16Apr 18

ICC YAF: Killing me softly with EU Law: What to do after the CJEU Judgement in Achmea?

London, United Kingdom, • English

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a breakfast seminar in the wake of the controversial CJEU ruling in Slowakische Republik v. Achmea BV in order to discuss and consider the consequences of this ruling and the impact it will have on intra-EU treaty arbitration.


A panel of leading academics and practitioners in the field will be sharing their thoughts on the CJEU ruling, following which debate from the floor will be encouraged. The event will be preceded by breakfast and will be  sponsored by Pinsent Masons.

Who should attend?

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


08.00-8.30Breakfast and Registration
08.30-08.45Opening Remarks
08.45-10.00Panel discussion and floor debate


Gloria AlvarezLecturer, University of Aberdeen
Matthieu GregoireBarrister, 4 New Square
Stephanie HawesAssociate, Allen & Overy
Veronika KoromAvocat & Solicitor, Bredin Prat; Assistant Professor, ESSEC Business School
Florian QuintardSenior Associate, Pinsent Masons (Moderator)
Rachael O’GradySenior Associate, Mayer Brown (Moderator
Jeff SullivanPartner, Gibson Dunn
Ralf WillerCounsel, Hengeler Mueller

Logistical notes


Pinsent Masons, 30 Crown Pl, London, EC2A 4ES


Please note that places for this event are limited so early registration is recommended.

To register, please follow this link

For any further details of the event, please contact

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