From Vision to Action: Conclusion of the AFEZ Business Insights Event in The Hague
Wednesday, 5th April 2023 – 8:00 am- 12:00 (CET)
On April 5th, the Law & Business Event, co-organized by the Alat Free Economic Zone Authority (AFEZA), the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, The Hague Centre for Law and Arbitration (HCLA) and BENEXEL successfully concluded.
The event was attended by prominent members of the Dutch business community, as well as the Chairman of AFEZA and the Azerbaijani Ambassador to the Netherlands.
HCLA- LAW& BUSINESS EVENTS
The Effectiveness of Economic Sanctions in Preventing Conflict From an International Law Perspective
Wednesday, 30th March 2022 – 10:00 am- 12:00 (CET)
HCLA White Paper: “Enhanced Due Diligence”
The HCLA-NETWORK white paper on Enhanced Due Diligence was prepared as part of HCLA’s “Think Global, Go Global” program and contains information derived from various HCLA research, published reports, articles and regulations, and is therefore intended for informational purposes only. It does not constitute, and should not be construed as, legal advice or an official position of HCLA and its members. You should always seek professional legal advice for all EDD services as per the respective jurisdiction.
The White Paper is available at: Enhanced Due Diligence – HCLA
HCLA – Doshisha University GSGS Webinar “Azerbaijan as an Emerging Eurasian Business Hub: An Overview of Business Opportunities and Legal Challenges”
On 25 February 2021, HCLA in close cooperation with our partners from Doshisha University Graduate School of Global Studies (Doshisha University) concluded another successful Webinar as the HCLA’s international program, ‘Think Global, Go Global’, on the topic and message of ‘Azerbaijan as an Emerging Eurasian Business Hub – An Overview of the Business Opportunities and Legal Challenges’.
HCLA organized the webinar as part of its “Think Global, Go Global” program, during which a number of ambassadors, academics, innovators, and entrepreneurs from Azerbaijan, Japan, and Europe presented their views and comments on business opportunities and legal challenges in Azerbaijan. The seminar was held in the form of a webinar.
Read about the Webinar in more details at: https://www.hclanl.org/conclusion-of-the-webinar-azerbaijan-as-an-emerging-eurasian-business-hub-an-overview-of-business-opportunities-and-legal-challenges/
HCLA – Doshisha University GSGS Webinar “Business Opportunities and Challenges along the Silk Road: On the Way from Central Asia, Iran, and Caucasus to the EU”
On Thursday, January 28, HCLA, in collaboration with Doshisha University Graduate School of Global Studies (GSGS) concluded a successful Webinar on the ‘Business Opportunities and Challenges along the Silk Road: On the way from Central Asia, Iran, and Caucasus to the European Union (EU)’.
HCLA organized the webinar as part of its “Think Global, Go Global” program, during which a number of ambassadors, academics, innovators, and entrepreneurs from Europe, Japan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, and Iran presented their views and comments on business opportunities and legal challenges in the countries located along the Silk Road. The seminar was held in the form of a webinar.
Read about the Webinar in more details at: https://www.hclanl.org/conclusion-of-the-hcla-doshisha-university-gsgs-webinar-business-opportunities-and-challenges-along-the-silk-road/
HCLA Webinar “Legal Reforms and Business Opportunities in Uzbekistan”
On Thursday, October 29, HCLA, in collaboration with the Government of Uzbekistan, the Chamber of Commerce of Tashkent, and the State University of Law in Tashkent, held its first webinar on legal reforms in the Eurasian countries.
HCLA organized the webinar as part of its “Think Global, Go Global” program, during which a number of European experts from the HCLA network and senior representatives from Uzbekistan presented their views and comments on current and novel legal reforms and potential business opportunities in Uzbekistan. The seminar was held in the form of a webinar, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries, His Excellency Mr. Khakimov, opened the session by highlighting Uzbekistan’s efforts to increase investment opportunities in the country.
HCLA Seminar “legal Considerations in the Process of Global Business Partnerships”
On November 20, 2019, HCLA hosted a seminar on “Legal Considerations in the Process of Global Business Partnerships: Improving Corporate Values, Cost Management and Trade Conflicts” as part of the Kish INVEX events.
In this seminar, three international members of the HCLA network shared their views on the following topics:
– Opportunities and Challenges of Cross-Border Partnership: Double Taxation
– Regulatory Compliance Requirements: AML and Sanctions Regimes and Restrictions
– Principles for Commercial Contracts: Meditation & Conciliation Approaches
A Q&A session has followed the presentations.
