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Wednesday, 19 September 2018

In’l arbitration appears to be Ziad Bahaa El Din’s cause du jour

In’l arbitration is Ziad Bahaa El Din’s cause du jour: Fresh off what felt a bit like a coordinated attack by opinion writers over the past few weeks on Egypt losing out in international arbitration cases, Ziad Bahaa El Din is at it again — and gets it wrong again. In a column for Al Shorouk, the noted lawyer and economic thinker again blames bad negotiations and poor contract terms for Egypt losing arbitration cases. He suggests that these “badly negotiated terms” come from a culture that is pushing hard towards economic liberalization.

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