Featured in GAR: Award against satirist annulled in Egypt.
In his interview with GAR, Karim A. Youssef, founder of Youssef & Partners (Youssef + Partners) in Cairo, highlights the growing demand for arbitration in the wake of Arab Spring. Ever since the Arab Spring, there has been a rapid proliferation of satellite television stations, resulting in high numbers of contractual disputes involving TV hosts and production owners.
Youssef tells GAR that the rise of these television stations has placed an unprecedented pressure on international arbitration mechanisms to address the growing issues of broadcasting and production rights. Having been directly involved in the annulment proceedings, Youssef provided unique insights into this intriguing legal battle.