Topic Name Description
Page Welcome to the SiLS Moot Academy Essentials Course!

Welcome to the SiLS Moot Academy Essentials Course!

CISG Page A. Introduction
Page Video: Historic Overview

Video: Historic Overview

Page B. Part I of the Convention - Sphere of Application and General Provisions
Page I. Sphere of Application and General Provisions

I. Sphere of Application and General Provisions

Page Video: Sphere of Application

Video: Sphere of Application

Page 1. Contract for the Sale of Goods
Page a. Sale
Page b. Goods
Page 2. Internationality
Page II. Party Autonomy
Page Video: Freedom of Contract
Video: Freedom of Contract
Page Video: CISG in Practice

Video: CISG in Practice

Page III. Matters Covered, Interpretation and Gap-filling
Page 1. Matters Covered
Page 2. Interpretation of the Convention
Page 3. Gap-filling
Page IV. Interpretation of Party Statements
Page V. Usages and Practices
Page VI. Freedom of Form
Page C. Part. II of the Convention - Formation of the Contract


Page I. Offer
Page 1. Sufficiently Definite
Page 2. Intention to be Bound
Page 3. Effectiveness and Reaching
Page 4. Withdrawal
Page 5. Revocation
Page 6. Termination
Page 7. Standard Terms
Page II. Acceptance
Page 1. Indication of Assent
Page 2. Assent With Modifications
Page a. Generally New Offer
Page b. Exception in Case of Immaterial Alterations
Page c. Battle of the Forms
Page 3. Period of Time for Acceptance
Page III. Modification or Termination of Contract
Page D. Part III of the Convention – Sale of Goods
Page VII. Damages
Page Video: Damages 1

Video: Damages 1

Page 1. Calculation of Damages
Page a. General Principles
Page b. Concrete Calculation
Page c. Concrete Calculation After Avoidance
Page d. Abstract Calculation After Avoidance
Page Video: Damages 2

Video: Damages 2

Page 2. Duty to Mitigate
Page 3. Exemption
Page a. Impediments to Performance
Page aa. Scope of Application
Page bb. Requirements
Page cc. Third Persons
Page dd. Temporary Impediments
Page ee. Legal Consequences
Page ff. Specifically: Hardship
Page gg. Burden of Proof
Page b. Failures to Perform Caused by the Other Party
Page VIII. Interest
Page Video: The Right to Avoid the Contract 1

Video: The Right to Avoid the Contract 1

Page Video: The Right to Avoid the Contract 2

Video: The Right to Avoid the Contract 2

Arbitration Page A. Introduction
Page Video: Main Characteristics
Page B. Main Characteristics of Arbitration
Page I. Party Autonomy
Page II. The Freedom to Choose the Laws Governing the Arbitration and to Choose Between Ad Hoc and Institutionalized Proceedings
Page III. Appointment of the Arbitrators
Page IV. Confidentiality of the Proceedings
Page V. No Appellate Level
Page Video: Distinction From Other Types of Dispute Resolution
Page VI. Distinction from other Means of Alternative Dispute Resolution
Page Video: Advantages and Disadvantages
Page C. Advantages and Disadvantages of Arbitration
Page Video: Validity of the Arbitration Agreement
Page D. The Arbitration Agreement
Page Video: Drafting an Arbitration Agreement
Page Video: The Applicable Law
Page E. The Applicable Law
Page I. To the Arbitration Agreement
Page II. To the Arbitration Proceedings
Page III. To the Substance of the Dispute
Page Video: The Arbitral Tribunal
Page F. The Arbitral Tribunal
Page Video: The Arbitral Proceedings
Page G. The Arbitral Proceedings
Page I. Initiation of the Proceedings
Page II. Preliminary Measures
Page III. Hearing
Page IV. Taking of Evidence
Page Video: Discovery
Page V. Interim and Conservatory Measures
Page VI. Rendering the Award
Page Video: Attacking the Arbitral Award
Page H. Attacking the Award
Page I. Setting Aside Procedure
Page II. Refusal of Enforcement
Page About the author
Page Further Resources
Written Advocacy Page Tutorial Legal Research and Writing

Tutorial Legal Research and Writing

Page Video: Introduction

Video: Introduction

Page Video: Establishing the Basis

Video: Establishing the Basis

Page Video: Judicature

Video: Judicature

Page Video: Statutes and Regulations

Video: Statutes and Regulations

Page Video: Legal Doctrine

Video: Legal Doctrine

Page Video: Legal Writing

Video: Legal Writing

Page In Focus: CRAC

In Focus: CRAC

Page In Focus: Structure

In Focus: Structure

Page In Focus: Responsiveness

In Focus: Responsiveness

Page Video: Citations


Page Video: Sources of Further Information and Concluding Remarks

Video: Sources of Further Information and Concluding Remarks

Page Vis Moot Specifics

Vis Moot Specifics

Page Content of a Memorandum

Content of a Memorandum

Page Formal Requirements
Page Useful Resources for Research

Useful Resources for Research

Oral Advocacy Page Video: Vis Moot Dos and Don'ts
File Overview: Vis Moot Dos and Don'ts
Page Video: Mock Arbitrations
Vis Moot Lore Page Video: Q&A with Prof. Dr. iur. Ingeborg Schwenzer, LL.M.

Video: Q&A with Prof. Dr. iur. Ingeborg Schwenzer, LL.M.

Page Video: Harry Flechtner's CISG Song
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