ICC Arbitration in Africa 2/6: A Perspective from Francophone Africa

10 Nov 2020

Online French
Free of charge, however prior registration is required
16:00 (CET)

This second webinar of the series organized by the ICC Africa Arbitration Commission will put the spotlight on the particularities of ICC arbitration in francophone Africa and the perspectives for practitioners in this region. The panellists will exchange views on various topics including the central role of the State in ICC African arbitrations, the advantages of OHADA arbitration law for ICC arbitrations and career perspectives in arbitration for francophone African practitioners.

Who should attend?

This webinar is directed to counsel, in house lawyers, academics and all practitioners interested in arbitration generally, and in ICC Arbitration in Africa, particularly.

16:00-17:00

  • Opening speech

Alexis Mourre, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

 

  • Panel discussion

-The central role of the State in ICC African arbitrations

 

-The advantages of OHADA arbitration law for ICC arbitrations

 

-Career perspectives in arbitration for francophone African practitioners

  • Q & A

Sylvie Bebohi

Member of Paris and Cameroon Bars, Co-founder and partner, HBE Avocats, Paris

Diamana Diawara

Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Sami Houerbi (Moderator)

Director of ICC Dispute Resolution Services for Mediterranean, Middle-East & Africa, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Managing Partner, Houerbi Law Firm, Tunis

Mouhamed Kebe

Managing Partner, GENI & KEBE Lawyers, Dakar

Alexis Mourre

President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

For more information, please contact: 

Rania Elani: Rania.elani@iccwbo.org

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