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15 Oct 2022
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13th The Willem Vis Pre-Moot 

International Commercial Arbitration Competition (VIRTUAL) of Seoul 2023


▣ Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023 

▣ Venue: Seoul National University School of Law (But, all the competition rounds will be conducted in the format of VIRTUAL HEARINGS)

▣ Problems and Rules: The same for WILLEM C. VIS Moot International Commercial Arbitration Competition (The 30th Vis Moot, The 20th Vis East Moot) will be used.

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▣ Deadline for registration and submissions of memoranda for Claimant : December 27, 2022 (pm 24:00 KST) (by email: ) 

▣ Deadline for submissions of memoranda for Respondent: January 27, 2023 (pm24:00 KST) (by email: ) 

▣ Based upon the evaluation of memoranda for Claimant, only up to eight (8) registered teams will be selected and invited to participate in this pre-moot virtual competition rounds.  

▣ Eligibility: 

Students enrolled in colleges or universities (undergraduate or graduate) in Asia-Pacific region and Judicial trainees at Judicial Research and Training Institute

Students may register for this event regardless of participation in the upcoming Willem C. Vis Moot Competition (Hong Kong/Vienna).

Each team must be composed of two or more members (No upper limit on the number of members)

Several teams from the same college or joint teams from several colleges may register.

Former participants in the SNU VIS pre-moot competition are not eligible to participate if their teams reached the semi-final rounds. Former participants in the VIS Moot Competition (Vienna/Hong Kong), whose teams reached the semi-quarter final rounds or were the prize-winners, are not allowed to participate in this event.

▣ Language: English (both for memoranda and oral proceedings)

▣ Official Homepage: (details to be posted)

▣ Awards: (details to be posted)

▣ Hosted by: Seoul National University Asia-Pacific Law Institute, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, The Korean Council for International Arbitration

▣ Administered by: SNU Center for International Trade and Business Law

▣ Sponsored by: (details to be posted)

▣ Contact: SNU Center for International Trade and Business Law,

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