Iraq

October 9, 2011 - October 14, 2011

Training Middle East Law Students to Participate in the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

October 2011, CLDP and CILE introduced the Vis Moot and provided written memoranda training to a team from the University of Baghdad’s College of Law and a team from the University of Jordan’s Law Faculty.  The training was held at the University of Jordan and consisted of fifteen students from both universities and additional faculty members.  The students were taught principles of international commercial law and arbitration, and were given an opportunity to write and present their own arguments in response to a practice problem.

October 3, 2011 - October 20, 2011

US Consultations for Iraqi State Owned Enterprises on Forming International Strategic Partnerships

CLDP organized a three week capacity building program for Iraqi officials from the Ministry of Industry and Minerals and managers of ten Iraqi state owned enterprises on how to develop strategic partnerships with foreign firms.

October 3, 2011 - October 19, 2011

Iraqi State Owned Companies Seek Partnerships with US Companies

CLDP led a three week workshop in Washington DC from October 3-19, 2011 on “Forming Durable Strategic Partnerships between Iraqi SOEs and Foreign Firms.” The program which was conducted by Deputy Chief Counsel Marc Tejtel and International Program Specialist Adam Al-Sarraf, is the final phase of an eight month program designed for Iraq’s state owned enterprises.
 

September 19, 2011 - September 22, 2011

Judicial Training Workshop in Baghdad on Intellectual Property

As part of CLDP's and the Iraqi judiciary's joint capacity building efforts in the area of commercial law, CLDP and the Iraqi Judicial Development Institute organized a workshop on the enforcement of intellectual property rights from September 19-22.

August 8, 2011 - August 26, 2011

Mastering Intellectual Property Law: A Cornerstone for Iraq’s Development Through Technology

CLDP recently hosted a group of distinguished law professors and retired judges on Intellectual Property from August 11 to 26, 2011, on a program titled “Mastering Intellectual Property: A Cornerstone for Iraq’s Economic Development”.

July 18, 2011 - July 26, 2011

Iraq: CLDP Completes Seminar on Investment Treaties for High Level Inter-Ministerial Delegation

From July 18-26, 2011, CLDP’s Deputy Chief Counsel Marc Tejtel and International Program Specialist Adam Al-Sarraf conducted a seminar for Iraq’s State Shura Council and representatives of key Iraqi agencies responsible for treaty drafting and negotiation.

June 26, 2011 - June 30, 2011

Iraqi State Owned Companies Seek International Strategic Partnerships

CLDP, in cooperation with the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, led a workshop in Istanbul from June 26-30 on "Forming Durable Strategic Partnerships between Iraqi SOEs and Foreign Firms." The program which was conducted by Deputy Chief Counsel Marc Tejtel and International Program Specialist Adam Al-Sarraf, is the second phase of an eight month program designed for Iraq's state owned enterprises.  This program consists of three phass, organized for the same group of participants which include 10 Iraqi SOE representatives and 10 representatives of the Iraqi Ministry of Industry and Minerals, the government agency that oversees the companies.  CLDP completed the first phase earlier this year with a seminar that took place in Baghdad involving skills development exercises and case studies on how to identify and engage potential partners.

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May 30, 2011 - May 31, 2011

CLDP Conducts Seminar in Baghdad for Iraqi State Owned Enterprises

On May 30 and 31, 2011 CLDP conducted a seminar to initiate an eight-month program with the participants involving skills development exercises and consultations with International organizations, Turkish and US firms on structuring, negotiating, and drafting contracts that form the bases of these partnerships, to include distribution contracts, licensing contracts and contracts to form joint ventures.  

February 20, 2011 - February 23, 2011

Baghdad Workshop on International Arbitration

At the request of Iraq’s Chief Justice and the State Department, CLDP is providing significant assistance to Iraq as the country is creating commercial courts. In close cooperation with Iraq’s Judical Development Institute (JDI), CLDP recently organized its second workshop as part of a series of workshops on commercial law.

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January 9, 2011 - January 12, 2011

Baghdad Workshop on Commercial Court Procedure

At the request of Iraq’s Chief Justice and the State Department, CLDP is providing significant assistance to Iraq as the country is creating commercial courts. In close cooperation with Iraq’s Judical Development Institute (JDI), CLDP has launched a multi-phase program to train Iraqi judges in commercial law, commencing with this workshop.