Veronika Korom
Professeur assistant, Département Droit et Environnement de l'Entreprise

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Université Aix-Marseille III (Doctorate in law, 2014), College of Law (LPC, 2007), University of Oxford (MJur, 2005), Université Eötvös Loránd of Budapest (dr. jur., 2004) and Université Aix-Marseille III (Bachelor in Law, 2002).


Veronika Korom is an assistant professor for international business law & arbitration. She is dual-qualified as solicitor of England and Wales and as avocat admitted to the Paris bar, and is also a member of the Budapest bar.

Veronika has 10 years of experience working in leading international law firms in Paris and London and acting as counsel in large-scale and complex international arbitration proceedings under the main arbitration rules (ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA and SCC). She has particular expertise in investment arbitrations involving States from the Middle East and Member States of the European Union and questions of EU law. She regularly advises companies and States in a variety of economic sectors such as energy, gas and hydrocarbons, construction, telecommunications, civil aviation and mining. She also serves as a secretary to arbitral tribunals and represents clients in various types of annulment and setting-aside proceedings, as well as in domestic enforcement proceedings and proceedings before the Courts of the European Union.

Veronika is a contributor for Hungary to the New York Convention project.

Veronika is referenced as arbitrator on the list of arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and on the list of arbitrators of the OHADA Common Court of Justice and Arbitration. She is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC). 

She is the acting President of the Hungarian Arbitration Association and a member of the Academic Forum on ISDS. 

Veronika has been recognised as a "Future Leader" in arbitration in France by Who's Who Legal for 2019 and 2020.

Veronika's main research interests are corporate law, comparative law, international investment law, international investment arbitration, EU law and the interaction between the international and EU legal orders in the field of international investment protection. She is fluent in English, French, German and Hungarian.


Publications académiques
  "Signature de l'accord plurilatéral portant extinction des traités bilatéraux d'investissement intra-européens : la dernière heure de l'arbitrage d'investissement en Europe a-t-elle sonné ?" (V. Korom, ), Recueil Dalloz, sept. 2020, Numéro 30, p. 1687‑1688
  "L'avenir du CETA : l'avis de la CJUE et la ratification par la France" (V. Korom), Recueil Dalloz, sept. 2019, Numéro 31, p. 1752
  "Vers une nouvelle loi sur la surveillance?" (V. Korom), Recueil Dalloz, juil. 2019, Numéro 24, p. 1384
  "Jurisprudence Achmea : la fin de l'arbitrage d'investissement au sein de l'Union européenne?" (V. Korom, ), Recueil Dalloz, oct. 2018, Numéro 36, p. 2005‑2010
  "Freedom of establishment for companies: the European Court of Justice confirms and refines its Daily Mail decision in the Cartesio case C-210/06" (V. Korom, P. Metzinger), Company and Financial Law Review, avr. 2009, Vol. 6, Numéro 1
  "Centros and the cost of branching" (V. Korom, M. Becht, L. Enriques), Journal of Corporate Legal Studies, avr. 2009, Vol. 9, Numéro 1
  "La liberté d'établissement des personnes morales et l'affaire Cartesio: un pas en arrière?" (V. Korom), Revue Lamy Droit des Affaires, mars 2009, Numéro 36

  Hungary. In: Investment Arbitration in Central and Eastern Europe. (UK) : Edward Elgar Publishing, Csongor István Nagy. 2019, p. 156-219
  Certification and Transfer of Securities; Companies: Supplementary Provisions; Companies: Interpretation. In: Companies Act 2006 - Kommentar. Munich (Germany) : C.H.Beck, Alexander Schall. 2014
  The Cost of Limited Branching in the EU. In: Perspectives in Company Law and Financial Regulation - Essays in Honour of Professor Eddy Wymeersch (avec M. Becht, L. Enriques). Oxford (UK) : Cambridge University Press, Michel Tison, Hans De Wulf, Christoph Van der Elst, Reinhard Steennot. 2009

Publications professionnelles
  "Challenges to ICC and Other Foreign Institutional Arbitration under the New Hungarian Arbitration Act" (V. Korom), ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin, nov. 2019, Vol. 2019, Numéro 3, p. 19‑22
  "Arrêt Achmea : quelles stratégies pour les entreprises européennes pour protéger leurs investissements dans l?UE ?" (V. Korom, H. Bouthinon‑Dumas), Juriste d'entreprise magazine, juin 2018, Vol. 8, Numéro 31, p. 30‑31

Working papers
  "Faut-il avoir peur des tribunaux d'investissement du CETA?" (V. Korom). Essec Research Center, DR‑- nov. 19.

