Commerce

March 1, 2020 - March 3, 2020

Ukraine: Workshop on the Adjudication of Disputes Related to Antimonopoly and Competition Legislation

CLDP, in coordination with the U.S. judges, will collaborate with the Ukrainian judiciary to implement a three-day workshop on Adjudication of Disputes Related to Antimonopoly and Competition Legislation, where the Ukrainian and U.S. judges will share their experience and expertise on the key priority issues of adjudication of competition disputes. 

January 15, 2020 - January 16, 2020

Sri Lanka: CLDP Workshop on Advance Rulings

January 15, 2020 - January 16, 2020

On January 15-16, 2020,  CLDP will hold its third workshop for the Government of Sri Lanka on Advance Rulings.  Advance Rulings is an important reform under the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation (WTO TFA) with the potential to reduce transaction costs by up to 2% for developing countries.  In its WTO TFA Category C notification, the Government of Sri Lanka has committed to implementing Article III, Advance Rulings by 2025.  At the workshop, U.S.

January 12, 2020 - January 14, 2020

Afghanistan: CLDP Workshop on Advance Rulings

January 12, 2020 - January 14, 2020

On January 12-14, 2020, CLDP will host a group of legal and technical experts from Afghanistan Customs in Colombo, Sri Lanka for a workshop on Advance Rulings.  CLDP is the primary trade-related technical assistance provider for USAID in Afghanistan, and provides assistance to the Government of Afghanistan as it seeks to implement the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA).  Advance Rulings is an important WTO TFA reform with the potential to reduce transaction costs by up to 2 percent for developing countries.  In its indicative dates notified t

December 11, 2019 - December 12, 2019

Bahrain Innovation and Technology Center Capacity Building Training

CLDP, in cooperation with the Bahrain Center for Innovation and Technology, the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), and Tamkeen, will hold a 2-day roundtable to gather local stakeholders and constituents of the newly established innovation center. 

December 11, 2019 - December 12, 2019

Georgia – CLDP to Facilitate Workshop on Life-Cycle Cost Analysis in Public Procurement

On December 11-12, 2019, CLDP will lead a workshop on life-cycle cost analysis in public procurement in collaboration with the State Procurement Agency of Georgia.  The workshop will support the State Procurement Agency and contracting authorities in implementing a public procurement regime that is consistent with international best practices.  The workshop will also promote broader transparency, efficiency, and harmonized standards in public procurement in Georgia. 

December 9, 2019

Saudi Arabia: PPP Workshop

CLDP will conduct training and consultations regarding privatization, public-private partnerships (PPPs), and foreign investment for the officials from the Government of Saudi Arabia.  International and local US lawyers will provide insight into best legal practices in privatization, PPP, and trade law in order to attract foreign partners, including US companies to develop business opportunities in Saudi Arabia. 

December 9, 2019 - December 10, 2019

CLDP to Lead Roundtable and Workshop on International Commercial Arbitration in Georgia

On November 2-3, 2019, CLDP, in cooperation with the Georgian Association of Arbitrators (GAA), will convene a roundtable to promote international commercial arbitration in Tbilisi, Georgia.  The roundtable will be a platform for local arbitration specialists, members of the Georgian judiciary, and other stakeholders from the private and public sector to discuss the challenges in establishing arbitration as a viable means of resolving commercial disputes in Georgia.  CLDP will then facilitate a workshop for local arbitration specialists on international best practices in commercial arbitration that will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia on December 9-10.

December 9, 2019 - December 10, 2019

Georgia: Alternative Dispute Resolution Workshop

December 9, 2019 - December 10, 2019
December 8, 2019 - December 13, 2019

Consultations for the Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum

December 8, 2019 - December 13, 2019

On December 8-13, 2019, CLDP and USGS will facilitate consultations and meetings for a 7-member Afghan delegation from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) with Colombian counterparts in in Bogotá, Colombia.  The Afghan delegation will meet with Colombian government officials to learn about Colombia’s efforts to formalize its artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector, effective governance of emerald production and export, implementation of e-cad

December 6, 2019 - December 7, 2019

Burma: CLDP Holds Second Law School Competition on International Arbitration

On December 6-7, 2019, CLDP is partnering with four universities in Burma to train law students for the Willem C. Vis Commercial Arbitration Moot competition,the preeminent commercial arbitration practice exercise in the world which is held annually in Hong Kong and Vienna.