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CRCICA contributes to the Newsletter of the French Ministry of Economy, Finance, and Economic Recovery

Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of the Cairo Regional Centre For International Commercial Arbitration – CRCICA, contributed to the “Economic Letter from Egypt” issued by the French Ministry of Economy, Finance, and Economic Recovery for the month of October 2021. The article comprises an overview of CRCICA’s advantages and recent developments …

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CRCICA’s Director on Disputes’ Avoidance at the 7th SOAS/CIMAC Conference on Arbitration in Africa hosted by CIMAC-Casablanca International Mediation and Arbitration Conference in Casablanca.

Dr Ismail Selim, Director of the Centre, was invited as virtual Speaker at the 7th SOAS/CIMAC Conference on Arbitration in Africa, hosted by CIMAC (Casablanca International Mediation and Arbitration Conference) in Casablanca on 23rd & 24th November 2021. In a panel featured on the second day of the event, with …

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Interview with Dr. Ismail Selim re: International Commercial Arbitration

On 19 October, Dr. Ismail Selim was interviewed by “Live from Egypt” on the Egyptian Satellite T.V. Channel in an interesting discussion re: the progress of the international commercial arbitration highlighting the leading role of CRCICA in resolving disputes. Watch the episode. Watch the episode via the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG91rG7HrRs

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BIAC 2021 Annual Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution on November 26th, in China

The Summit was hosted by the Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC), co-organized by The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa, Queen Mary University of London, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the Asian International Arbitration Centre , the AIFC Court …

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GIZ Webinar, in cooperation with the African Arbitration Association (AAA)

Enhancing Access to Justice by Enhancing the Arbitration Institutions in Africa CRCICA’s Director on Justice Enhancement at the GIZ Webinar co-hosted by the African Arbitration Association On 30 November 2021 in a Webinar co-held and co-hosted by GIZ (the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, a German institution for development and …

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“Interview the Institution” Series: Participation of the Director of CRCICA to the Rising Arbitrators Initiative (RAI)

In the frame of the RAI Institution Series, the Rising Arbitrators Initiative interviews key officers of arbitral institutions, and recently had Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA, participate in an interview where he talked about the appointment process of arbitrators at CRCICA, and the institution’s practice and engagements, in providing …

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Dr Selim’s Participation in the Paris Arbitration Week: African Arbitration Trends

On September 21, 2021, as part of Paris Arbitration Week, the law firm Cleary Gottlieb presented a webinar entitled “Africa Outlook: Arbitration trends”. Dr. Selim, the director of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), was invited as a speaker to discuss specific challenges in international arbitration encountered …

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CRCICA Director’s Intervention at the CIArb Virtual Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration

Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) was one of the key speakers on day 5 of the Virtual International Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration organized by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) from 3 to 26 September 2021, in the “Institutions Session” that …

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Dr Selim’s Participation in the AIAC Virtual Webinar dedicated to the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Dr. Ismail Selim, director of CRCICA, was invited by the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) to a live webinar titled “United by Sports Arbitration: A Reflection on the Tokyo Olympic 2020”. He shared his experience as an arbitrator during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games along with Dr. Annabelle Benett. They …

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CMAC Holds a Symposium Event with a Pre-Recorded Video Speech by the Director of CRCICA

On 16th July 2021, the event “China High-Level Dialogue on Maritime and Commercial Arbitration” took place in Beijing China, hosted by China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC), in which CRCICA collaborated, along with a few other arbitration institutions. Chinese and foreign legal experts discussed topics such as the choice of seat …

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CRCICA organizes a webinar titled “Third-Party Funding in Arbitration”

The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) hosted on Wednesday 7th July 2021 a live webinar on Third-Party Funding in Arbitration from 5 to 6:15 p.m. CET. The event was moderated by Professor Bernardo Cremades Sanz-Pastor, a founding partner at B. Cremades y Asociados with three speakers: Dr. Ismail Selim, …

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CRCICA Signs a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) regarding the re-establishment of a branch of the Centre in Alexandria

On 5 April 2021, CRCICA signed with the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport and the Egyptian Chamber of Commerce in Alexandria a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) providing for the re-establishment of CRCICA in Alexandria. The MOU was signed by Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA, Prof. Dr. …

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First Joint CIArb Egypt – CIArb London Webinar on: Procedural Paranoia in International Arbitration: Is the Vaccine in Sight or Shall We Expect the Disease to Spread Further?

