Sudan Bilateral Investment Treaties and South Sudan: Musings on State Succession to Bilateral Treaties in the Wake of Yugoslavia's Breakup
Article from: TDM 3 (2014), in International Law
This article aims at shedding some light on a crucial question: do the Sudan BITs apply to South Sudan? This article starts off with a snapshot of South Sudan's actions and statements regarding foreign investment while also looking into whether other States Parties to Sudan BITs have reacted to South Sudan's independence in respect of the Sudan BITs. The first part of this article ends by noting the lack of any indication either by South Sudan or other States Parties to Sudan BITs as to whether the Sudan BITs should or should not continue with respect to South Sudan. The second ...