Transparency & Governance

December 10, 2019 - December 12, 2019

Ukraine: Workshop on Alternative Dispute Resolution

CLDP, in collaboration with the Ukrainian legal community, the Ukrainian Supreme Court, and the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, building on its earlier programs in Ukraine, will conduct the Workshop on Alternative Dispute Resolution. 

November 20, 2019 - November 22, 2019

Dominican Republic: Workshop on Best Practices in Implementing Government Procurement Programs for SMEs

On November 20-22, 2019, in coordination with the Dominican General Directorate for Public Contracting (DGCP), CLDP will conduct a workshop on best practices in implementing government procurement programs for small and women-owned businesses in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

November 19, 2019 - November 20, 2019

Honduras: Optimizing Operations Through Intergovernmental Cooperation and Centrally-Published Information

On November 19-20, 2019, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, CLDP & ITA will conduct a workshop on effective interagency coordination to facilitate comprehensive publication of trade-related and centrally-published information. Participants will include technical representatives from the Honduran and Guatemalan Ministries of Economy, Customs, Health, and Agriculture, and Honduran private sector representatives. During the workshop the Honduran participants will meet with their U.S. counterparts from the Department of Commerce, Customs and Border Protection, Health and Human Services, and the Food and Drug Administration to learn best practices for coordinating across trade ministries and publishing trade-related information in a non-discriminatory, easy-to-access manner. With support from the Honduran-American Chamber of Commerce, the participants will share respective efforts to encourage trade through greater transparency and improve publication practices. This workshop is part of a multiphase effort to promote transparency, cooperation, and coordination within the Honduran government, and to improve interregional trade in Central America.

November 18, 2019 - November 20, 2019

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. 

November 13, 2019 - November 14, 2019

Guatemala: Workshop on Public Consultation and Interagency Coordination

On November 13-14, 2019, CLDP, in coordination with the International Trade Administration, will conduct a workshop on public consultation and interagency coordination for up to 100 government officials in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

November 11, 2019 - November 13, 2019

Ukraine: Workshop on the Adjudication of Bankruptcy Disputes

CLDP in collaboration with the Cassation Commercial Court of Ukraine within the Supreme Court will implement a three-day workshop, where the Ukrainian and U.S. judges will share their experience and expertise on the key priority issues of implementation of bankruptcy procedures. 

October 23, 2019 - October 25, 2019

Ukraine: Main Trends in the Adjudication of Corporate Disputes by the Cassation Commercial Court within the Supreme Court

CLDP, in coordination with the U.S. judges, will collaborate with the Ukrainian judiciary to implement a three-day workshop on the Main Trends in the Adjudication of Corporate Disputes by the Cassation Commercial Court within the Supreme Court, where the Ukrainian and U.S. judges will share their experience and expertise on the key priority issues of adjudication of corporate disputes. 

July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019

Kuwait and Saudi Arabia: CLDP to Conduct Judicial Training on Bankruptcy

On July 22-26, 2019, CLDP will conduct judicial capacity building programming in New York, NY, for a 15-person delegation from Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Participant judges will visit federal and New York state courts to view live commercial proceedings and learn best practices in adjudicating complex commercial transactions such as bankruptcy. The delegation will also meet with stakeholders in commercial disputes such as U.S. bankruptcy judges, lawyers for bankruptcy litigants, U.S. trustees, and claims agents. Participants will learn the judge’s role in referring commercial cases to alternative means of dispute resolution such as arbitration and mediation. In recent years, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have developed new commercial laws including insolvency laws to prepare themselves for transformation to knowledge-based economies that attract foreign investment and encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. For new commercial laws to be implemented effectively and protect U.S. investments in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, judges from these countries will need to prepare for complex commercial litigation such as bankruptcy.