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Oman: Arbitration and Government Contracts

CLDP conducted a one day workshop at the Ministry of Legal Affairs (MOLA) addressing arbitration clauses in government contracts - a fundamental topic to lawyers who would be reviewing government contracts.  The training included an overall introduction to Arbitration, discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of using arbitration in government contracts, and examination the main provisions of the Omani arbitration law in comparison with the arbitration law in the US.  The workshop ended with interactive discussion on drafting arbitration clauses (Omani government contracts, investment and trade treaties), elements to include in arbitration clauses, and model clauses for using different arbitration centers in the region and internationally.

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