The seventh M.G. Rozenberg International Commercial Arbitration Moot “RFTA 2020 – International Sale of Goods”
We invite bachelors, masters and post-graduate students of all universities of the Russian Federation and other countries to participate in the Competition. Participants shall not have any experience as a professional lawyer.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
· For International Commercial Arbitration section in English to Viktoria Skorina, the member of the Organizing Committee (email@example.com)
The application includes the name of the university, faculty, the chosen section and 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 learn the current technologies of international arbitration,
· to get some valuable recommendations and practical advice from the best lawyers in the country working in the sphere of 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 from 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. Lukjanova, 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;
A. Dergachyov, master student of the RFTA;
G. A. Pakerman, Associate professor of the Chair of Civil and Business Law
V. Skorina, master student of the RFTA;
I.Z. Greku, E.V. Smirnova, arbitrators the ICAC;
G. V. Sevastianov, managing editor of journal “Arbitration”.
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 has two rounds:
The second round - moot courts;
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) 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 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!