Court of Arbitration at the Confederation of Lewiatan - modern institution serving entrepreneurs and quick resolution of commercial disputes

Polish Arbitration Law Conference


Polish Arbitration Law Conference

18 September 2014, Royal Castle in Warsaw


The conference was a great opportunity to meet the whole environment of arbitration in Poland. Its purpose was to discuss the current legal status with regard to comparative legal perspective and all desirable directions of change that would increase the competitiveness of our arbitration law in comparison with other jurisdictions in the world. Introduction to the discussion was the publication “Polish Arbitration Law” – which is analysis of polish legislation and judicature concerning arbitration. The conference was aimed at exchange and gathering views of the entire arbitration environment. It comprised the basis for the proposed legislative amendments which was forwarded to the public authorities as a "White Book of Arbitration".

The Conference was organized within the framework of the Project “Competitiveness of Arbitration” cofinanced by the European Union and participation in it was free.

The conference was organized under the honorary patronage of the Minister of Economy and Minister of Justice.

Conference partners: The Court of Arbitration for Internet Domains at the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Allerhand Institute, Forum Obywatelskiego Rozwoju, Court of Arbitration at Consulting Engineers and Experts Association, Polish Judges Association "Iustitia”, ICC Poland, Court of Arbitration at Nowotomyska Izba Gospodarcza, Court of Arbitration at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice.

Academic partners of the conference: University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, Kozminski University, Jagiellonian University, University of Silesia, Adam Mickiewicz University, Warsaw University and University of Wroclaw.

Speakers at the conference were: prof. dr hab. Jerzy Rajski, prof. Stanisław Sołtysiński, prof. dr hab. Maksymilian Pazdan, prof. Wojciech Popiołek, prof. Tomasz Stawecki, dr Marcin Asłanowicz, prof. dr hab. Łukasz Błaszczak, inż. Zbigniew Boczek, mec. Maciej Jamka, mec. Bartłomiej Jankowski, mec. Michał Kocur, mec. Bartosz Krużewski, dr Ireneusz Matusiak, dr Katarzyna Michałowska, SSR Łukasz Piebiak, dr Wojciech Sadowski, dr Rafał Sikorski, dr Krzysztof Stefanowicz, mec. Małgorzata Surdek, dr Maciej Tomaszewski, dr Maciej Zachariasiewicz, mec. Kamil Zawicki, dr Karol Zawiślak, dr hab. Grzegorz Żmij. The coordinator of the conference was dr Maciej Zachariasiewicz.