Our 2023 Regional Rounds will be held virtually again to keep teams’ and arbitrators' travel costs and carbon footprints down. They will be conducted in cooperation with KCAB International and Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration
The Registration Fee for participating directly in the Globals is: for teams from "very high" HDI Countries €850; for teams from "high" HDI Countries €650, for teams from "medium" HDI countries €450, or for teams from "low" HDI Countries €250, based on the UNDP Human Development Index. For teams participating via the China National Round (FDI Moot Shenzhen) and the South Asia Regional, the Registration Fee is €250. For teams participating via the All Africa Regional, the Registration Fee is €75.
has sponsored (2017, 2019-24) a USD1500 annual prize for the winner of the All Africa Regional. This multi-year sponsorship now gives us a solid foundation from which to seek additional support to give international opportunities to promising young lawyers in Africa.
has been a prize sponsor for the Africa Regional in 2016 and 2018 and has agreed to sponsor a USD500 annual prize for the Best Advocate (2019-21). The prize is awarded in the name of late International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) President Noël Ferris.
committed USD3000 to the 2022 Wälde Fund earmarked to support the top teams advancing from All Africa Regional. Three Crowns is also delighted to announce that it will provide coaching assistance (by videoconference) to the winner of the FDI Moot’s All Africa Regional. The initiative is part of Three Crowns’ larger commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in international arbitration.
The Egypt National Rounds will take place at Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy’s premises in Cairo, Egypt.
as host of the National Round has agreed to sponsor the winning team’s €650 registration fee to participate directly in the Globals.
All Egyptian teams must register via the FDI Moot Website and confirm their registration by depositing a registration fee of EGP1000 at MBH's premises; ignoring the website payment prompt. The deposit will be returned to teams after successful participation in the Egypt National Round. No show teams will lose the deposited registration fee. For any information about the Egyptian National Rounds and the payment procedures please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Teams from the South Asia Region must participate via the South Asia Regional. The top 4 South Asia Regional teams advance automatically to the Globals and are eligible for support from the Thomas Wälde Team Fund.
Teams not among the top 4 may still top up their registration fees to take part in the Globals (no access to TWF support). Indication of the wish to top up and participate in the Globals has to be sent to the FDI Administration within 5 days following the completion of the Regional Orals and may be subject to overall capacity restrictions at the Globals, in which case such teams will be accepted to the Globals according to the Regional ranking and first-come, first-serve.
The Asia Pacific Regional is organized in cooperation with KCAB INTERNATIONAL.
Registration fees for the Asia Pacific Regional vary according to the the team's home country HDI.
The top 6 Asia Pacific teams advance automatically to the Globals; if from a low- or medium-HDI country, the team is eligible for support from the Wälde Fund.
Up to 4 Asia Pacific teams may register to particpate directly in the Globals (full "very high" HDI registration fee regardless of home country HDI, no access to Wälde Fund support).
Please see FDI Moot Shenzhen. Approximately the top one-third of teams participating in the FDI Moot Shenzhen will advance directly to the Globals (50%) or via the Asia Pacific Regional (50%).
All teams advancing from a Regional to the Global Rounds and eligible for support from the Thomas Wälde Fund, i.e. from low- or medium-income (HDI) countries, must return the completed application for monetary assistance form before the Claimant Memorial deadline. Untimely applications will not be considered.
All eligible and timely applications remain subject to the usual considerations: availability of funds, HDI index of home country, number of team members travelling, travel costs, etc., and will be notified within a fortnight after the deadline.