Gustavo Prieto

About/Bio

Gustavo Prieto is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Law Department at the University of Turin, Italy. His field of expertise is International Economic Law. He has been studying different legal regimes that regulate economic cross-border transactions in many countries including Ecuador (his country of origin), Italy, Germany, Ukraine, and Russia. Gustavo's current research interest focuses on the relationship between Constitutional Courts and international investment arbitration, and the governance of transnational digital infrastructures, such as Distributed Ledger Technology.

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The Colombian Constitutional Court Judgment C-252/19: A new frontier for reform in international investment law

On 6 June 2019, the Colombian Constitutional Court announced its long-awaited decision (made public 2 July 2019) regarding the constitutionality of the 2014 Colombia – France Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT). Using an innovative line of reasoning, the Colombian Court did not only rule on whether or not this text was constitutional. It further declared the BIT to…

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