Dr Kristijan Poljanec is a Senior Teaching and Research Fellow in the Department of Business Law at Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb. He received his PhD in comparative auction sale laws from the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. He was a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, Europa-Institute in Saarbrücken, and a Cegla Visiting Research Fellow at Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv. Besides his teaching, research and project activities, Kristijan is the president of the ICC Commission for Commercial Law and Practice Croatia. His research interests include Auctions Law, Law of Charities and Foundations, Cultural Heritage, Art and Property Law, Digital Market Law, Commercial and Company Law, and European Private Law. In September 2022, he published a research monograph with Routledge titled Legal Theory of Auction.