Jordan

March 3, 2015 - March 7, 2015

5th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot in Amman

CLDP, in collaboration with the University of Jordan, Judicial Council of Jordan, the LEAD Advisory group, the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution  (BCDR), and the ICC, will host the 5th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot on March 3-7, 2015 in Amman, Jordan.

October 14, 2014 - October 18, 2014

Jordan: Building the Next Generation of Regional Arbitrators

CLDP, under the auspices of the Judicial Council of Jordan, and in collaboration with the LEAD Advisory Group, the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR), the University of Jordan, and the Center for International Legal Education (CILE) at the University of Pittsburg, kicked-off the 5th Annual Middle East Willem C Vis Pre-Moot Program on October 14-18 in Amman, Jordan.

February 10, 2013 - February 14, 2013

Third Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot Brings Together Students from Across the Region

The Third Annual Middle East Pre-Moot International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, took place February 13-14, 2013. The Vis Middle East Pre-Moot was organized by the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) with support from CLDP and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Center for International Legal Education (CILE). This competition brought together students, professors and deans from the University of Bahrain, the University of Baghdad, Sultan Qaboos University in Oman, United Arab Emirates University, Faculty of Legal Political and Social Sciences of Tunis, University of Jordan, and Dar Al Hekma Law College from Saudi Arabia. Legal practitioners from the local, regional and international legal community took place as arbitrators and provided the students with important feedback to help them to continue to improve their arguments for the final competition which will take place in Vienna, Austria on March 23-28, 2013.

March 29, 2012 - April 5, 2012

Bahrain, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Tunisia and Jordan Compete in the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Austria

After their successful participation in the Second Annual Willem C. Vis Middle East International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot, which took place February 27-March 1, 2012 in Oman, teams from Bahrain, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Tunisia, and Jordan traveled to Vienna, Austria in March to compete in the Vis Moot.

February 27, 2012 - March 1, 2012

Middle East Law Students Successfully Compete in the Vis Pre-Moot Competition

The Second Annual Willem C. Vis Middle East International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot, in Muscat, Oman, took place February 29-March 1, 2012. The Vis Middle East Pre-Moot is organized by CLDP, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Center for International Legal Education (CILE), and the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA). Participating teams included the University of Bahrain, Sultan Qaboos University in Oman, United Arab Emirates University, Qatar University, Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis, University of Jordan, and University of Baghdad. Legal practitioners from the local, regional and international legal community took part as arbitrators in the Pre-Moot. 

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.
 

June 18, 2007 - June 28, 2007

Consultations on Adjudicating Business Disputes in New York, NY & Washington, DC

As the 3rd phase of a Judicial Capacity Building Program for Jordan, CLDP organized U.S.-based consultations in close cooperation with U.S. Embassy Amman, the Judicial Institute of Jordan, and MEPI for a delegation of judges from Algeria.

November 13, 2006 - November 15, 2006

The Judiciary and SMEs that Encounter Temporary Difficulties

With the expansion of the Jordanian economy, judges are facing increasingly more complex cases having to do with small and medium sized enterprises. Jordan is working to reform some of the commercial law to reflect the new business environment, and CLDP is helping to prepare judges in their new roles. The three-day workshop organized by CLDP focused on bankruptcy, the role of mediation, and the process of reorganizing businesses.

May 28, 2006 - May 30, 2006

Jordan: Workshop on Adjudication of Disputes Related to International Contracts and Letters of Credit

CLDP organized a 3-day workshop in Amman, Jordan on the "Adjudication of Disputes Related to International Contracts and Letters of Credit."