How Corporations Shape International Economic Law: A Reply to Taylor St John

Author: Nicolás M Perrone
Published: 22.09.2022
The following post will also appear as a Letter to the Editor in the European Journal of International Law. Taylor St John wrote a fantastic review of my book Investment Treaties and the Legal Imagination; I’m grateful. I don’t disagree with her in the abstract. My view is rather that we need a different perspective to understand our world of gaping inequality and create conditions of possibility to put new ideas into practice. The point is not that her perspective is wrong—and mine is right. Instead, I think we should ask ourselves which one can be more useful for our challenging…