Faced with the Corona crisis, the EU has adopted an authorisation requirement for the export of protective equipment out of the EU, exempting, however, certain States. Is this legally acceptable? And what about restrictions inside the internal market?
Counterclaims in investment arbitration are gradually developing with the aim to counter environmental harm. The Energy Charter Treaty, as an investment agreement, falls short of offering this protection.
The United States confirmed that Depleted Uranium (DU) ammunitions were used in Syria. The use of such weapons has long been criticized for posing health risks to both combatants and civilians. What is the potential legal issues arising out of the use of DU in non-international armed conflicts?