The Role of Institutional Arbitration

17 Nov 2019

Sharjah Arabic

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Sharjah International Commercial Arbitration Centre coinciding with the ICC centenary, a joint panel discussion will be held to discuss current developments in institutional arbitration in the region. A presentation of the main provisions and rules of both institutions will be shared with the audience in the frame of a comparative and insightful approach.

This programme will benefit practicing lawyers, arbitrators, magistrates, engineers, planners, academics, corporate counsel and LL.M. students.

09:00-09:10

Welcome Address 

  • Mohammed AL Shehhi
  • Member of the Executive Committee

09:10-10:20

Session 1: A comparative presentation of the main provisions in ICC and TAHKEEM arbitration rules

Moderator

  • Sami Houerbi, Director, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Eastern Mediterranean, Middle-East & Africa, Founding Partner, Houerbi Law Firm, Tunis, Paris, Abu Dhabi

Speakers

  • Dr. Shaheen Ishaq Al Mazmi, Executive committee member, Sharjah International Arbitration Centre, Sharjah
  • Prof. Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab, Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Founding Partner and Head of Arbitration Group, Zulficar & Partners Law Firm, Cairo

10:20-11:30

Session 2: Expedited procedure provisions under ICC rules and Tahkeem rules

Moderator

Saleh AL Obeidli, Managing Partner, Saleh Alobeidi &Co Advocates &Consultants, Sharjah

Speakers

  • Ali Al Hashimi, Managing Partner, Global Advocacy, Dubai
  • Dr. Asma Al Rasheed, Partner, Al Rasheed & Partners, Dubai
  • Dania Fahs, Deputy Regional Director, ICC Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa, ICC ADGM, Abu Dhabi

11:30

Closing

Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab

Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Founding Partner and Head of Arbitration Group, Zulficar & Partners Law Firm, Cairo

Ali Al Hashimi

Managing Partner, Global Advocacy, Dubai   

Shaheen Ishaq Al Mazmi

Executive committee member, Sharjah International Arbitration Centre, Sharjah

Saleh AL Obeidli

Managing Partner, Saleh Alobeidi &Co Advocates &Consultants, Sharjah

Asma Al Rasheed

Partner, Al Rasheed & Partners, Dubai

Mohammed AL Shehhi

Member of the Executive Committee

Dania Fahs

Deputy Regional Director, ICC Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa, ICC ADGM, Abu Dhabi

Sami Houerbi

Director, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Eastern Mediterranean, Middle-East & Africa,

Founding Partner, Houerbi Law Firm, Tunis, Paris, Abu Dhabi

Venue:  

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Albarajeel Hall

For further information, please contact: 

Mariam Al Suwaidi

Organisers