Tafadzwa Pasipanodya to Speak at African Institute of International Law and Asian African Legal Consultative Organization Seminar

November 19, 2018

Foley Hoag LLP partner Tafadzwa Pasipanodya will be a featured speaker at Reviewing International Reforms to the Investment Regime and to the Investor-State Dispute Settlement Mechanism: Perspectives from the Asian-African Regions, a joint seminar of the African Institute of International Law (AIIL) and Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO). The event will take place at the Arusha International Conference Centre in Tanzania from November 19-21, 2018.

This seminar gathers international experts and policymakers in international investment and trade matters to lead discussions aimed at strengthening the capacity of Asian and African countries to implement investment policies to improve their business climate and develop their strategies with regard to ISDS.

Pasipanodya will participate in the “Issues with the Current ISDS System: From Diagnosis to the Desirability and Feasibility of a Reform” panel. She will address primary concerns with the ISDS system and reform efforts currently underway.

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.

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