Rethinking International Trade and Investment Law: Harnessing the Potential of Emerging Technologies in the Global Economic Landscape

  • Sampurna Singha Roy
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  • Sampurna Singha Roy

    Student at Amity Law School, Kolkata, India

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International trade and investment law play a vital role in regulating cross-border economic activity and promoting a fair and open trading environment. However, the rise of emerging technologies and automation presents new challenges and opportunities for these legal regimes. The increasing use of technology has the potential to disrupt traditional patterns of trade and investment, leading to the need for a re-evaluation of existing legal concepts and principles. In particular, the implications of cybersecurity, data privacy, and artificial intelligence need to be considered in the context of international trade and investment law. To ensure their relevance and effectiveness, it is necessary for these legal regimes to adapt to the changing landscape of cross-border economic activity in the digital age. This may involve the negotiation of new agreements, the development of common standards and best practices, and closer collaboration between governments, businesses, and other stakeholders. The future of international trade and investment law will be shaped by the ability of these legal regimes to respond to the challenges and opportunities posed by emerging technologies and automation.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 2531 - 2548


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