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.   

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 17, 2016

CLDP and FCS Conduct Alternative Dispute Resolution Consultations with Kuwait Commercial Arbitration Center

On May 17, CLDP and FCS Kuwait met with Dr. Anas Al-Tourah of the Kuwait Commercial Arbitration Centre (KCAC) and representatives of the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) in Kuwait City to discuss future cooperation to improve the legal environment in Kuwait for arbitration.

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.

February 9, 2016 - February 13, 2016

CLDP 6th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot

On February 9-13, 2016 in Manama, CLDP hosted the 6th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot, in coordination with Bahrain Center of Disputes and Resolutions (BCDR), the Royal University for Women, Mena Chambers, and the University of Pittsburg (CILE).

October 15, 2015 - October 18, 2015

CLDP To Provide Preparatory Training Sessions for 2016 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

CLDP, in cooperation with Bahrain Chamber of Dispute Resolution (BCDR) held a preparatory training in Manama, Bahrain, aimed to prepare law students from Afghanistan, Iraq, Tunisia and other Middle East Vis Moot for the 2016 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, to be held in Vienna, Austria and Hong Kong in March 2016.