On 26 May 2021, CIArb Egypt Branch and CIArb London Branch organized for the first time, in cooperation with CRCICA, their first joint webinar titled “Procedural Paranoia in International Arbitration: Is the Vaccine in Sight or Shall We Expect the Disease to Spread Further?” The panel of speakers included Dr. …

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AfAA 2nd Annual International Arbitration Conference titled “Reform & Innovation in International Dispute Resolution: African Perspectives” held on 14-16 April 2021

On 16 April 2021 Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA, represented CRCICA at the virtual AfAA 2nd Annual International Arbitration Conference titled “Reform & Innovation in International Dispute Resolution: African Perspectives” and delivered the Conference closing remarks. CRCICA supported the Conference as media partner. The Conference tackled many important issues …

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Africa Construction Law (ACL) Conference – North Africa Sub-Region

On 15 April 2021, Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA, participated as a speaker at the Africa Construction Law (ACL) launch event for the Northern Africa Sub-Region. His contribution was titled “The Role of Arbitral Institutions in Construction Disputes.” Dr. Selim presented CRCICA’s wide experience in construction disputes and shed …

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CRCICA and Ain Shams University signed a Protocol to establish a professional arbitration diploma

In a prestigious ceremony attended by Prof. Dr. Mahmoud EL Metiny, President of Ain Shams University, CRCICA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) on 4 March 2021 with the Faculty of Law at Ain Shams University. The signing ceremony, which took place at the historical Zaafaran Palace, was worthy the …

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Reaching Out to Academia Overseas: CIArb International Virtual Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration

Dr. Ismail Selim was a panelist at the CIArb International Virtual Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, held during 5-28 March 2021. The Diploma is one of CIArb’s leading membership training programmes, normally delivered in the heart of Oxford for more than twenty years. For the second year, owing to the …

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Time-Barring Provision in Construction Contracts

On 30 March 2021, the CIArb Egypt Branch jointly with CRCICA organized the webinar on Time-barring Provisions in Construction Contracts. The speaker was Prof. Dr. Sherif Elhaggan; Partner, Director, Dr. Sherif Elhaggan & Partners, FCIArb, CEDR / IFC Accredited Mediator, London, Dispute Review Board Foundation Country Representative, and Professor (Construction …

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AfAA recognizes CRCICA’s Director, 3 members of CRCICA’s BOT and 3 members of its Advisory Committee in the Africa’s 30 Arbitration Powerlist for the year 2020

On 2 February 2021, “Africa Arbitration Academy” announced Africa’s 30 Arbitration Powerlist 2020. Africa Arbitration Academy celebrates excellence and project Africa’s best to the international arbitration community. The Powerlist represents the diverse talents in Africa. CRCICA’s Director Dr. Ismail Selim once again, was among the distinguished personalities of the Powerlist …

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CRCICA and The Alexandria University signed a Protocol to continue their successful Partnership

CRCICA and the Alexandria University partnership continues by signing a cooperation protocol on February 25, 2021 to establish the “AlexandriaU-CRCICA Arbitration Initiative”, a Legal Education project. The Protocol has been signed by Prof. Amin Moustafa, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Alexandria University and Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA …

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AfCFTA’s Delegation visit to CRCICA on 18 Jan. 2021

In the continuous efforts exerted to promote CRCICA and strengthen the ties with Africa, Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA; Dr. Dalia Hussein, Deputy Director of CRCICA; Dr. Mohamed Hafez, FCIArb, Counsel and Legal Advisor to the Director of CRCICA; Ms. Heba Roushdy, Head of Conferences, Training & External Relations …

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Quarterly Meeting of CRCICA’s Advisory Committee Meeting

On 3 February 2021, CRCICA’s Advisory Committee’s first quarterly meeting in 2021 was held virtually via Zoom. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Philippe Leboulanger and attended by Ms. Aisha Naddar (Sweden-Egypt), Mr. Craig Tevendale (UK), Mr. Dany Khayat (France – Lebanon), Prof. Emilia Onyema (Britain – Nigeria), Dr. Karim …

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GIZ Workshop on: “Contract Administration Training Program”

CRCICA successfully held a strategic partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and co-organized the “Contract Administration Training Program” that generated an incomparable experience and remarkable outcome. The aim of the cooperation was developing legal and contract management skills of the employees of the Holding Company for Water …

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CRCICA jointly with Macchi di Cellere Gangemi presented the second episode of their CRCICA-Macchi di Cellere Gangemi webinars Series on January 27th

The webinar which was titled, “The International Protection of Foreign Investors between Contract and Treaty” gave a quick guide to the mechanisms that exist to protect foreign investors and looks at how investment disputes are settled. Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of the CRCICA, Secretary Treasurer of the IFCAI and Board …

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Training Course on: Comparative Commercial Arbitration – Theory and Practice

