GD Goenka – CIArb International Virtual Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition 2020
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With the world still stuck in a pandemic, GD Goenka University, in association with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (India), the Society of Indian Law Firms and the Bar Association of India for the first time in a different set-up is organizing the “GD Goenka – CIArb International Virtual Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition, 2020” during November 28- November 29, 2020, on a competition proposition based on “International Commercial Arbitration”.
About the Institution
GD Goenka University is a private university located in Gurugram, Haryana, India. It was established in 2013 by the GD Goenka Group through The Haryana Private Universities Act, 2013. The GD Goenka Group was founded by Shri A.K. Goenka.
Closing of Internal Challenger Registrations
Internal Challenger (Oral Rounds)
Last Date for Registration
Memorial Submission Deadline
Dates of Competition
Students duly enrolled and pursuing full time 5 years or 3 years undergraduate law course from India or from a foreign university with the law as a major may apply to participate in GD Goenka- CIArb (India) International Virtual Arbitration Moot Competition, 2020.
Students enrolled and pursuing a post-graduate diploma or short-term certificate courses in law is not eligible to apply.
A team shall consist of a maximum of three members that must include two Speakers and one researcher.
Any team, intending to change the team composition of the team shall intimate the Governing Council by sending an e-mail at email@example.com, the change will be allowed at the discretion of the Governing Council.
Any person, other than three registered team members, is not eligible to join the videoconferencing or the audio-video recording of the oral rounds, and non-compliance is a ground for disqualification.
The Researcher may be permitted to argue as Speaker only in the time bracket of 7 minutes, only in case of any unforeseen event. Prior permission of the organizers of competition in such a case shall be mandatory. In case the team fails to inform the university, the decision will be final.
Each team shall register to GD Goenka- CIArb (India) International Virtual Arbitration Moot Competition, 2020 by filing the registration form, in the prescribed manner by 17th November 2020.
On receipt of the duly filled registration form, the institute shall respond to the participating team, acknowledging the receipt.
After the deadline for the registration expires, the Governing Council shall respond to each registered team, with a unique team code, which shall be used to identify the teams during the competition.
The registration fee for the competition is Rs. 2000/-
The registration fee for the GD Goenka- CIArb (India) International Virtual Arbitration Moot Competition, 2020 is to be paid through NEFT transfer. No other payment method shall be accepted.
Any additional charges incurred by the team while making the wire transfer are to be borne by the team.
All teams must email a scanned copy of the receipt generated on completion of the NEFT transfer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Name of Beneficiary
G.D. Goenka University
Name of the Bank
Site No. 2, OCF Pocket, Sector C, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070, India
S.B A/C No
RTGS/IFS Code No
Completion of Registration Process
All teams shall send a soft copy of the registration form, along with the receipt generated after the completion of the wire transfer of the registration fees, to email@example.com.
Registration to GD Goenka- CIArb (India) International Virtual Arbitration Moot Competition, 2020 shall be deemed to be confirmed only on completion of all the formalities, any failure, may be treated as a withdrawal from the competition and no claim of whatsoever nature shall be entertained thereafter.
Structure of the Competition
The formal commencement of the competition shall be on 28th November 2020.
The competition shall have one Preliminary Round, one Quarter-Final Round, one Semi-Final Round and the Final Round which will be followed by the valedictory ceremony.
Prizes and Awards
Online Certificates for participation will be given to all the participants. The Online Certificates will be accessible only after the valedictory ceremony.
Separate Online Certificates will be provided to the Quarter-Finalists, Semi-Finalists, Runners-up and Winners.
All Certificates and awards will be presented to the participants only by online medium to any participant under the current circumstances.
Cash awards will be sent after getting details of winners such as Institution ID card, Pan Card & Bank Accounts details.
It is the responsibility of teams to distribute cash prize among themselves.
After the competition is over the cash prize will be sent after the submission of due documents as required by the committee and it will be processed after the due process is followed at the university level.