APCAM (Asia Pacific Centre for Arbitration and Mediation) is an international ADR center formed by ten institutes from various countries in the Asia Pacific region. It provides a unified platform for resolving international business disputes through mediation and arbitration. APCAM offers a single set of rules and a uniform fee structure across member countries, streamlining the resolution process. The center also maintains a common panel of accredited mediators and arbitrators, ensuring consistent and credible dispute resolution. Countries involved include India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Australia, Nepal, South Korea, and Malaysia’s Asian International Arbitration Centre.
About the Opportunity
APCAM is pleased to announce the APCAM International Metaverse Arbitration Moot 2023. They are delighted to inform you that the registration process for this international moot court competition has commenced. This presents an incredible opportunity for participation in a prestigious arbitration competition.
The purpose of the Competition is to promote the study of arbitration and its processes, offering practical training to students for resolving international disputes in the Metaverse and related aspects. The preference for resolving international disputes through arbitration is why this method was chosen as the tool to train law students practically. The APCAM International Meta-verse Arbitration Moot introduces delegates to the practical application of arbitration theories, techniques, and skills required in the profession. Additionally, it provides an opportunity to work as a team and learn to overcome potential challenges that may arise in a timely manner. This competition helps participants understand the cross-cultural barriers that can emerge in arbitration. The Competition aims to provide an international platform for all delegates worldwide to build and strengthen their global network.
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As we embrace the digital future, the role of legal professionals in guiding the evolution of technology becomes more crucial than ever. The APCAM International Metaverse Arbitration Moot 2023 is your opportunity to be at the forefront of this journey, unraveling the legal complexities of the metaverse. Join us this November to shape the future of law in the virtual realm.
Anyone in a 5-year or 3-year law program from any university/college can apply for the competition.
Set for November 2023, the APCAM International Metaverse Arbitration Moot serves as a bridge between traditional legal principles and the dynamic world of the metaverse.
Unlocking the Metaverse – The moot’s 2023 proposition is already available on the APCAM website, featuring intricate scenarios that dive into the details of arbitration within the virtual landscape. Participants will grapple with legal questions involving digital property rights, virtual contracts, jurisdictional challenges, and more. With registrations now open, this is an opportunity for legal enthusiasts to test their analytical skills and showcase their understanding of the legal complexities in the metaverse.
- Professional Growth: Engaging with metaverse arbitration challenges will equip participants with skills and insights highly relevant in today’s digital age.
- Networking: Connect with peers, experts, and mentors in the fields of arbitration and technology, creating valuable connections that can shape your legal journey.
- Innovative Learning: The moot provides an immersive experience in addressing novel legal issues, fostering innovative thinking and problem-solving.
- Internship opportunity: Internship opportunity with APCAM member institutions for the Winners of the competition.
- Cash Prizes: There are varied cash prizes up to Rs. 1,00,000, awarded according to performance in the competition.
Rs. 7,500 for each team
- Winning Team: INR 25,000/- + Internship at any APCAM’s Member Centre, + Discount
- Voucher for APCAM Arbitration Training.
- Runner-up Team: INR 15,000/- + Discount Voucher for APCAM Arbitration Training.
- Best Arbitration Counsel: INR 5,000/-
- Best Memorandum Claimant: INR 5,000/-
- Best Memorandum Respondent: INR 5,000/-
- Commencement of Registration: August 10, 2023.
- Release of Proposition: August 21, 2023.
- Last Date of Registration for the Competition: October 09, 2023.
- Last Date of Submission of Electronic Copy of Statement of Claim: October 23, 2023.
- Last Date of Submission of Electronic Copy of Statement of Defence: November 13, 2023.
- Oral Rounds: November 24-26, 2023.
Interested applicants may register through this link.
In case of any queries, please mail at [email protected].
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