As part of the preparation activities, the CEU team traditionally participates in several Pre-Moot rehearsals with other universities, and team members are also expected to participate in try-out rounds organized in Vienna prior to the Moot, with different teams, depending on organization varying from one year to another.
In addition, since 2009 CEU hosts the only International Pre-Moot in Hungary which is an excellent opportunity to practice with teams from the region (and not only) in front of high level arbitrators, legal professionals and academics, coming to this successful event both from Hungary and abroad.
We are honored to announce that CEU will be hosting
20th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot
at the Central European University
aimed at preparation to the oral pleadings of the 20th Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, and at promoting international arbitration education.
Student teams are welcome to participate and practice for the Vienna competition, while legal practitioners and academics are invited to attend as moot arbitrators. Sponsors or potential hosts of social events are also welcome.
Please find further information in the invitation. [the document is attached, we can hyperlink the work INVITATION]. In case of your interest in participation, please fill out this registration form [attached, and we can hyperlink the registration form]. If you need any assistance or you have further inquires regarding the event please contact the organizer Ms. Liana Kartsivadze at kartsivadze_liana@ceu_budapest.edu.
The Fourth CEU Pre-Moot was traditionally hosted at the main campus of CEU. The participants teams during this event were from various European universities from Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, as well as a team from Japan. The professionals that agreed to arbitrate this event were lawyers, legal scholars, professors and people working in this field from all over the region. The event was carried out with the financial help of CEU legal Studies Department, CEU Student union and with support of CEU Legal Studies faculty and staff. As usual, our Pre-Moot got very positive feedback. The participants claim that it was very helpful for them to take part in this Pre-Moot.
In preparation for the 18th Vis Moot, the CEU team participated at the practice rounds organized at the University of Warsaw, and at the Catholic University of Leuven. In addition, it has several friendly rehearsal rounds with the team of ELTE University.
In March 2011 CEU hosted the 3nd HUNGARIAN PRE-MOOT. The two-day long event hosted 12 teams from 8 countries - a total of approximately 65 students, 16 coaches, and 25 arbitrators, who once again confirmed that the pre-moot is an excellent academic and professional event. Based on the scoring (identical with the one used in Vienna), the Best Oralist Award was offered to Mr. Per Speyer Mellemgaard from the University of Copenhagen.
For the 17th Vis Moot, the CEU team participated at the practice rounds organized at the University of Warsaw, at the ICC in Paris, and at the Catholic University of Leuven.
In addition, in 2010 CEU hosted the 2nd HUNGARIAN PRE-MOOT on March 12 and 13, 2010. The two-day long event hosted 16 teams from 8 countries - a total of approximately 90 students, 17 coaches, and 30 arbitrators who all appreciated the pre-moot as being an excellent academic and professional event. Based on the scoring (identical with the one used in Vienna), the Best Oralist Award was offered to James Osun-Sanmi from the London College of Law.
We wish to thank the sponsors of the 2010 Pre-Moot:
The 1st HUNGARIAN PRE-MOOT at the Central European University, hosting the teams of the University of Miskolc (Hungary), Masaryk University Brno (Czech Republic), Palacký Univ. Olomouc (Czech Republic), Justus-Liebig University of Giessen (Germany), Paris X University Nanterre (France), University of Bucharest (Romania), and more than 20 arbitrators, legal professionals and university professors to act as moot arbitrators. The event combined professional and leisure activities, offering some excellent networking opportunities for everybody, and proved to be very successful among the participating students, the Faculty and the invited arbitrators as well. In addition, the best oralists were awarded and received special gifts from the host Legal Studies Department.