Alexandros Bakos holds an LL.M. in International and Comparative Business Law at Babeş-Bolyai University and one LL. M. in Law and Economics at Utrecht University. During his studies, he developed an interest for international investment arbitration, public international law and EU external relations law. He combines his legal knowledge with a knowledge of geopolitics and strategic studies based on a realist approach and, at the same time, focusing especially on the economic relations of major states.
From a geopolitical perspective, he is particularly interested in the regions of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Eastern Asia.
- Tilting the East Asian Balance of Power: Japan’s Remilitarisation (DAVA Analytic Brief No. 8);
- Intermarium şi rolul României (translated as Intermarium and Romania’s Role Within it), published in the Romanian foreign policy magazine, Lumea, no. 12/2017;
- Investment Tribunals Are Too Quick to Establish the Existence of Issue and Cause of Action Estoppel in International (Investment) Law, published on the EFILA Blog.
- The Relationship between Investment Treaties and E.U. State Aid Law, published on the EFILA Blog.