Event 21 Sep. 2022
Kalidou Gadio Speaks at AIEN 2022 International Energy Summit
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Event 14 Jun. 2022
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News 21 Sep. 2022
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Event 20 Sep. 2022
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Africa-focused partner Kalidou Gadio’s practice primarily encompasses corporate and finance matters, with an emphasis on strategic economic development projects in the region, involving energy (oil & gas), natural resources and infrastructure. Previously, Mr. Gadio headed the Africa and MENA practices for an international law firm and has spent three decades at the African Development Bank, including eight years as its general counsel.
While with the multilateral finance institution African Development Bank, Mr. Gadio played a critical role in creating Africa50—a new investment bank for 54 African countries with a stated capital of $3 billion. He played a pivotal role in instituting the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) to assist African governments negotiate contracts and implementation of the Treaty on Anti-corrupt practices in the procurement of projects.
As part of his vast experience in banking, Mr. Gadio has acted as counsel to African governments in legislative reforms, assisted with institutional capacity building and advised sovereign corporations, private enterprises and public-private partnerships on project finance transactions and developing local capital markets. His counsel extends to advising governments and corporations in litigation and international arbitration disputes, arising from foreign investments in mining, oil and gas. He has experience in advising developers, construction companies, financiers and sovereign states on financing structures, risk allocation, financing arrangements.
Mr. Gadio has significant experience advising African central banks in their efforts to strengthen compliance with international standards in Anti-Money Laundering and those promoted by the Financial Action Task Force. He also advises on sovereign debt restructuring, Islamic financing US sanctions policy and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Mr. Gadio is native of Mauritania.
Commercial Disputes - Arbitration
Event 28 Jul. 2022
Kalidou Gadio Presents to IRESEN on GH2 and Future Collaboration