Asia & South Asia

March 9, 2015 - March 11, 2015

Afghanistan-Pakistan Businesswomen Conference in Islamabad

CLDP will conduct a three day conference on March 9-11, 2015 in Islamabad, Pakistan for Afghan and Pakistani businesswomen. International experts and participants will discuss commercial contract drafting and negotiation, business financing, and regulatory issues in Afghanistan-Pakistan cross-border trade.

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.

February 3, 2015 - February 5, 2015

Aspiring Businesswomen Commercial Law Training in Kabul

On February 3-5, 2015, CLDP will conduct a three-day training workshop on business registration, business financing, and commercial contract drafting for an audience of 30 aspiring businesswomen, including five participants from Jalabad, five from Herat, and 20 from Kabul. 

January 19, 2015 - January 23, 2015

ASEAN: CLDP to Implement Third Country Training Program on Trade Facilitation

CLDP, in Partnership with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Civil Service College, will implement a week-long workshop on January 19-23, 2015, focusing on trade facilitation for participants from Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The program will take an in-depth look at international legal obligations pertaining to trade agreements, investment promotion authorities, regulatory coherence, optimum supply-chain management, and customs best practices. Trade facilitation is an important topic in the S.E. Asia region as the members of ASEAN are slated to form a single economic community in 2015.

The workshop is the first workshop of the three-phase Third Country Training Program (TCTP), a joint initiative between Singapore and the U.S. Department of State, focusing on areas of commercial law, including trade facilitation, public procurement, and intellectual property rights. The next two programs are scheduled to take place later in 2015.

January 12, 2015 - January 15, 2015

U.S.- Pakistan Consultations on Gas Market Regulation

On January 12-15, 2015, CLDP will hold consultations in Singapore for 15 energy officials from the Government of Pakistan on best practices in gas market regulation. CLDP energy law experts will provide a series of presentations on establishing competitive domestic gas markets that drive investment and efficiently connect supply and demand, including training on market assessment tools and case studies of regulatory successes from markets around the world. The program will also include consultations with relevant actors in the energy sector of Singapore, a market with very recent experience in gas market restructuring and liberalization.

January 12, 2015 - January 14, 2015

Pakistan: CLDP to Launch Training for Pakistan Telecommunications Authority

On January 12-14, CLDP will conduct a needs assessment and an initial seminar in Islamabad for officials in the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority.