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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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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Between 25-29 October 2021, Mr Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT) participated in the International Astronautical Congress 2021 (IAC 2021) organised by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and the Muhammad Bin Rashid Space Centre of the UAE in Dubai. This conference had over 4000 registered 
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On 30 July 2021, in collaboration with the Space Court Foundation, UNIDROIT organised a panel discussion on ‘Reimagining the Space Protocol: Examining the Cape Town Convention amid Emerging Space Activities’. Over the last ten years, new and diverse space activities have emerged as viable businesses, 
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Between 14-18 June 2021, Mr Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant) participated in the Global Space Exploration Conference 2021 (GLEX 2021) organised by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and ROSCOSMOS in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Conference celebrated the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s spaceflight and had over 
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The Space Protocol of the Cape Town Convention was presented twice as part of the 60th Session of the Legal Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS). On 7 June 2021, Secretary-General Professor Ignacio Tirado delivered a statement 
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On 4 May 2021, Legal Consultant Mr Hamza Hameed delivered a lecture via videoconferencing to the students of the Advanced Master’s LLM in Air and Space Law Programme at the International Institute of Air and Space Law at Leiden University. The lecture focussed on the 
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On 31 March, UNIDROIT and BHO Legal hosted an international panel discussion to examine the benefits of asset-based space financing in the post-COVID-19 economy. This event was attended by over 60 participants and focussed on the results of a survey recently conducted by BHO Legal 
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On 6 February 2021, Mr Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT) delivered an honorary address entitled ‘Importance of a Uniform System of Secured Transactions Law in Order to promote Asset-based Financing in the Space Sector’ at the One-Day International Seminar on Privatization of Space Sector 
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