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Enforcing Contracts Indicator - What it measures, Why it matters, What are the results, and good practices?

The Enforcing Contracts indicator of the Doing Business Report measures the time and cost for resolving a commercial dispute through a local first-instance court and the quality of judicial processes index, evaluating whether each economy has adopted a series of good practices that promote quality and efficiency in the court system. This webinar will drill down on how exactly this indicator is measured, why is it relevant, data on Enforcing Contracts, and what are the international good practices.

About the Presenters

María Antonia Quesada Gámez

María Antonia Quesada Gámez joined the Doing Business team in March 2014. She leads the Enforcing Contracts Indicator and previously led the Resolving Insolvency indicator team. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Ms. Quesada Gámez worked as a policy advisor at the European Parliament and at the Permanent Representation of Spain to the European Union. She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Legal Studies from Georgetown University Law Center where she was a Fulbright scholar, a M.A. in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies from the College of Europe (Belgium), and a dual Law degree from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France) and Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain). Ms. Quesada speaks Spanish, French and Portuguese. She is currently based in Santiago, Chile.

Questions Submitted


- Jul 29, 2021

jose luis

- Jul 13, 2021
demasiado bueno


- Jan 20, 2021
Great course! informative and knowledgeable documents.

Mohammad Nadir

- May 3, 2020


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Dr. Illakkuvan

- Jun 7, 2019

Waqar Aamir

- May 23, 2019


- Apr 25, 2019
good job


- Apr 9, 2019
Thanks, Maria for your presentation. would you give examples of the "Due process standards" which the indicator are not measured?
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