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Journal of Business Law
Journal of Business Law
Practice Area: Commercial Law
ISSN: 0021-9460
Published by: Sweet & Maxwell
General Editor: Professor Robert M Merkin
Last Release: Aug 2014 / Next Release: Oct 2014
Subscription Information: 8 Issues a year, Calendar year
Format: Journal
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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
Helping you to identify developments that matter most

The Journal of Business Law is your key to identifying the latest developments and changes in business law so you can clearly see how they apply to your clients’ cases. There is plenty of advice on how to handle tricky situations, so you will be confident if they come up in practice. The articles are written by practising solicitors, barristers and professors with specialist knowledge in their area of law.

Backed by a cumulative list of cases, statutes and general index in each issue, the Journal of Business Law has become a primary source of information on business law globally.

  • Provides detailed assessment of key areas of business law where developments in commercial life require new interpretation of the law
  • Identifies problematic issues following changes in the law
  • Offers advice in situations where disputes or uncertainties can arise, such as contractual obligations, agency and distribution agreements, conduct of directors and officers, protection of rights, joint ventures, international trade and more

  • Brings you a mix of articles and features, ranging from thorough analysis of specific topics to coverage of latest developments
  • Covers all the key legal areas that occur in business life


CONTENTS

Practical problems relating to business law.
Articles analysing specific and recent developments.
Specialised sections written by experts in the business world.
Book reviews.
CONTRIBUTOR INFORMATION
Guidelines for Authors
 
1. We welcome the submission of articles for consideration by the Editor with a view to publication. In general, the most acceptable length of articles for the Journal is 5,000-10,000 words, though shorter or longer contributions may be considered for publication. Please also include an abstract of no more than 50 words describing the contents of the article. This abstract will appear on the cover of the Journal. Reviews intended for the British Business Law section should not be longer than 5000 words. All contributions must be in English and contributors should supply his or her contact details, including an email address, for further correspondence.
2. Method of submission.
Either
One copy of the manuscript should be provided on A4 paper, clearly typed on one side of the page only, paginated, double-spaced (including footnotes), and accompanied by a copy on disk, preferably in Microsoft Word or WordPerfect format;
Or
The article should be sent as an email attachment in Microsoft Word or WordPerfect format, together with the contributor's full mailing address.
3. Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and numbered consecutively throughout the text.
4. Cases and statutes, etc., should be cited accurately and in the correct format, preferably in the footnotes.
5. Submission of a paper will be held to imply that it contains original unpublished work. Please note that it is the responsibility of the author(s) of each paper to collect any permissions and acknowledgements necessary for the paper to be published prior to submission to the Journal.
6. Articles will be referred anonymously and be accepted entirely at the discretion of the Editor.
7. Copyright in contributions is vested jointly with the authors and the publishers.
8. Contributions to be considered for publication should be sent to:
Professor Robert M. Merkin, Moose Holt, Boughmore Lane, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8SH, UK.
EDITORS & EDITORIAL BOARD
Professor Robert Merkin, General Editor
Clive M Schmitthoff, Founder Editor
SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION
Annual subscriptions for this title run from January to December. We will contact you each year to ascertain whether you wish to renew your subscription.
 
8 issues per annum.
 
INDEXING & ABSTRACTING SERVICES
The Journal of Business Law is included in the following indexing and abstracting services:
  • Legal Journals Index on Westlaw UK
  • Articles Index from Lawtel
 
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RIGHTS
© 2011 Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Limited. and Contributors
 
The Journal of Business Law is published by Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Ltd. (Registered in England & Wales, Company No 1679046. Registered Office and address for service: 100 Avenue Road, London, NW3 3PF) trading as Sweet & Maxwell.
 
Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland.
 
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in any retrieval system of any nature without prior written permission, except for permitted fair dealing under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, or in accordance with the terms of a licence issued by the Copyright Licensing Agency in respect of photocopying and/or reprographic reproduction. Application for permission for other use of copyright material including permission to reproduce extracts in other published works shall be made to the publishers. Full acknowledgement of author, publisher and source must be given.
 
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CONTACT US
Editorial Correspondence:
Papers to be considered for publication and queries regarding contributions:
Professor Robert M. Merkin
Moose Holt
Boughmore Lane
Sidmouth
Devon
EX10 8SH
 
Publishing Editor:
Katherine Milburn
Sweet & Maxwell
100 Avenue Road
London NW3 3PF
Tel: 020 7393 7115
 
House Editor:
Claire Patient
Sweet & Maxwell
100 Avenue Road
Swiss Cottage
London
NW3 3PF
Tel: 0207 393 7117
 
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