REGISTRATION

   TEAM REGISTRATION

   ARBITRATOR REGISTRATION

Registration is accomplished by completion and submission of the registration form, which may be done at any time prior to the end of November. Registration is confirmed by payment of the registration fee. The registration fee must be paid until 13 January 2023 unless specific permission for later payment has been given by the Directors of the Moot. The registration starts with 15 September 2022 and closes on 24 November 2022.

The arbitrator registration is open and closes at the end of January or whenever capacity is reached. Arbitrators who already participated in the Vis Moot before, have already an arbitrator account and can use the “arbitrator login” instead of the “arbitrator registration” which is only meant for arbitrators who are new to the Vis Moot.

Details about the format of the 30th Vis Moot can be found in the press statement of the Vis Moot Directors 

Rules for the 30th Vis Moot 

The Problem for the 30th Vis Moot incl. the PO2

The Problem for the 30th Vis Moot 

Claimant Notice of Arbitration, Claimant exhibits, Respondent Response to Notice Arbitration and Respondent Exhibits available for download as audio files

Supplied by Mr. Jordan Lee Dittloff (Deakin University Team)


EVENTS UP TO THE ORAL HEARINGS

Event Name: VMJ webinar – “Well Begun Is Half Done’ – Starting the Vis Moot Preparation the Right Way”
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: Virtual – https://withersworldwide.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zPJ0wNchRsCxKchsT_Z5KQ
Time: 09:00 (UTC) / 11:00 (CEST) / 17:00 (HKT)
Further information: DOWNLOAD FLYER 

Event Name: Vis Colloquium

The event will involve international arbitration practitioners and academics, who will present tips on legal research for the Vis Moot Problem and offer their experiences in drafting persuasive submissions. 

Host: White & Case
Location: Participants will attend in person at one of the participating White & Case EMEA offices (Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Prague, Stockholm, and Warsaw) or via videoconference
Time: The event will take place at 3pm (BST) / 4pm (CET)
Registration: Registrations for participants are open through our website and will close on 13 October 2022: https://www.whitecase.com/vis-moot/white-case-vis-colloquium

OPEN FOR –

Event Name: Moot Alumni Association’s Speaker Series 

The Moot Alumni Association’s Speaker Series returns for the new Vis Season and this time, we are hosting Prof. Loukas Mistelis who will share his views on Jurisdiction in the field of International Arbitration in a highly informative and engaging talk on the  topic “Establishing Jurisdiction in International Arbitration”! 

A global arbitration expert, Professor Loukas Mistelis is, at present, a Senior Equity Partner in the London office of Clyde & Co LLP. He has extensive experience in international commercial and investment arbitration and international commercial law and public international law. He is the Director of the School of International Arbitration at QMUL and has been a major and longstanding supporter of the Vis Moot!

Host: For any queries, please email: maaconferences@maa.net
Location: Virtual
Time: Friday, October 28, 2022 at 2 PM (UTC) / 3 PM (BTS) / 4 PM (CEST) / 10 AM (EST) / 10 PM (HKT)
Registration: You can register for the Webinar from the following linkhttps://withersworldwide.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_py2JtfdjSHGKtKzbdHa1YA

The webinar is free of charge for the Premium MAA Members. You can also become a Premium MAA Member from this link: https://maa.net/membership/ and get free and priority access to all of our conferences, webinars, and other exclusive events!

OPEN TO –

Event Name: VMJ episode: How to Draft a Persuasive Memorandum for Claimant

Ever wondered what it takes to draft a claimant memorandum that is worthy of the top laurels at the Vis Moot? Here’s your chance to learn the art of drafting a persuasive memorandum from experts themselves!

We are delighted to announce the MAA’s Vis Moot Journey (VMJ) webinar series’ next episode, “How to Draft a Persuasive Memorandum for Claimant” that will take place on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 13:00 (UTC) / 14:00 (CET) / 21:00 (HKT) / 9:00 (EDT).

