United Arab Emirates

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.

November 8, 2012 - November 13, 2012

CLDP Leads Program for UAE Judicial Educators

As part of CLDP’s programming in the UAE to assist in the development of new commercial laws in the country, CLDP led a delegation from the UAE Institute of Training and Judicial Studies (ITJS) in judicial training consultations in Washington, DC and New York, NY from November 7-12. 

May 13, 2012 - May 15, 2012

Insolvency Law Consultations in the United Arab Emirates

CLDP and its experts advised insolvency law stakeholders in the UAE regarding the development and implementation of an effective insolvency law for the UAE at a policy conference entitled, "Towards a Legal Regulation of Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy".

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.
 

October 23, 2011 - October 26, 2011

UAE Trade Diplomacy Program

At the request of the United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Foreign Trade (MOFT), CLDP and MOFT jointly conducted a four day workshop (October 23-26) in Abu Dhabi entitled “Trade Diplomacy and Its Associated Perceptions.”   The workshop was designed for commercial attaches and ambassadors to enhance their knowledge and skills in commercial and economic diplomacy, coalition building and formation of strategic alliances and practical methods in international trade negotiations. 

April 12, 2011 - April 13, 2011

1st Annual Willem C. Vis Middle East International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot

The First Annual Willem C. Vis Middle East International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot took place April 12-13, 2011 in Vienna, Austria

May 27, 2008 - May 28, 2008

International Commercial Arbitration

CLDP and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration, in cooperation with the UAE institute of Training and Judicial Studies and the UAE Ministry of Justice, organized a two day conference for judges on implementation of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards.