Amer, who served as deputy head of the independent judicial authority, has succeeded legal expert Hussein Abdo Khalil who reached retirement age.
Adly and his co-defendants are charged with siphoning off over LE2 billion of public funds in the period between 2000 and 2011.
The former Chairman of the General Authority for Projects for Reconstruction and Development of Agriculture has facilitated the seizure of L.E. 67 million of public funds.
Steel tycoon Ahmed Ezz urged a court on Sunday to approve reconciliation in the case in which he is charged with squandering Dekheila Steel Company’s assets.
Cairo prosecutor orders the arrest of the Mubarak's era Interior Minister Habib al-Adly to serve his seven-year term in prison