Nordic Journal of Commercial Law

Nordic Journal of Commercial Law was established in 2003 as an Internet-based, semi-annual publication. The NJCL was offered as a public service by the University of Turku Faculty of Law and was sponsored by Hannes Snellman Attorneys at Law Ltd of Finland until 2015. The journal was temporarily discontinued in 2016 by the University of Turku, but shortly after revived by Thomas Neumann and hosted by the University of Aalborg in Denmark.


The purpose of the NJCL is to publish peer-reviewed, high quality articles, commentaries and reports on current topics of commercial law written by notable legal scholars and practitioners. The readers of the NJCL, whether being practitioner of law, in academia, or part of the business community, will find the contents of the NJCL up-to-date on current issues in commercial law, international in scope, and easily accessible on the Internet. While informing the reader about developments in the field of commercial law in Nordic countries, the NJCL publishes submissions from authors around the globe. / Thomas Neumann, editor@njcl.dk.



The first edition of NJCL is dedicated to Professor Albert H. Kritzer, Executive Secretary, Institute of International Commercial Law of the Pace University School of Law. Without Professor Kritzers support and dedication Nordic Journal of Commercial Law would not exist. Professor Kritzer has dedicated his entire career to the advancement of international commercial law - first as a practitioner and then as a member of the academic community. Professor Kritzer has served as General Electric Counsel of International Sales Operations, General Electric Division Counsel of Construction Materials Division, General Electric Division Counsel of Television Division and Counsel of Hotpoint Major Appliance Operations Deputy Division Counsel of GE Major Appliances. He also practiced law at Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine of New York and has acted as U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate. In his academic career Professor Kritzer has served as the Executive Secretary of the Institute of International Commercial Law of Pace University School of Law. He brought to the Pace University School of Law and set in place an Internet Website on uniform international commercial law www.cisg.law.pace.edu, a Moot on international commercial arbitration and uniform international commercial law www.cisg.law.pace.edu/vis.html, and an Essay Competition on uniform international commercial law www.cisg.law.pace.edu/cisg/text/essay.html. This work has earned the Website 2002 Award of the International Association of Law Libraries and the Award for Distinction in International Law and Affairs of the International Law and Practice Section of the New York State Bar Association, award previous presented to U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus R. Vance, UN Secretary General Boutros-Boutros Ghali, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, and Polish President Lech Walesa. Professor Kritzer graduated from College of William and Mary with B.A. in Economics in 1948. He also studied at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He earned his law degree from Cornell Law School, J.D. with distinction, 1951 (Phi Kappa Phi, Order of the Coif). He has been a Member of the New York Bar since 1952 and Member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court since 1955. The Board of Editors and the University of Turku faculty of law would like to extend their deepest gratitude to Professor Kritzer for his assistance in the creation of Nordic Journal of Commercial Law.



The articles are non-consecutively paginated for the issues published 2003 to 2016.
Issues published 2017 or later are consecutively paginated for each issue.

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Alexandra Horvátová, Rasmus Kristian Feldthusen, and Vibe Garf Ulfbeck 'Occupational Pension Funds (IORPs) & Sustainability: What does the Prudent Person Principle say?' [2017] (1) Nordic Journal of Commercial Law 29.

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