Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Telders International Law Moot Court Competition . . . and the 400th Anniversary of Mare Liberum (the Free Seas) by Hugo Grotius
The 32nd Telders International Law Moot Court Competition begins next week in the Netherlands. The subject of this year's competition is dedicated to the 400th anniversary of Mare Liberum (the Free Seas) by Hugo Grotius (Hugo de Groot)."
This year's competition in The Hague will be The Mare Liberum Case Concerning sovereignty over Abundantia Ridge and other matters (Rosmarus v Urusus). It concerns a claim for damages by Rosmarus after an explosion and leak at an offshore oil rig operated by Urusus and the seizure of an Urusus-flagged fishing vessel by Rosmarus. The problem is available by clicking here..
Hat tip to Douwe Sikkema