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Prof.Bashar Hikmet Malkawi Academic RankProfessor

Specialization:

  • Commercial Law

Research Interests:

  • World Trade Organization, International Trade Law, Business Law

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Doctorate of Juridical Science (S.J.D), American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C, 2005. Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Trade Law, The University of Arizona, College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, 2001. Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Yarmouk University, Department of Law, Irbid, Jordan, 1999
Professor of Law (2015-present) Faculty of Economics and Administrative Science (Accounting and Commercial Law Program), The Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan Associate Professor of Law (2009-2011) Assistant Professor of Law (2005-2009)
Consultant, The World Bank Carried out analysis of different laws, regulations, and rules to capture Saudi Arabia's corporate governance regulatory framework and information on corporate governance practices. The assessment is used by the World Bank to determine how corporate governance works in Saudi Arabia and gauge progress in adopting reforms. (164 page study/report). (December 2007-May 2008). Consultant, Government of Iraq and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), IZDIHAR Project (Prosperity in Arabic) Advised on Iraq accession to the WTO and assisted with reforms covering legislative pieces in areas such as intellectual property, customs, memorandum of foreign trade regime, and supported formulating and implementing a modern policy framework for trade and investment in accordance with international standards. (February 2006-December 2007). Consultant, Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS), Maryland, U.S. and Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom, Rule of Law in the Middle East Project Researched and analyzed various statutes and regulations regarding corporate laws, insolvency, judicial independence, secured lending, and enforcement of agreements and constraints on the state of six Middle Eastern countries- Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, and Tunisia- as part of implementing the European Union Association Agreements with the Mediterranean area. (January-June 2004)
- A Long "TRIP" Home: How the Berne Convention, TRIPS Agreement, and Other Instruments Complement the International Copyright System, 35 European Intellectual Property Review 93-107 (2013). (United Kingdom). - Arab Countries' (Under) Participation in the WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism, 14 Flinders Law Journal 1-35 (2012). (Australia). - Legal Architecture and Design for Gulf Cooperation Council Economic Integration, 36 Journal for Juridical Science 58-96 (2011). (South Africa). - U.S. Trade Relations with Arab Countries: Past, Present, and Future, 9 Global Jurist 1-54 (2009). (Germany). - The Social Clause of the U.S.-Jordan Free Trade Agreement: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back? 32 Journal of Law 11-42 (2008). (Kuwait).