Upcoming EFILA Opportunities: Annual Lecture October 2022 and Young Practitioners and Scholars Essay Competition 2023

Young EFILA would like to remind you of two fantastic opportunities:

8th EFILA Annual Lecture

We would like to invite you to the EFILA Annual Lecture, this year taking place on 13 October at the Press Club Brussels Europe in Brussels.

The 2022 lecture will focus on “ESG Investment Strategy”

This EFILA Annual Lecture consists of two parts. First, Jillian Kirn of Climate Change Counsel will give a general overview on ESG, thereby providing the framework for the ESG discussion. Second, Laurent Lhopitallier of Sanofi will explain how ESG investments work in practice by presenting Sanofi’s ESG investment strategy.


14.30 – 15.00 Registration & coffee

15.00 – 15.15 Welcome address by Prof. Nikos Lavranos (Secretary General of EFILA)

15.15 – 16.15 Annual Lecture by Jillian Kirn (Climate Change Counsel) and Laurent Lhopitallier (Sanofi)

16.15 – 17.00 Panel discussion and Q&A

17.00 – 19.00 Drinks

For more information and to register click here.

Young Practitioners and Scholars Essay Competition 2023

The Editorial Committee of the European Investment Law and Arbitration Review invites original, unpublished, high quality submissions for the Young Practitioners and Scholars Essay Competition 2023.

The essay competition is open to all practitioners, scholars and students from around the world. Essays, of between 5,000-12,000 words, must be submitted to eilarev@efila.org by 1 March 2023.

Further information, including on eligibility can be found here.

The winning submission and the runner-up submission will be published in the Review.

In addition, the following prizes will be awarded:

  • First prize: EUR 500 worth of books sponsored by Brill / Nijhoff
  • Second prize: EUR 250 worth of books sponsored by Brill / Nijhoff
  • Third prize: EUR 150 cash sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright, London

All winners will receive a complimentary pass to the 2023 EFILA Annual Conference.

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