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Marcin Menkes

Marcin Menkes
Name and surname

Marcin Menkes

Dr. habil.
Professional titles


  • Polish
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Capital markets and stock exchange
  • Commercial law and commercial contracts
  • Economic law
  • European law
  • Financial markets
  • International arbitration
  • International commercial law and international commercial contracts
  • International investment arbitration
  • International Sales of Goods
  • Investment arbitration
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Securities
Year of birth







Queritius – Of Counsel [2020 – present]
Warsaw School of Economics – Assistant Professor, Head of Postgraduate Studies of the Law and Economics of the Capital Market [2011- present]
European Commission – Arbitrator and Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) Expert [2022 – present]
World Bank – “Women, Business and the Law” Survey National Expert [2020 – present]
Visiting fellow/lecturer at Université libre de Bruxelles (2022-2023), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (2023), Leiden Law School (2022), University of Michigan Law School (2021-2022), Cambridge University (2019), Cornell Law School (2019), Università degli Studi di Torino (2018), Università degli Studi di Firenze (2017), LIUC – Università Cattaneo (2017), Università di Bologna (2017).


Books, handbooks, commentaries

M. Menkes, C. Nagy (eds.), Russian Aggression on Ukraine and International Economic Law (expected in 2024).

L. Gruszczynski, M. Menkes, V. Blikova, P. Farah (eds.), The Crisis of Multilateral Legal Order: Causes, Dynamics and Consequence, Routledge 2022.

L. Gruszczynski, M. Menkes, Ł. Nowak, Introduction to International Economic Law, CH Beck, Warsaw 2016.

M. Menkes, Economic Governance in Public International Law, CH Beck, Warsaw 2016.

M. Menkes (ed.), Economics and the Building of Social Capital, Oficyna Wydawnicza SGH, Warszawa 2016.

M. Menkes, State Immunity from Jurisdiction and Execution. A Commentary to the UN Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property and European Convention on State Immunity, Oficyna Wydawnicza SGH, Warsaw 2013.

M. Menkes, Economic Sanctions – International Law Analysis, Dom Wydawniczy Duet, Toruń 2011.

 Academic articles

Investment protection. Country Report: Poland [in:] K. Nadakavukaren, R. Polanco (eds.), Edward Elgar Encyclopedia of International Economic Law, Edward Elgar (forthcoming).

Commentary on cross-border services on the capital market [in:] M. Wierzbowski, L. Sobolewski, P. Wajda (eds.), Capital Market Law. Commentary, C.H. Beck 2023.

Comparative Costs and Financing of Permanent Dispute Settlement Mechanisms, Academic Forum on ISDS Concept Paper 2022/1 – NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 22-37 (2022).

BRIC out of the (Bretton) Woods. Or Are They? Chinese-Russian Clearing and Settlement Cooperation, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation vol. 37, iss. 10 (2022), pp. 400-411 (co-author with dr Qing Zhao).

ISDS Reform: Financing of the Permanent Investment (Appeals) Body, Journal of International Dispute Settlement vol. 12, iss. 3 (2021), pp. 462-476.

Sanctions of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, The Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law, https://bit.ly/3mf0CU2.

Screening of Foreign Investments: Promises and Perils of New Technologies [in:] C. Nagy (ed.), World trade and local public interest: trade liberalization and national regulatory sovereignty, Springer 2020.

Rule of Law in International Monetary and Financial Law: Reviving Old Spectres, European Yearbook of International Economic Law 2019.

Financial Sector, Sovereign Debt Restructuring and the Rule of Law, Zeitschrift für Europarechtliche Studien 3(22)/2019, pp. 407-428.

The Legality of US Investment Sanctions on Iran: Challenges and Opportunities for Pax Americana without the US, Canadian Yearbook of International Law vol. 56(2019), pp. 328-364.

Requiem for Transparency, European Investment Law and Arbitration Review vol. 2(2017).

Better an Honest Enemy Than a False Friend. Remarks on Investment Arbitration in TTIP, Państwo i Prawo no. 2(2017). 200 Years of the Congress of Vienna: From the Harmony of Powers to the Power of Harmony [in:] E. Cała-Wacinkiewicz, J. Menkes, W. Pęksa, W. Staszewski, J. Nowakowska-Małusecka (eds.), Idee, normy i instytucje Kongresu Wiedeńskiego – 200 lat później. Perspektywa prawnomiędzynarodowa, CH Beck, Warszawa 2017.

The Case of Argentinian Bonds: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego no. 1(2017).

Financial Governance, Money Laundering and International Law’s New Clothes, Journal of Management and Financial Sciences iss. 25(2016).

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