& Law Journal
is a new and innovative electronic journal covering a range of topics
relating to legal and technological aspects of cyberbanking. It
contains a diversity of materials including peer reviewed and non-refereed
articles, work in progress, interviews, and conference reviews,
providing a forum for continuing dialogue for law and technologies
in four languages (english, german, french, spanish). The
Journal can rely on the experience of the famous German law review
by Prof. Dr. Maximilian Herberger and published by the Richard Boorberg
Verlag, which was one of the first law journals to be published
first version was published on 1st of October 1999 under
the name Comments, which was in fact a section
of our site Cyberbanking
& Law (the CBL project has been published in german in the
Cyberbanking & Law), in french on the site of the
Une nouvelle coopération Saar-Lux, Chroniques d'Internet,
1999) and in spanish in the REDI
(Graham, Stefan, Un derecho libre para ciudadanos libres ?, nov.
99, p. 2). The first issue of the Comments received acclaim
from its users and the following issues have generated equal enthusiasm.
In order to respond to the demand, the editors of Cyberbanking
& Law decided in February 2000 to transform the Comments
into a Journal in order to improve its presentation.
is available free of charge.
guide for submissions
media. Authors submitting articles to CBL-Journal may send
electronic copies, by regular mail or electronic mail.
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Unsolicited articles are peer reviewed anonymously on both sides
(you don't know who the reviewers are; the reviewers don't know
who you are); in most cases, peer reviewers' comments are made
available to authors.
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