Thursday, 13 February 2020
|08:30||Arrival and registration of participants|
|08:45||Opening and introduction to the rules of the contest
Representative of Academy of European Law, Trier
FIRST ROUND: ORAL DEFENSE SESSION OF THE WRITTEN REPORT
|09:00||Teams briefing before the oral defence of their written reports|
|09:30||Defence of teams’ written reports (four parallel sessions)
Two or three teams confront with each other’s. Each team is given 20 minutes in order to introduce its written report
|10:00||Questions by teams and jury
Each team is given 10 minutes in order to ask 1 to 2 questions to the other team(s), before the jury is invited to ask questions to the different teams.
|11:30||Answers by teams
Teams have 10 minutes each in order to answer to the questions
|12:00||Wrap up session with jury and teams: what went right and wrong?
Jury comments on teams pleadings and gives tips and tricks to teams.
|12:30||Deliberation of the jury and distribution of case materials for the negotiation exercise|
SECOND ROUND: NEGOTIATION EXERCISE
|14:00||Preparation of negotiation exercise|
2 teams confront each other’s. Each team is given 20 minutes in order to give its position, before the negotiation continues in order to reach an agreement.
|17:30||Wrap up session with the jury: what went right and wrong?|
|18:00||End of first day and jury deliberation|
Friday, 14 February 2020
|08:45||Announcement of the two winning teams for the final round|
THIRD ROUND: MOOT COURT
|09:00||Teams Briefing before pleading
All the teams receive the case file. The two winning teams prepare their pleading. The other teams prepare one or two questions for the winning teams.
|10:00||Oral pleading by first team|
|10:30||Oral pleading by second team|
|11:00||Questions by jury and by other teams|
|11:30||Response by team Y|
|11:45||Response by team X|
|12:00||Wrap up session with the jury: what went right and wrong?|
|12:15||Deliberation by jury|
|13:00||Announcement of winning team and prize award|
|14:15||End of the contest|
Programme may be subject to amendment.