Funke Adekoya appointed as arbitrator in ICSID dispute
On September 11th 2017, Agro EcoEnergy Tanzania Limited (Tanzanian), Bagamoyo EcoEnergy Limited (Tanzanian), EcoDevelopment in Europe AB (Swedish), EcoEnergy Africa AB (Swedish) brought a claim against the United Republic of Tanzania before the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington DC.
The Claimant is represented by Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB, Stocklom, in Sweden and Prof. Dr. Kaj Hober, in London, U.K. The defendant is represented by the Office of the Attorney General in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Funke Adekoya (SAN) was appointed by the Chairman of the Administrative Council in January. This is her second ICSID appointed, the first one was in Grenada Private Power Limited and WRB Enterprises, Inc. v. Grenada (ICSID Case No. ARB/17/13), where she was appointed by the Respondent, i.e. Grenada.