22May 18

ICC YAF: Gone with the wind? Future of investment arbitration in the EU after Achmea award

Warsaw, Poland, • English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference on future of investment arbitration proceedings in the European Union.


The ICC YAF seminar will discuss in particular the consequences of the recent judgment of the CJEU in Slovak Republic v. Achmea B.V. (Case C-284/16).

The ICC YAF event will precede the Warsaw Arbitration and Mediation Days that will take place on 23-25 May.

Who should attend?

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years and under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. The ICC YAF Conference will be an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration, and to enrich their network in the region.


4:30 pm – 4:50 pmParticipants registration & welcome coffee
4:50 pm – 5:00 pmWelcoming remarks
5:00 pm – 6:30 pmPanel discussion
6:30 pm – 6:50 pmQ&A
6:50 pm – 7:00 pmClosing remarks followed by cocktails


Ivana BlagojevicDeputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, France
Ewelina WętrysAttorney at law, K&L Gates, Poland
Natalia JodłowskaAttorney at law, GESSEL, Poland
Luis Fernando RodríguezAttorney at law, Armesto & Asociados, Spain
Bartosz SolochAssistant Counsel, General Counsel to the Republic of Poland
Damien DevotAttorney at law, Meyer Fabre Avocats, France

Logistical notes


GESSEL Attorneys at Law

39 Sienna Street, Warsaw Towers, XV floor




Please register your participation by e-mail to Karolina Michalak until 21 May 2018.

For more information, please contact

  • Karolina Michalak
  • 22 318 69 51
  • Marketing Specialist

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