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Case name Detroit International Bridge Company v. Government of Canada
Case description

This arbitration concerns the investment of an American company in the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario.

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Detroit International Bridge Company ( Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) Government of Canada ( State )
Names of Parties
Case number 2012-25
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2010
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced Multilateral treaty
Treaty: NAFTA

Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) United States

Mr. Yves Derains (Chairman)

The Hon. Michael Chertoff

Mr. Vaughan Lowe Q.C.

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. Jonathan D. Schiller

Mr. William A. Isaacson

Mr. Hamish P. M. Hume

Ms. Heather M. King

Ms. Amy L. Neuhardt

Mr. Ross P. McSweeney

Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Mr. Mark Luz

Ms. Sylvie Tabet

Mr. Adam Douglas

Mr. Reuben East

Ms. Heather Squires

Ms. Cheryl Fabian-Bernard

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding [dd-mm-yyyy] 29-04-2011
Date of issue of final award [dd-mm-yyyy] 17-08-2015  
Length of Proceedings 3-4 years
Additional notes

Pursuant to Article A(2)(b) of the Notes of Interpretation of Certain Chapter 11 Provisions, adopted on 31 July 2001 by the States Parties to NAFTA, Canada, Mexico and the United States have agreed to make available to the public in a timely manner all documents submitted to, or issued by, a Chapter Eleven tribunal, subject to appropriate redactions. In PCA-administered arbitrations involving the Government of Canada, these documents are published on the PCA Case Repository.

Attachments Notice of Arbitration
29-04-2011  English
15-01-2013  English

Written submission
31-01-2013  English
22-02-2013  English
15-03-2013  English
15-06-2013  English
23-08-2013  English
06-12-2013  English
31-01-2014  English
14-02-2014  English
14-02-2014  English
03-03-2014  English
03-03-2014  English
15-01-2013  English
15-01-2013  English
17-04-2014  English
02-05-2014  English
12-06-2014  English

Procedural Order
20-12-2012  English
28-01-2013  English
27-03-2013  English
27-03-2013  English
27-03-2013  English
27-09-2013  English
18-03-2014  English
25-03-2014  English
12-05-2014  English
05-06-2014  English

Award or other decision
02-04-2015  English

25-01-2010  English
23-03-2010  English
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