December 5, 2016 - December 6, 2016

Bahrain Insolvency Workshop

CLDP will host a workshop focusing on the role of the courts in adjudicating insolvency proceedings and the importance of a restructuring mechanism in domestic legislation that will both revive companies and maximize recovery for lenders. The workshop will be led by a US Bankruptcy Judge and will include legal advisors and judges from Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

November 13, 2016

Parliament Roundtable for Bahrain Parliament Members and Businesses Community

On November 13, CLDP will organize a roundtable with Members of Bahrain National Assembly, Council of Representatives and members of the Bahrain’s business community. The Roundtable will include experts from the U.S. Senate and will be held in coordination with American Chamber of Commerce Bahrain, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bahrain’s Businesswomen’s Society, and other prominent members of the Bahraini business community.  The Roundtable will engage MPs and business community members to discuss key commercial challenges and business interests requiring legislative reform, including business registration and other key areas of commercial legislation that could affect Bahrain’s budding start-up environment.  This roundtable is part of CLDP’s Legislative Drafting Program in Bahrain to build capacity of the National Assembly.

November 10, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Consultations on Start-Up Accelerator Development and Business Registration in the Gulf

On November 10 and November 13, CLDP will hold consultations with Kuwait’s Supreme Council for Planning and Development and Bahrain’s Tamkeen on SME development in Kuwait and Bahrain, respectively, on the creation of accelerator program with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. Consultations will include interview panel with candidates for such programs. The accelerator program will be launched at Kuwait’s Gulf Knowledge Transfer expo to be held in Kuwait City on February 22.   

October 11, 2016 - October 13, 2016

Regional Seminar on Court Automation

Details coming soon.

August 1, 2016 - August 3, 2016

Bahrain Legislative Drafting Workshop

On August 1-3 in Singapore, CLDP led a training on legislative drafting and legal research for the legal advisors of the Council of Representatives of Bahrain. U.S. experts from the Congressional Budget Office, Congressional Research Service, and Senate Commerce Committee led training on assessing the budgetary and economic impact of legislation, drafting legislative memoranda and conference reports, and reconciling legislative differences between lower and upper house legislation.

May 31, 2016 - June 2, 2016

MENA Regional Program on Contract Enforcement

On May 31-June 2, CLDP led a six-country Middle East and North Africa regional workshop on contract enforcement best practices.

May 10, 2016 - May 13, 2016

Gulf: CLDP Leads Regional SME Development and Entrepreneurship Workshop

On May 10-13, in Tbilisi, Georgia, CLDP led a regional workshop for Bahraini and Kuwaiti officials , NGOs and private sector representatives, academics, and entrepreneurs on how to improve the environment for doing business in each country and encourage private sector growth by fostering SME development and entrepreneurship.

March 28, 2016 - March 29, 2016

Judicial Training

Details coming soon.