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DIAC 10th Open Dialogue


13:00 – 13:30 : Reception and Registration

13:30 – 13:40 : Welcome Note 

                           Dr Habib Al Mulla
                           Vice Chairman of the DIAC Board of Trustees

13:40 – 14:00 : Introductory Note

                          Prof. Dr Tarek Fouad Riad
                          Chairman of the DIAC Executive Committee

14:00 – 15:00 : Presentations

                          Topics will include:

                           • Appointment of the new Director
                           • Quality of the DIAC Arbitrators 
                           • Policy issues arising in the Executive Committee practices 
                            • A Practitioner experience with DIAC


                            • Dr Habib Al Mulla
                            • Prof. Dr Tarek Fouad Riad
                            • Mr Michael E. Schneider
                            • Mr Charles Adams, Jr.
                            • Mr Essam Al Tamimi



15:00 – 16:00 :     Q & A Session


Date & Time

Sunday, 6 April 2014
13:00 – 16:00


JW Marriott Marquis Miami
255 Biscayne Boulevard Way
Avenue of the Americas, Miami Fl 33131, USA
Tel: +1 305 4218600




The purpose of this meeting is to create a platform for direct and open dialogue between DIAC users and the members of the Executive Committee to exchange  exchange their views and comments and to raise any questions or feedback related to DIAC services.

Who should attend

Discussion topics will be of particular interest to practicing lawyers, arbitrators, ADR practitioners, litigators, judges, and other ADR experts and users, business people and academics wishing to acquire greater knowledge about international standards of arbitration in the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).

Registration Fees

Complimentary (no registration fees)

Registration CLICK HERE  

Register online at:
• For offline registration or more information, please contact
   Ritta Saoud | Events Manager
  Tel: +971 4 2028270/375,
e-mail:  or


Dr Habib Al Mulla

Vice Chairman of the DIAC Board of Trustees
Senior Partner, Baker and Mackenzie Habib Al Mulla,Dubai,UAE

Prof. Dr Tarek Fouad A. Riad

Chairman of the DIAC Executive Committee
Senior Partner,Kosheri,Rashed and Riad Law Firm,Cayro,Egypt.
Professor and Head of the Commercial Law Department at the German University in Cairo, Egypt.
Alternate Member of the ICC Court of Arbitration,Paris,France
Member of the Bars of New York and Cairo.

Mr Michael E. Schneider

Member of the DIAC Executive Committee
Partner, LALIVE, Geneva, Switzerland and LALIVE in QATAR LLP, QFC, Doha, Qatar.
Honorary President of the Swiss Arbitration Association, Geneva, Switzerland

Mr Charles C. Adams, Jr.

Member of the DIAC Executive Committee
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Geneva, Switzerland

Mr. Essam Al Tamimi

Senior Partner, Al Tamimi & Company, Dubai, UAE.

Contact Details

Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC)

P.O. Box 1457 - Dubai, UAE

Tel: +971 4 202 8343/375

Fax: +971 4 202 8668



The organizer may at any time, with or without giving notice, in their absolute discretion and without giving any reason, cancel or postpone the meeting, change its venue or any of the other published particulars.

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