Hot Topics in International Arbitration in Africa
10:30 am to 11:45 am
About this event
As part of Paris Arbitration Week 2023, SOAS University of London is delighted to welcome you to its remote event Hot Topics in International Arbitration in Africa.
Counsel, arbitrators, and key players from the industry will be diving into the hot topics of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) dispute settlement mechanism, the resolution of private commercial disputes under the AFCFTA regime, the intersection between human rights and arbitration in Africa, and the resolution of FinTech and cryptocurrency disputes in Africa.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Mr. Tsegaye Laurendeau (Partner at Signature Litigation).
Guest speakers and topics
- Dr Chrispas Nyombi, Associate Professor of International Commercial Law at the University of Derby, United Kingdom, "The AfCFTA dispute settlement mechanism"
- Prof Emilia Onyema, FCIArb, Professor of International Commercial Law at SOAS, University of London / Independent Arbitrator "Resolution of private commercial disputes under the AFCFTA regime"
- Dr Sally El Sawah, Partner, Junction / Paris and Cairo Bars, "Arbitration and human rights in Africa"
- Dr Amel Makhlouf, MCIArb, Attorney at law, Paris ; Research Associate and Member of the Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (CIMEL), SOAS, University of London, "FinTech and cryptocurrency disputes in Africa"
The webinar will not be recorded.
Register for the event on the Paris Arbritation Week website.