Full professor at Sciences Po Régis Bismuth
Sciences Po Law School


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).

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.

Fellow content

Friday, March 25, 2022

Informational Obsession, Opinion Control and Freedom of Expression in Financial Regulation – Some Critical Perspectives

Academic Regis Bismuth explores whether regulatory initiatives to stringently discipline credit rating agencies’ activities (particularly with a view to issuing sovereign ratings), or other initiatives which reflect an increasing willingness to control speech in financial markets (for instance those targeting activist shareholder strategies), are in line with relevant principles guaranteeing the freedom of expression which have seemingly remained a blind spot of financial regulators.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Removing Russia from the OECD Working Group on Bribery Would be A Mistake with Unintended Consequences

Nicola Bonucci and Regis Bismuth’s explain the risk associated with removing Russia from the OECD working group on bribery.


Blogs of Interest

The Academy
Blogs, short articles and series by Fellows of the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators.

The official blog of the "International Enforcement Law Reporter," edited by Bruce Zagaris.

Friday, October 22, 2021

"Great Decisions of International Jurisprudence" Published

Professor Regis Bismuth’s book, “Great Decisions of International Jurisprudence” is out. It includes updates on corporate social responsibility, state/investor dispute settlement and national security considerations in international economic law.