THE 2016

For the Willem C. Vis International Commercial ARBITRATION MOOT

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Team registration - Pre-moot rounds and entertainment program
Pre-moot knock-out rounds, awards and reception

The Pre Moot

We are happy to invite you to the Brussels Pre-Moot which will take place on 14 and 15 March 2016 in the centre of Brussels.

Following its success in 2015, the Brussels Pre-Moot will be held again this year. We encourage participants from all over the world to see how they deal with the challenges of emergency arbitration, multiple parties to arbitration and avoidance of contracts under the CISG that are subject of the 23th VIS International Commercial Arbitration Moot. We invite top Belgian arbitrators and arbitration counsels to act as arbitrators in our competition.

We look forward to meeting you in Brussels!

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14-15 March


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We welcome 12 to 16 teams and assure that each team will be able to plead at least three times!


The Pre-Moot Arbitrators will be top Belgian arbitrators and professional arbitration lawyers!

If you are interested in sitting as an arbitrator during the Brussels Pre-Moot, please fill out the registration form together with a brief description of your experience in arbitration and send it to us by e-mail ( or fax (+32 2 627 01 09), no later than on 15 January 2016.

As an arbitrator, your task would consist in leading the pleading sessions, grading the teams and giving them performance feedback. You would not have to render a decision on the merits of the case. In due time, you would receive all relevant information regarding our Pre-Moot:

- Detailed programme and venue information,
- Case information
- Arbitrator’s memo.


To be confirmed