Editorial Policy

It is a violation of our editorial policy to (1) publish any material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from the rightful owner; (2) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage the publisher or any third party; or (3) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libellous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethically offensive, otherwise disruptive to civil debate on the blog, or encourages conduct that would be considered as a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or violate any law.

Furthermore, the Publisher and Editor(s) of the blog may at their discretion remove submitted comments and/or other material from the blog if they have a reason to believe that the materials are in violation of the Editorial Policy.

Please note that the Kluwer Arbitration Blog does not republish materials previously published, whether in their original version, amended, or translated, on other websites or journals / books.

The Kluwer Arbitration Blog values originality of pieces above anything. Contributors must make known to Kluwer Arbitration Blog any submissions of the draft post with other publishers, at any time during the review process. Kluwer Arbitration Blog reserves the right to cease collaboration with respective contributors, if they fail to do so.

The contributors must confirm that they have obtained any and all required authorisations to publish the post, including any internal approvals if affiliation is with a law firm or other entity.

Kluwer Arbitration Blog posts can be included by contributors on their (employer’s) own websites, provided they give credit to and link back to the original post on the Kluwer Arbitration Blog. Third parties are not allowed to include Kluwer Arbitration Blog posts without prior approval.