The MAA is proud to feature an experienced panel featuring; Prof. Dr. Therese Wilson, Mr. Moritz Schmitt, Ms. Wendy Lin and Ms. Miljana Bigović. Our incredible panelists will share their valuable experiences and insights on writing a persuasive claimant memorandum and give their advice and tactics for the written phase of the Moot! There will also be a Q&A session at the end of the webinar. The webinar will be moderated by the MAA’s very own Ms. Alice Wang.

Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: Virtual

Registration: https://withersworldwide.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zPJ0wNchRsCxKchsT_Z5KQ

The webinar is free of charge for Premium MAA Members and EUR 10 for Standard MAA Members and Non-MAA Members. 

Recording of the webinar will exclusively be available to Premium members on the MAA website.

We welcome you to sign up or upgrade your account to Premium Membership for EUR 20 (https://maa.net/membership/). In addition to free access to all MAA webinars (including the recordings), Premium Members also receive other benefits including discounted access to in-person events, online access to the Vindobona Journal as well as priority access to all MAA projects.

Time: 13:00 (UTC) / 14:00 (CET) / 21:00 (HKT) / 9:00 (EDT)

Further information:For any queries, feel free to contact us at: maaconferences@maa.net

Download Flyer

Dear Vis Mooties,

As you prepare to submit the Claimant Memorandum, MAA’s Speaker Series continues in December, featuring the inimitable Dr. Pascal Hachem! A seasoned practitioner in the field of International Commercial Law, Dr. Hachem will share his views on underlying issues concerning global sales law, relevant to this year’s problem. 

A Partner at Bär & Karrer in Zurich, Dr. Hachem is a widely cited authority on commercial law and CISG, having authored several books and articles in these fields, including his recent contribution to the 5th Edition of the critically acclaimed treatise – ‘Commentary on The UN Convention on The International Sale of Goods (CISG)’. 

The webinar is scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 8:00 UTC/ 9:00 CET/ 16:00 HKT

Dr. Hachem will also answer participants’ questions related to the CISG in the Q&A session towards the end of the webinar!

Ms. Mısra Yalçın from the MAA’s Conferences & Events Team, will moderate this webinar.

We invite all the Vis Mooties and those interested in commercial laws to sign-up for this webinar!

Host: Moot Alumni Association (MMA)

Location: Virtual

Registration: you can register for the Webinar through the following link/QR code (in the flyer): https://withersworldwide.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qqE9hutGSUmhhQooWW0arw

Further details can be found on the enclosed flyer.

Registration fee for this webinar is EUR 10. Details for remittance of the same will be shared shortly upon your registration.

However, our MAA webinars are always free of charge for Premium MAA Members. Further benefits for Premium Members include – free participation in all MAA webinars, free online access to the Vindobona Journal, and priority access to various MAA projects.
More information can be found here: https://maa.net/membership. You can become a Premium Member upon an Annual payment of EUR 20.

Time: 8:00 UTC/ 9:00 CET/ 16:00 HKT

Further Information: For any queries, feel free to contact MAA at: maaconferences@maa.net

Download Flyer

EVENTS DURING THE ORAL HEARINGS 

Event Name: Welcoming Party for Moot Participants
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: 20:00 

OPEN TO – 

Event Name: Moot Cafè
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all day long

OPEN TO


Event Name: XVII Annual International Law & Arbitration Conference

– XX Annual Generations in Arbitration Conference
XIV Annual Peter Schlechtriem CISG Conference

Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

OPEN TO


Event Name: Official Opening Ceremony followed by a Reception
Host: Willem C. Vis Moot Association
Location: Wiener Konzerthaus, Lothringerstrasse 20, 1030 Vienna, Metro U4 “Stadtpark”
Time: 18:30

OPEN TO


Event Name: Moot Bar
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all evening long

OPEN TO

Event Name: General Rounds of Arguments
Host: Willem C. Vis Moot Association
Location: Juridicum, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna
Time: 08:30, 10:30, 12:30, 14:30 & 16:30


Event Name: Moot Cafè
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all day long

OPEN TO


Event Name: Moot Bar
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all evening long

