CRCICA Director participated among other 15 African experts from 10 African nations in the China-Africa Conference on international investment and legal risks that took place on 23 September 2014 in Shanghai, China. The Conference was organised by the China Law Society and the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in association with other academic and arbitration institutions. In a session dedicated to tackling China-Africa Trade and International Commercial Arbitration, CRCICA Director delivered a speech covering the option of referring Sino-African commercial and investment disputes to arbitration under the auspices of CRCICA, in which he overviewed the salient features of arbitration in Egypt as well as the relevant provisions of the CRCICA Arbitration Rules. Other topics included the salient features of arbitration in Seychelles as well as under the auspices of the Shanghai International Arbitration Centre (SHIAC).
The conference was attended by officials from local authorities in Shanghai in addition to professors, businessmen, lawyers and judges.