CIETAC Cup International Commercial Arbitration

18th CIETAC Cup International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition

15 - 20 November 2020

CIETAC Cup, organised by China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), is an annual professional competition of arbitration. Since its foundation in 2000, CIETAC Cup had been successfully held 17 times, which attracted over 4,000 students from more than 200 renowned law faculties and universities.

CIETAC is hosting the 18th CIETAC Cup on 15 - 20 November 2020.

CIETAC Cup is a significant platform for improving students’ legal accomplishments, developing international arbitration, and promoting cooperation and exchange among international arbitration communities. With the goal of cultivating the young generation of world’s international arbitration professionals, CIETAC Cup adopts the same case problem as the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (“Vis Moot”). CIETAC Cup is the qualification trials of Vis Moot in Chinese Mainland, and the first registered pre-moot of its kind for the Vis Moot worldwide. The champion and the runner-up of CIETAC CUP will be sponsored by CIETAC to participate in Vis Moot held in Vienna and Vis East Moot held in Hong Kong respectively.

In recent years, in the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative, the demand for international legal service talents increased dramatically. In the context of the expanding the scale of enterprises going global, CIETAC is committed to cultivating international legal talents and serving the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative. CIETAC Cup is of great help to improve the legal practice ability of arbitration of the law school students, to improve the teaching ability of international commercial arbitration and the development of arbitration law courses in colleges and universities, and to develop and reserve talents for China’s arbitration law. At present, CIETAC Cup has become the first brand of China’s arbitration competition, and its international influence is expanding.

Contact:  ZHAN Ling or TAN Tianyu

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