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Posted In: Insight

Posted By: Singularity Legal

Tags: Tiktok Ban, Chinese Apps, Singularity Legal, Prateek Bagaria

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Illegality of India's ban on Chinese apps under international law

With tensions between India and China running high at the border, India has blocked several mobile applications of Chinese origin, including prominent names such as TikTok, on the claim that such apps share data with the Chinese state which is a threat to India’s national security. In this Insight, we discuss the legality of India’s ban under international investment law, and what recourse Chinese investors may seek against it.