On 14-18 March 2021, CRCICA organized a new round of the Training Course on Comparative Commercial Arbitration: Theory and Practice (CCATP). The training course held in December 2020 was the first training, organized under CRCICA’s renewed license as Recognized Course Provider (RCP). It was accredited as equivalent to the CIArb …

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BEBA Virtual Conference on Egypt/UK Partnership for the Promotion of Sustainable Manufacturing in Africa

CRCICA Sponsored the Virtual Conference on “Egypt/UK Partnership for the Promotion of Sustainable Manufacturing in Africa,” that aimed to explore how UK companies can best take advantage of Egypt’s favorable location as a gateway to Africa to support regional integration of Africa’s manufacturing and agricultural industries. The event was organized …

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Appointment of Dr. Ismail Selim as an Expert Member of the International Commercial Expert Committee of the Supreme People’s Court of China

Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA, was appointed as an expert member of the International Commercial Expert Committee (ICEC) of the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) of the People’s Republic of China effective on 8 December 2020 for a four-year term.The appointment of the second group of new Chinese and foreign …

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CRCICA-Macchi di Cellere Gangemi Webinar Series: International Investment and Commercial Arbitration

On 30 November 2020, CRCICA and Macchi di Cellere Gangemi co-organized the CRCICA- Macchi webinar Series designed to discuss selected and trending topics on “International Investment and Commercial Arbitration”. The first topic of the Series was titled: “Counterclaims in ISDS: Challenges and prospects in light of the current reform process …

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Two Seminars on Dispute Settlement of Agricultural Export Contracts, Cairo and Alexandria

Within the framework of CRCICA’s role and efforts to raise the awareness and guidance of Traders and Investors in the best practices of mediation and arbitration for the dispute settlement of export contracts; CRCICA organized jointly with the Agricultural Export Council (AEC) two Seminars on “Dispute Settlement of Agricultural Export …

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Webinar on Online Dispute Resolution and the COVID Revolution: A Blessing in Disguise?

organizations to adapt at short notice to new means of working and offer solutions to parties and practitioners that will enable dispute resolution in a time of enforced social distancing. In response to this situation, the CIArb Egypt Branch in cooperation with CRCICA organized a webinar on 14 October 2020 …

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Training Course on: Comparative Commercial Arbitration – Theory and Practice

On 5-12 December 2020, CRCICA organized a new round of the Training Course on “Comparative Commercial Arbitration: Theory and Practice (CCATP)”. The course was held annually by CRCICA since 2011 and was accredited by the CIArb in 2016. The course held in December 2020 was the first course organized under …

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Nigerian CIArb Branch Annual Conference on Arbitration and ADR in a Free Trade Regime: Assessing Africa’s Readiness

On 25-27 November 2020, CRCICA was represented by Dr. Ismail Selim and Dr. Dalia Hussein, Deputy Director, at the 2020 virtual Annual Conference on “Arbitration and ADR in a Free Trade Regime: Assessing Africa’s Readiness” organized by the Nigerian CIArb Branch. Dr. Selim contributed to the session titled “The role …

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Webinar on A GUIDE FOR INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES TO DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN EGYPT

On 3 November 2020, CRCICA was a Media Partner for the webinar on “A Guide for International Construction Companies to Dispute Resolution in Egypt” jointly hosted by HKA, Al Dahbashi Gray, Duane Morris LLP, and Roger ter Haar QC. The event shed light on the current landscape for Egypt’s construction …

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The Third Annual Conference & Exhibition of Investment and Financial Markets

On 9-10 November 2020, Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA, represented CRCICA to the world of Investors: The Third Annual Conference & Exhibition of Investment and Financial Markets, organized by Smart Vision Investment Expo 2020. Dr. Selim delivered a speech on the impact of Arbitration in supporting Foreign Direct Investments …

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AUC virtual Course on: Principles of International Contracts & Arbitration

On 14 December 2020, Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA, and Dr. Mohamed Hafez, Counsel and Legal Advisor to the Director, contributed virtually in the AUC Course on “Principles of International Contracts & Arbitration”. The event was organized by the American University in Cairo within the study of MBA-Construction Track …

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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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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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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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CRCICA’s Director Speaker at a Webinar on Arbitration after the Outbreak of COVID-19

On 30 April 2020, Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA, delivered a webinar titled “Arbitration after the Outbreak of COVID-19” over zoom and was simultaneously broadcasted over “Facebook”. The lecture was attended by 39 people on Zoom and more than 600 people on Facebook mainly form Jordan. The lecture was …

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«CRCICA: An Efficient Arbitral Justice System» in the Special Issue of the Journal of the African Academy of the Practice of International Law

