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Tag Archives: CRCICA Newsletter 4-2019

Africa Arbitration recognizes CRCICA’s Director and members of CRCICA’s BOT and AC in “Africa Arbitration Personalities of the Year”

In December 2019, “Africa Arbitration” series Personality of the Month profiled CRCICA’s Director Dr. Ismail Selim once again among the distinguished personalities of the year 2019. The series is designed to profile and recognize leading arbitration practitioners. “Africa Arbitration” also profiled three members of CRCICA’s Advisory Committee and a member …

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CRCICA Board of Trustees Meeting

On 27 November 2019, the CRCICA Board of Trustees (BOT) held its annual meeting at CRCICA’s premises. The meeting was presided by Dr. Nabil ELARABY (Chairman) and attended by Dr. Adel KOURA (Egypt), H.H. Prince Dr. Bandar Ben Salman AL-SAUD (Vice-Chairman) (KSA), Prof. Bernardo M. CREMADES (Spain), Prof. Dr. Fathi …

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Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA, Conducted Two Awareness Raising Visits to Regional Law Firms During November and December 2019

On 21 November 2019, Dr. Ismail visited Matouk Bassiouny & Ibrahim Law Firm, which is based in Dubai, and met the Managing Partner. Discussions approached the reasonable costs of arbitration under CRCICA in light of the findings of the 2017 GAR survey on “Arbitration costs compared”, Dr. Selim has also …

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Protocol of Cooperation between the CRCICA and Alexandria University

On 23 December 2019, the CRCICA and Alexandria University signed a Protocol of Cooperation initiating the AlexandriaU-CRCICA International Pre-Moot and International Commercial Arbitration Conference, to be considered as a Sponsor Pre-Moot for the international long-standing moot competitions of Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. The agreement was signed by …

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CRCICA Regional Partner of the 7th AIAF Congress staged in Africa for the first time – Cairo 2019

7th AIAF Congress on FIFA Regulations on Transfers and Agents: What’s New? What’s Next? Broadcasting Rights in Football: International & Regional Perspectives CRCICA was the Regional Partner of the 7th AIAF Congress organized for the first time in Africa on 23-24 October 2019, in Cairo. The International Association of Football …

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Seminar on: Unilateral Termination by the Government of its Contracts and the Consequences on International Arbitration

On 2 October 2019, the CIArb Egypt Branch organized jointly with CRCICA a seminar titled “Unilateral Termination by the Government of its Contracts and the Consequences on International Arbitration – With a reference to the Prime Minister’s decree No. 1062 / 2019, establishing the Supreme Committee for Studying and Opining …

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Seminar on: The Art of “Claimsmanship” in the Construction Industry

On 16 December 2019, the CIArb Egypt Branch organized jointly with CRCICA a seminar titled “The Art of Claimsmanship in the Construction Industry”. The speakers were Eng. Ayman El-Ghazzawi, Managing Director of Value Metric Consultants (VMC), a company regulated by RICS, Eng. Hossam Kandeel, NBK Project Manager and Project Management …

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Training Course on International Commercial Arbitration, Riyadh, KSA

The Riyadh Chamber of Commerce & Industry in partnership with the Cairo Regional Center For International Commercial Arbitration – CRCICA organized in Riyadh, KSA a Four rounds training course on “Qualifying the Commercial Arbitrator” to cover, in details, the procedures of the arbitration process. The first round was held from …

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OECD SCZone Supporting the Development of the SCZone, Phase II: Technical Meeting on Investment and Infrastructure Governance

On 17 October 2019, Dr. Selim was invited by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to represent CRCICA at the Technical Meeting on Investment and Infrastructure Governance. The meeting was organized by OECD and the Suez Canal Economic Zone, as phase II of the EU-OECD project; supporting the …

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CRCICA at China’s Top Legal and Arbitration Community

Dr. Selim visited the China Law Society (CLA) on 5 November 2019, and the Beijing Arbitration Commission /Beijing International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) on 6 November 2019 within the context of strengthening CRCICA ties with Chinese legal and arbitration community. The meetings were attended by Mr. Zhang Mingqi the Vice President …

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CRCICA Attends the UNCITRAL WGIII (Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform)

Ms. Rabab Yasseen, Member of the CRCICA Advisory Committee and Partner at Mentha Avocats in Geneva, has attended the UNCITRAL Working Group III session in Vienna, which took place 14-18 October 2019, attended by some 54 member States, 40 observer States and 67 observer organizations. At the outset of the …

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CRCICA contributed with a chapter on Egypt at Lexology GTDT – Arbitration 2020 edition

In the format adopted throughout “Getting The Deal Through” series. The edition included expert local insight into arbitration laws and institutions, approaching 24 jurisdictions worldwide. CRCICA’s Director drafted a comprehensive overview of the arbitration process under the relevant developments within the Egyptian jurisdiction, and focused on, inter alia, laws and …

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Alexandria University Vis Internal Moot

On 15 October 2019, CRCICA hosted the Alexandria University Vis Internal Moot on 15 October 2019. The Internal Moot aims to prepare for the Shalakany Arbitration Moot (SAM), being the national rounds for the annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. Students pleaded their cases before four panels (3 …

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AUC Graduate Students at CRCICA

On 9 December 2019, CRCICA hosted a presentation to the students of the graduate class at AUC, addressed ’ Legal Analysis of Contracts and Arbitration”. The presenters were Dr. Engy Serag, Contracts and Claims Director, Orascom Construction Industries, and Dr. Samer Ezz Eldin, Chairman of the Construction Department at AUC. …

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CRCICA Internship

Starting from September 2019 till October 2019, Toghrul Valikhanli has accomplished his internship programme at CRCICA. Valikhanli is an Azerbaijani BSc Student at the Cairo University, Faculty of Law (graduated from Faculty of Russian language and literature, Baku Slavic University). During his internship, he made a comparison study between CRCICA …

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