Koblenz Court of Appeals Denies Recognition of Russian Arbitral Award in Germany

These days, a court decision related to Russia is likely to attract special attention. Therefore, it is worth pointing out at the outset that this matter is unrelated to Russia’s war against Ukraine. The Koblenz Court of Appeals (Oberlandesgericht)  happened to hand down its decision in March 2022, but the matter dates back to 2019. Continue reading

Goethe University, Frankfurt: German & International Arbitration Course, Summer Term 2022

Goethe University’s Law School has just announced the details for this year’s course in German and International Arbitration. Again, this year’s edition will be completely virtual, so it might be of interest to students outside Frankfurt as well. Here is the official course announcement:

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Settling Art Disputes by Alternative Dispute Resolution: Future and Challenges in Germany and Worldwide, 22 September 2021

The University of Bonn, via its “Forschungsstelle Kunst- und Kulturgutschutzrecht” and the Court of Arbitration for Art are organizing a webinar on alternative dispute resoution in the art world: Continue reading

“Africa in the Moot” and the Spirit of the Vis Moot

At the Willem C. Vis Moot, “the” moot competition in international commercial arbitration, the Michael L. Sher Award for the Spirit of the Willem C. Vis Moot is “awarded to a team or an individual student for its dedication and commitment to the Spirit of the Vis Moot.” This year, the award went to the University Eduardo Mondlane’s team from Maputo, Mozambique. Continue reading