OPEN TO

Event Name: General Rounds of Arguments
Host: Willem C. Vis Moot Association
Location: Juridicum, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna
Time: 08:30, 10:30, 12:30, 14:30 & 16:30


Event Name: Moot Cafè
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all day long

OPEN TO


Event Name: 18th annual ICDR Y & I Coffee House Debate
Host: ICDR, Y&I
Location: Palais Daun Kinsky
Time: 12:30 PM – 14:30 PM

OPEN TO


Event Name: Bergsten Lecture
Host: 
Location: TBA
Time: 15:00 PM

OPEN TO


Event Name: MAA Walking Tour – Vienna at Night
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

OPEN TO


Event Name: MAA Traditional Viennese Dinner
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

OPEN TO


Event Name: Moot Bar
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all evening long

OPEN TO

Event Name: General Rounds of Arguments
Host: Willem C. Vis Moot Association
Location: Juridicum, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna
Time: 08:30, 10:30, 12:30, 14:30 & 16:30


Event Name: Moot Cafè
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all day long

OPEN TO


Event Name: MAA UN Tour
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

OPEN TO


Event Name: Moot Bar
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all evening long

OPEN TO

Event Name: General Rounds of Arguments
Host: Willem C. Vis Moot Association
Location: Juridicum, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna
Time: 08:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00 & 16:00


Event Name: Moot Cafè
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all day long

OPEN TO


Event Name: MAA UN Tour
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

OPEN TO


Event Name: Announcement of Teams in Elimination Rounds
Host: Willem C. Vis Moot Association
Location: TBA
Time: 18:30
OPEN TO


Event Name: Round of 64 Arguments (first half)
Host: Willem C. Vis Moot Association
Location: Juridicum, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna
Time: 20:00


Event Name: Moot Bar
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all evening long

OPEN TO

Event Name: Round of 64 Arguments (second half), Round of 32, Round of 16, Quarter Final Round
Host: Willem C. Vis Moot Association
Location: Juridicum, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna
Time: 08:00, 11:00, 14:00 & 17:30


Event Name: Moot Cafè
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all day long

OPEN TO


 

Event Name: KNOETZL Cocktail Reception
Host: KNOETZL
Location: Herrengasse 1, 1010 Vienna
Time: TBA

OPEN TO


Event Name: Moot Alumni Association (MAA) Farewell Party
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: 21:00 onwards
OPEN TO

Event Name: Semi-Final Round
Host: Willem C. Vis Moot Association
Location: Juridicum, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna
Time: 09:00


Event Name: Final Round followed by the Awards Banquet
Host: Willem C. Vis Moot Association
Location: Reed Messe Congress Center, Messeplatz 1, 1020 Vienna (Metro U2 – stop “Messe/Prater”
Time: Final Round – 13:00, Awards Banquet – 15:00 – 18:00
OPEN TO


Event Name: Moot Cafè
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all day long

OPEN TO


Event Name: Moot Bar
Host: Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
Location: TBA
Time: all evening long

OPEN TO

Friday, 7 October 2022
Distribution of the Problem
Friday, 7 October 2022
Friday, 28 October 2022
Deadline for requests for clarification
Friday, 28 October 2022
Thursday, 24 November 2022
Closing date for submission of registration form
Thursday, 24 November 2022
Thursday, 8 December 2022
Memorandum for Claimant
Thursday, 8 December 2022
Friday, 13 January 2023
Payment of registration fee
Friday, 13 January 2023
Thursday, 26 January 2023
Memorandum for Respondent
Thursday, 26 January 2023
Friday, 31 March 2023
Opening Ceremony
Friday, 31 March 2023
Saturday - Tuesday, 1 - 4 April 2023
General rounds of argument
Saturday - Tuesday, 1 - 4 April 2023
Wednesday - Thursday 4 - 6 April 2023
Elimination rounds of argument
Wednesday - Thursday 4 - 6 April 2023
Thursday, 6 April 2023
Awards Ceremony
Thursday, 6 April 2023