4th TNNLU – CCI National Online Moot Court Competition, 2021 [May 28th – 30th, 2021], Register by April 12, 2021

Tamil Nadu National Law University takes immense pleasure in announcing the 4th edition of TNNLU – CCI National Moot Court Competition which will be held from 28th – 30th of May 2021.

About the 4th TNNLU CCI National Online Moot Court Competition, 2021

Competition law is a rapidly developing field of law although being relatively new in the Indian legal sphere. The applicability of Competition law is wide and is spread across various disciplines of commerce, consumer protection and jurisprudence of free trade and is constantly evolving. In this connection, the TNNLU – CCI Moot aims to further the vision of the CCI by promoting, sustaining and enabling young scholars and providing a platform for engagement and discourse.

The MCC of TNNLU has been regularly conducting various inter and intra moot court competitions since 2014. The first edition of the National Moot Court Competition was organised from 24th to 26th March, 2017. In 2018, MCC collaborated with the Indian Fair-Trade Regulator, Competition Commission of India (CCI) for the first time to organise the 1st edition of the TNNLU – CCI National Moot Court Competition which saw large participation from law students all over India. The 2nd TNNLU – CCI National Moot Court Competition conducted in 2019, and the 3rd edition in 2020. This year we are happy to collaborate with CCI once again to organise the 4th edition from May 28th – 30th, 2021. The moot problem is based on ‘crisis cartelization’ during a pandemic.

Mode

The mode of the Competition will be online through the virtual meeting platform – Webex.

Eligibility

All students enrolled in a three (3) year LL.B. programme or a five (5) year LL.B. programme shall be eligible to participate in the Competition. However, only one team per institution shall be eligible to participate. Students enrolled in post-graduate or diploma courses are not eligible to participate.

Team Composition

The team composition for the Competition shall be either two members (Both the members designated as Speakers) or three members (Two members designated as Speakers and one member designated as a Researcher).

Registration

We will be hosting 24 teams selected on a first-come, first-serve basis through provisional registration. Provisional registration will enable an Institution to reserve a slot which can be later secured by completing the registration process by emailing us the soft copy of the Registration Form and the confirmation of payment of fees towards registration. More information can be found in our Brochure below. We have already received provisional registration from 24 Institutions. Other institutions may send a mail expressing their interest to us at nmcc@tnnlu.ac.in which would be considered for the waiting list. We will communicate to the waitlisted teams after April 12, 2021.

Important Dates

The important dates of the Competition are as below:

Commencement of Provisional Registration March 16, 2021
Release of Moot Problem & Rules April 6, 2021
Last Date for Final Registration 11:59 PM (IST), April 12, 2021
Last Date for Seeking Clarifications 11:59 PM (IST), April 16, 2021
Release of Clarifications April 19, 2021
Deadline for submission of Soft Copy of the Memorials for Memorial Qualifier Round 11:59 PM (IST), May 5, 2021
Release of Results of the Memorial Qualifier Round May 9, 2021
Final Submission of Qualified Memorials 11:59 PM (IST), May 21, 2021
Orientation and Memorial Exchange May 28, 2021
Dates of the Competition May 29 and 30, 2021

The Competition includes the following awards:

Awards Prize Money
Winners Rs. 40, 000/-
Runners Up Rs. 30, 000/-
Best Researcher Rs. 10, 000/-
Best Speaker Rs. 10, 000/-
Best Memorial Rs. 10, 000/-

Contact Information

Email: nmcc@tnnlu.ac.in

Student Coordinators:

Mr Ashwin Bala Someshwerar: +91-73392 97775

Ms Gunasree : +91-94875 91426

For more details, refer 4th TNNLU NMCC Brochure

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