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Thomas Neumann

PhD, Master of Laws

  • Fibigerstræde 4, 99a

    9220 Aalborg Ø

    Denmark

20072021

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Research profile

Thomas Neumann is PhD from Aarhus School of Business in 2011. He is a former participant of the 14th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (semi-final contestant) and he published his first article as a master student in the Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration. While writing his PhD dissertation he launched the CISG Nordic research database (cisgnordic.net) comprising materials relevant to the interpretation and application of the Convention in the Nordic countries. Thomas Neumann was awarded the PhD degree in 2011 for his dissertation ‘An Exploration of Article 80 CISG’ and subsequently he won a two-year working grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research for his initiatives on international sales law. 

Host of the conference International Commercial Law from a Nordic and Baltic Perspective 2014 with subsequent release of open source video-conference book.

Host of the 25th CISG Advisory Council meeting 2018 at Aalborg University in collaboration with INTRAlaw research centre at Aarhus University.

Thomas Neumann is currently the head of the doctoral education in law at Aalborg University, the editor-in-chief of the Nordic Journal of Commercial Law and editor of the Albert H Kritzer Database at Pace Law School in New York. Neumann’s current research activities involve international business law, contract law, sales law, law of obligations, law and technology, the cybersociety and law, and crowdfunding.

PhD Supervision

Head of doctoral studies in law since september 2018.
Involvement in the following PhD projects:

- The Transfer of Rights and Obligations under Bills of Lading in a Digitalized Age. (Primary supervisor)
- Enhanced Trademark Protection in the EU and China: a comparative study. (Primary supervisor)
- The U.S.’ Handling Of Tax Secrecy: Anti-Avoidance Measures. (Secondary supervisor)
- Politiets hemmelige efterforskning på Internettet. (Assessment committee chairman)
- Domstolsprøvelse og rimelig sagsbehandlingstid i forældreansvarssager. (Assessment committee chairman)

Administrative profile

Head of Research at the Department of Law at Aalborg University (Oct 2019 - ).

Head of doctoral education in law at Aalborg University (Sep 2018 - ).

Member of the Dean's Research Advisory Board (May 2020 - ).

PBL Digital@SAMF VIP ambassador 2020.

Member of the Study Board (2017-2019).

Teaching profile

Named teacher of the year at the faculty of social science at Aarhus BSS 2014.

Currently teaching: Advanced International Sales Law, Law of obligations, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

Previously taught: Comparative private law, international business law, sales law (køberet), law of obligations (obligationsret), international private law, business in china, privacy law etc.

Heavily engaged in teaching design involving problembased learning, flipped classroom, and blended learning.

Member of the association of university invigilators in law (censorkorpset for jura).

Member of the association of university invigilators in business and law (censorkorpset for erhvervsjura).

External positions

Editor, Albert H Kritzer Database, Pace University

1 Jan 2017 → …

Keywords

  • Law
  • Contracts
  • Private law
  • Sales Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Law of Obligations
  • International law
  • Uniform law

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