Aljazy & Co.
represents corporations, investment banks, partnerships, trade
associations, exchanges, and individuals in a wide of variety of
antitrust and competition, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures
government investigation and trade associations. Our Managing
Partner is a member of the National Jordanian Competition
Committee which has been established by virtue of the Jordanian
Competition Law, the main task of this Committee is to provide
opinion and advice, in what relates to the general plan for
competition, and its position in various sectors. Additionally,
he is representing Jordan at the International Chamber of
Commerce (ICC) Commission on Competition and is the President of
the Jordanian Competition Association.
During the negotiation
and preparation of dispute resolution clauses in contract ,
Aljazy & Co. draws upon both its depth of experience and the
constant interchange with international law firms regarding
information on legal developments in international arbitration
and alternative dispute resolution (“ADR“ ) procedures.
Long before the enforcement of the newly enacted Jordanian
Arbitration Law No. (31) of 2001 Aljazy & Co. was deeply
rendered its arbitration and ADR experience in a wide range of
national and regional disputes, utilizing its well – spread
contacts with law firms, other centers and clientele alike, Our
counsel and experts who are professionals in their own fields
would lend their expertise to disputants, regardless of the
different rules applied and the jurisdictions at which such
disputes will be conducted. Our Managing Partner held his
doctorate degree in International Commercial Arbitration Law,
and is currently a board member of the Jordanian Arbitrators
Association, as well as a listed arbitrator with different
arbitral institutions, whereas Aljazy & Co. is a listed partner
with United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
(UNCTAD)’s Project on Dispute Settlements in International
Trade, Investment and Intellectual Property.
We counsel clients in
establishing guidelines, safeguards and compliance programs for
effective corporate governance. To help them start the
compliance process with the goal of achieving the "best
Aljazy & Co. has developed a Corporate Governance Service which
A complete set of
corporate governance guidelines for adoption;
Board of director
"working models" of mandates and charters for boards of
directors, the board Chair, principal board committees and
Precedents for key
company policies, including an Insider Trading Policy, Code
of Business Conduct and Disclosure Policy.
Governance Service is provided as a single service, priced
according to each client’s requirements for assistance with
tailoring and other variables. In this respect, Aljazy & Co. has
been awarded a World Bank project to conduct an assessment on
corporate governance in Jordan.
Jordan was one of the few countries in
the region which enacted its own Environmental Law in 1992, a legislation which
was based on the National Environment Strategy published in August 1991, which
was stemmed from which was then the latest development in the environmental
trends and legislation. One of our Off-Counsel is not only academically
qualified in environmental law, he is well versed and experienced in drafting
and analyzing such legal tools, regionally and internationally.
Instead of jumping to the conclusion
of insolvency, we would carefully consider the status of the troubled company
with their bankers, bond holders, trade financiers, official and ad hoc
creditors existing equity and Shareholders and investors. Accordingly, an action
plan would be drawn up with the objective institution in a fashion, and to the
distressed maximize the value sought.
We offer our clients superior
multidisciplinary capabilities specific to the insurance industry, both locally
and internationally. In addition to his vast national, regional and
international experience in insurance and reinsurance markets world-wide, one of
our Off-Counsel holds his PhD in Insurance Law.
We counsel our various clients on
patents, trade marks, copyright, industrial designs and trade secrets, as well
as on the new concepts embodied in the intellectual content of digital
information. We provide intellectual property advice in the course of
transaction, prepare and litigate for a wide range of clients as they create,
acquire, divest, and litigate intellectual property rights on a global basis.
One of our main clients is a leading pharmaceutical industrial company that is
considered to be a pioneer in the field of R&D. Our Managing Partner is
currently teaching courses within the IP Masters Program at the University of
Jordan, including the topics of Copyright, the use of Alternative Dispute
Resolution (ADR) in settling IP disputes and E-Commerce. Additionally, he is a
board member of the Arab Society of Intellectual Property (ASIP). He further
drafted the first IP Guide and Manual in Jordan.
We provide legal
counsel and representation on a wide array of international
trade issues, trade policy, trade dispute resolution, trade
remedy procedures, and technical analyses of developments in
international economic areas. Our location between Europe, North
Africa, Middle-East and the rest of Asia and the Far East
influenced our trend to carefully study and analyze the economic
and legal aspects and subsequent changes thereof, as they
ultimately influence the economies in many countries of the
region. Furthermore, our Managing Partner represents Jordan at
the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
Aljazy & Co. has been
developing a wide experience in the field of legal translation,
and currently is involved in providing technical consulting
services in the form of legal translation of the main Jordanian
corporate laws, in order to developing a comprehensive on- line
database of these laws in English.
We provide private sector and
sovereign clients with a complete range of litigation, arbitration and dispute
resolution Capabilities. We handle all types of disputes, including antitrust,
banking and finance, bankruptcy, commercial, environmental, Insurance,
intellectual property, international trade, and labor, maritime and shipping.
Though the legal doctrine prevailing this region i.e. North Africa and the
Middle-East is based on Civil Law applications, other schools of law also have
their influence thereat due to the adoption of international rules and concepts
or the Common Law applications. Such an environment is ideal for our Counsel to
utilize the services at their best, as the high qualifications and the wide
range of experience would enable them to tackle corporate and individual
disputes prudently regardless of the nationality involved, the law applicable to
the disputes, or the nature of such disputes.