EDITORIAL GUIDELINES

Topics:

We are open to any topic which revolves around Corporate or Commercial Laws.

General Guidelines For all Contributors:

  • Submissions should be the original work of the contributor and should not have been published or sent for publication elsewhere.

  • Co-authorship is permitted up to 2 authors.

  • Citations may be included either by adding footnotes [SILC or OSCOLA] or hyperlinking the reliable internet source in the main text itself. Further, if the author relies on a specific part of a document to support an argument,  pinpoint citations must be included.

  • Authors are advised to keep their articles concise and precise to enhance the effectiveness of their posts. The word limit should ideally range from 1200 – 1500 words (excluding footnotes).

  • Submissions should not contain advertising or marketing material. Posts summarising (and possibly linking to) alert memos and similar current awareness pieces prepared by law firms and other service providers will not be considered  for publication.

  • Submissions should not contain any offensive, abusive, derogatory or potentially defamatory content.

Contributor's Undertaking:

In making a submission to the CCL Blog, the contributor:

  • Warrants that the piece is their original work, and that there is no impediment to its publication on the CCL Blog (maximum permissible similarity is 20%);

  • Undertakes that the article is not under consideration for publication on any other platform, like blogs or journals;

  • Consents to the publication of the submitted piece on the CCL Blog;

  • Agrees that the CCL Blog can use and store personal data provided by the author for the purposes of the CCL Blog or for the purposes of cross-posting to any social media handle/newsletter; this includes the author’s name, position, and affiliation;

  • Consents to the editorial changes; and

  • Accepts that the editors have discretion in the choice of the title for the submission.

Publication Policy:

  • All submissions for The CCL Blog by student authors must be uploaded via this Google Form only. Kindly DO NOT send submissions via email.

  • Any requests for drawing back of articles pending review shall not be entertained by CCL Blog, for whatsoever reason.

  • CCL Blog conducts a strict editorial review of submissions received and holds absolute discretion in determining whether to accept a submission or not.