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The seventh M.G. Rozenberg International Commercial Arbitration Moot “RFTA 2020 – International Sale of Goods”




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INTERNATIONAL LAW DEPARTMENT AND RFTA PRIVATE LAW CENTER announce

The seventh M.G. Rozenberg International Commercial Arbitration Moot
“RFTA 2020 – International Sale of Goods”

The competition is held by Russian Foreign Trade Academy of the Ministry for Economic Development of the Russian Federation and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation

We invite bachelors, masters and post-graduate students of all universities of the Russian Federation and other countries to participate in the Moot.

The competition Rules, case and other materials are posted on the website
http://www.vavt.ru/moot/site/konkurs_rosenberg2020
http://eng.vavt.ru/site/LSP42E34C#

Each university may send up to 3 teams to participate in each section.
Each team participates only in one section.
The results of the competition are summed up separately in each section.
Participation in the competition is free.

Send your applications:
· For International Commercial Arbitration section in Russian to Alexander Dergachyov, the member of the Organizing Committee (vavt.konkurs2020@yandex.ru)
· For International Commercial Arbitration section in English to Viktoria Skorina, the member of the Organizing Committee (rozenbergmootcourt@mail.ru)
The application includes the name of the university, faculty, the chosen language, team composition and coach, contact information (telephone numbers, e-mails of the team members). The application is to be sent not later than January 20, 2020


ABOUT THE COMPETITION

RFTA 2020” is the seventh student Moot on International Commercial Arbitration named after M.G. Rozenberg who was a famous international expert in international trade law, world known arbitrator, professor, author of numerous works on private international law and Russian civil law, international sale of goods, international commercial arbitration.

Purposes and Objectives of the Competition. The Competition is aimed:
· to uncover the secrets of the international lawyer’s profession,
· to familiarize the students with the remedies available to the parties to an international contract,
· to develop students’ ability to present the position on the basis of applicable rules of law and on the basis of both domestic and foreign doctrine convincing the arbitral tribunal of the validity of the presented arguments,
· to master acting on behalf of the party to a commercial dispute in Russian and in English, orally and in writing,
· to familiarize the students with modern technologies of international arbitration,
· to offer the students the opportunity to receive valuable recommendations and practical advice from the leading lawyers specialized in international arbitration.

The jury is headed by Professor V. V. Chubarov, the Vice-President of the CCI of the Russian Federation, member of the Presidium and arbitrator of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.

The jury of the competition is formed of the arbitrators of the International Commercial Arbitration Court and other domestic and foreign arbitration centers, including native speakers.

Preparation and holding of the Moot provides the Organizing Committee, which includes:

Chairman: A.S. Komarov, Head of the Chair of Private International Law, Professor, member of the Presidium and arbitrator of the ICAC, member of the Presidential Council for the codification of law and improvement of civil legislation, member of the Presidential Council for the improvement of justice;
Vice-chairman: D. N. Podshibjakin, Head of the Center of Arbitration and Mediation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation;
Executive director of the Competition: I. N. Lukianova, Head of the Chair of Procedural Law, the reporter of the ICAC.
Members of the Organizing Committee:
N.G. Vilkova, Professor of the Chair of Private International Law, member of the Presidium and arbitrator of the ICAC;
L. B. Zabelova, Professor of the Chair of Private International Law, the reporter of the ICAC;
G. A. Pakerman, Associate professor of the Chair of Private International Law
I.Z. Greku, E.V. Smirnova, Arbitrators of the ICAC;
G. V. Sevastianov, Managing editor of journal “Arbitration”
V. Skorina, A. Dergachyov, Master students of the RFTA.

REGISTRATION for participation in the Russian and English sections of the competition is carried out until January 20, 2020. The case will be offered in Russian and English until November 1, 2019.

The competition consists of two rounds:
The first round - preparing Memoranda of the Claimant and sending them not later than February 3, 2020. The draw for the teams for the hearings of the first round will be held on February 5, 2020, after that not later than 6 March 2020 the teams prepare Memoranda of the Defendant.

The second round - moot courts -

The first round of the moot courts in the form of procedural duels of teams where each team will take part in 2 moots (as a Claimant and as a Defendant) that will be held in RFTA on March 18, 2020 (Vorobyevskoye Shosse, 6A).

The second round of the moot courts (quarterfinals and semifinals) will be held in RFTA on March 19, 2020 (Vorobyevskoye Shosse, 6A).

The final round will take place on March 20, 2020 in the Congress center of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russian Federation.

The award ceremony and the closing ceremony will take place on March 20, 2020 at the Congress center of the Chamber of Commerce and industry of the Russian Federation. The winners and the best participants will receive prizes and internships in leading law firms.


Your team can participate in the Competition.

We are waiting for your applications!

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