Moroğlu Arseven has a notable track record of assisting clients during investor-state dispute settlement processes under the ICSID Convention and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.
We support investors as well as sovereign states in these conflicts, often dealing with high values, jurisdictional disagreements, complex commercial as well as strategic factors. These various factors mean Moroğlu Arseven’s capacity for strong advocacy and detailed strategy development are particularly valuable to clients.
We serve clients across a variety of industries in this context, including construction, energy, mining, textiles, telecoms and infrastructure.
The firm supports clients with all aspects of participating in ICSID arbitration processes, including insight on practical elements of strategy and timing. We adopt a flexible and pragmatic approach, supporting clients from the very early stages of investment treaty disputes. For instance, we work closely with clients and our global network to navigate the intricacies exhausting local judicial remedies, dealing with expert witnesses or arranging third-party finance, as well as develop early-stage resolution strategies. We also support clients during parallel settlement processes or post-arbitration services, such as enforcing arbitral awards, locating assets, valuing damages, or executing multi-stage settlements.
Moroğlu Arseven has strong working relationships with leading international firms and practitioners, as well as litigation funders. The firm has substantial experience working in multi-discipline teams, with team members spread around the world. As a result, we have built a reputation for providing seamless leadership and input during multi-jurisdictional investment treaty disputes, actively guiding negotiations and dealing with enforcement issues.