April 12, 2022

Konrad Partners hosted an event on the AIAC Arbitration Rules, organized on the occasion of the Willem C. Vis Moot.

It was a great pleasure to welcome guests (in person and online) to our pre-Vis moot event “The AIAC Arbitration Rules 2021: The VIS and Beyond” organized in collaboration with Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) and the Association for the Organization and Promotion of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, which took place on Friday, 8th of April.

Many thanks to our distinguished speakers:

Prof. Dr Stefan Kröll, Vis Moot Director and Professor at Bucerius Law School, for his opening remarks, outlining the support of AIAC in the preparations for this-year VIS moot;

Dr Judith Knieper, UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law), for the special address, which included an update on the work of UNCITRAL and its working groups;

Ms Michelle Sunita Kummar, Head of Legal at AIAC, for delivering a detailed presentation on AIAC and its 2021 Arbitration Rules;

This was followed by a panel discussion on “Hot Topics Buttons”, featuring Mr. Ulrich Kopetzki, Independent Counsel and Arbitrator, and Michelle Sunita Kummar, moderated by Peter Rižnik, Counsel at Konrad Partners;

Dr Manfred Heider, Special Counsel at Konrad Partners, for delivering closing remarks.

We were particularly happy to host the participants of the #SafeHarbour4UAMooties project, the mooties from Ukraine.

Many thanks for joining us!