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Call for 2024-2025 Core Team Applications

The MAA Executive Board is pleased to announce the Call for Applications for the 2024-2025 MAA Core Team. Details regarding the structure of the 2024-2025 Core Team and brief descriptions of each position can be found in the enclosed letter.

Application Deadline: Please apply by completing this application form by the end of the day on Friday, 17th May 2024 (local time). Please note that the Executive Board may review and respond to applications on a rolling basis.

Notice for Annual General Meeting 2024 (“AGM”)

According to § 9(3) of the MAA Articles of Association, the MAA Executive Board cordially invites you to the Annual General Meeting of 2024 (“2024 AGM”).

The 2024 AGM will take place on 23 March 2024 at 2 p.m. CET at University of Vienna, Universitätsring 1, 1010 Vienna, Austria (HG, Erika-Weinzierl-Saal) and online via Zoom.

Please refer to the following documents:

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.

  1. EGM
  2. GDPR Form
  3. Proxy Form
  4. Articles of Association Clean EN
  5. Articles of Association Markup EN
  6. Articles of Association Clean DE
  7. Articles of Association Markup DE

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,


According to Section 9(3) of the MAA Articles of Association, the MAA Executive Board cordially invites you to the Annual General Meeting of 2023 (“2023 AGM“).
As the Vis East and Vis Moot will be held in person this year, but given the developments over the last years due to the COVID Pandemic, the 2023 AGM will be held in hybrid form. Details for those who can attend in-person and those who can attend virtually can be found in the 2023 AGM Notice.
Please find enclosed:
  1. The 2023 AGM Notice;
  2. The Minutes from the MAA’s 2022 AGM;
  3. A GDPR Consent Form for those attending the 2023 AGM; and
  4. The Proxy Form for registered members who wish to issue a proxy for someone to vote on their behalf at the 2023 AGM.
Yours sincerely,
Your MAA Executive Board

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 KröllChristopher KeeSherlin 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: FacebookLinkedInInstagramTwitter.

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

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