Meet the SCCA: The New Vision for Saudi Arbitration

29 March 2023, 9:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

AFFAKI is delighted to host the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration’s first participation in the Paris Arbitration Week. Join us for an open discussion with the SCCA’s Chief Executive Officer Dr Hamed Merah and Chief of ADR/General Counsel Christian P. Alberti who will address, in turn, the remarkable developments in Saudi laws and arbitration rules and practice and the planned changes as part of the Saudi Vision 2030. In a world première, the draft new arbitration rules will be discussed with an emphasis on the changing arbitral practice in the Kingdom. A Q&A session will follow.

The conference will be delivered in English. Questions will be taken in Arabic, English, French, German and Italian.

What: The New Vision for Saudi Arbitration will take place as follows:

Duration Agenda
09:15 AM – 09:45 AM
30 min
09:45 AM – 09:55 AM
10 min
Welcoming Remarks: Georges Affaki
09:55 AM – 10:30 AM
35 min
Arbitration in Saudi Arabia: the New Vision: By Dr. Hamed Merah, CEO, SCCA
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
15 min
SCCA New Arbitration Rules 2023: By Mr. Christian P. Alberti, Chief of ADR & General Counsel, SCCA.
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
15 min
SCCA Caselaw Briefing: By Mr. Christian P. Alberti, Chief of ADR & General Counsel, SCCA.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
30 min
Questions will be taken in Arabic, English, French, German, and Italian
11:30 AM End of Conference

Where? AFFAKI, 10 Avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris. 

When: Wednesday, 29 March 2023, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Croissants from 9:15 a.m.

How: Registration is required to participate in this in-person event. Only an email confirmation from AFFAKI or the SCCA makes your registration final. The number of seats is limited but we will maintain a waiting list once capacity is met. Please register by completing the following fields: