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Click here to enlarge.   Pierre TERCIER IAI Member   
5, chemin Guillaume-Ritter
CH-1700 Fribourg
Switzerland
Tel: +41.26.425.48.48
Fax: +41.26.425.48.49
bureau@tercier.net

 
 
Languages   French (native); German, English (fluent)
   
Nationality   Switzerland
   
Bar Admission   Fribourg - 1969
   
Education   University of Fribourg, Switzerland (Doctorat en droit (summa cum laude) - 1966); Max-Planck Gesellschaft, Hamburg, Germany; University of Cambridge, England
   
Academic  
Position  
Emeritus Professor of Law (Contract, Competition and Torts Law) - University of Fribourg
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Honorary Chair of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Chair, sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, LCIA, CCIG and SCC
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Legal consultant in several international and domestic arbitration proceedings
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• ICSID Case No. ARB/15/18, Capital Financial Holdings Luxembourg S.A. v. Republic of Cameroon, Award, 22 Jun 2017, (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/15/18, Capital Financial Holdings Luxembourg S.A. v. Republic of Cameroon, Dissenting Opinion of Me Alexis Mourre, 22 Jun 2017, (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/11/27, Baggerwerken Decloedt En Zoon NV v. Republic of the Philippines, Award, 23 Jan 2017, not public

• ICSID Case No. ARB/07/5, Abaclat and others v. Argentine Republic, Consent Award, 29 Dec 2016 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/11/29, Getma International and others v. Republic of Guinea, Award, 16 Aug 2016 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/12/36, Société Civile Immobilière De Gaëta v. République de Guinée, Final Award, 16 Dec 2015 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/11/29, Getma International, NCT Necotrans, Getma International Investissements and NCT Infrastructure & Logistique v. Republic of Guinea, Decision on Jurisdiction, 29 Dec 2012 (full text ITA French)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/07/5, Abaclat and Others (Case formerly known as Giovanna A Beccara and Others) v. Argentine Republic, Decision on Jurisdiction and Admissibility, 4 Aug 2011 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/07/5, Abaclat and Others (case formerly known as Giovanna A Beccara and Others) v. Argentine Republic, Additional Declaration by President Pierre Tercier and Arbitrator Albert Jan van den Berg, 29 Dec. 2016 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/08/18, Malincorp Ltd. v. The Arab Republic of Egypt, Award, 7 Feb 2011 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/10/6, Rachel S. Grynberg, Stephen M. Grynberg, Miriam Z. Grynberg and RSM Production Corp. v. Grenada, Award, 10 Dec 2010 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/10/6, Rachel S. Grynberg, Stephen M. Grynberg, Miriam Z. Grynberg and RSM Production Corp. v. Grenada, Tribunal’s Decision on Respondent’s Application for Security for Costs, 14 Oct 2010 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/07/5, Giovanna A. Beccara et al v. Argentine Republic, Procedural Order No. 3 (Confidentiality Order), 27 Jan 2010 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/05/3, LESI SpA and Astaldi SpA v. République algérienne démocratique et populaire, Award, 12 Nov 2008 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/05/17, Desert Line Projects LLC (Oman) v. Republic of Yemen, Award, 6 Feb 2008 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/05/3, LESI SpA and Astaldi SpA v. République algérienne démocratique et populaire, Decision on Jurisdiction, 12 July 2006 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• Editor, Post Award Issues - ASA Special Series No 38 (Juris Publishing, 2012)

• "Entre nous. A propos des relations entre arbitres," 2016(4) Rev. arb. 1053

• "L'usage des langues dans l'arbitrage," 2016(3) Rev. arb. 749 (with P.M. Patocchi and J.F. Tossens)

• "Du choc des cultures en arbitrage international (Quelques réflexions)," in Festschrift Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri, From the Arab World to the Globalization of International Law and Arbitration 175 (M.Abdel Raouf, P. Leboulanger, N. Ziadé eds., Kluwer, 2016) (with Nhu-Hoàng Tran Thang)

• "Criteria to Determine Investor Nationality (Juridical Persons)," in Building International Investment Law – The First 50 Years of ICSID 141 (M. Kinnear et al. eds., Kluwer, 2015) (with Nhu-Hoàng Tran Thang)

• "Conclusion générale," in l'Arbitre International et l'Urgence 185 (Bruylant, 2014)

• "La répartition des frais de l’arbitrage entre les parties," in L’argent dans l’arbitrage 141 (W. Ben Hamida, T. Clay eds., Lextenso, 2013)

• "2ème Table Ronde : Attentes et initiatives des arbitres en présence d'une expertise financière du prejudice," 2015(2) Rev. arb. 451 (with P. Mayer, S. Nappert, I. Fadlallah)

• "La légitimité de l'arbitrage," 2011(3) Rev. arb. 653

• "'Banalisation' de l’arbitrage ?," in Liber Amicorum en l’honneur de Serge Lazareff 579 (L. Levy & Y. Derains eds., Pedone, 2011)

ADR and Arbitration," in ADR in Business - Practice and Issues Across Countries and Cultures 3 (A. Ingen-Housz ed., Vol. II, Kluwer, 2011)
   
Other  
Connections  
with France  
Visiting Professor, Universities of Paris I, Paris II, Paris IV and Montpellier; Dr. h.c. Paris II
   

 
   
 
 
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