Publication Policies and Procedures

Submission guidelines

  1. The length of manuscripts submitted to the Financial Law Working Papers must not exceed 20,000–30,000 characters, including spacing and footnotes, tables and figures, in the case of articles.
  2. Manuscripts should be sent to the editors’ email address:
  3. All tables, graphs or graphics in the body of the text must be sent in enable-editing electronic form. Minimum line width should be 0,4 pts and drawings in black and white in a form that does not exceed the format of a 128x180mm column.
  4. A short abstract, in Polish and English, must be attached (approx. 2,000 characters) with a list of keywords and a bibliography.
  5. The author’s personal details, correspondence address, telephone numbers and email address must be attached. In the case of academic staff we also request the name and address of their university.
  6. There are no fees for submitting, processing or publishing an article in the Financial Law Working Papers.
  7. Ghostwriting, guest authorship, plagiarism and self-plagiarism are manifestations of research misconduct and all detected instances will be exposed and reported to the appropriate body (author’s employer, academic association, academic editors’ association, etc.). The editors will document all cases of research misconduct and especially the breaking and infringement of the ethical norms of academic research. The Financial Law Working Papers follows the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) about the best practice on publication ethics:
  8. Author Guidelines: HERE

Peer Review Process

  1. Each article is reviewed by at least two independent reviewers.
  2. A model is preferred in which the Author or authors are not aware of each other’s identity (double-blind review process).
  3. In other instances, the reviewer is obliged to sign a declaration saying there is no conflict of interest.
  4. The review must take a written form and end with an unambiguous conclusion on whether or not the article should be published.
  5. Names of reviewers of given publications or issues are not published. The journal publishes a list of reviewers for all issues once a year.
  6. Editor-in-chief assigns the reviewers after consulting the editorial office staff. The editor-in-chief consults members of academic board as needed.
  7. Author of the article is bound to respond to the notes and comments of the review.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

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