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Asia Pacific

asiapacificThe IISL introduced the Asia Pacific Regional Round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition in 1999. The winner of this round represents the Asia-Pacific region at the World Finals, which takes place in the framework of the IISL’s annual Colloquium, a contained event of the International Astronautical Congress.

 

Timeline for the 2021 AP Round of the Manfred Lachs Moot Court

Deadline for Submission of Requests for Clarification: 15 December 2020

Deadline for Registration and the First Installment of the Registration Fee: 31 January 2021

Deadline for Author to Respond to Requests for Clarification: 31 January 2021

Deadline for Submission of Memorials: 5 March 2021 (2:00 pm Beijing Time)

Announcement of Memorial Results: 5 April 2021

Deadline for Payment of the Remaining Fee (by the four teams accepted into the oral round): 10 April 2021

Regional Final Oral Round (online): 21 – 23 April 2021

The Asia Pacific Regional Round is governed by the Asia-Pacific Official Rules of Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition.

Registration

2021 Registration Form for the Asia-Pacific region

If you have questions about the above registration form, please contact lachsmoot-asiapacific@iislweb.org for registration details.

Rules applying to the Asia-Pacific region

Payment of the 2021 AP Registration Fees

Due to the impact of the COVID-19, the full Registration Fee has been reduced to 150 USD this year by the Regional Organizer. Registration is a two-fold process. Registration is confirmed once the Minimum Deposit Payment (75 USD) is received. Only the four teams entering into the online Oral Rounds will have to pay the full registration fee of 150 USD.

The Minimum Deposit Registration Payment must be received prior to the 31st January 2021. Teams that entering into the online Oral Rounds will be prompted to complete payment after the release of the results of the Memorial Round.

• The first installment of the registration fee (75 USD) is payable by 31 January 2021. This will qualify a team to submit written memorials for evaluation.
• Only the four teams accepted into the Oral Round will have to pay the full registration fee (150 USD) by 10 April 2021. Teams attending the Oral Round will be informed after the results of the Memorial Round are released.
• The registration fee has to be paid into the official account of Beijing Institute of Technology.

The following are the bank details where the registration fee has to be deposited:
Name of the payee: BEIJING INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Name of the bank: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA, BEIJING MUNICIPAL BRANCH, BEIJING, P.R.C.
Bank account no.: 0200007609014435495
Type of account: SAVINGS
SWIFT code: ICBKCNBJBJM
Email: bitspacelaw@126.com
Contact no: +861068913103

IISL Young Scholars Awards

The IISL Young Scholars Fund was created in 2011 to support the achievements of students participating in each of the four Regional Rounds of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition. The Fund grants monetary awards in the following categories:

  • Winning Team: 200 Euros
  • Team with the Best Memorials: 125 Euros
  • Best Oralist of the Regional Round: 100 Euros

The Young Scholars Fund has been formed and is largely maintained by donations from IISL members, to honor the very significant achievement of these students.

Contact details

Email the AP Representative at: lachsmoot-asiapacific@iislweb.org