Russian Foreign Trade Academy
Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation
VIII ROSENBERG M.G. INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION MOOT COMPETITION


RUSSIAN FOREIGN TRADE ACADEMY

OF THE MINISTRY FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCAL ARBITRATION COURT AT THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

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VIII ROSENBERG INTERNATIONAL

COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION MOOT COMPETITION


Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students of Russian and foreign universities are invited to take part in the Competition. The Competition is held in two languages: Russian (Russian section) and English (English section)

Competition Rules, Moot case and other materials are available on the Competition page on the RFTA website

Universities can send up to two teams to participate in each section. Each team may take part only in one section. The results of the Competition are summed up separately for each section. Participation in the Competition is free of charge

Registration for participation is open until April 20, 2021. The registration form is available on the link

ABOUT THE COMPETITION

The International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition is named after Professor Mikhail G. Rosenberg, a well-known Russian specialist in international commercial law, a world-renowned arbitrator, author of numerous works in the field of private international law and Russian civil law, international sale of goods, international commercial arbitration

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES OF THE COMPETITION

The Competition is aimed at:

- uncovering the secrets of the profession of international lawyer and familiarizing students with a wide range of modern remedies available to the parties to a transnational contract;

- developing the skill of presenting a position on the basis of applicable law and domestic and foreign legal doctrine, as well as the skill of convincing arbitrators of the validity of their arguments;

- mastering the skills of pleading in international arbitration in Russian or English in writing and orally;

- familiarizing students with the current technologies of international arbitration;

receiving feedback from the best practitioners of the country in the field of international arbitration

JURY

The Jury of the Competition is headed by V.V. CHUBAROV, Vice-President of the CCI RF, member of the Presidium and arbitrator of the ICAC. The Jury of the Competition consists of arbitrators of the ICAC at the CCI RF and other domestic and foreign arbitrators, including native English speakers, as well as specialists with experience in arbitration settlement of international commercial disputes

Each section of the Competition consists of two stages. At the first stage each team shall prepare and submit not later than April 26, 2021the Claimant's memorandum. The drawing lots to determine the pairs of teams for the first round of oral hearings will take place on April 29, 2021. Then each team shall submit the Respondent's memorial not later than May 31, 2021.

The second stage consists of oral hearings where the teams meet in procedural battles.

The first round of oral hearings, during which each team will take part in two battles (in the first as a Claimant, in the second as a Respondent), will be held at RFTA on October 12, 2021 (Moscow, Vorobyevskoye highway, 6A).

The second round of oral hearings (quarterfinals and semifinals) will be held at RFTA on October 13, 2021 (Moscow, Vorobyovskoe highway, 6A).

The third round of oral hearings (final) will be held on October 15, 2021 at the Congress Center of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (Moscow, 6/1 Ilyinka Street, building 1).

AWARD CEREMONY

Award Ceremony and Closing Ceremony of the Competition will take place on October 15, 2021 at the Congress Center of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.

Laureates of the Competition get an advantage while entering Master's degree programs

of the International Law Faculty of the RFTA: "Legal regulation of international commercial activities" and "Legal regulation of export and import"

All participants of the Competition are invited on October 14, 2021 at the conference "INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION TODAY: CHALLENGES AND ANSWERS". Detailed information about the conference will be posted on the Competition website later.

YOUR TEAM CAN BECOME A PARTICIPANT OF THE COMPETITION

WELCOME!


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