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Egypt Branch Supports the virtual DRBF Middle East/North Africa (MENA) Regional Conference

Egypt Branch was a supporting organization for the virtual Middle East/North Africa (MENA) Regional Conference organized by the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF) held on 4 November 2021. The Conference’s agenda included an overview of DB application and best practices, practical tips for DB award writing, and enforceability of DB …

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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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First Workshop in Arabic on: Witness Cross-Examination in International Arbitration

On 16 September 2021, the CIArb Egypt Branch organized jointly with CRCICA the first workshop in Arabic on Witness Cross-Examination in International Arbitration, hosted by CRCICA.  Speakers were Mr. Ahmed Ibrahim, Independent Arbitrator and Founder of Ibrahim ADR (Dubai), Ms. Sara Koleilat-Aranjo, Partner at Al-Tamimi & Company (Dubai), and Prof. …

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First CIArb Joint Egypt- London YMG Webinar “Good Faith” and Construction Contracts: English and Egyptian Perspectives

On 20 July 2021, the Young Members Groups (YMG) of the CIArb Egypt Branch and the CIArb London Branch jointly organized the first Egypt- London YMG Webinar title “Good Faith and Construction Contracts: English and Egyptian Perspectives”, hosted by the London Branch.  The moderator was Ms. Aisha Nadar, Senior Consultant, …

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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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Webinar on: Top Ten Issues in International Construction and Related Disputes

On 2 June 2021, the CIArb Egypt Branch jointly with CRCICA organized the webinar on “Top Ten Issues in International Construction and Related Disputes”. The moderator was Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Founding Partner and Head of International Arbitration, Construction and Energy at Zulficar & Partners Law Firm, Professor of …

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Release of the Contribution to the ICCA Project: Does a Right to a Physical Hearing Exist in Arbitration:

Dr. Dalia Hussein, CRCICA’s Deputy Director, co-authored with Dr. Sally El Sawah, Founding Partner and Principal of El Sawah Law, Paris, Egypt’s National Report. The Report, forming part of the ICCA project titled “Does a Right to a Physical Hearing Exist in Arbitration”, was released on 18 March 2021. It …

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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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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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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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CRCICA Overview at the GAR’s Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2020 and Contribution to the African Arbitration Association Newsletter

On 20 April 2020, CRCICA contributed with a Chapter titled “CRCICA Overview” at the Global Arbitration Review (GAR)’s final edition of the “Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2020”. The Chapter introduced CRCICA’s activities, caseload, and focused specially on cases related to the media and entertainment sector in light of …

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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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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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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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Conference on: Civil Proceedings Today in the Union of Mediterranean Countries: an International and Comparative Approach, Tunis, Tunisia

Dr. Mohamed Hafez, Counsel and Legal Advisor to the Director of CRCICA represented CRCICA at the international conference on “Civil Proceedings Today: an International and Comparative Approach” held at Tunis, Tunisia on 2&3 May 2019. The Conference was organized by Tunis El Manar University, the Faculty of Law and Political …

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Seminar on: Cost/Contracts Challenges in the Egyptian Construction Industry

On 9 April 2019, the CIArb Egypt Branch organized a seminar on “Cost/Contracts Challenges in the Egyptian Construction Industry”. The speakers were Dr. Waleed El Nemr, Contracts Director, Hill International (Africa) Ltd. and the Branch Vice-Chairman, and Eng. Ayman El-Ghazzawi, Managing Director of ValueMetric Consultants (VMC), a company regulated by …

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Second International Arbitration Conference: “The Role of Arbitration and Mediation in Supporting Investments in Libya”, Tunis, Tunisia

On 22-23 November 2018, the Libyan Center for International Commercial Arbitration (LCICA) in cooperation with CRCICA organized the Second International Arbitration Conference in Libya titled: “The Role of Arbitration and Mediation in Supporting Investments in Libya” held at the headquarters of the Organization of Education, Science and Culture (ALECSO), Tunis, …

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Launching in Egypt of the Project on “the Social and Psychological Underpinnings of Commercial Arbitration in Europe”

Seminar on “The Social and Psychological Underpinnings of Commercial Arbitration” following the launching the project in Egypt Egypt was selected to be the starting point of the 5-year project, and the first country outside Europe to be studied in this important research. During the first week of November 2018, CRCICA …

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History manifested: ICCA manifests the History of CRCICA: The 1979 Exchanged letters behind CRCICA

In a special supplement to its July 2018 Newsletter, ICCA issued Dr. Ismail Selim’s historic article: “The 1979 Exchanged letters behind CRCICA”. The Article demonstrates the historical background of the agreement reached in 1979 through ‘Exchanged Letters’ between AALCC ( now AALCO ) and the Egyptian Government to establish the …

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OECD Regional Seminar and National Workshop on Investment Dispute Management and Prevention, 26- 28 June 2018

CRCICA hosted and co-organized the OECD-EU Regional Seminar on “Investment Dispute Management and Prevention” on 26-27 June 2018 and the OECD national workshop on “Investment Dispute Management and Prevention in Egypt”, supported by the Middle East and North Africa Transition Fund, on 28 June 2018. The Regional Seminar was held …

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Unlocking the 10 GW Renewable Market Potential in Egypt, 8 May 2018, Aswan, Egypt

On 8 May 2018, Dr. Dalia Hussein, CRCICA Deputy Director, participated in the Round Table at the conference titled “Unlocking the 10 GW Renewable Market Potential in Egypt”, Aswan, Egypt. The event was organized by DII Desert Energy and Enara Energy and attended by representatives of renewable energy companies, financial …

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National Round of Jessup in Egypt

On 3 March 2018, CRCICA hosted the official National Round Oral Pleadings of the Jessup in Egypt.  The Jessup Moot is the oldest and largest international moot competition, where the international rounds take place in Washington during March/April of each year.  Shalakany Law Firm has administered and has run the …

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Rödl & Partner visits CRCICA, 31 January 2018

Rödl & Partner, a major German Law Firm having a vision to support German businessesin the world , has been recently exploring potential fields of economic landscape in Egypt. Being the oldest arbitration institution in Africa and the Middle East, CRCICA got integrated into the scheme. On 31 January 2018, …

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