Welcome to the Wisconsin International Commercial Arbitration (ICA) Moot Team website!  The Team’s primary function is to foster the study of international commercial law and arbitration for resolution of international business disputes.  To achieve this, the Team recruits, trains, and sends competitors to the annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria and the Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Hong Kong, China.



New Vis Team Announced!

Congratulations to the Vis 2011-2012 Team!

This year was a particularly competitive, and the coaches appreciate all of the hard work of those who tried out for the team.

The Vis 2011-2012 team is as follows (in no particular order):

Ami El-Shariff
Jennifer Johnson
Kim Stietz
Rachel Payne
Carolyn Orr
Sharone Assa
Fred Behrens
Kyle Engelke



19th Annual Willem C. Vis Problem (Vienna); 9th Annual Vis East Problem Released

The problem has been released for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, and can be downloaded under the Ninteenth Moot section, by clicking on the problem link.

The problem is the same for both the 19th Annual Willem C. Vis Vienna Competition and the 9th Annual Hong Kong Competition.




Congratulations to 2010-2011 Wisconsin Law School Vis team!

At the 2011 Vis competitions, the University of Wisconsin Law School Vis team is pleased to announce it received the following honors:

  • Don Olsen, Honorable Mention for Best Oralist, Hong Kong Competition
  • Team Vienna, Honorable Mention for Best Respondent’s Memorandum (Top 24 out of 254), Vienna Competition.

For more information about previous Wisconsin Law School Vis awards, visit our About us page.


Tryout Calendar

The 2011-2012 Wisconsin Law School Vis team tryout calendar has been updated, and can be downloaded here.  For more information about the tryout process, please visit our tryout page.

Note: For students trying out for a second time, the grading criteria for the 2011-2012 Vis team has changed.  The interview now only counts for 5% of the grade, and a teamwork component worth 5% has been added to the criteria.