Régis Bismuth received a PhD in public international law from the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in 2009 and passed the agrégation in public law in 2012. He also graduated from Columbia Law School (LL.M., 2009). His PhD was awarded the « Joseph Hamel » Prize by the French Academy of Moral and Political Sciences (Académie des sciences morales et politiques – Institut de France).
Prior to joining Sciences Po Law School in 2016, he was maître de conférences at the University Paris Nanterre la Défense (2010-2012) and professor of public law at the University of Poitiers (2012-2016) where he served as co-director of the master program in international litigation. He has also taught at the Universities of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Strasbourg, Bucharest, Belo Horizonte and Natal.
His main research and teaching interests lie within public international law, international economic law (trade, investment, monetary and financial regulation), international litigation and European law. He is also the author of several articles in French and English on sovereign wealth funds, sovereign debt, WTO law, international investment law and arbitration, international financial standards, sovereign immunities, international organizations, economic sanctions, the responsibility of multinational corporations and freedom of speech.
He is a member of the International Law Association (ILA) and of its Study Group on « The use of private law principles for the development of international law ». He is Director of Studies of the French Branch of the ILA and member of its executive board. He is also a member of the Scientific Council of the International Review of Financial Services (Bruylant).
The New Frontiers of European Sanctions and the Grey Areas of International Law
Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the European Union (EU) adopted an unprecedented series of sanctions (also known as ‘restrictive measures’) between February 2022 and April 2023. Each ‘package’ of sanctions, of which there are ten to date, builds on and amplifies the legal framework of the sanctions imposed in 2014 following the annexation of Crimea, … Continuedlire l'article