BCDR International Arbitration Review
September 2016 – Volume 3 – Issue 1

Arbitration in Egypt

In Memory of Ibrahim F. I. Shihata

English Section
Ibrahim F. I. Shihata (1937−2001): A Builder of International Organizations and a Leader in Economic
Development

Nassib G. Ziadé
1
Articles
Main Characteristics of the International Arbitration Case Law Rendered by Egyptian Courts
Ahmed S. El−Kosheri
5
Mixed Courts of Egypt and International Arbitration
Philippe Leboulanger
23
Consent Ltd.: A Brief History of Egypt’s Ministerial Approval Requirement for Arbitration of State Contracts
and Why It Should Be Abolished

Karim A. Youssef
33
The “Deemed” Internationalisation of Arbitration under Egyptian Arbitration Law No. 27 of 1994 –
Considerations Beyond Hope and Fear

Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab
47
Egyptian Public Policy as a Ground for Annulment and Refusal of Enforcement of Arbitral Awards
Ismail Selim
65
Court Decisions
Court of Cassation – Civil and Commercial Circuit – 10/1/2005 – Appeal in Cassation No. 966 of Judicial Year 73 81
Cairo Court of Appeal – 7th Economic Circuit – 02/7/2008 – Case No. 23 of Judicial Year 125 – Commercial Arbitration 91
Supreme Constitutional Court – 15/1/2012 – Case No. 47 of Judicial Year 31 – “Conflict” 97
Cairo Court of Appeal – 7th Economic Circuit – 7/12/2015 – Case No. 393 of Judicial Year 132 – Arbitration 105
Cairo Court of Appeal – 7th Economic Circuit – 3/2/2016 – Appeal No. 9 of Judicial Year 132 – Arbitration 111
Arbitration Law
Egypt Law No. 27/1994 Promulgating the Law Concerning Arbitration in Civil and Commercial Matters 129
Arabic Section
Articles
The Arbitrability of Administrative Contracts
Mohamed Amin El Mahdi
1
Truncated Tribunals
Fathi Waly
15
The Enforcement Order of Foreign Arbitral Awards: Does It Require Filing an Enforcement Case
or Submitting an Application for Enforcement?

Borhan Amrallah
23
On the Consideration of the Procedures to Challenge Arbitrators in the Egyptian Arbitration Law as
Mandatory and the Ability to Appeal Decisions Made by Arbitral Institutions. A Commentary on the Cairo
Court of Appeal Seventh Circuit Commercial at the 7 December 2015 Session

Dalia Hussein
31
Court Decisions
Court of Cassation – Civil and Commercial Circuit – 10/1/2005 – Appeal in Cassation No. 966 of Judicial Year 73 43
Cairo Court of Appeal – 7th Economic Circuit – 02/7/2008 – Case No. 23 of Judicial Year 125 – Commercial Arbitration 51
Supreme Constitutional Court – 15/1/2012 – Case No. 47 of Judicial Year 31 – “Conflict” 57
Cairo Court of Appeal – 7th Economic Circuit – 7/12/2015 – Case No. 393 of Judicial Year 132 – Arbitration 65
Cairo Court of Appeal – 7th Economic Circuit – 3/2/2016 – Appeal No. 9 of Judicial Year 132 – Arbitration 71
Arbitration Law
Egypt Law No. 27/1994 Promulgating the Law Concerning Arbitration in Civil and Commercial Matters 87