About me



- Professional activity

1987 to date: Jacques Covo conducts arbitrations in Geneva, London, Paris, Istanbul, Ankara, Belgrade, Sydney, Singapore and Zurich. He advises Companies trading in commodities and law firms in commodities arbitrations worldwide. Born and having completed his college diploma in Istanbul, thanks to his mastery of the Turkish language, he is an active arbitrator in international commercial conflicts invoving Turkey.

1975 - 1987 Finagrain S.A. Geneva,  Continetal Grain Group, New-York, staff-attorney

1972- 1974 Tradax S.A. Geneva, Cargill Group, Minneapolis, dtaff-attorney

1970-1972 U.N.H.C.R. United Nations. Geneva, Professional Officer P1

-Publications in 2021:

*The ''Date of default'' concept of the FOSFA and GAFTA Agribusiness Standard Form Contracts as Basis for Examining the Consequences of a Repudiatory Breach, (2021), 39,  ASA Bulletin, Issue 1. pp.79-82 

*Liber Amicorum for Prof. Cemal Sanli in Public and Private International Law Bulletin, https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ppil/issue/56082 ''Uluslarasi tarim ürünleri ticaretinde tahkim, FOSFA ve GAFTA, Londra''.

*The other publications are listed under the heading ''Articles''.


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