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L. Yves Fortier

Gender Male
Country Canada
Year of birth 1935
OECD member Yes

Number of cases in which have they been involved

Cases in which this arbitrator has been involved, divided into claimant-appointed, respondent-appointed, or presiding arbitrator

As president Claimant/appointed Respondent/appointed Total
25 28 1 54

Additional information about nationality

Frequency with which this arbitrator has been appointed by claimants/respondents of the same/different nationality as the arbitrator

This arbitrator has been appointed by claimant 4.17% (1) of times from parties of the SAME country
This arbitrator has been appointed by claimant 95.83% (23) of times from parties of the DIFFERENT countries
This arbitrator has been appointed by respondent 0% (0) of times from parties of the SAME country
This arbitrator has been appointed by respondent 100% (1) of times from parties of the DIFFERENT countries

Claimants' countries

Nationalities of the claimants appointing this arbitrator

Country No. of times
Netherlands 7
France 3
Cyprus 3
United Arab Emirates 1
Kazakhstan 1
Kuwait 1
United States 1
South Africa 1
Argentina 1
Spain 1
Belgium 1
Barbados 1
Luxembourg 1
Canada 1

Respondents' countries

Nationalities of the respondent States appointing this arbitrator

Country No. of times
Estonia 1

Appointed as President Arbitrator (25 case/s)

Cases in which this arbitrator was appointed as presiding arbitrator

Case Appointed by Law firms
UNCT/15/1
A11Y LTD.
Appointed by agreement of party-appointed arbitrators Ministry of Finance, Prague, Czech Republic Lucas Bastin, London, U.K. Withers, London, U.K.
PCA case No. 2014-18
Progas Energy Ltd
Unknown
PCA Case No 2012-23
Ali Allawi
Appointed by designated appointing authority
ICC Case No 19329/MCP/DDA
Sorelec
Unknown Viguié Schmidt & Associés, Paris, France Pellerin Kecsmar Mirza, Paris, France

