February 14, 2016 — The Pepperdine International Commercial Mediation team moved to the quarter-finals of the 11th annual ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition being held in Paris, France. The team consists of Professor Maureen Weston and students Ryan Storms, Kristofer Riklis, and Adam Lewental. The team’s success can be followed on Twitter using @ICCMediation, #ICCMW.
via the International Chamber of Commerce press release:
As the competition enters into its fifth day, eight teams representing six countries have pushed through to the quarter-finals of the 11th edition of the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.
The announcement was held this morning at International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Global Headquarters in Paris after more than a hundred vibrant and intense mediation sessions. The Clifford Chance Preliminary Rounds involved an international group of 226 law and business students whose talents reflected throughout the initial rounds.
The eight qualifying teams include: Sao Paulo Law School of Fundacao Getulio Vargas (Brazil), Universita degli Studi di Milano (Italy), University of New South Wales (Australia), University of Auckland (New Zealand), Monash University (Australia), Univeristy of Ottawa – Faculty of Law (Canada), Pepperdine University (United States) and Cornell Law School (United States).