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Extraordinary General Meeting 2023 (“EGM”)
In accordance with Section 9(3) of the MAA’s Articles of Association, the Executive Board cordially invites you to an Extraordinary General Meeting, to be held by videoconference on 17 June 2023 (“EGM”) at 10:00 – 11:00 (CEST / Vienna Time).
The official Notice for the EGM, GDPR Form for those who will participate, Proxy Form, and proposed amendments to the Articles of Association are enclosed.
Call for 2023-2024 Core Team Applications
The Executive Board is putting out a Call for Applications for those interested in being a part of the MAA Core Team for the 2023-2024 Term. Details on the 2023-2024 Core Team structure and a brief description of each Core Team can be found in the enclosed letter.
Letter to MAA Members Core Team Structure.
Please apply by completing this application form by end of day on Friday, 26 May 2023 (your local time). Kindly note that the Executive Board may review and respond to applications on a rolling basis.
Hong Kong Social Events Calendar 2023
For everyone going to the 20th Vis East Moot, check out the MAA’s Social Events Calendar, hot off the press, for all of the exciting events planned for Mooties and arbitrators alike!
Some events require prior registration as spaces are limited, and, as always, advanced ticket purchases are always recommended to avoid any hassle.
We are excited to see you all in person in Hong Kong in just a bit over 2 weeks!
Vienna Social Events Calendar 2023
Dear MAA Members,
- The 2023 AGM Notice;
- The Minutes from the MAA’s 2022 AGM;
- A GDPR Consent Form for those attending the 2023 AGM; and
- The Proxy Form for registered members who wish to issue a proxy for someone to vote on their behalf at the 2023 AGM.
MAA’s International Commercial Law & Arbitration Conference – Vienna.
Register TODAY !
This will be the first year since 2019 that the MAA Conference is back in person and the program is once-again packed with heavy hitters, including a keynote from Professor Ulrich G. Schroeter on the topic of Fraud and the CISG, and a panel to celebrate our Vindobona Journal’s Jubilee! Details can be found in the enclosed flyer – take advantage of the Early Bird Rates!
17th Annual Generations in Arbitration Conference – Hong Kong.
Register TODAY !
This will be the first year since 2019 that the GIA is back in person.
The program is packed with heavy hitters (including Professors Drs Ulrich G. Schroeter and Ingeborg Schwenzer as well as a keynote from one of the tribunal members from the final panel of the 20th Vis East Moot) on topics that are near and dear to all our Mooties’ hearts!
Details can be found in the enclosed flyer – take advantage of the Early Bird Rates!
To the Vis Moot Community,
Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and Moot Alumni Association are excited to share with you the announcement of a special “digital book project”, to which we hope you will contribute to.
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Willem C. Vis Moot, the Vis Moot and Moot Alumni Association will celebrate the father and founder of the Vis Moot, Prof. Dr. Eric E. Bergsten, through recognizing and remembering his impact, both personally and professionally, on so many generations of “Mooties”, “Arbitrators” and “Vis supporters” by creating a digital celebration book.
Please find attached the Call for Contributions and the Guidelines for Contributions. Please share these with your relevant Vis supporting community and any person or organization that might be interested in contributing. We would welcome you to post these on your social media accounts and website, circulate them electronically through your mailing lists, and spread the word in any other manner.
Contributions and inquiries may be addressed to: [email protected]
Contributions should be received no later than February 26, 2023.
Patrizia Netal, Stefan Kröll, Christopher Kee, Sherlin Tung (董希琳) and Patricia Shaughnessy. The Board is assisted by two “Contribution Coordinators” Dr. Navin G. Ahuja, FCIArb FAIADR and İpek İnce.
We look forward to your contributions and continuing support,
Patrizia Netal, Stefan Kröll, Christopher Kee, Sherlin Tung and Patricia Shaughnessy
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! MAA In-Person Events are back!
Professional networking opportunities and personal friendships that form during the Vis Moot Oral Arguments are some of the most important benefits of the Vis Moot Competitions. This is why the MAA is ecstatic to announce the return of MAA in-person events during the Vis East and Vis Vienna Oral Argument Weeks!
Before the launch of the 20th Vis East and 30th Vis Vienna Problem, we take this opportunity to draw your attention to the various in-person social and professional networking events in Hong Kong for the Vis East (from 18 to 26 March 2023) and Vienna (from 30 March to 6 April 2023). Make sure to be able to check off the many exciting items on your Vis East and Vis Vienna bucket lists – the legendary Moot Bar, the 20th and 30th Special Anniversary Events, Happy Valley Horse Races, UN Tours and much more.
Further details regarding the events will soon be available on the MAA Website and our social media channels.
You can choose to be a Premium MAA Member and have priority and discounted access to these events and much more! Register here.
Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or any of our social media handles: Facebook, LinkedIn; Instagram; Twitter.
Call for Applications for the 2022/2023 MAA Core Team
The 2022/2023 MAA Executive Board, which is comprised of: Sherlin Tung, Isabela Deveza, Alicja Zielinska-Eisen, Navin Ahuja, Cristen Baur, İpek İnce, is excited to share its first communications of the 2022/2023 Term with you! Please click HERE to access the Board’s message.
To kick off the MAA’s 2022/2023 Term, the Executive Board is putting out a Call for Applications for those interested in being a part of the MAA Core Team. Details of the specific Core Teams, available positions, and brief descriptions of each can be found HERE.
Applications are due by EOD Friday, 17 June 2022 (your local time) and should be emailed to: [email protected]. Should you have any questions, please email the Board.
The MAA Executive Board is looking forward to another wonderful year for the 20th Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot, 30th Willem C. Vis Moot. and the Moot Alumni Association!
Diversity Scholarship Fund
Dear MAA Members,
The AAA-ICDR Foundation has established a Diversity Scholarship Fund, which was made possible through a special gift by the American Arbitration Association.
The fund grants diverse law students/professionals with up to US$ 2,000 of financial assistance towards participation in a degree program or fellowship in alternative dispute resolution or attendance at a well-recognized conference. The mission of the Diversity Scholarship Fund is to encourage diversity and inclusion within the field of ADR by supporting the pursuit of knowledge and skill development through training experiences that encourage inclusive leadership growth in the field of ADR.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed quarterly until appropriated funds are expended. Please click the link for the application and instructions