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Lidings Supports Moscow Pre-Moot for the Willem C. Vis Moot Competition 2016

Lidings continues to support Moscow pre-moot for the Willem C. Vis Moot Competition annually taking place in the Russian capital on the dawn of spring. This year’s event is scheduled to take place on February 26-28 traditionally hosted by the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Artem Antonov, senior associate in the dispute resolution practice at Lidings will serve as an arbitrator. Advocate with substantive experience in representing clients’ interests in arbitrazh courts Artem, among other, pays great attention and gives a lot of effort to sharing his professional expertise by actively participating in various educational student programs. In this vein he has been acting as a coach of the Russian Academy of Justice’s team annually showing highly competitive results among other Russian teams taking part  in the contest. This year Lidings looks forward to supporting Artem’s team at the general rounds of the contest in Vienna on March 18 - 24.

The Willem C. Vis international Commercial Arbitration Moot – named after Willem Cornelis Vis (1924 - 1993), a renowned expert in international commercial transactions and dispute settlement procedures – is an annual international moot court competition held in the capital of Austria. The Vis arbitral moot competition is a collection of simulated arbitral proceedings aimed at fostering study in the field of international commercial and arbitration laws and encouraging the resolution of business disputes by arbitration. Every year the competition brings together students from dozens of countries and more than 300 universities all over the world. The moot’s popularity is largely determined by the participating arbitrators and judges, world-renowned law experts.

For more information about Vis Moot please visit the official website.

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