About Commercial Law Review

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 70 points for a publication in Commercial Law Review (according to the Annex to the Communication of the Minister of Education and Science of 1 December 2021, regarding the list of academic journals and reviewed materials from international conferences, issued on the basis of Article 267(3) of the Act on Higher Education and Science of 20 July 2018, Polish Journal of Laws [Dziennik Ustaw], consolidated text: 2021, item 478, 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.

Ethical principles
Ethical principles concerning publications in academic journals, Ethical principles for authors, Responsibilities of the editorial board, Responsibilities of reviewers.

Zasady zgłaszania
Conditions for accepting articles for publication

Review procedure
Detailed principles of the review procedure applicable in "Przegląd Prawa Handlowego"

Editorial Team

Editorial Board


ORCID No. 0000-0002-2946-3100

Scientific and didactic employee at the Department of Commercial Law of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.

Deputy editor-in-chief
ORCID: 0000-0003-2281-0859

1979–1984 - University of Warsaw, 1990–1991 - University of Bonn, 1995 – a PhD degree in Legal Sciences, University of Warsaw, 1984–2004 – scientific-didactic employee at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
Anna Popławska
Managing editor
Anna graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw (Poland) and has more than 20 years of experience working as an editor and managing editor at several legal publishing houses: Wydawnictwo Prawnicze, LexisNexis Polska, and, since 2014, Wolters Kluwer Poland.

Programme Council

  • prof. Emilio Castorina
    University of Catania (Italy)
  • prof. dr hab. Józef Frąckowiak
    University of Wrocław (Poland)
  • prof. dr hab. Andrzej Jakubecki
    Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (Lublin, Poland)
  • prof. Julian Juergensmeyer
    Georgia State University
  • prof. dr hab. Wojciech J. Katner
    University of Lodz (Poland)
  • prof. dr hab. Andrzej Kidyba
    Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (Lublin, Poland)
  • prof. dr hab. Ryszard Markiewicz
    Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland)
  • dr Jerzy Modrzejewski
    University of Warsaw (Poland)
  • prof. dr hab. Józef Okolski
    Kozminski University (Warsaw, Poland)
  • prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Pietrzykowski
    University of Warsaw (Poland)
  • prof. dr hab. Wojciech Popiołek
    University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland)
  • prof. dr hab. Jerzy Rajski
    University of Warsaw (Poland)
  • prof. dr hab. Marek Safjan
    University of Warsaw (Poland), former President of Constitutional Tribunal (Poland), Judge at the Court of Justice
  • prof. dr hab. Stanisław Sołtysiński
    Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznan, Poland)
  • prof. dr hab. Andrzej Szumański
    Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland)
  • dr Leigh Williams
    University of Florida


The (peer) reviewers of Przegląd Prawa Handlowego monthly for 2020 included the following persons:

  • prof. dr hab. Jóżef Frąckowiak
  • dr hab. Łukasz Gasiński
  • doc. dr Teresa Grzeszak
  • doc. dr Marek Grzybowski
  • prof. dr hab. Wojciech Katner
  • prof. dr hab. Andrzej Kidyba
  • dr hab. Katarzyna Kopaczyńska-Pieczniak, prof. UMCS
  • dr hab. Joanna Kruczalak-Jankowska, prof. UG
  • dr hab Zbigniew Kuniewicz, prof. US
  • dr hab. Marek Leśniak, prof. UWr
  • dr hab. Marta Litwińska-Werner
  • doc. dr Małgorzata Modrzejewska
  • doc. dr Jerzy Modrzejewski
  • dr hab. Konrad Osajda, prof. UW
  • prof. dr hab. Wojciech Popiołek
  • prof. dr hab. Urszula Promińska
  • prof. dr hab. Andrzej Szumański
  • prof. dr hab. Marek Wierzbowski
  • dr Cezary Wiśniewski

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Wolters Kluwer Polska Sp. z o.o.
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01-208 Warszawa

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