Yassin El Shazly
Are you concerned about legally navigating the post-COVID-19 era, or wondering how to protect your business from litigation? During this live session, attendees learned how to:
- Differentiate between force majeure and hardships.
- Compare the consequences of both on contract performance.
- Determine the power of the court in case of force majeure and hardships.
- List the main arbitral institutions locally and internationally.
- Know how arbitration deals with force majeure and hardship events.
- Identify the possible solutions to keep the arbitral proceedings.
Professor Yassin El Shazly is a well known academic with teaching experiences in various reputable academic institutions such as the American University in Cairo (AUC), Nile University, ESLSCA University, French University in Egypt, Bordeaux University, Lyon3 University and Qatar University where he served as the Associate Dean for Outreach and Community Engagement.
El Shazly is an associate professor of Commercial and Maritime Law at Ain Shams University. He holds a bachelor's and master's degrees from Ain Shams University and a doctoral degree in Business Law from Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University, France. He also holds a master’s degree in law from Ain Shams University and Lyon 2-France and a master’s degree in political science from Jean Moulin Lyon 3-France as well as a comparative law diploma in English and American Law.
El Shazly has extensive practical experience in the field of consultancy and negotiating and drafting business contracts and he served as a legal counsel in many multi-jurisdictional cases and draft legal opinions in complex transactions of various areas of law.
He was also appointed as an arbitrator and expert in many cases mainly in the field of construction, corporate law, and administrative law disputes. He served as an arbitrator under QICCA and as a “Legal Expert” in ICC cases. He was also assigned as a legal expert for international projects granted by the African Union and the European Union.
Additionally, he served as a legal advisor to the chairman of the Financial Supervisory Authority (Egypt) and as a legal counsel at the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Egypt).
Monday, June 1, 2020
3 - 4 pm