22. Mai 2019, von Internetredaktion
On 18 and 19 May 2019, a group of CESL students successfully represented the China-EU School of Law in the Tsinghua Cup, the annual mooting competition dealing with the issues of investment arbitration.
CESL participated for the first time. It started with two general rounds, in which the great performance earned the team the advancement to the semi-finals. In the semi-final round, CESL Team had the pleasure to be assessed by the three renowned specialists in the area: Prof. Zhang Yuejiao – the former WTO Appellate Body member, Mr. Donald Donovan – the Co-Chair of Debevoise&Plimpton’s International Dispute Resolution Group and Public International Law Group and Dr. Chen Jian – the Deputy Director of the China Academy of Arbitration Law.
Twelve teams from all around mainland China and Taiwan participated in the competition. Overall., CESL Team consisting of both Chinese and foreign students ranked third in the competition.
After the finals on 19 May, CESL students actively participated in a seminar attended by the leading investment arbitrators: Prof. Albert Jan van den Berg – the Honorary President of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) and Prof. Gabriele Kaufmann-Kohler – the current ICCA President.
The following CESL student were the team members: Hou Yunhuai, Li Yanbing, Liu Shuang, Quan Wanqing, Jean-Baptiste Blancardi and Anne Berlips. The faculty coaching was provided by Monika Prusinowska and Monty Silley.
CESL Investment Arbitration Team
CESL Team with Prof. van der Berg, Mr. Cao Lijun and Mr. Donald Donovan
Top 4 participating Teams with arbitrators of the semi-finals
CESL Team in the semi-final round
Tsinghua Cup Seminar