Saudi Arabia

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.

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.

September 18, 2014

GCC: CLDP to hold Regional Conference on IPR Enforcement Standards

On September 18, CLDP, in cooperation with the Dubai Economic Council and the UAE Brand Protection Group, conducted a broad intellectual property rights (IPR) workshop.

May 19, 2014 - May 23, 2014

GCC Commercial Law Drafting Program

On May 19-23 2014 in Seattle, Washington, CLDP conducted a commercial law harmonization program for Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) lawyers from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

March 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014

CLDP Hosts Fourth Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot

The Fourth Annual Middle East Commercial Arbitration Vis Pre-Moot was held March 1-7, 2014 in Doha, Qatar. This event was organized by CLDP and Qatar University with support from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Center for International Legal Education.

December 9, 2013 - December 10, 2013

Saudi Arabia: CLDP Advises the Government on New Insolvency Legal Regime

CLDP along with a team of legal experts, visited Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for Insolvency Law Consultations. These advisors met with lawyers from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretariat to devise a new Insolvency Law regime for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and all GCC countries.

June 3, 2013 - June 5, 2013

GCC Commercial Law Harmonization Project

CLDP and United States Trade Representative (USTR) travelled to Riyadh June 3-5 for a GCC-U.S. Forum on Trade and Investment Issues hosted by the GCC Secretariat-General.