On 29 April 2015, the Mediation Breakfast Seminar titled “Alternative Disputes Resolution Techniques and the Settlement of Investment Disputes: Exploring the Recent Amendments of the Egyptian Investment Law” was delivered by Dr. Fatma Salaheldin Riad Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Cairo University; Partner, Ibrachy & Dermarkar. The lecturer stressed that the nature of investment disputes requires as flexible tools as alternative dispute resolutions techniques are able to offer. Within this context, Dr. Riad highlighted the salient aspects of ADR techniques as manifested in the Egyptian Investment Law recently amended by Law no. 17 / 2015. She also shared her views regarding some of the amendments. The speech was followed by lively discussions involving representatives of many professional sectors.