Centre for European Company Law
Centre for European Company Law
Centre for European Company Law

European Company Law (ECL) journal

European Company Law has been designed to be a handy working tool for all corporate lawyers with a European practice. Published bi-monthly and available in print and online, you’ll find it a time saving way of keeping up-to-date with all the issues affecting corporate and securities law in Europe.

The Editorial Board sees to it that ECL’s SCIP Principle is accurately upheld, prescribing that all contributions are Scientific, Concise, Informative and Practical at the same time. With 6 issues a year, European Company Law is the ideal companion to keep you up-to-date with legal developments providing you with precisely the information you need, i.e. without the sometimes extremely theoretical discussions found in the purely academic journals.

As a subscriber you will enjoy:

Authoritative concise articles providing you with analysis of the latest issues affecting European company and securities law. They help you gain insight and understanding of existing and forthcoming EU Regulations, Directives and other EU initiatives and developments. They will also help you compare and contrast practice in other European Member States and EU trade partners in order to develop a complete overview. Twice a year you will enjoy special in-depth reports focusing on timely topics for the corporate practice.

Time saving country reports written by leading academics you can depend on, offering you an at-a-glance overview of recent and forthcoming developments in major European jurisdictions and allowing you to provide “first aid” advice to your client as to what to expect when doing business abroad.

A quick and easy to use reference of cases and legislation, ensuring you are up-to-date with EU legislation and ECJ cases. With this time saving resource you will be able to stay abreast of important EU and domestic cases and legislation and their implications for your practice.

Abstracts of important articles published in renowned national journals on company law with relevance for practitioners of European corporate and securities law.

Main Editor :
Professor Steef Bartman, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Editorial Board: Andreas Cahn, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany; Adriaan Dorresteijn, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, Christoph van der Elst, Ghent University, Belgium; Marco Lamandini, University of Bologna, Italy; Francisco Marcos, Instituto de Empresa Business School, Madrid, Spain; Michel Menjucq, University of Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris, France; Kid Schwarz, Maastricht University, The Netherlands; Rafal Stroinski, Warsaw University, Poland; Erik Werklauf, Aalborg University, Denmark; Jaap Winter,University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Daniel Stattin, Uppsala University, Sweden; Barbara De Donno, LUISS Guido Carli, Italy

Editorial Secretary: Professor Cornelis de Groot, Leiden University, The Netherlands, Professor Pavlos Masouros, Leiden University, The Netherlands, Professor Thomas Papadopoulos, European University Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus.


ECL's Editorial Board encourages all readers to send in (proposals for) contributions and ideas on contributions for publication. Contributions may deal with European company law in a broad sense, including such topics as co-determination law, insolvency law and securities law. All contributions should follow ECL's SCIP-principle, which welcomes articles that are scientific, concise, informative and practical. Contributions should have a range of approximately 4,000 to 5,000 words (footnotes excluded), and should be sent to both ECL`s Main Editor and to its editorial secretary . Contributions will be peer reviewed by at least two members of ECL's Editorial Board. Publication in ECL is subject to authors signing a "Consent to Publish & Transfer of Copyright" form on behalf of Kluwer Law International.

Author Guidelines

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