Commercial law strengthening project is a two year regional
program (2008-2010) that is being implemented in Lebanon,
Tunisia, Yemen and UAE, by the Arab Center for the Rule of
Law and Integrity (ACRLI) in cooperation with the
partnership initiative (MEPI).
project aimed at raising awareness on key commercial legal
issues and its effects on economic growth, as well as
building capacity to increase efficient and effective
utilization of commercial dispute resolution mechanisms.
The project also includes supporting private-sector
participations in policy-making and strengthening
public-private networking and partnerships to support
commercial law reform.
project primarily targets members of the legal community
(lawyers, judges, and academicians), business leaders and
professional associations & syndicates in view of actively
involving them with policymakers and concerned government
practitioners in a result-oriented policy dialogue.
is posting on its website "The compendium", a web-based
compendium in Arabic and English; it includes commercial
laws, regulations, court judgments, doctrines and other
legal resources. The compendium also includes information
and resources on business advocacy and international best
practices, among other useful tools for commercial law
practitioners in the region. Read more...