Gone with the Wind?
The Future of Investment Arbitration in the EU in the Wake of the Achmea Award

22 May 2018

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Venue: GESSEL, ul.Sienna 39, XV floor 00-121 Warsaw

GESSEL Attorneys at Law has the pleasure of inviting you to a debate on the future of investment arbitration proceedings in the European Union organized by the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF). In the course of the event, we will discuss, in particular, the consequences of the recent judgment of the CJEU in Slovak Republic v. Achmea B.V. (case C-284/16). This ICC YAF event will be a warm-up to the Warsaw Arbitration and Mediation Days which will take place on 23-25 May.


4:30 pm – 4:50 pm    Participants registration & welcome coffee

4:50 pm – 5:00 pm    Welcoming remarks

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm    Panel discussion

6:30 pm – 6:50 pm    Q&A

6:50 pm – 7:00 pm    Closing remarks followed by cocktails


Ivana Blagojevic, Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, France
Ewelina Wętrys, Attorney at law, K&L Gates, Poland
Natalia Jodłowska, Attorney at law, GESSEL, Poland
Luis Fernando Rodríguez, Attorney at law, Armesto & Asociados, Spain
Bartosz Soloch, Assistant Counsel, General Counsel to the Republic of Poland
Olga Owczarek, Solicitor, Allen & Overy LLP, London


The event is free of charge.
To register your participation by, please e-mail to Karolina Michalak by 21 May 2018
Contact: Karolina Michalak, Marketing Specialist, tel. 22 318 69 51, k.michalak@gessel.pl