In yet another significant mooting achievement, the university team comprising of Ayana Banerjee, Harsh Lahiri, Chaitanya Awasthi, Aashesh Singh and Simar Singh has emerged as the finalists at the South Asia Regional Rounds of the FDI International Arbitration Moot, 2018 held between the 17th of August and the 19th of August, 2018.
The FDI International Arbitration moot spans spans approximately six months each year and is conducted in two phases with an aim of inculcating in students, academicians and practitioners a practical understanding of investor/state arbitration issues. The South Asian regional rounds this year were organised by Kachwaha and partners and was conducted in New Delhi.
The teams that finish at the top of the New Delhi rounds advance to the Global rounds and receive financial assistance from the Thomas Waelde Fund instituted with an aim to support the participation of developing countries in the competition. The team representing NUJS finished as the finalists in the South Asia regional rounds and has qualified for the global orals held between the 8th to the 11th of November 2018 at the Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.
Apart from this Ayana Banerjee finished as the 3rd highest speaker of the tourament and both the speakers of the team finished in the top 15. The team also won the award for the second best skeletal memo.
We congratulate all the members of the winning team and the Moot Court Society for what has been yet another brilliant mooting achievement and wish the team all the best for their performance at the Global oral rounds.