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.