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Tag Archives: CRCICA Newsletter 1-2020

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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Seminar on the Development of International Law and Investment Arbitration in a New Era

On 14 January 2020, CRCICA organized a seminar on “The development of International Law and Investment Arbitration in a New Era”, at CRCICA’s auditorium. The speaker was Ms. Annette Magnusson, Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and General Counsel of the Stockholm Chamber of …

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First AlexandriaU-CRCICA International Vis Pre-Moot and International Commercial Arbitration Conference

On 4-7 March 2020, the Alexandria University and CRCICA co-organized the First AlexandriaU-CRCICA Pre-Moot for the Willem C.vis and International Commercial Arbitration Conference at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Center (BACC), Alexandria, Egypt. The AlexandriaU-CRCICA Pre-Moot is an international legal education event and a “Sponsor Pre-Moot” for the international long-standing moot …

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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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Ms. Malak Lotfi

In January 2019, CRCICA welcomed Ms. Malak Lotfi, following the completion of a 4-month internship. Ms. Lotfi holds a Master degree in English and North American Business Law from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne as well as Bachelors of Law from both Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Cairo University Ms. Malak joined the …

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Seminar on: The Impact of Emerging Technologies on International Arbitration: Cybersecurity, Blockchain & Smart Contracts and Artificial Intelligence

On 30 January 2020, the CIArb Egypt Branch jointly with CRCICA organized a seminar titled “The Impact of Emerging Technologies on International Arbitration: Cybersecurity, Blockchain & Smart Contracts and Artificial Intelligence” at CRCICA’s auditorium The speaker was Mr. Brandon J Malone, LLM FCIArb FRICS, Solicitor Advocate, Brandon Malone & Company, …

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Training Course on International Commercial Arbitration, Riyadh, KSA

On 26-29 January and 23-26 February 2020, in Riyadh, KSA, Dr. Ismail Selim Director of CRCICA delivered the last two phases of a four-round training course on “International Commercial Arbitration” organized jointly by CRCICA and the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The last two phases focused respectively on arbitration …

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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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The 38th Session of the UNCITRAL Working Group III: Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform, Vienna, Austria

On 20-24 January 2020, Dr. Dalia Hussein, Deputy Director represented CRCICA at the Resumed 38th Session of the UNCITRAL Working Group III: Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform. The session was attended by 56 member states, 40 observer states, and more than 50 observer organizations. The working group discussed the establishment of …

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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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6th SOAS Conference on Arbitration in Africa, Douala, Cameroon

On 10-13 March 2020, Dr. Mohamed Hafez, Legal Advisor to the Director of CRCICA, attended the 6th SOAS Conference on Arbitration in Africa: Legal Culture and Arbitration/ADR Practice in Africa, held at the CMAG-GICAM Headquarters in Douala, Cameroon. The Conference was organized by SOAS University of London jointly with Groupement …

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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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