The Transnational Commercial Law Review (ISSN 2515-3838) is an online fully open access peer-reviewed journal with a distinguished editorial board. It is an in-house publication of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) and dedicated to publishing academic research and commentary of the highest quality in terms of originality and rigour.
Submissions to the Review are by invitation only and no unsolicited submissions will be considered. It will publish research outputs linked with the academic programme of the Institute of Transnational Commercial Law recently established by CCLS in partnership with Unidroit, including the Transnational Commercial Law Lecture Series which will showcase research by eminent researchers in this field, as well as the most high-quality contributions to the CCLS’s New Voices in Commercial Law Seminar Series.
Papers that have been peer reviewed, finalised and accepted for publication will be published online immediately the formatting process is complete. All of the periodical’s content will be freely available to the general public online immediately after publication, making it a Platinum open access model journal for Research Excellence Framework purposes. The Review boasts a prestigious editorial board and the support of many public and private organisations engaged internationally in the field of business and commerce.
Work is published in the Transnational Commercial Law Review (“the Review”) in accordance with the terms of the Contributor's Agreement [PDF 72KB]. Authors who contribute work to the Review retain copyright and grant the Review right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA) Licence Terms most current at the time of publication. The TCLR editorial team are granted limited permission to republish or distribute the work commercially ‘to ensure the broadest possible audience for contributions to the TCLR and the TCLR itself’, provided that ‘the articles will still be available free of charge and in full text format over the TCLR site’ (see para 11 of the Contributor’s Agreement).
Should the relevant research be funded by an organisations that requires it, the author may request that their article be published under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license.