Kish INVEX Exhibition: Investment Opportunities
The legal and business team of HCLA participated in the Kish INVEX exhibition on Kish Island, Iran, from November 18 to 21, 2019.
During the four-day exhibition, the HCLA expert team met and discussed potential opportunities for cooperation with many local and international business owners, entrepreneurs, and experts. Throughout the exhibition, HCLA’s legal team offered legal advice on international trade law and dispute resolution mechanisms to several visitors.
Discovery and Disclosure in International Arbitration
On 4 April 2019, several lawyers, arbitrators, and diplomats attended in the HCLA roundtable discussion aboutImplications of Data Privacy and Privilege on Document Disclosure in Cross-Border Dispute Resolution.
Participants discussed a number of issues, including: Privilege and Disclosure, EU General Data Protection Regulation, Discovery and Disclosure in International Arbitration.
8th HCLA Round table : Evidence Gathering in International Litigation
Several well-known international lawyers, arbitrators and high-ranking diplomats have attended the HCLA roundtable on Evidence Gathering in International Litigation that was held on 1st November 2018. Mr. Edward Russo, war crime prosecutor at UN, was the main speaker.
Mr. Russo’s presentation covered a range of topics, including early evidence gathering, the methods of evidence collections, investigation planning and mechanism for state cooperation in evidence gathering. His presentation followed by participants’ questions and comments.
5th Session of Advanced Training Course Law & Management: Negotiation, Mediation & Conflict Resolution
Several professors and senior international lawyers participated in the joint program of HCLA and THUAS which ended on 2 February 2018.
Participants attended in several workshops and were hosted by International and EU organizations such as; MICT, ICC, Eurojust, HCCH, PCA (Peace Palace).
Summary of activities and topics provided in the program:
1- Mediation and Plea Bargaining – A Comparative Study of American System and International Jurisprudences
2- Individual Branding (lawyers) in International Market
3. Innovating and opportunities
4- Negotiation Techniques, Practical Strategies and Legal Frameworks
8. HCCH and Drafting International Conventions – Mediation in Private International Law
9. International Arbitration- Investment and Commercial Cases (PCA)
10. Case Management (Hearing) before International Courts and Tribunals
11. Annual Membership at the Peace Palace Library
Economic Management & International Business Law
A selected group of lawyers and business owners took part in the Advanced Training Course “Economic Management & International Business Law”, from 4-12 September in The Netherlands, Belgium and France.
The program was co-organized by HCLA and The Hague University. More than 22 senior lawyers and business owners took part in the program, which forms part of HCLA’s mandate to improve legal knowledge worldwide.
The role of National Lawyers in International Dispute Settlements
September 2016: Participants of the advanced training course “The role of National Lawyers in International Dispute Settlements” receive their certificates, after an intense week of lectures, workshops, case studies, and visits to international organizations.
The advanced training program was organized by the Hague Center for Law and Arbitration (HCLA) with cooperation of Leiden University.
More than 30 lawyers and legal advisers took part in the course, which forms part of HCLA’s mandate to improve legal knowledge worldwide.
National Courts and the International Rule of Law
The Course “National Courts and the International Rule of Law” was a 5-days long advanced program for judges and procedures, organized by The Hague Center for Law and the Grotius Center for International Legal Studies of Leiden University aimed at enhancing the knowledge of Judges and Prosecutors on International Law.
The course was held in The Hague in February 2016.
The Business Opportunities Summit
May 2016: The Business Opportunities Summit, organized by HCLA, the European Institute of Law and Business (EILB) and the Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion (NCH) kicked off today in The Hague with the participation of more than 150 delegates from Iran, Spain, Italy, Germany and The Netherlands.
The event began with a general session, during which the organizers and some Iranian officials delivered their speech on the opportunities for promoting business relations between Iran and the European Union.
The delegates then entered into project presentations and panel discussions on oil, gas and energy, water and civil works, banking and agriculture.
The panel discussions well followed by bilateral meetings.
Summit on Petroleum Contract and Investment Opportunities
March 2016: Summit on Iran Petroleum Contracts and Investment Opportunities, co-organized by the Hague Center for Law and Arbitration (HCAL), The European Institute for Law and Business (EILB) and the
Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion (NCH), was held this Wednesday, 9 March in the Sevilla and Bilbao conference room of World Trade Center.
More than 50 European companies and entrepreneurs took part in the event which welcomed the participation of a delegation of experts in the field of oil and gas.
The summit was concluded with a Q&A session, after which participants had an opportunity for a 1 on 1 consulting session with the experts.