Global Initiatives

November 3, 2014 - November 7, 2014

Understanding Power Purchase Agreements

In early November 2014, CLDP (in partnership with the African Legal Support Facility) brought together a group of international experts to draft and publish a handbook on Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). The handbook is intended to provide an overview of PPAs and the obligations, risks and remedies that are found within them.  The group of experts, all whom contributed their time on a pro-bono basis, included contributors from governments, development banks, private banks and leading international law firms.

February 23, 2012

CLDP Celebrates 20 years!

Begun as a small joint venture between USAID and Commerce to help the Former Soviet Bloc countries of Eastern Europe transition to more market-oriented economies, CLDP has expanded to help meet the legal technical assistance needs of more than 50 countries in Eurasia, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. On February 23rd, CLDP celebrated 20 years of technical assistance in commercial law.
 

December 7, 2010

CLDP Advises Moroccan Government on Foreign Investment in Energy Sector

The Global Shale Gas Initiative (GSGI) is a cross-governmental effort led by the Department of State (Office of International Energy Affairs) to help key U.S. allies strengthen their energy security through the production of shale gas.