Przegląd Prawa Handlowego [Commercial Law Review] monthly was established in 1991. It continues the traditions of the periodical with the same title, published in the interwar period. PPH was the first periodical on the publishing market that accompanied the reactivation of commercial law in Poland after the political and socio-economic transformations of the 1990s. From the beginning it has been a popular and highly valued journal dealing with topics of commercial law in Poland, the European Union, and other jurisdictions around the world.
The author receives 20 points for a publication in Commercial Law Review (the Annex to the Communication of the Minister of Education and Science of 9 February 2021 regarding the list of academic journals and reviewed materials from international conferences, issued on the basis of Article 267, para. 3 of the Act on Higher Education and Science of 20 July 2018, Polish Journal of Laws [Dziennik Ustaw], consolidated text: 2020, item 85, as amended).
The journal is included in the international European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIH+) database.
Przegląd Prawa Handlowego publishes a wide range of articles: commentaries, problem presentations, analyses, educational and consultative articles. New and proposed normative instruments of Polish and EU law are discussed. In terms of subjects, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego covers mainly commercial law (law for entrepreneurs), with special focus on company and partnership law, including European companies, European economic interest groupings, and European Cooperative Societies. Other topics include the law of commercial contracts, commercial insurance, securities, financial instruments, industrial property, protection against unfair competition, advertising, and the media. The mission of Przegląd Prawa Handlowego is to present topical issues - the most important and the most difficult ones - from the above areas, responding to any amendments of national, EU or international law. As for the subjects covered, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego cooperates with Glosa [Judgment Commentary] quarterly, which publishes complementary papers about case law: reviews of case law, commentaries on judgments, and monographic papers concerning judgments of Polish and European courts, especially the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Among the members of the Programme Council and the Editorial College, as well as reviewers of manuscripts for Przegląd Prawa Handlowego there are outstanding legal scholars and practitioners. These are professors of Polish universities (Warsaw, Krakow, Katowice, Wrocław, Łódź, Lublin, Poznań) as well as foreign ones (US, UK, Italy), well-known and renowned practitioners: judges, arbitrators, advocates, attorneys at law, notaries. One of them is a judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union, several others are Polish Supreme Court justices.
Przegląd Prawa Handlowego is addressed to a broad group of readers, including all legal practitioners, research scholars working at faculties of law and administration, members of company management and supervisory boards, managers of business entities, regardless of the legal form, as well as students of law, economics, and management.
Przegląd Prawa Handlowego is well-known and highly acclaimed on the market of legal journals. The high quality of the published scholarship and the topicality of papers are appreciated. The journal is an important source of thorough and in-depth legal analyses as well as up-to-date information about amendments in Polish law, in EU law, and in the legislations of other countries of the world.