Foley Hoag Partner Tafadzwa Pasipanodya to Participate in Tenth Annual International Arbitration Conference

March 9, 2017

Foley Hoag LLP partner Tafadzwa Pasipanodya will participate in the Tenth Annual International Arbitration Conference, taking place on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in Quito, Ecuador. The event is organized by the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM). 

Pasipanodya’s panel, “Is an International Court for Investment Arbitration Necessary?” will examine the major issues affecting the legitimacy of the international investment arbitration system today, and also consider the extent to which each can be addressed effectively by a permanent international investment arbitration court or through other means.

As a member of Foley Hoag’s International Litigation and Arbitration Department, Pasipanodya represents sovereign States in contentious and advisory matters concerning international law. Her practice is focused on advising States in investor-State arbitrations and State-to-State disputes concerning mineral resources, environmental harm, territorial and maritime claims, as well as human rights.

The Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce is a trade union organization aimed at promoting trade flows between Ecuador and the United States in order to contribute to the sustainable development and improvement of the quality of life of citizens of Ecuador and the United States alike.

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