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The 12th Middle East eVis Pre-Moot!

An exclusive series of live events dedicated to connecting the region’s top arbitration specialists to:

29th Annual McLean Lecture on World Law

March 10, 2022 – Riffa, Bahrain (Live Stream Available)

CILE is proud to host its 29th McLean Lecture as part of the 12th Middle East eVis Pre-Moot live events. Co-sponsored by the Commercial Law Development Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution, and the Bahrain Royal University for Women – RUW, the Middle East Vis Pre-Moot is designed to provide teams from the MENA region with legal training in preparation for the annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

 

Oral Advocacy Master Class

March 7 – 9, 2022 (In Person, by invitation only)

An intensive course for pre-selected teams, providing customized consultations to refine oral arguments for the Vis Pre-Moot.  The course will feature guidance, feedback, and advice, provided by experienced Vis Moot Alumni

12th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot Competition

March 10 – 12, 2022 (In Person by registration only, Virtual Access Available)

The 12th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot Competition is a regional competition providing participating teams an educational platform to prepare for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. The MENA Pre-Moot has established itself the region’s premier program to cultivate the next generation of international commercial arbitration practitioners and compete for the Ronald A. Brand Award.  The event brings together over 40 teams from over 25 countries, and over hundreds of arbitrators globally

Who’s Albert Kritzer?

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Got the Vis Moot Blues?!
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All events are free of charge. Participants who elect for in person events are expected to bear their own travel, accommodation, and visa costs. Preferential hotel rates and visa facilitation services will be made available upon registration.   

All events will follow local COVID ordinances. For the latest travel guidelines to Bahrain, please visit https://www.bahrainairport.bh/covid-19-travel-information. Please note that events dates, times, and format may be subject to change. 

See you in March, with your mask in hand!

All travelers must obtain a valid Bahrain visa and abide by COVID protocols required by the Government of Bahrain and CLDP regulation and policies. Check below for the latest travel guidelines to Bahrain. Please submit your visa application by January 28, 2022.  

Videos

Problem Answered: Vis Moot Deconstructed

Documents

29th Vis Problem
29th Vis Problem Analysis
AIAC Arbitration Rules
CISG
1958 NY Convention
UNCITRAL Model Law

Links

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India

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College of Farabi, University of Tehran

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Iraq

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University of Lagos

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Prince Sultan University

Dar al Hekma University

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South Africa

University of Cape Town

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Sri Lanka

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Organizers

Partners

Project made possible through funding by:

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The U.S. Department of State

The Middle East Partnership Initiative

(MEPI) of the U.S. Department of State

The United States Agency for

International Development

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