In June 2020, CRCICA contributed to the special issue of the Journal of the African Academy of the Practice of International Law: The Compass of the Possible in the Face of the COVID-19 with an article titled: “CRCICA: An Efficient Arbitral Justice System” (Le CRCICA: une justice arbitrale efficace). The …

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“The Synergy between Common Law and Civil Law under UNCITRAL and CRCICA Rules”, in Arbitration: the International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management

In May 2020, Dr. Ismail Selim, CRCICA’s Director, published an article titled “The Synergy between Common Law and Civil Law under UNCITRAL and CRCICA Rules” at Arbitration: The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management, the CIArb Academic journal. The article provided “findings on the influence of the UNCITRAL …

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CRCICA Mediation Webinar “Mediation as a Means of Resolving Disputes in Times of Crisis”

On 17 June 2020, CRCICA organized a webinar titled “Mediation as a Means for Dispute Resolution in Times of Crisis” with more than 500 registered participants and 1,700 views on CRCICA’s various social media platforms. The speaker was Mr. Fehmi Karami, Mediator, International Arbitrator and Trainer on Mediation (Lebanon). Ms. …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Reaching Out to Academia Overseas, CIArb International Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, University College, Oxford (UCO)

On 6-14 September 2019, Dr. Ismail Selim lectured at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrator’s Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration at University College, Oxford. The Diploma is one of CIArb’s leading ADR training programmes delivered in one of the most prestigious and oldest colleges in Oxford for more than twenty years. …

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Conference on Mediation and Arbitration: The Settlement of Banking and Commercial Disputes, Professional Management of the Legal Affairs

On 17-18 September 2019, CRCICA was represented by its Director at the Conference on: The Settlement of Banking and Commercial Disputes, and Professional Management of the Legal Affairs, held on 17-18 September 2019, at the premises of the Arab League. The conference was organized by the Arab League in cooperation …

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CRCICA Information Tool Crosses Borders

London-based international Law Firms, Dentons On 9 September 2019, and within the context of introducing CRCICA to the English legal community, CRCICA Director visited Dentons Law Firm in London and introduced CRCICA’s background, services, rules of transparency and neutrality. The meeting was attended by Ms. Elizabeth Tout, Dentons’ Head of …

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15th IFCAI Biennial Conference: Roles and Responsibilities of Key Stakeholders in Conflict Resolution – Finding the Right Balance to Maximise Strategic and Effective Conflict Resolution, 23 May 2019, Helsinki, Finland

IFCAI Council and General Assembly Meeting, 24 May 2019, Helsinki, Finland CRCICA Director participated in his capacity as IFCAI treasurer, at the IFCAI Council and General Assembly Meeting held on 24 May 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. He also spoke at 15th IFCAI Biennial Conference. Dr. Selim’s speech was titled “Is …

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Maghreb’s Day of International Commercial Arbitration’ organized by the ICC on 14 June 2019, in Tunis, Tunisia.

Dr. Ismail Selim, The Director of CRCICA, was invited to deliver the opening speech of the Maghreb’s Day of International Commercial Arbitration’ organized by the ICC on 14 June 2019, in Tunis, Tunisia.  Dr. Selim’s speech was delivered in French and was titled “L’arbitrage Integre” or “The Integrity of Arbitration”. …

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AfAA First Annual International Arbitration Conference on: The Coming of Age of International Arbitration in Africa, Kigali, Rwanda

Dr. Ismail Selim represented at the AfAA First Annual International Arbitration Conference on: “The Coming of Age of International Arbitration in Africa”, held on 3-4 April 2018, CRCICA was a media partner to the event and 10 Egyptian lawyers attended the Conference. The Conference focused on Africa’s achievements in international …

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Seminar on: Contract Interpretation in International Arbitration – Is There A Common Law/Civil Law Divide of Real Significance?

On 1 April 2019, the CIArb Egypt Branch organized jointly with CRCICA a seminar titled “Contract Interpretation in International Arbitration – Is There A Common Law/Civil Law Divide of Real Significance?” The speaker was Dr. Lawrence Shore, Partner and Team Leader of the International Arbitration Focus Team, BonelliErede, Italy, and …

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CRCICA hosts Professor Georges Abi Saab in a Seminar on: “Some ethical problems faced by a party appointed arbitrator in investment arbitrations” on 10 April 2019

On 10 April 2019, CRCICA organized a seminar on “Some ethical problems faced by a party appointed arbitrator in investment arbitrations”. The speaker was Prof. Dr. Georges Abi Saab, Honorary Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva), Former Member and President of the Appellate Body, …

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