On 8 June 2022 the kick off event of the new Young EFILA network took place in Amsterdam.

At this kick off event, the new Young EFILA members had an Oxford-style debate on the motion:

After Achmea, Komstroy and PL Holdings: the EU is still an attractive foreign investment destination

The debaters were:

  • Krystle Baptista Serna, KB Arbitration
  • Naomi Briercliffe, Allen & Overy
  • Georgios Fasfalis, Linklaters
  • Merryl Lawry-White, Debevoise
  • Isabel San Martin, Lalive
  • Richard Trinick, Three Crowns

The tribunal hearing the motion consisted of:

  • Prof. Gerard Meijer (Partner, Linklaters)
  • Dr. Crina Baltag (Stockholm University)
  • Mrs Nynke M. Hupkens-Sipma (Director Legal Affairs at Achmea)


some photo impressions of the Young EFILA kick off event 2022:


This event was hosted by Linklaters.