Foreign Direct Investment Moot Court Competition. Global Rounds

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FDI Moot is the most famous competition of the "moot court" type in the field of investment arbitration. Each year approximately 100 teams from all around the world participate in this contest. The FDI Moot is organized since 2008 by the Center for International Legal Studies (CILS) in Salzburg, Suffolk University Law School, Pepperdine University Law School, the German Institute of Arbitration (DIS), and the Centre for European Law at King's College London.

During the competition, students play the role of lawyers representing the investor and the state in a dispute before an international arbitration tribunal acting on the basis of an agreement on mutual promotion and protection of investments (BIT).

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FDI Global
Statistics since
2013
Eligibility
International
Working Languages
Field
Investment Arbitration
Website
FDI Global Editions
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Organisers

Title

Number of Teams

Past Finalists

Year
Winner
Runner-up
2020
University of Sao Paulo
flag-BR Brazil
Paris Bar School
flag-FR France
2019
Saint Petersburg State University
flag-RU Russian Federation
MGIMO University
flag-RU Russian Federation
2018
Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov
flag-RU Russian Federation
University of Montevideo
flag-UY Uruguay
2017
National Law School of India University
flag-IN India
N/A
2016
Paris Bar School
flag-FR France
Harvard University
flag-US United States (USA)
2015
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
flag-GR Greece
Pelita Harapan University
flag-ID Indonesia
2014
University of Warsaw
flag-PL Poland
New York University
flag-US United States (USA)
2013
Harvard University
flag-US United States (USA)
Monash University
flag-AU Australia

Track records (2013-2021)

Law School
Winner
Runner-up
Recent title
Paris Bar School
flag-FR France
1
1
2016
Harvard University
flag-US United States (USA)
1
1
2013
University of Sao Paulo
flag-BR Brazil
1
0
2020
Saint Petersburg State University
flag-RU Russian Federation
1
0
2019
Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov
flag-RU Russian Federation
1
0
2018
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