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Monthly Archives: February 2020

CRCICA Chosen as the Exclusive Arbitral Institution in the Headquarters Agreement between the (CAF) and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt (ARE)

CRCICA has been exclusively chosen as the arbitral institution in the arbitration clause enshrined in the Headquarters Agreement between the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the government of the Arab Republic of Egypt (ARE) (hereinafter the “Headquarters Agreement”).  By virtue of the Egyptian Presidential Decree No. 149 of 2020, …

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Prof. Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab Elected as ICCA’s New Governing Board Member

In February 2020, Prof. Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab, Founding Partner & Head of International Arbitration, Construction and Oil & Gas, Zulficar & Partners Law Firm, Chair, Private International Law, Professor of Dispute Resolution, Cairo University and Member of the CRCICA Advisory Committee, has been elected as one of the …

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Ms. Heba Roushdy

As of February 2020, the CRCICA has appointed Ms. Heba Roushdy as Head of Conferences, Trainings and External Relations Department. Ms. Roushdy holds an LL.B from Cairo University, Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting Section, Ain Shams University, a Diploma in Economics and International Relations, Ain Shams University, and the First …

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Ms. Lobna Hazem

In February 2020, CRCICA welcomed the newest member, Ms. Lobna Hazem, following the completion of a 3-month internship. Ms. Lobna holds an LL.M in Distribution and Business Contract Law from Montpellier University and an LL.B from both Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Cairo University. Ms. Lobna joined the Dispute Management Department …

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CRCICA at the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Institute for Diplomatic Studies

On 20 February 2020, Dr. Ismail Selim presented CRCICA at a training course for the Francophone African diplomats. The course was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Institute for Diplomatic Studies from the 16th till the 27th of February in Cairo and was attended by 15 African Diplomats from …

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Conference on the Evolution of Investment Law and Arbitration in Africa, Paris, France

On 26 February 2020, Dr. Dalia Hussein, CRCICA’s Deputy Director, delivered a speech at the conference titled the “L’évolution du droit d’investissement et d’arbitrage en Afrique” (The Evolution of Investment Law and Arbitration in Africa). The conference was held in Paris and organized by l’Académie Africaine de la pratique du …

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DIFC Court

On 6 February 2020, Dr. Selim introduced CRCICA to the judges of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Discussions involved CRCICA’s adoption of the UNCITRAL Rules with minor modifications and the possibility of agreeing on the CRCICA’s Rules while choosing DIFC as the seat of arbitration. The meeting was attended …

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Xinghao Qi

Xinghao Qi, a Chinese lawyer and a graduate of Technische Universität Dresden “TUD” (Germany), holding a Master of Laws Degree in Intellectual Property Law (LL.M.), joined the CRCICA’s Internship program from November 2019 until mid-February 2020. Xinghao Qi was engaged in, inter alia, extracting principles of the CRCICA’s arbitral awards, …

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Estefanía González Sanz

Starting from mid-February 2020 till mid-March 2020, Judge Estefania Gonzalez Sanz has accomplished her internship program at the CRCICA. Judge Gonzalez Sanz is a Judge at the Criminal Court in Torrevieja (Spain). According to Judge Gonzalez Sanz, internship at the CRCICA was meant “to get first-hand experience in the way …

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