Laskaridis Shipping Co LTD, Lavinia Corporation, A K Laskaridis and P K Laskaridis
Unknown
PCA Case No. 2005-03/AA226
Hulley Enterprises
Appointed by designated appointing authority Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton Baker Botts, London, U.K. Shearman & Sterling
PCA Case No. 2005-05/AA228
Veteran Petroleum
Appointed by designated appointing authority Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton Baker Botts, London, U.K. Shearman & Sterling
PCA Case No. 2005-04/AA227
Yukos Universal Limited
Appointed by designated appointing authority Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton Baker Botts, London, U.K. Shearman & Sterling
PCA Case No. 2009-12
InterTrade Holding GmbH
Appointed by agreement of the parties Squire Sanders & Dempsey, Budapest, Hungary Python & Peter Noerr s.r.o.
PCA Case No 2012-11
Gamesa Eólica, S.L.U.
Unknown
ARB/17/20
BM Mühendislik ve İnşaat A.Ş.
Appointed by agreement of party-appointed arbitrators Allen & Overy, London, U.K. Cooley, New York, NY, U.S.A.
ARB/10/25
Border Timbers Limited, Timber Products International (Private) Limited, and Hangani Development Co. (Private) Limited
Appointed by agreement of the parties Attorney General Kimbrough & Associés, Paris, France Steptoe & Johnson, London, U.K. Wiley Rein, Washington, D.C.
ARB/08/2
ATA Construction, Industrial and Trading Company
Appointed by agreement of the parties Covington & Burling LLP Rabie’ Hamzeh Latham & Watkins, London, U.K. Akinci Law Office
ARB/11/8
Agility for Public Warehousing Company K.S.C.
Appointed by designated appointing authority Andreas Gledhill, London, U.K. Eirik Bjorge, London, U.K. Samdani & Qureshi, Islamabad, Pakistan Maurice Mendelson, London, U.K. Kirkland & Ellis International, London, U.K. Paul Key, London, U.K. Siddharth Dhar, London, U.K.
ARB/12/11
Ampal-American Israel Corporation and others
Appointed by agreement of party-appointed arbitrators Egyptian State Lawsuits Authority, Cairo, Egypt Shearman & Sterling, Paris, France Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Paris, France
ICSID Case No ARB/03/28
Duke Energy International Peru Investments No. 1 Ltd.
Appointed by agreement of the parties Sidley Austin, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Stantistevan de Noriega & Asociados, Lima, Peru Stephen M. Schwebel, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Crowell & Moring, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Fullbright & Jaworski, Houston, TX, U.S.A. Miranda & Amado Abogados, Lima, Peru
ARB/96/1
Compañia del Desarrollo de Santa Elena S.A.
Appointed by agreement of the parties White & Case, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Arnold & Porter, Washington, D.C., U.S.A
ARB/99/2
Alex Genin and others
Appointed by agreement of party-appointed arbitrators Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, Houston, TX, U.S.A. Howrey & Simon, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Kurt Arbuckle, P.C., Houston, TX, U.S.A.
ARB/02/7
Hussein Nuaman Soufraki
Appointed by agreement of the parties Allen & Overy, London, U.K. Allen & Overy, Dubai, U.A.E. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, New York, NY, U.S.A. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Paris, France
ARB/03/25
Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide
Appointed by agreement of the parties Justice Florentino P. Feliciano, Metro Manila, Philippines Solicitor General, Manila, Philippines White & Case, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York, NY, U.S.A. Siguion Reyna, Montecillo & Ongsiako, Makati City, Philippines
ARB/10/15
Bernhard von Pezold and others
Appointed by agreement of party-appointed arbitrators Attorney General Kimbrough & Associés, Paris, France Steptoe & Johnson, London, U.K. Wiley Rein, Washington, D.C.
ARB/04/3
Cemex Asia Holdings Ltd
Appointed by agreement of the parties White & Case, New York, NY, U.S.A White & Case, Washington, D.C., U.S.A White & Case, Hong Kong Minister for State-Owned Enterprises, Jakarta, Indonesia Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York, NY, U.S.A.
ARB/05/18
Ioannis Kardassopoulos
Appointed by agreement of the parties Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York, NY, U.S.A. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, London, UK Dewey LeBoeuf, London, UK Dewey LeBoeuf, Washington, DC, USA
ARB/06/11
Occidental Petroleum Corporation and Occidental Exploration and Production Company
ARB/07/15
Ron Fuchs

Appointed as Claimants Arbitrator (28 case/s)

