Akgun Insaat Makina Sanayii ve Dis Ticaret Ltd. Sti. (Turkey) v. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

The Permanent Court of Arbitration serves as registry and provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2013.


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Akgun Insaat Makina Sanayii ve Dis Ticaret Ltd. Sti (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (State)
Names of Parties

Mr. Mesker Tariku Yirefu

Mr. Henok Tesfaye Tefera

 

RESPONDENT

Case number 2020-08
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Construction
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2013
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Bilateral treaty]
Agreement between the Republic of Turkey and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Concerning the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments dated 16 November 2000
Country A: Turkey
Country B: Ethiopia


Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) Netherlands
Arbitrator(s)

Dr Michael Hwang S.C. (President)

Sir David A R Williams KNZM, QC

Professor Philip J. McConnaughay

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. Gladstone N. Jones, III

Ms. Emma Elizabeth Daschbach

Ms. Svetlana Evliya

Ms. Lynn E. Swanson

Ms. Ethel Kocoglu

 

JONES SWANSON HUDDELL & DASCHBACH LLC

 

Mr. James R. Swanson

Mr. Benjamin D. Reichard

Ms. Molly L. Wells

Ms. C. Hogan Paschal

 

FISHMAN HAYGOOD L.L.P.

 

Dr. Huseyin Afsin Ilhan

Ms. Duygu Yavuzturk Ilhan

 

ILHAN & YAVUZTURK ATTORNEYS AT LAW

 

Mr. Charles Owen Verrill, Jr.

 

VERRILL ADVOCACY, LLC

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Dr. Zewdineh Beyene Haile

Mr. Won Kidane

Mr. Jackson Shaw Kern

Ms. Aseel Barghuthi 

Mr. Gidey Belay Assefa

Ms. Cemre Kadioglu 

Ms. Lydia Seifu 

Ms. Gayle Allen

 

ADDIS LAW GROUP LLP

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 19 June 2019
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -