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Thomas Waelde Fund Donors

The late Prof. Thomas Wälde and Mr. Ian Laird in September 2008 launched an appeal to raise funds to support developing country teams' participation in the FDI Moot. The Thomas Wälde Team Fund distributes donations in the form of accommodation or travel subsidies. The full amount of all donations received goes to teams. Teams receiving subsidies are selected based on available funds and team needs.

Since 2010 FTI Consulting has matched donations (up to US $2500), and since 2011, Skadden has done the same (up to US $1500). We would like to thank the individuals and organisations for their donations and FTI Consulting and Skadden for their matching support.

If you would like to make a donation, please click here: Donation Form US taxpayers may wish to donate via Network for Good_CILS Benefactors. Donations administered through CILS Benefactors ("Network for Good"and "PayPal") may be tax-deductible. Use PayPal for your Donation:

Salzburg, 25 October 2008 - The Wälde family has permitted the FDI Moot to name its prize for the best advocate in honour of Prof. Wälde. The prize will be known as the Thomas Wälde Advocacy Award for Best Oralist. It will be awarded to the best individual advocate of the Oral Hearings (determined by adding the scores awarded to that oralist in two Preliminary Rounds in which he/she argued).

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