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Tuesday 28 March 2023
10:30 to 11:45
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Tuesday 28 March 2023
10:30 to 11:45
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ONLINE OPEN ONLINE OPEN #Commercial arbitration #Investment arbitration #Africa


Presentation

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, Signature Litigation)

Guest speakers and topics set out below:

- 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, SOAS, University of London
"FinTech and cryptocurrency disputes in Africa"

The webinar will not be recorded.

Host Speakers

Amel MAKHLOUF
Independent Counsel, Arbitrator & Mediator (Paris / London) | MCIArb | Member of the Management Committee of the SOAS Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Center (SADRC)
SOAS, University of London

Guest Speakers

Emilia ONYEMA
Professor of International Commercial Law at SOAS University of London
SOAS, University of London
Sally EL SAWAH
Partner, Junction
Junction
Tsegaye LAURENDEAU
Partner
Signature Litigation
Chrispas NYOMBI
Associate Professor of Law
University of Derby, United Kingdom
Amel MAKHLOUF
Independent Counsel, Arbitrator & Mediator (Paris / London) | MCIArb | Member of the Management Committee of the SOAS Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Center (SADRC)
SOAS, University of London

Online session

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