Jacques Covo advises clients in international arbitrations under the Rules of of the Chambre Arbitrale de paris (CAIP), the Grain and Feed trade association (Gafta), the Federation of Oils Seeds and Fats Associations Ltd (FOSFA and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). He regularly participates as a featured speaker at conferences on arbitration throughtout the world.

 International Arbitration jurist


International Arbitration Jurist

Jacques Covo, Legal Advisor to Commodity Trading Companies and Consultant to Law Firms worldwide in matters of commodity arbitrations, is FOSFA & GAFTA Contracts Committes' and Appeal (Arbitration) Boards' former member. His expertise is in soft commodities, traders, dry shipping and international trade. He represents Traders around the globe. He is also an ICC Arbitrator (Swiss  Panel). 

- Jacques Covo was born in Istanbul and obtained his College diploma there from "Özel Sen Benua Fransız Lisesi''. He holds law degrees from the University of Geneva (LL.M.) and the  I.E.C.G. Diploma from the ''Institut d'Etudes Commerciales'' of the Law Faculty of the University of Grenoble, France. During his training with a law firm in Montreal, Canada, he obtained the Postgraduate Certificate in Arbitration and Comparative Law from McGill University. 

- He began his career as in-house lawyer in Geneva at Finagrain S.A., an affiliate of Continental Grain Company, New-York,  where he managed the Arbitration Department  for 12 years before establishing his own arbitration-based practice in Geneva.

- Thanks to his extensive experience, Jacques Covo helps his clients navigate through the complexities of international trade by providing specific, focused and cost-effective help and advice. 

- He is trilingual in English, French and Turkish.

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