Saudi Arabia

March 7, 2016 - March 11, 2016

Reorganizing and Restructuring Workshop

CLDP will lead a one week consultation on best practices in bankruptcy and arbitration for private sector participants as well as key members of the Ministries of Justice, and Ministries of Trade and Commerce in both Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain and in the State of Kuwait. The events are scheduled to take place in Malaysia from March 7-11, 2016.  The objective of this program is to use examples from Malaysia’s bankruptcy law and system to equip the visiting delegations with the skills and knowledge to reform the bankruptcy laws in their respective home countries, thereby making them more attractive destinations for international business and increasing the survival rate of domestic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

February 9, 2016 - February 13, 2016

CLDP 6th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot

On February 9-13, 2015 in Manama, CLDP will be hosting, in coordination with Bahrain Center of Disputes and Resolutions (BCDR), the Royal University for Women, Mena Chambers, and the University of Pittsburg (CILE), the 6th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot.  The Pre-Moot will be a 5-day event that will bring together over 10 teams from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Tunisia to compete in the regional event.

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.

August 17, 2015 - August 21, 2015

Company Registration and Arbitration in the Gulf

On August 17-21, CLDP held a workshop in Singapore for government officials, private-sector representatives, civil society organizations, and entrepreneurs from Kuwait and Bahrain.

March 3, 2015 - March 7, 2015

5th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot in Amman

On March 3-7, 2015 in Amman Jordan, CLDP hosted the 5th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot Program under the auspices of the Judicial Council of Jordan, and in collaboration with the University of Jordan and several international law organizations including UNCITRAL and the International Court of Arbitration (ICC), and University of Pittsburg (CILE).

February 24, 2015

General Counsel Welsh Promotes Commercial Law Development in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia

U.S. Department of Commerce General Counsel Kelly Welsh met with government officials and business leaders in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia this week to strengthen ties with regional counterparts and to assess challenges U.S. businesses face in the those countries. The General Counsel’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) organized the trip as part of ongoing efforts to improve the legal environment for American companies doing business in the Middle East.

 

December 1, 2014 - December 12, 2014

CLDP trains Afghan Taqneen and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Lawyers in Legislative Drafting

CLDP conducted two Legislative Drafting Training Workshops on December 1-5 and December 8-12, 2014 in Paris, France for 45 participants from Afghanistan and GCC countries. 

November 3, 2014 - November 5, 2014

MENA: CLDP to hold Regional Conference on Insolvency Best Practices

On November 3-5, 2014 The UAE Ministry of Justice, the UAE Institure for Traning and Judicial Studies and CLDP co-hosted a 3-day regional workshop in Dubai, UAE on Developing A Comprehensive Insolvency Regime in the Region.