Autres publications
Articles de presse
  "Is There Finally a (Partial) Solution to the 2017 Hungarian Arbitration Act?s Controversial Requirement that Arbitrators Reimburse Fees If the Award is Set Aside?". Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 08 août 2019
  "Hungary Gives the Green Light for the Conclusion of a Termination Agreement for Intra-EU BITs". Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 14 janv. 2019

Autres activités pédagogiques

Paris Dauphine Univeristy

Pázmány Péter University of Budapest


Activités scientifiques
Communications présentées à des conférences
  "Why the proposed procedure for the selection of MIC judges does not serve the interest of small EU states", EFILA Side Event at the UNCITRAL Working Group III meeting (Vienna, October 2019), European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration, Vienna, Austria, 16 oct. 2019
  "Hacked evidence - now what?", Kyiv Arbitration Days, Ukrainian Bar Association, Kyiv, Ukraine, 13 sept. 2019
  "Women in arbitration", Female Arbitration - Gender equality in international arbitration?, Clifford Chance, ArbitralWomen, DIS, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 04 sept. 2019
  "State of Play in Intra-EU Investment Protection and Arbitration", The Impact of EU Investment Law on International Economic Regionalism, University of Teramo, Teramo, Italie, 15 mai 2019
  "Intra-EU ISDS - what next?", Alternatives to intra-EU ISDS in the aftermath of Achmea and the Member States? Declaration of 15 January 2019, ESSEC Business School, Paris, France, 02 avr. 2019
  "World Investment Courts: Would It Work?", Tour de Arbitration, Centre for Advanced Research in Dispute Settlement, Paris, France, 05 févr. 2019
  "Constructing a Multilateral Investment Court", EFILA Annual Conference - The EU and the future of international investment law and arbitration, EFILA (European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration), London, UK, 31 janv. 2019
  "Minimizing costs in international arbitration: tips and tricks", Young ICCA Skills Training Workshop on Efficiency and Costs in International Arbitration, Young ICCA, Zagreb, Croatia, 07 déc. 2018
  "What are the implications of Achmea in investment treaty law? What degree of notice should national courts give to intra-EU investment treaty awards in light of the Achmea judgment?", The EU law of unintended consequences - What is the impact of the Achmea judgment on investment and dispute settlement in the EU energy sector?, European University Institute, HEC, Dechert, Paris, France, 16 nov. 2018
  "Why Budapest? - Budapest as venue of arbitration", Hungarian Arbitration on UNCITRAL Bases, Court of Arbitration of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce, Hungarian Ministry of Justice, Budapest, Hungary, 14 nov. 2018
  "The consequences of the CJEU's Achmea judgment for investment treaty arbitration", DAA Investment Arbitration Committee Meeting, Dutch Arbitration Association (DAA), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 15 juin 2018
  "EU law and intra-EU investment arbitration - where do we stand?", CILS International Arbitration Symposium, Center for International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria, 07 juin 2018
  "The CJEU's Achmea judgment and intra-EU disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty", Wolters Kluwer Third Hungarian Energy Law Conference , Wolters Kluwer, Budapest, Hongrie, 31 mai 2018
  "Arbitrability under the French, English and Hungarian law", The New Hungarian Arbitration Act: Views from Hungary and Abroad, Central European Univeristy, Budapest, Hongrie, 17 mai 2018
  "The Impact of Achmea on Intra-EU Investment Treaty Arbitration", Killing me softly with EU Law: What to do after the CJEU Judgement in Achmea?, International Chamber of Commerce - Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF), London, UK, 16 avr. 2018
  "The Future of Intra-EU Investment Arbitration in the Aftermath of the Achmea Judgment ", Paris Arbitration Week 2018, Paris, France, 11 avr. 2018
  "Enforcement of Arbitral Awards and European Union Law", The New York Convention and European Union Law. Celebrating 60 Years of the New York Convention, University of Oxford, Institute of European and Comparative Law, Oxford, UK, 28 mars 2018
  "Best Practices for Working with In-House Counsel", In-house & External Counsel ? What we've always wanted to tell each other, YIAG and ICDR Y&I Seminar, Frankfurt, Germany, 19 oct. 2017
  "Provisional Measures in Investment Arbitration", Interim Measures and Security for Costs in Arbitration Proceedings, International Chamber of Commerce - Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF), Budapest, Hungary, 19 mai 2017
  "Backlash Against Investment Arbitration and Issue Conflicts", Investment Arbitration in Challenging Times ? Issue Conflicts and the Problem of Legitimacy, International Chamber of Commerce - Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF), Frankfurt, Germany, 07 mars 2017
  "Lessons Learned from the ICSID Proceedings against Hungary in the Field of Energy", First Hungarian Energy Law Conference, Wolters Kluwer, Budapest, Hungary, 13 sept. 2016
  "Parallel Proceedings and Abuse of Process", CILS International Arbitration Symposium, Center for International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria, 03 juin 2016
  "Intra-EU Investment Arbitration: The CEE Perspective", CEU and Hungarian Academy of Sciences Joint Symposium, Central European Univeristy & Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 20 mai 2016
  "The EU and International Investment Law and Arbitration: Strange Bedfellows?", Shearman & Sterling International Arbitration Speaker Series, Shearman & Sterling LLP, London, UK, 12 mai 2015
  "The Protection of Foreign Investment in International Law and EU Law", Hungarian Academy of Sciences Speaker Series, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 08 janv. 2015
  "Structuring Intra-EU Investments to Obtain Investment Protection in the European Union", CILS International Arbitration Symposium, Center for International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria, 25 avr. 2014
  "Investment Arbitration in the EU: The Beginning of the End?", Recent Developments in the Law of International Arbitration, University of Oxford, Institute of European and Comparative Law, Oxford, UK, 12 oct. 2012
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