Aecon Construction Group Inc. (Canada) v. The Republic of Ecuador

The PCA provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (as adopted in 1976)

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Aecon Construction Group Inc. Acting on its own behalf and on behalf of: Aecon AG Constructores S.A. (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Republic of Ecuador (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2020-19
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Construction
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

Bilateral treaty
Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Ecuador for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments, signed on April 29, 1996.
Country A: Canada
Country B: Ecuador

Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) Switzerland
Arbitrator(s), Conciliator(s), Other Neutral(s)

Ms. Carole Malinvaud (Presiding Arbitrator)
Prof. Dr. Guido Santiago Tawil
Prof. Pierre-Marie Dupuy

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Martin J. Valasek
Alison G. FitzGerald
Benedict S. Wray
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Dr. Íñigo Salvador Crespo
Dra. Claudia Salgado Levy
Ab. Nazaret Ramos Rosas
Procuraduría General del Estado

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 17 January 2019
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -