Annually Moscow Pre-Moot is preceded by the Conference focused on the procedural issues raised by Willem C.Vis Moot organizers in particular year. In 2016 the Conference was devoted to “Document Production and Recovery of Damages”, in 2015 – to “Emergency Proceedings in International Arbitration”, in 2014 – to “Complex Arbitrations: Consolidation of Claims and Related Issues”, in 2013 – to “Witness evidence in Arbitration”, in 2012 – to “Corruption allegations in International Commercial Arbitration”.

In the course of the Conference a panel of distinguished guests shares their knowledge and expertise in the field with the participants of Willem C.Vis Moot and addresses questions from the audience.

8th Moscow Premoot Conference will be devoted to “Commencement of arbitration and security of costs” and will be preceded by the Vis Moot Workshop “How to succeed in Vienna”, where renowned Vienna arbitrators will give to the participants the tips on performance and reveal true reasons behind giving grades. 2017 Conference and Workshop will take place in the Lumiere Brothers Center of Photography on 17 March 2017 from 2 to 7 pm.

To register for the Conference and Workshop please send us your full name and affiliation to

The event is held in English. Participation is free of charge.