Commerce

October 26, 2008 - October 31, 2008

Cracking Cartels - Recent International Developments

Three officials from the Egyptian Competition Authority participated in the International Cartel Network workshop on Cracking Cartels - Recent International Developments on October 27, 2008.

October 20, 2008 - October 26, 2008

Agribusiness Sourcing Consultations

In response to the request by the Moroccan Ministry of Industry and Commerce, CLDP organized a week-long program in the US for officials from the Moroccan Ministry of Industry and Commerce as well as representatives from the Moroccan agribusiness associations. The program focused on providing the participants with an overview of the US agribusiness industry.

October 13, 2008 - October 14, 2008

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Workshop

In conjunction with the Bahrain Legal and Judicial Studies Institute and the Bahraini Ministry of Justice, CLDP conducted a two-day workshop on Bankruptcy and Insolvency in Bahrain. Two U.S. federal bankruptcy judges traveled with CLDP staff to Manama to lead the workshop.

October 11, 2008 - October 15, 2008

International Commercial Arbitration Workshop

CLDP conducted a week of faculty consultations and interactive workshops to help Sultan Qaboos University College of Law and Qatar University College of Law establish international commercial arbitration programs centered on participation in an international competition (or moot).

September 21, 2008 - September 27, 2008

Fordham University Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy

Egyptian Officials from the Egyptian Competition Authority participated in the Fordham Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy in New York City.

September 13, 2008 - December 13, 2008

Egyptian Competition Authority Senior Economist at FTC Fellows Program

Through the support and recommendation of the Commercial Law Development Program, the Senior Economist of the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) was accepted as a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) International Fellow worked in Washington DC from mid September 2008 until mid December 2008 in the FTC Bureau of Competition, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Bureau of Economics, Office of Policy Planning, Office of International Affairs, and Office of General Counsel.

August 25, 2008

Competition Law in Egypt

Since 2006, CLDP, in cooperation with the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department, has provided technical assistance to the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) to help implement the new competition law and foster a competition culture in Egypt.

June 30, 2008 - July 1, 2008

Regional Competition Conference

Competition officials and staff from several regional countries attended this North African Regional Competition Conference in Tunis, Tunisia on June 30, 2008, to present and discuss the issues, best practices and commonalities of their competition law advancement.

May 27, 2008 - May 28, 2008

International Commercial Arbitration

CLDP and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration, in cooperation with the UAE institute of Training and Judicial Studies and the UAE Ministry of Justice, organized a two day conference for judges on implementation of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards.

May 26, 2008 - May 28, 2008

CLDP Trains Qatari Judges to Apply Bankruptcy Law

CLDP organized a three day workshop May 26-28, 2008 at the Qatar Legal and Judicial Studies Center focused on bankruptcy, the role of mediation, and the process of reorganizing businesses.