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This year, more than 100 teams from all over the world participated in the competition. The team of the HSE Faculty of Law has once again proved itself successful both in written and oral stages of the competition. The team ranked the top-30 among in overall ranking, and the Respondent’s Memorandum was placed among the top-20 of the best memos.
The HSE FDI team of 2022 was represented by students of two Master’s programs: Nikita Gaevoy, Valeria Matorina, Victoria Polshakova and Anastasia Fomenko – students of Master’s program “Law of International Trade and Dispute Resolution”, and Dmitry Shchetinin - a graduate of Master’s program “Private International Law and International Commercial Arbitration”.
This year the competition was held in a hybrid format: some of the teams played virtually, and some - in person at King’s College London. During preparation for the international rounds, the HSE team participated in friendly online rounds with the teams of MSU and SPbSU, as well as the universities of Chile (Universidad de Chile), Colombia (Universidad Externado de Colombia) and Argentina (Universidad de San Andres). During international rounds, the team played against opponents from universities in China (Beijing University of International Business and Economics, Peking University School of Transnational Law), India (The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences) and the United Kingdom (City, University of London).
The 2022 case dealt with the application of the res judicata principle, the exhaustion of local remedies, violations of the FPS standard, compensation for war losses, as well as compensation for moral damages caused to the private entity during an armed conflict.
The arbitrators of the FDI Moot were lawyers from leading international law firms and scholars in the fields of international investment and commercial arbitration.
The team was coached by the competition participants of the previous years and graduates of the Higher School of Economics: Elena Murashko (Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation), Daniil Vlasenko (Schellenberg Wittmer) and Konstantin Ksenofontov (Associate Professor of the Department of International Law of the Higher School of Economics).
The team expresses gratitude to the sponsor, the law firm “Saveliev, Batanov & Partners”. The team is also grateful to the Russian Arbitration Center for providing conference rooms for participation in virtual rounds.