Foley Hoag Associate Alexandra Kerr Meise to Speak at ASIL’s Future of Arbitration in Africa Conference

March 11, 2016

Foley Hoag LLP attorney Alexandra Kerr Meise will speak at “The Future of International Arbitration in Africa” conference in Washington, D.C. on March 11, 2016. The conference’s co-sponsors include ASIL and Penn State University.

Meise will address South Africa’s termination of its investment agreements and related investment reforms, plus wider State-based pushes for investment dispute reforms. On her panel, titled “Foreign Investment and Investment Arbitration in Africa,” she will be joined by Deborah Brautigam of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies; Uché Ewelukwa of the University of Arkansas School of Law; and Perry Bechky of International Trade & Investment Law PLLC.

As a member of Foley Hoag’s International Litigation and Arbitration and Corporate Social Responsibility practices, Meise’s practice includes preventing and resolving international disputes. She has significant experience in international investment and human rights disputes, particularly those related to economic and natural resource development.

Founded in 1906, ASIL is an educational membership organization holding Special Consultative Status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. Through its events, publications, information resources, research initiatives, and educational programs, ASIL advances international law scholarship and education for international law professionals, policymakers, and the general public.

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