Cases in which this arbitrator was appointed by claimants

Case Law firms
PCA Case No 2015-27
Lumina (Miedzi) Copper Corp.
CMS Cameron McKenna Unknown
PCA Case No 2012-20
Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E
PCA Case No 2013-34
Venezuela US, S.R.L.
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
PCA Case No 2016-35
Vodafone International Holdings BV
PCA Case No 2001-04
Saluka Investments BV
Squire Sanders & Dempsey, Budapest, Hungary Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Singapore
PCA Case No. 2011-09
Khan Resources Inc., Khan Resources B.V. and Cauc Holding Company Ltd.
Hogan Lovells, Paris, France Crowell & Moring, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
SCC Case No V 2015/092
Littop Enterprises Limited, Bridgemont Ventures Limited and Bordo Management Limited
Latham & Watkins Fietta, London, United Kingdom
ARB/17/2
Mera Investment Fund Limited
ARB/18/18
Ipek Investment Limited
Savings Deposit Insurance Fund, Istanbul, Turkey Head of Legal Services, Prime Ministry, Ankara, Turkey King & Spalding International, London, U.K. LEXIST, Istanbul, Turkey Latham & Watkins, London, U.K.
UNCT/13/1
The Renco Group, Inc.
Estudio Echecopar, Lima, Peru White & Case, Washington, D.C., U.S.A King & Spalding, Houston, TX, U.S.A. King & Spalding, New York, NY, U.S.A.
ARB/16/8
Zbigniew Piotr Grot and others
ARB/17/1
Ortiz Construcciones y Proyectos S.A.
ARB/17/4
Bank of Cyprus Public Company Limited
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Paris, France Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, London, U.K. Chryssafinis & Polyviou, Nicosia, Cyprus Joseph Hage Aaronson, London, U.K.
ARB(AF)/04/3
Gemplus, S.A., SLP, S.A. and Gemplus Industrial, S.A. de C.V.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Secretaría de Economía, Mexico City, Mexico Thomas & Partners, Vancouver, Canada Baker & Mackenzie, London, U.K. Philippe Sands, Matrix Chambers, London, U.K.
ARB(AF)/04/4
Talsud, S.A.
ICSID Case No ARB(AF)/14/2
Oded Besserglik
Dorsey & Whitney, Costa Mesa, California, U.S.A. MACT, Maputo, Mozambique Arent Fox, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
ARB/02/9
Champion Trading Company and Ameritrade International, Inc.
Bredin Prat, Paris, France Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, Montreal, Canada
ARB/07/9
Bureau Veritas, Inspection, Valuation, Assessment and Control, BIVAC B.V.
Abogado del Tesoro Ministerio de Hacienda, Asuncion, Paraguay Procurador General de la República, Asuncion, Paraguay Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Paris, France Mersán Abogados, Asuncion, Paraguay
ARB/13/38
Fouad Alghanim & Sons Co. for General Trading & Contracting, W.L.L. and Fouad Mohammed Thunyan Alghanim
Bakr & Odeh, Amman, Jordan Sam Wordsworth, Lucas Bastin and Andrew Legg, Essex Court Chambers, London, U.K. Sean Aughey, 11KBW, London, U.K. International Business Legal Associates, Jordan Mayer Brown International, London, U.K. Mayer Brown, Paris, France
ARB/13/35
UP and C.D Holding Internationale
Ministry of National Development, Budapest, Hungary Sarhegyi & Partners Law Firm, Budapest, Hungary Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, Paris, France
ARB/14/11
NextEra Energy Global Holdings B.V. and NextEra Energy Spain Holdings B.V.
Abogacía General del Estado, The Ministry of Justice of the Government of Spain Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, London, UK
ICSID Case No ARB/16/11
Société Resort Company Invest Abidjan, Stanislas Citerici and Gérard Bot
Agent Judiciaire du Trésor, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Arent Fox, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Danyèle Palazo Gauthier, Paris, France François Tosi, Bordeaux, France Jean-Chrysostome Blessy, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Marie P. Michon, Paris, France
ARB/13/6
Vladislav Kim and others
ARB/12/21
Fábrica de Vidrios Los Andes, C.A. and Owens-Illinois de Venezuela, C.A.
Guglielmino & Asociados, Buenos Aires, Argentina Procuraduría General de la República, Caracas, Venezuela Escritorio Muci-Abraham & Asociados, Caracas, Venezuela Volterra Fietta, London, U.K.
ARB/02/5
PSEG Global Inc. and Konya Ilgin Elektrik Üretim ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi
Paksoy & Co., Istanbul, Turkey Sidley Austin, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Stephen M. Schwebel, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Cerrahoğlu Avukatlık Bürosu, Istanbul, Turkey White & Case, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Çakmak Avukatlık Bürosu, Ankara, Turkey
ARB/04/12
ABCI Investments Limited
Direction Générale du Contentieux, Tunis, Tunisia Geneviève Bastid-Burdeau, Paris, France Arnaud de Nanteuil, Paris, France Patrick Jacob, Paris, France
ARB/07/30
ConocoPhillips Petrozuata B.V., ConocoPhillips Hamaca B.V. and ConocoPhillips Gulf of Paria B.V.
Appointed by designated appointing authority Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, New York, NY, U.S.A. Three Crowns, London, U.K.
ARB/11/7
National Gas S.A.E.

Appointed as Respondent Arbitrator (1 case/s)

Cases in which this arbitrator was appointed by respondent State

Case Law firms
ARB/04/6
OKO Pankki Oyj and others