Foley Hoag Counsel M. Arsalan Suleman to Speak at Emerging Trends in Public Interest Law Event

March 10, 2020

Foley Hoag LLP counsel M. Arsalan Suleman will be a featured speaker at “Emerging Trends in Public Interest Law,” a World Bank program being held in Washington, D.C. on March 11, 2020.

The event will explore recent trends in Public Interest Law in the fields of international law, criminal law, asset recovery, rule of law and private investment.

Suleman will discuss the recent application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the International Court of Justice case, The Gambia v. Myanmar.

Foley Hoag helped the Republic of The Gambia secure a unanimous and binding Order from the ICJ, issued on January 23, 2020, to prevent further acts of genocide from occurring against the Rohingya group in Myanmar and to preserve evidence of the crime of genocide. Suleman is part of the Foley Hoag legal team representing The Gambia.

As a member of Foley Hoag's International Litigation & Arbitration Department, Suleman advises sovereign States and State-owned companies in North Africa, the Middle East, and Central, South and Southeast Asia.

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