We are happy to inform our members that the 23nd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition was finished on the 24 March 2016 in Vienna.
The Vis Moot is considered one of the most prestigious moot court competitions in the world. The main goal of the Vis Moot is to foster the study of international commercial law and arbitration for resolution of international business disputes through its application to a concrete problem of a client and to train law leaders of tomorrow in methods of alternative dispute resolution.
This year over 2,000 students stemming from 95 nationalities – more than 330 teams - from 67 countries tested their skills in a mock arbitration and were judged by 900 internationally renowned arbitrators. Russian Federation was represented by students from Lomonosov Moscow State University, MGIMO University, Moscow State University of Law named by O.E. Kutafin, National Research University “Higher School” of Economics”, Moscow National Research University Higher School of Economics, City of Saint-Petersburg, People’s Friendship University of Russia, Perm State University, Russian Academy of Justice and Saint Petersburg State University. The pairing of this year's Vis Moot final was between Buenos Aires (Claimant) and Singapore Management (Respondent).
The team from Buenos Aires became the winner of the 23nd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition. We congratulate all participants and wish to them continued success in other competitions and academic achievements as well.