Since 2017, preliminary rounds of FDI Saint-Petersburg Pre-Moot have been held in Russia. In 2017-18, the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration hosted the preliminary rounds of the competition along with the International and Comparative Law Research Center and St. Petersburg State University. In 2019 the competition was supported by RIMA.
Teams from universities of Russia, Belarus, France, Australia, etc. participated in the FIAMC preliminary rounds 2017-2019.
The teams have an opportunity to practice their skills of presenting their positions on the eve of global rounds. Prior to the rounds, a mini-conference is held to discuss the most topical and interesting issues on the global investment arbitration agenda.
The exact dates of the next rounds of FDI Saint-Petersburg Pre-Moot as well as the contact details of the organizers will be published in summer 2020.
In 2020, Saint-Petersburg FDI Pre-Moot will be held online.
On October 30, 2020, the traditional Conference on investment arbitration will take place.
Among speakers of the Conference are the leading experts, including Hans van Houtte (Iran–United States Claims Tribunal), Eva Kalnina (Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler), Sophie Lamb QC (Latham & Watkins), Loukas Mistelis (Queen Mary University of London), Lluís Paradell Trius (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer), Mohamed Abdel Wahab (Zulficar & Partners), Jeswald Salacuse (Tufts University), Yarik Kryvoi (Investment Treaty Forum), Lucas Bastin (Essex Court Chambers) and others.
The Conference will be moderated be Dimitriy Mednikov, one of the authors of the 2020 FDI MOOt Case, and Ksenia Koroteeva, former coach of the FDI team of MGIMO University (Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler).
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On October 31, 2020, 12 teams from all over the globe will participate in online oral rounds.
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More details on the Conference and oral rounds will be provided on this website soon. Stay tuned!