Register: 6th edition of National Law School International Arbitration Moot (NLSIAM)

6th edition of National Law School International Arbitration Moot (NLSIAM). See website here.

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It gives us great pleasure to invite you to the 6th Edition of the National Law School International Arbitration Moot (NLSIAM) and the 2nd National Law School of India Arbitration Conference (NLSIAC), on behalf of National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, India.

The moot is tentatively scheduled from 11th-14th April, 2013.

Every year, we strive to raise the bar across the board. Last year, the 5th edition of NLSIAM, with support from the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Clifford Chance and Khaitan & Co., played host to international teams and arbitrators from across jurisdictions.

The problem revolved around the use and abuse of dispute resolution clauses in Bilateral Investment Treaties, with regard to Investor- State Arbitrations, Expropriation, among other issues. The Moot was won by the College of Law at the American University, Washington DC.

We also organized the 1st NLSIA Conference simultaneously, where we hosted experts from the field of international commercial arbitration. The discussions, centred on recent developments in the field of Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs), have been compiled and detailed as part of a consultative research paper.

In 2013, through the 6th Edition of the NLSIAM, and the 2nd edition of the NLSIAC, we will strive to uphold these standards of excellence. With expert arbitrators from across jurisdictions, and a challenging problem, we promise that this Moot and Conference would be an excellent opportunity for students to interact and exchange ideas.

All details relating regarding the moot will be available on Kindly note the following dates:

Registration is now OPEN

Problem Release – 3rd week of December, 2012 (tentatively)

Conclusion of Registration: 25th December 2012

Submission of written memorandum- 2nd Week of March 2013 (Tentatively)

Oral Rounds – 11- 14 April, 2013

We sincerely hope that your esteemed institution will accept our invitation. Considering the cap on the number of participating teams (50 teams, including international and domestic teams), we request you to register your team at the earliest.

We would be happy to assist the participating teams with regard to their visas, accommodation and other formalities.

Do feel free to contact Shreya Prakash (+919916718236, [email protected]) or Sidhanth Ramachandran (+919663788014,[email protected]) for any queries that you might have.


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