GRATA International was a sponsor of the Chamber of Arbitrators 2021 competition

On December 16-17, 2021, the final stage of the International Student Competition on International Trade Law and International Commercial Arbitration "Chamber of Arbitrators - 2021" was held in Minsk.

The competition models the resolution of a dispute on the basis of the Arbitration Rules of the International Arbitration (Arbitration) Court of the “Chamber of Arbitrators under the Union of Lawyers”, developed on the basis of the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

27 teams from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Ukraine took part in the first written stage of the competition, which consisted in the preparation and submission of plaintiff's and defendant's memorandums on jurisdiction and the merits of the dispute.

12 teams reached the final round, including the teams of Ala-Too International University (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan), KAZGUU University named after. M.S. Narikbayev (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan), St. Petersburg State University (St. Petersburg, RF), All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade (Moscow, RF), teams from universities of the Republic of Belarus (P.M. Y. Kupala, GSU ​​named after F. Skorina, MITSO), 4 teams from BSU.

Final results of the Competition:

I place - Team No. 9 - Gomel State University. F. Skorina

II place - Team №4 - Belarusian State University

III place - Team No. 12 - MITSO International University and Team No. 14 - All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade

Best Plaintiff's Memorandum:

I place - Team No. 4 - Belarusian State University

II place - TeamNo. 21 - Belarusian State University

III place - Team No. 9 - Gomel State University. F.Skorina

Respondent's best memorandum:

I place - Team No. 21 - Belarusian State University

II place - Team No. 5 - Belarusian State University

III - Team No. 23 - Vitebsk State University. P.M. Masherova

Best Speaker:

Rutkovsky Andrei Yurievich (Team No. 4 - Belarusian State University).

The organizers of the competition expressed special gratitude to the team of GRATA International referees: Dmitry Viltovsky, Alexander Korsak, Natalia Zhuk (Belarus), Mikhail German (St. Petersburg), Askar Konysbayev (Kazakhstan), Elvira Maratova (Kyrgyzstan), whose highly professional refereeing allowed the participants of the final the atmosphere of a real arbitration case.

GRATA International thanks the organizing committee for the high level of the Competition and hopes that next year the Competition will expand geographically, covering law students from all over the CIS, and subsequently other countries!

Practice areas
Alexander Korsak
Contacts: Alexander Korsak
Job title: Partner
Minsk, Belarus
Natalia Zhuk
Contacts: Natalia Zhuk
Job title: Counsel
Minsk, Belarus
Askar Konysbayev
Contacts: Askar Konysbayev
Job title: Partner
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Dmitry Viltovsky
Contacts: Dmitry Viltovsky
Job title: Managing Partner
Minsk, Belarus
Elvira Maratova
Contacts: Elvira Maratova
Job title: Partner
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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