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ESG investing: a critical study between myth and reality

By Sofiane Vandecasteele,  student in the Dual Master’s Degree in Law and Finance The upheaval associated with the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted how exogenous causes could jeopardize the smooth functioning of the current economy. While the consideration of ESG factors is not new, investors and investment funds have increased the integration of these criteria in their […]

L’affaire Duhamel et la question de l’imprescriptibilité

Cliona Noone, étudiante au sein du Master 2 Contentieux Économique et Arbitrage. Dans une enquête menée par l’association Mémoire Traumatique et Victimologie, 81% des répondantes ont déclaré avoir subi leurs premiers faits de violences sexuelles avant l’âge de 18 ans[1]. Selon certaines associations de victimes, c’est entre autres ce chiffre qui justifierait de rendre imprescriptibles […]

Is Investment Arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) compatible with EU law?

Par Sarah Hamm, étudiante au sein du master droit économique.  To date, the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) is the most frequently invoked instrument in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) worldwide.[i] Concluded in 1994 after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the ECT was aimed at promoting long-term cooperation in the energy sector by creating a level […]

Is it time for a U.S. Federal data protection regulation to be voted into law?

Par Rémi GAMBINO, étudiant au sein du master Droit économique. On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and ruled that U.S. data protection laws do not provide EU data subjects adequate protection. In regard to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and European Union’s Charter […]

Rethinking the criminalization of HIV transmission

Augustin Martin is a double master’s student at Sciences Po and ENS, in Global Health policy and health biology, interested in the questions of bioethics and public health. Taking into consideration the advent of preventive treatments (PrEP and TasP) in the criminal law of HIV transmission, exploring the limits of criminal law to handle a […]