From the Editors
Mohamed S. E. Abdel Wahab
The Arab Republic of Egypt lies in the northeastern part of Africa. Whilst most of the country is located in Africa, the easternmost part, the Sinai Peninsula, is considered part of Asia and is the only land bridge between the two continents. Egypt is divided into two unequal parts by the Nile River, and its terrain is mostly desert except for the Valley and Delta of the Nile, the most extensive oasis on earth and one of the main centers of habitation in Egypt. While ...Keep Reading »
Mohamed S. E. Abdel Wahab (MCIArb.), Licence en Droit -LLB (CAI), LL.M (CAI), MPhil (MAN), Ph.D (MAN), CIArb Dip. International Commercial Arbitration (Balliol College, Oxford University) is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, Cairo University, Egypt, and Assistant Director of the English Section at the Faculty of Law (Cairo University). He has taught part-time on the LL.M, LL.B, and BA programs at Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan Universities in England. Dr. Abdel Wahab holds a number of visiting positions in Egypt, the UK, and the USA, where he teaches English Contract law, Introduction to Anglo-American Law, Comparative Law, International Arbitration and Conflict of Laws. Dr. Abdel Wahab is currently a Fellow of the National Centre for Technology and Dispute Resolution at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA. Dr. Abdel Wahab is an Adjunct Professor of Law and International Commercial Arbitration (Indiana University, USA), and Faculty Coordinator for the Indiana University LL.M Program in Business and Comparative Law in Egypt. Dr. Abdel Wahab is also a Founding Partner of Zulficar & Partners (Egypt), where he serves as the head of the Firm’s International Arbitration and Project Finance/PPP Groups. Dr. Abdel Wahab is also the vice-president of the Cairo branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) since 2005, Chair of the CIArb’s Technology Committee, and member of the CIArb’s Practice and Standards Committee, and Consultant to the World Bank. Dr. Abdel Wahab regularly appears as counsel in highly complex and high value international commercial arbitration disputes, and regularly serves as arbitrator and expert in Ad-hoc and Institutional Arbitral Proceedings involving disputes across the commercial and investment spectrums. He is a listed arbitrator on numerous international roasters, and is a member of the United Nations Expert Group on Online Dispute Resolution. He is considered a leading international and regional expert on Online Dispute Resolution and one of the MENA region leading practitioners in International Commercial Arbitration, ADR, Information Technology Law, and Project Finance. Dr. Abdel Wahab holds over fifty- five prizes for academic achievement, and is regularly published in learned international journals. He is a regular speaker in national and international conferences on International Commercial Arbitration, Private International Law, Online Dispute Resolution, Globalization, ADR and Ecommerce and IT Law.