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Tag Archives: CRCICA Newsletter 3-2020

CRCICA’s Deputy Director was selected as a Mentor at AYA’s 2nd Edition of the Mentoring Programme for Young Arbitration Practitioners in Africa, while she acted as an Award Judge for Africa Arbitration Awards 2020.

In August 2020, Dr. Dalia Hussein, CRCICA’s Deputy Director, was selected as a mentor at the Association of Young Arbitrators (AYA)’s 2nd Mentoring Programme for Young Arbitration Practitioners in Africa. The Programme provides 6 months mentoring by renowned arbitration experts drawn from international institutions and law firms across the world. …

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Professor Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab, to Return to Direct 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’s Advisory Committee has returned to direct CIArb Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration at Christ …

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CRCICA Broadcasted its First Series of Webinars on “Mediation in a Changing World”: The Future of Mediation to Resolve Post-Pandemic Disputes

On 6 July 2020, CRCICA broadcasted its first series of webinars “Mediation in a Changing World” on “The Future of Mediation to Resolve Post-Pandemic Disputes”. Dr. Ismail Selim, CRCICA’s Director, delivered the opening speech and introduced the speaker Dr. Emad Hussein, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and International …

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Online Training Course on “International Commercial Arbitration as a Dispute Settlement Mechanism”

CRCICA and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) organized an online Training Course for the students of the AASTMT on “International Commercial Arbitration as a Dispute Settlement Mechanism” during 6-17 September 2020. The opening speech was delivered by Prof. Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghafar Farag, President of …

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CEBC Forum: The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on International Relations

On 22 September 2020, CRCICA hosted the Forum titled “The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on International Relations”, organized by Canada Egypt Business Council (CEBC) and the Egyptian Business Council for International Cooperation. The Forum discussed how the COVID 19 affects human business atmosphere as well as international relations with …

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TagTime Series of Free Live Webinars

CRCICA supported the interesting webinars of TagTime Series of Free Live Webinar. TagTime Series is organized by Delos Dispute Resolution, it is a live webinar series that features leading counsel, arbitrators and academics in discussion of substantive issues in international arbitration. Discussions are followed by a Q&A with the audience …

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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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UNCITRAL’s Working Group II (Dispute Settlement)

CRCICA was represented by Dr. Mohamed Hafez, Counsel & Legal Advisor to the Director, at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group II (Dispute Settlement) at its Seventy-second session. It took place in Vienna on 21–25 September 2020, whereby the draft provisions on “expedited arbitration” was …

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Webinar on Special Interview Series for the Africa’s 50 Most Promising Arbitration Practitioners of the Year 2020

Dr. Mohamed Hafez, Counsel and Legal Advisor to the Director of CRCICA participated as a panelist on 5 August 2020 at a webinar titled “Special Interview Series for the Africa’s 50 Most Promising Arbitration Practitioners of the Year 2020” to share experiences and practical tips in the field of international …

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IBLJ/RDAI Roundtable: Arbitral Institutions: A Necessity or a Burden?

On 16 September 2020, Dr. Ismail Selim represented CRCICA at the 10th edition of the virtual Roundtable organized by IBLJ/RDAI (International Business Law Journal/Revue du Droit des Affaires Internationales) hosted by the Milan Chamber of Arbitration.  Discussions were conducted by a group of experts of international arbitration about two topics …

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China Arbitration Summit 2020: Work Together, Win Together — Global Innovation and Development of Dispute Resolution in Face of COVID-19

On 22 September 2020, CRCICA was a supporting organization and was represented by Dr. Ismail Selim at the China Arbitration Summit 2020 on: Work Together, Win Together — Global innovation and Development of Dispute Resolution in Face of COVID-19. The Summit, the most important and influential arbitration event and highest-level …

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CRCICA at Eldib Advocates

On 8 September 2020, CRCICA Director, Dr. Ismail Selim, presented CRCICA at Eldib Advocates, Alexandria. Eldib Advocates is one of the oldest international law firms based in Egypt since 1875. The presentation focused on CRCICA’s caseload, recognitions, and activities. Discussions involved CRCICA’s virtual hearings effectiveness, neutrality, and affordable costs. The …

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CRCICA at the Egyptian Junior Business Association

The Egyptian Junior Business Association (EJB) is one of Egypt’s premium and influential business associations enhancing business environment. EJB is represented by a membership network of various business sectors based in Cairo, Alexandria, Delta, Port Said, South Sinai and Upper Egypt. On 8 September 2020, CRCICA’s Director delivered a lecture …

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CIArb International Virtual Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration

Dr. Ismail Selim lectured at the CIArb International Virtual Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, held during 4-27 September 2020. The Diploma is one of CIArb’s leading membership training programmes, normally delivered in the heart of Oxford for more than twenty years. This year, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Diploma …

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Mentorship Program

In July 2020, the Egypt Branch of the CIArb established the Branch Mentoring Program as the first Program initiated by a CIArb Branch in the ME region. The Program provides young CIArb members interested in arbitration and ADR with the opportunity to learn from the experience of more senior members …

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Branch Treasurers Meeting

Dr. Ismail Selim, Branch Treasurer, represented the Egypt Branch at the CIArb Branch Treasurers Meeting conducted virtually on 29 July 2020. The meeting was attended by the CIArb Head of Finance. Discussions approached themes arising from Branch Chairs meetings, 2021 Budget principles, latest financial initiatives, support for delivery of events, …

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Webinar on: Variations after the Contract Completion Date – The “Net” Vs “Gross” Debate

The CIArb Egypt Branch organized jointly with CRCICA a webinar titled “Variations After the Contract Completion Date – The ‘Gross’ vs ‘Net’ Debate” on 15 August 2020. Unlike other events, the webinar was conducted as a mock arbitration hearing where the key players (the speakers) were the claimant: Dr. Waleed …

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Marie-Ann Bryon

Starting from August till end of September 2020, Marie-Ann Bryon joined the CRCICA’s Internship Program. Marie-Ann is a Franco-German graduate in International and European Business Law (with a focus on international arbitration) at the institute for international business law (IDAI Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne). During her internship, she became acquainted with …

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