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The Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration is pleased to announce the XII Moscow Pre-Moot for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

The Moscow Pre-Moot will take place online on 12-14 March 2021.

The Pre-Moot will welcome 54 teams from Russia, UK, Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Turkey, India, Malaysia, Guatemala, China, Indonesia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and many others.

On March 12 there will be a traditional online Moscow Pre-Moot Conference. The event includes a workshop and two sessions attended by the Russian and international arbitration specialists.

Details regarding the event can be found here. For more information, please click here.

Global Arbitration News is proud to be a media sponsor for this event.


Dr. Markus Altenkirch LL.M. is a member of Baker McKenzie's Dispute Resolution teams in Düsseldorf and London . Markus focuses on international arbitration and currently represents clients in ICC, DIS, LCIA, and HKIAC arbitrations. Markus primarily advises on Post-M&A as well as construction disputes. Moreover, Markus regularly advises on disputes in the Pharmaceutical industry. In 2021, Markus has started his own podcast series: #zukunft. Markus, and his colleague Lisa Reiser, interview leading arbitration practitioners and in-house lawyers on the future of international arbitration. Markus teaches at the University of Mainz and regularly publishes in the field of international arbitration. He is a contributor and editor for Global Arbitration News. Markus Altenkirch can be reached at and +49 211 311160 and +44 20 7919 1000.


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