Oman

October 25, 2011

GCC Legislative Drafters Conference

CLDP experts educated Gulf Cooperation Council countries' technical law writers regarding those laws that are likely to be modernized in the Arabian Peninsula over the next few year, as part of an annual GCC Legislative Drafters conference held in Muscat, Oman.

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October 9, 2011 - October 14, 2011

Training Middle East Law Students to Participate in the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

October 2011, CLDP and CILE introduced the Vis Moot and provided written memoranda training to a team from the University of Baghdad’s College of Law and a team from the University of Jordan’s Law Faculty.  The training was held at the University of Jordan and consisted of fifteen students from both universities and additional faculty members.  The students were taught principles of international commercial law and arbitration, and were given an opportunity to write and present their own arguments in response to a practice problem.

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

February 19, 2011 - February 22, 2011

Compliance with the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement

During this first phase of the planned three phase Advance Rulings program, CLDP and US Customs experts traveled to Oman and met with Omani Customs officials from February 19-22 to explain the obligations under Article 5.10 (Advance Rulings).

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March 22, 2010 - March 23, 2010

Workshop on Arbitration in Oman

CLDP sent an arbitration advisor to Muscat to provide training to lawyers and legal researchers at the Ministry of Legal Affairs in Oman and discuss arbitration case studies and their application under Omani law.

May 13, 2009 - May 21, 2009

CLDP Program Expands Capabilities of Omani Customs

CLDP, in collaboration with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other relevant stakeholders, organized U.S. consultations for a delegation of Omani Customs officials to thoroughly familiarize Oman Customs with the way the US administers processes and verifies FTA goods and the ways that Oman might be able to draw on the US example to comply with its preferential treatment obligations under the FTA.

February 28, 2009 - March 2, 2009

CLDP Supports E-Transaction Law in Muscat, Oman

In order to assist Oman's development of commercial law consistent with international standards, CLDP met with Information Technology Authority (ITA) officials in Muscat, Oman to plan programming that would educate the private sector regarding the new E-Transaction Law in the country.

February 4, 2009 - February 11, 2009

Sultan Qaboos University and the University of Bahrain Argue in the Vis Commercial Arbitration Moot

With CLDP guidance, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Oman and the University of Bahrain (UB) competed in the Vis Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria. CLDP advisors prepared faculty and students for the competition with pre-moot exercises and guidance on writing memoranda and effective oral advocacy.

January 31, 2009 - February 11, 2009

Consultations and Workshop to Establish International Commercial Arbitration Programs at Sultan Qaboos University College of Law

CLDP conducted two weeks of faculty consultations and interactive workshops to help Sultan Qaboos University College of Law establish an international commercial arbitration program centered on participation in an international competition.

October 11, 2008 - October 15, 2008

International Commercial Arbitration Workshop

CLDP conducted a week of faculty consultations and interactive workshops to help Sultan Qaboos University College of Law and Qatar University College of Law establish international commercial arbitration programs centered on participation in an international competition (or moot).