On 13 January 2021, the CIArb Egypt Branch jointly with CRCICA organized the webinar titled “Withdrawal of a Court of Cassation Decision: an Exception on Res Judicata”. The Webinar was delivered by Prof. Dr. Mohamed Hossam Loutfi, Professor of Civil Law and former Chair of Civil Law Department at the Faculty of Law, Bani-Suef University, Chair of UNESCO of Copyright and Neighboring Rights and Attorney-at-law. It was moderated by Ambassador Mohamed Moustafa Kamal, Former Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, Attorney- at – law, MCIArb & Member the Committee of the CIArb Egypt Branch. The webinar discussed the exceptional cases where decisions of the Court of Cassation in civil matters may be withdrawn under Egyptian law in civil cases, in light of the res judicata principle.
The webinar was attended by participants representing various professional backgrounds from Afghanistan, Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Canada, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Ghana, Iraq, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, New Zealand, Nigeria, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Yemen, and Zimbabwe