The total number of cases filed before CRCICA until 30 September 2018 reached 1274 cases. In the third quarter of 2018, 13 new cases were filed compared to 12 new cases filed in the third quarter of 2017. The Centre’s caseload in the third quarter of 2018 involved disputes related …

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Cooperation Agreements

Cooperation Agreements Concluded across the Globe

In August and September successively, CRCICA signed two cooperation agreements with the Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC) in Rwanda and the Chinese European Arbitration Centre (CEAC) in Hamburg, Germany. Dr. Ismail Selim signed the agreements on behalf of CRCICA and Dr. Masengo Fidele, KIAC Secretary-General and Prof. Dr. Eckart Brödermann, …

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Advisory Committee Members News

Professor Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab Appointed Director of CIArb Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration

Prof. Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab, Chair of Private International Law Department and Professor of International Arbitration (Cairo University), Founding Partner and Head of International Arbitration, Zulficar & Partners Law Firm and Member of the CRCICA Advisory Committee has been appointed Director of the CIArb Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration …

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CRCICA Mourns the Loss of Counselor Mohamed Amin El Mahdy

CRCICA has lost on 29 September 2019 the noble scholar and judge Counselor Mohamed Amin El Mahdy, Chairman of CRCICA’s Advisory Committee, Vice Chairman of CRCICA’s Board of Trustees, Former President of the Egyptian State Council and Former Minister of Transitional Justice and National Reconciliation. “Egypt has lost an eminent …

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CIArb Egypt Branch News

Egypt Branch Web Page

During the third quarterly meeting, Committee Members agreed on featuring the Branch news at the CIArb global activities platform: www.ciarb.org. Egypt Branch web page was created in August 2019 presenting information about the Branch, its Model Rules, events and activities. https://www.ciarb.org/our-network/middle-east-subcontinent/egypt/

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Regional and International Contributions

7th East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC) on: Government Contracting and Investment Disputes: Lessons for States and Investors, Nairobi, Kenya

On 29-30 August 2019, CRCICA was a Strategic Partner of the 7th East Africa International Arbitration (EAIAC) Conference on “Government Contracting and Investment Disputes: Lessons for States and Investors” held in Nairobi, Kenya. The event was organized by EAIAC Committee, in partnership with GBS Africa, I-ARB Africa and W&Co|Law+Policy. Dr. …

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Reaching Out to Academia Overseas, CIArb International Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, University College, Oxford (UCO)

On 6-14 September 2019, Dr. Ismail Selim lectured at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrator’s Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration at University College, Oxford. The Diploma is one of CIArb’s leading ADR training programmes delivered in one of the most prestigious and oldest colleges in Oxford for more than twenty years. …

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Conference on Mediation and Arbitration: The Settlement of Banking and Commercial Disputes, Professional Management of the Legal Affairs

On 17-18 September 2019, CRCICA was represented by its Director at the Conference on: The Settlement of Banking and Commercial Disputes, and Professional Management of the Legal Affairs, held on 17-18 September 2019, at the premises of the Arab League. The conference was organized by the Arab League in cooperation …

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UNCITRAL’s Working Group II (Dispute Settlement) on Expedite Arbitration, Vienna

On 23-27 September 2019, CRCICA was represented, as an observer, by Dr. Mohamed Hafez, Counsel and Legal Advisor to the Director at the 70th session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group II (Dispute Settlement) relating to expedited arbitration held at the Vienna International Centre, …

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CRCICA Information Tool Crosses Borders

London-based international Law Firms, Dentons On 9 September 2019, and within the context of introducing CRCICA to the English legal community, CRCICA Director visited Dentons Law Firm in London and introduced CRCICA’s background, services, rules of transparency and neutrality. The meeting was attended by Ms. Elizabeth Tout, Dentons’ Head of …

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Round Table: "Arbitral Institutions, A Necessity or a Burden?" – Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP, 27 September 2019, London

On 27 September 2019, CRCICA was represented by Mr. Craig Tevendale, Partner, Head of International Arbitration Group in London at Herbert Smith Freehills and Member of CRCICA’s Advisory Committee, at a Round Table event hosted by Gide’s London Office on: “Arbitral Institutions, A Necessity or a Burden?”. The event was …

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CRCICA Continues to Adopt a Supporting Role Towards Students and Career Beginners

First IDAI-JESSUP Internal Moot Court competition On 8 July 2019, CRCICA hosted the First IDAI-Jessup Internal Moot Court Competition of Le Club de Simulation d’Arbitrage et de Plaidoiries (CSAP) – The Jessup Club of the Institut de Droit des Affaires Internationales (IDAI). Two groups of students pleaded their case before …

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CRCICA Internship


From 1st June to the end of July 2019, Mr. Alexis Pavier has accomplished his internship program at CRCICA. Mr. Pavier is a French national and holds a Master Degree in the Paris 1 Sorbonne University in the International Business Law Institute in Cairo. During his internship, Mr. Pavier assisted …

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