and the Global Financial Architecture (Edward Elgar Publishing: 2017), 257-280
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 May 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2017
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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‘Necessary’ in Non-Precluded Measures Provisions in Bilateral Investment Treaties: The Indian Contribution

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Sep 2020
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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bilateral investment treaties; necessary; ISDS; India; NPM; least restrictive alternative measure test

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Industrial Tariff Reduction: Why the Best Might Still Turn Out to Be the Worst?

Journal of World Trade, Vol. 42, No. 5, pp. 953-966, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 May 2010
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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NAMA, Industrial tariff, WTO, Hong Kong Declaration, India

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National Contestation of International Investment Law and International Rule of Law

Prabhash Ranjan, 'National Contestation of International Investment Law and International Rule of Law in M Kanetake and A Nollkaemper (eds) Rule of Law at National and International Levels: Contestations and Deference (Oxford: Hart Publishing: 2016) 115-142
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2018
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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International Investment Law, BITs, Rule of Law, International Rule of Law, Contestations

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Agriculture and Nama Negotiations: Searching for the Landing Zone

Centad Working Paper Series, No 4
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 May 2010
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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WTO, Agriculture, NAMA, Hong Kong Ministerial, Developing Countries

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Industrial Tariffs and South Asia: Interpreting for Development

Centad Working Paper No 5
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 May 2010
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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Industrial Tariffs, NAMA, GATT, WTO, Doha, Hong Kong, South Asia, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh

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Comparing Investment Provisions in India's FTAs with India's Stand-Alone Bits: Contributing to the Evolution of New Indian Bit Practice

16 The Journal of World Investment and Trade (2015), 899-930
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University
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BIT, India, FTAs

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COVID-19, India, and Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS): Will India Be Able to Defend Its Public Health

Asia Pacific Law Review, Vol. 28(1), 2020
Posted: 25 Oct 2020
Prabhash Ranjan and Pushkar Anand
South Asian University and Faculty of Law, University of Delhi

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COVID-19, India, police powers, investor-state dispute settlement, non-precluded measures, expropriation, standard of review, bilateral investment treaties

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India and Bilateral Investment Treaties: Refusal, Acceptance, Backlash

Prabhash Ranjan, India and Bilateral Investment Treaties: Refusal, Acceptance, Backlash, Oxford University Press, 2019
Posted: 10 Jul 2019
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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India, bilateral investment treaties (BITs), Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS), Investment treaty arbitration

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National Security Exception in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and India-Pakistan Trade

Journal of World Trade, Volume 54, Issue 4, 2020 (Forthcoming)
Posted: 12 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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India, Pakistan, WTO, National Security, Article XXI, GATT

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Police Powers, Indirect Expropriation in International Investment Law, and Article 31(3)(C) of the VCLT: A Critique of Philip Morris v. Uruguay

Asian Journal of International Law, 2018
Posted: 02 Dec 2018
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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Investor State Dispute Settlement in the 2016 Indian Model Bilateral Investment Treaty: Does It Go Too Far?

Prabhash Ranjan and Pushkar Anand, 'Investor State Dispute Settlement in the 2016 Indian Model Bilateral Investment Treaty: Does it go Too Far?' in Luke Nottage and Julien Chaisse (Eds) International Investment Treaties and Arbitration Across Asia (Brill/Nijhoff: Leiden: 2018) (Forthcoming).
Posted: 19 May 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Prabhash Ranjan and Pushkar Anand
South Asian University and Faculty of Law, University of Delhi

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Investment Protection and Host State's Right to Regulate in Indian Model Bilateral Investment Treaty 2016: Lessons for Asian Countries

Julien Chaisse et al (Eds) International Law of Foreign Investment in Asia: Sustainability, Regionalization and Arbitration, January 2017
Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2017
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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India, Model bilateral investment treaty, BIT, right to regulate

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Bilateral Investment Treaties and Public Health: Comparative Insights from India and China

S Deva (eds) Socio Economic Rights in Emerging Free Markets – Comparative Perspectives from India and China (Routledge: London: 2015), 236-261
Posted: 03 May 2016 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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BIT, BITs, India, China, Public Health

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Protecting Security Interests in International Investment Law

Julia Schmidt and Nigel D White (Eds) Security and International Law (Hart Publishing: Oxford: 2016), 273-299
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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Bilateral Investment Treaties, International Investment Law, Security Interests, Essential Security Interests, Self-Judging

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FDI in Multi-Brand Retail Trading and India's Bilateral Investment Treaties

5 (1) Trade, Law and Development (2013), 198-208.
Posted: 05 May 2014
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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FDI, Multi-Brand Retail, BITs, India

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India and Bilateral Investment Treaties -- A Changing Landscape

29(2) ICSID Review (2014), 419-450
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2016
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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Bilateral Investment Treaties and the Indian Judiciary

46 (4) The George Washington International Law Review (2014), 809-847
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015
Prabhash Ranjan and Deepak Raju
South Asian University and Cambridge

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BITs, Indian Judiciary, Supreme Court, denial of justice, India

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Non Precluded Measures in Indian International Investment Agreements and India's Regulatory Power as a Host Nation

2 (1) Asian Journal of International Law 2012, 29-58
Posted: 13 Aug 2013
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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India, International Investment Agreements, Bilateral Investment Treaties, Non Precluded Measures

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The Enigma of Enforceability of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards in India

Asian Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 6, Issue 1, January 2011
Posted: 07 Jun 2011
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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investment arbitration, India, international commercial arbitration, bilateral investment treaties

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International Trade and Human Rights: Conflicting Obligations?

HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE, pp. 311-321, Thomas Cottier, Joost Pauwelyn, Elisabeth Bürgi, eds., Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2005
Posted: 22 Mar 2011
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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WTO, human rights, TRIPS

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International Predation and Anti-Dumping

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 39, No. 45. pp. 4880-4884, 2004
Posted: 17 Nov 2008
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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International Predation, Anti Dumping, safeguards

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Understanding the Conflicts between the Trips Agreement and Human Right to Health

9 (6) Journal of World Investment and Trade (2008), 551-570
Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
Prabhash Ranjan
South Asian University

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TRIPS, human rights, right to health, TRIPS flexibilities.