The Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court (FIAMC 2021) Student Competition
BIU LAW Team to the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court (FIAMC 2021) Student Competition
This year, a team of 4 students LLB students from the Bar-Ilan Faculty of Law will be the first and only Israeli team to participate in the virtual version of the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court (FIAMC 2021) – the oldest and most prestigious student competition in the area of investment protection law.
The competition -which will be held in March 2021- simulates litigation against teams from around the world before an investment arbitration tribunal - composed of experts from leading international law firms, academia, and judges from the International Court of Justice. The FIAMC competition is unique in that it combines actual historical events and the law of investment protection, one of the most modern and fastest developing areas of international law.
Participating and preparing for the competition requires many hours of intense learning. Beginning with training on the principles of international law and arbitration in investment disputes; followed by rigorous legal research on the variety of issues that arise in the competition case; and, concluding with simulating many of the various complex international law issues that arise from the case.
The team is coached by Nir Deutsch, a lawyer at the international law department of the Israeli Ministry of Justice and a part-time lecturer at Bar-Ilan University, with academic supervision by the senior Bar-Ilan Law Faculty staff members: Prof. Arie Reich and Dr. Sivan Shlomo-Agon.
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