The UNIDROIT Secretariat, on behalf of the Preparatory Commission for the Establishment of the International Registry for MAC Equipment pursuant to the MAC Protocol (MAC Preparatory Commission), is pleased to announce the publication of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the International Registry for MAC Equipment. 
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Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol – Subsequent declarations – Kuwait On 10 March 2022, the Government of the State of Kuwait notified UNIDROIT of subsequent declarations under Articles 39(1)(a)-(b) and 40 of the Convention and Article XXX(1),(2) and (3) of the Aircraft Protocol. These 
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On 24 February, Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT) delivered a lecture to the judges of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts on International Private Law & Secured Transactions in Outer Space, which included an Introduction to the Space Protocol of the Cape Town 
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The fifth edition of the Official Commentary on the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment by Professor Sir Roy Goode, will be published at the beginning of May 2022. The pre-publication discount will be 
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On 18 February 2022, Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT) delivered a lecture entitled ‘Importance of a Uniform System of Secured Transactions Law in order to promote Asset-based Financing in the Space Sector: The Space Protocol of the Cape Town Convention’ to the students of 
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On 10 January 2022, the Cape Town Convention and its Protocols were presented as part of a Legal Information and Management Series event organised by the Legal Department of the Asian Infrastructure Development Bank (AIIB). This event featured a presentation by UNIDROIT entitled: ‘The Cape 
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On 3 December 2021, Deputy Secretary-General Anna Veneziano, and Legal Consultant Hamza Hameed, represented UNIDROIT in the 2021 International Conference on Ease of Doing Business organised by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea in Seoul, and online via Zoom. This event marked 
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The European Commission launched its “Action plan to boost long distance and cross-border passenger rail” on 14 December, which contains its clear commitment to the Luxembourg Rail Protocol stating the following: “In its conclusions of 3 June 2021, the Council recognised “that major investment by 
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On 12 November 2021, Professor Anna Veneziano (Deputy Secretary-General at UNIDROIT) and Mr. Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT) delivered a joint lecture over Zoom for the students of the Transnational Business Law Department, Faculty of Law, Universitas Padjadjaran. The lecture was attended by almost 
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The 12th  edition of the Transnational Commercial Law Teacher’s Meeting was hosted by the University of Chile from the 10th to the 12th of November via Zoom.  The Conference was entirely devoted to the study of the Secured Transactions in Transnational Commercial Law as central 
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